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Senior Reward Manager

Key details: 
Senior Reward Manager
Base salary: £90K - £100K
Home based

Role purpose:
The Compensation & Benefits Manager role is to educate, develop and improve the reward, compensation and benefits offering across the EMEA region in line with the organisations reward philosophy. The role involves key interaction with stakeholders across the region.
Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work with the HR leads in each country to continually audit their global grades to ensure consistency and that HR practices are compliant with country government legislation and policies/standards.

  • Work with Towers Watson to create a process of sharing information and the completion of survey returns for EMEA as required.

  • Source external data related to the economy in EMEA countries and source global salary planning data from Towers. Update Country Pay Tables on a yearly basis.

  • Train local HR departments in the principles of global grading, pay tables and compa-ratios, benchmarking and ensure access to global grading tools, comp tools where relevant.

  • Create the process for on-going grading reviews with business and HR, Work with the US Reward department to ensure alignment in global grading.

  • Validate job profiles that are being requested to be added into workday to ensure they have grades and are not already in the system.

  • Build strategic partnerships between Human Resources department and other functional areas.

  • Deeper Benchmarking of new and existing roles where required for HRD’s & HR leads.

  • Co-ordinate and oversee the annual pay review and bonus processes for EMEA regions. Interacting with various stakeholders (Finance, HR Country Leads, US Reward, regional business leads, HR Directors) and ensuring that accruals, balance with the bonus pools and payouts.

  • Audit the global HR System Workday to add data in, improve dashboards and develop the system to support compensation processes.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Extensive Reward experience.

  • Knowledge of global grading systems, Towers Watson or Korn Ferry Hay job evaluation.

  • Proven experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing reward projects.

  • Sound technical ability (Microsoft Office packages; including Visio).

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (lookup’s, calculations, pivot tables, graphs etc).

  • Workday experience or experience on an equivalent HR system that has embedded processes.

  • Proven experience with leading and managing change within a mid-sized international organisation is an asset.

  • Experience in mapping HR processes for HR systems and working to continually develop a new HR system.

  • Experience of using external reward data to reach conclusions and inform decisions on pay and benefits. 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to adapt interaction approach to build effective relationships.

  • Skilled in working cross culturally; developing relationships with colleagues globally.


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