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Global Reward Manager

London, UK

We are currently working with a global client in the publishing space who are hiring a Reward Manager to join their small reward team.


This is a strategic, number 2 role in a small team of 4, working closely with the Director of Reward who is based in London. This one would be ideal for someone with a broad reward background, and experience with Workday (familiar with the workday compensation module).


We’re open to considering candidates at different levels for this role – It could suit a senior Analyst looking to make a step up, or someone with strong reward management experience who is looking for a new challenge in a growing org and make an impact.


Role details:

Global Compensation and Benefits Manager

Publishing industry

Permanent, London based – Hybrid working model

Salary: C. £70K - £75K

Role Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the Compensation and Benefits module of Workday, amending or creating new compensation plans as necessary
  • Lead on the annual salary review process via Workday advanced compensation, organising and aligning with the various HR colleagues globally regarding timelines and instructions and guidance materials.
  • Produce insightful reward analytics, that helps the business and wider HR teams to make informed decisions.
  • Work with other group functions on all necessary reward reporting requirements.
  • Assist and support the Director in developing the broader global compensation and benefits agenda and projects that regularly come up.
  • Be the expert on all global compensation and benefits related policies, processes, and a first port of call for Local HR teams on these processes.
  • Act as the go to person on salary benchmarking, conduct as necessary multi location benchmarking projects.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience running the Workday compensation module and advanced compensation module.
  • Solid experience in a reward and compensation role with a deep understanding of key compensation areas such as incentive
  • Proven track record of running annual salary review processes and extensive benchmarking experience
  • Used to producing insightful data and analytics, that can be used as part of a decision making process
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience of writing guidance for HR teams and employees
  • Critical thinking and an analytical mindset are paramount, with the ability to suggest new ways of doing things
  • Knowledge/training in a job sizing Methodology (e.g. WTW global Grading, or Mercer IPE) would be a bonus.


What we like about the role:

·         Senior Leadership is very communicative.

·         Strong focus on DEI and both professional and self development – there is room to grow.

·         There’s loads to change, plenty on the agenda, and they are open to ideas – there’s a real opportunity to make a mark.


If you’re looking for your next challenge, and keen to make an impact in a small team with a busy agenda, please apply with an up to date CV and we’ll be in touch.


**Flexibility – There is a 2 day a week hybrid policy in place (“core hours” are 9-3), although we are open to considering candidates looking for a 4-day week.


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