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EU Reward Manager

Job Title: EU Reward Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: 50000 - 55000
REF: FJ28486
Contact Name: Jenna Lambra-Stokes
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for an EU Rewards Manager has arisen in one of Basingstoke’s most innovative companies! This forward thinking company wants to attract and retain the very best talent and in order to do this, they require an European Reward Manager with a CIPD qualification, to monitor, re-evaluate, benchmark, create and provide the Group's Reward policies and strategies going forward. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join an established company and be instrumental in its future success by attracting and retaining the very best staff.

Job Role:

* Responsible for the management of job matching and pay benchmarking for client groups to include survey participation and analysis of survey data for the European region - source data, create tools, model scenarios, benchmark and analyse outcomes as per the annual reward cycle
* Provide a benchmarking service across the network ensuring that all recommendations take into account impact on the business and consistency of approach
* Maintenance of relevant compensation documentation and data for audit purposes and ensuring that job match data is up to date and accurately recorded
* Manage reward related projects as required across the European region
* Provide on-going support to European HR teams throughout the salary review process, providing salary analysis, performance rating analysis and diversity statistics for the business areas
* Perform salary, bonus and benefits related modelling and analysis as required
* Liaise with HR teams on all reward related issues to ensure that business and legislative requirements are identified and resolved
* Communicate the Reward package, providing tools and awareness training, on all reward related issues to the HR teams
* Act as benefits adviser to the European team and key contact for broker relationships, especially in terms of the UK benefits package
* Establish effective working relationships with suppliers of designated benefit providers ensuring that any issues are escalated and resolved as a matter of urgency
* Responsible for the tracking of the sales commission plans and assisting the European Finance Director and HR Director with establishment of commission plans
* Research reward initiatives and keep up to date with market practice to ensure legislative compliance

Skills and Experience:

* Educated to degree level or equivalent with ideally CIPD part or full qualification
* High level of IT literacy skills including Excel (to intermediate standard), Word, HR database reporting, Outlook and PowerPoint.  Access skills desirable
* Job matching and salary survey participation and analysis
* Management of benefits plans and provider management
* Experience of pay and benefits harmonisation would be desirable
* Job Evaluation skills desirable
* Global Mobility experience desirable
* Ability to prioritise, to work to strict deadlines, work well under pressure and strong attention to detail is essential
* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
* Jobholder must be relationship focused and understand the importance of building effective working relationships
* Must be client focused with a pro-active ‘can do’ attitude
* Good time management skills are essential with the ability to plan and manage projects
* Flexibility and a willingness to work additional hours and travel on occasion, as required

Associated Benefits:

* 50 - 55k pa
* 8.45am - 5.15pm Monday - Friday
* 25 days annual leave with the option to purchase an additional 5 days via salary sacrifice
* Cycle to work scheme
* Pension scheme
* Dental, health and life insurance
* Gym membership
* Childcare vouchers
* Free parking