Reward & Benefits Manager

Posted 20 March 2024
Salary £52,000 - £57,000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameEmily Slaughter

Job description

​We are currently partnering with a leading Housing Association in the North West of England, who are recruiting for a Reward and Benefits Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

This is a full-time position paying £52,000 to £57,000 and would be a predominately remote role, with travel to Liverpool required once or twice a month.

If successful you would be joining an organisation with one of the largest portfolios of affordable residential and retirement homes in the country, who are proud of their long history of revitalising neighbourhoods and supporting communities.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing the approach to reward and benefits, including the full reward proposition, open pensions and benefits offering
  • Leading specific reward initiatives (e.g. redesign of pay structures), from design to implementation
  • Developing and implementing the Reward and Benefits strategy, providing expert advice, guidance and direction to colleagues and managers
  • Managing the Reward Advisor and working with the HR team to ensure the management of cyclical reward activities (e.g. pay review, Real Living Wage, pensions enrolment)
  • Supporting in the pay review cycle through information gathering and modelling, participating in trade union consultation meetings, drafting communications and supporting the implementation
  • Ensuring that all information relating to reward and benefits is engaging, accessible and easy to understand, developing toolkits and guidance so that colleagues can take maximum advantage
  • Supporting in the provision of reports and benchmarking and Director level salary recommendations in conjunction with renumeration advisors

Experience required:

  • Proven track record within reward, benefits and pensions, managing reward and benefits packages, cyclical reward activity
  • Experience of pay modelling and supporting pay negotiations, working collaboratively with trade unions
  • Experience of supplier management and the delivery and ensuring value for money of reward solutions through third parties

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Demonstrable technical expertise in reward and an understanding of the latest innovations in reward and associated legislation
  • Demonstratable understanding of how reward ‘fits’ in within the overall colleague offer and Employee Value Proposition
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to understand complex data and provide meaningful insights

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday (+bank holidays)
  • Hybrid/remote working

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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