Reward & Benefits Assistant

Posted 08 February 2024
Salary Up to £27,500
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameTayla Lewis

Job description

We are currently representing a reputable and growing firm within professional services who are looking to appoint a Reward and Benefits Assistant on a full-time permanent basis.

This is a new role within the business, and will be responsible for providing efficient support to the Reward and Benefits Manager throughout the annual reward and reporting processes, including salary/bonus reviews, promotions, gender pay reporting, benefits renewals.

The role can be based out of their Worcester, Cheltenham, Birmingham or Cardiff offices, and can pay up to £27.5k (DOE).

Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Supporting with key compensation processes such as bonus, promotions and annual salary reviews

  • Actively managing responses to Reward & Benefits queries from employees, HR colleagues and managers

  • Developing and maintaining Salary Benchmarking data and Salary Models to help provide insights ahead of the pay reviews

  • Ensuring communications and materials on benefits are clear and up to date

  • Arranging annual pensions and benefits clinics (e.g. webinars, comms and workshops)

  • Administering updates of employee data to suppliers for annual renewals (PMI, Income Protection, Life Assurance)

  • Provide data and statistics as required to support HR colleagues as well as other internal functions, such as Finance/Payroll

  • Interpreting employee data to identify significant differences, relationships, and trends in data

Skills required:

  • Well organised, articulate, numerate and commercial

  • Analytical approach to problem solving

  • Inquisitive and curious - a desire to want to understand what the data is illustrating and why

  • Strong communication skills and ability to build rapport with colleagues, senior managers, stakeholders and suppliers is key

  • Detail-oriented

  • Experience of extraction / analysis of large data sets

  • Advanced/expert excel skills – able to use sophisticated pivot tables and other visuals to help interpret and display data analysis in a clear and meaningful way

  • Strength in numeracy, analysis and problem solving


  • Enhanced Pension Scheme

  • Support staff bonus scheme

  • 27 days annual leave (plus public holidays)

  • Happy People/Perks at Work benefits portal

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • 1/3 gym membership contribution

  • Flu vaccinations

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday

  • 9am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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