Rewards Manager

Competitive | LONDON | Contract
Posted 3 months ago

Reward Manager – UK & Ireland
North Acton
6 Months
Upto £450 p/d DOE

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Head of Reward, the incumbent will be responsible for driving the performance and reward agenda across UK&I (c30,000 employees)
The role holder will be required to understand business issues, develop and manage the UK & Ireland reward strategy, whilst ensuring business frameworks our compliant to regulatory requirements.
This includes providing guidance on employee compensation & benefits to the Reward Consultants and HR Business Partners on an ongoing basis.


• Design and implement commercial and compliant reward programs which are market competitive within the UK&I, aligned to the overall business strategy, and adhere to the all regulatory requirements.
• Provide expert advice and guidance to senior business leaders on changes and alignment recommendations to all elements of total reward.
• Support the development of business line compensation structures across all business units; ensuring effective roll out and embedding of existing and new incentive frameworks in line with the cultural change programme.
• Establish and maintain close working relationships with HRD’s and other COE HR Specialists to ensure business managers are provided with timely advice on market data, salary recommendations compensation and benefits across the UK&I
• Design and implement guidance around Job architecture, pay structures and job evaluation.
• Programme management of key Reward initiatives within the UK & I.
• Accountable for budget management, planning and expenditure control for HR UK & I reward budget.
• Accountable for creation for Total Reward UK&I process and communications

Skills and Experience:

• Managing a specialist function within a large organisation within retail or working with Contact centres
• Budget control and management of Total Reward initiatives in a complex matrix business
• Strong business acumen with an ability to link business strategy to people practices; ability to apply critical analysis and judgment when reviewing activities
• Excellent project management skills
• A very high degree of analytical skills
• Planning and prioritising multiple activities and assignments over a period of 3 to 12 months
• Delivery of projects against agreed timescales and budgets
• Experience of managing internal relationships to ensure the effective delivery of Reward Initiatives
• Capability to manage concurrent projects with conflicting priorities
• Excel Significant experience & expertise

For more information about this role, please contact:

Vashanta McKenzie
0161 237 0065

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