Reward Specialist

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HR, Training
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£30000 - £35000 per annum
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Irtish are currently supporting a leading organisation with the recruitment of a Reward Specialist in Cardiff central. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an established team who have a great culture. We are looking for an experienced Reward specialist to join the team to support our client in continuing their fantastic journey! This is a 18month FTC paying £30-35,000 dependant on experience. As one of two within the wider Reward team, this broad and varied role will support the Head of Reward in delivering all aspects of the reward strategy. This means a willingness, ability and confidence to challenge the status quo, using evidence based research and analysis to support decision making to drive continual improvement and change. The right candidate will thrive in a broad and varied role, will have experience of working within reward (with a good knowledge of both compensation and benefits), and will be comfortable managing annual reward cycles and activities, alongside larger-scale project work and regular MI and reward related activities and deadlines. Reward The Reward & MI Officers are responsible for all reward related activity, including gender pay analysis, annual salary review, pay modelling, equal pay audits, salary benchmarking and variable pay calculations. Accountability for the consistent application of role evaluations throughout the organisation for both new and existing roles is also key, requiring strong interpersonal skills in order to challenge senior managers and union representatives to ensure consistency and internal equity through your organisational and strategic perspective. Other key features of the role include the annual renewal of insured benefits, maintaining the day to day activities of benefit plans and reward processes, supporting the HR team and wider business with reward related advice and guidance, and being the first point of contact for reward related queries from colleagues and managers. Management Information The Reward & MI Officers are responsible for all aspects of MI on behalf of the People function, providing high quality reports, analytics and insights to support the business in decision-making. This role will play a key part in developing the People MI and analytics to an advanced level. There is a requirement to provide data to the Remuneration Committee (Board level), the Executive team and for external publication (in terms of gender pay analysis and the Women in Finance Charter) and therefore the ability to handle sensitive and emotive data with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and integrity are all essential aspects of the role. Projects Some major reward projects are currently underway, each of which will have a significant impact in terms of colleague engagement and experience; including an organisational-wide role evaluation project and review of the remuneration structure, variable pay review, the introduction of a flexible benefits platform, and a full refresh of all reward related policies and processes. The Reward & MI Officer will be determined, tenacious and resilient in order to implement and embed these change initiatives to the wider organisation, in line with the culture and values. What you'll do: *Responsibility for all cyclical reward activity, including: oPay modelling oannual pay review and variable pay awards oinsured benefit renewals ogender pay analysis (and associated insights) oequal pay audits oWomen in Finance Charter submission oSubmission of benchmarking data (Willis Towers Watson) *End-to-end project work - from commencement right through to implementation and delivery and ongoing management. *Role evaluations - lead all role evaluation meetings, involving HR colleagues, senior managers and union representatives, to ensure consistency in methodology throughout the Society *All People related MI, analytics and insights to support the Exec team and Operational Committees with decision making - working to strict deadlines *Keep up-to-date with reward related activity to ensure the Society remains compliant and keeps pace with the external market *Be the first point of contact for all reward related queries, from colleagues, managers, payroll and 3rd party providers *Ad hoc reward activities, including the facilitation of reward and wellbeing related colleague events *Maintain and update reward related information and documentation on internal intranet and external careers page What we are looking for: * Advanced Excel skills * Excellent communication skills, comfortable liaising with stakeholders at all levels across the business * Preparation and presentation of reports to support decision making * Strong analytical skills, with good experience of interpreting and producing high quality, accurate management information and insights * Experience of operating with highly confidential and sensitive information with tact and diplomacy * Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users clearly and concisely What's on offer As well as a great working environment with a strong family feel and plenty of opportunities for development and growth, you can expect a generous package that includes pension, bonus and incentive schemes, free life assurance cover, critical illness protection, private healthcare and the option to buy extra holiday each year. You can also be a part of our Sports & Social club which gives our colleagues access to discounted theatre, sporting and family events. Artis Recruitment provide specialist recruitment services within HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Marketing, Customer Contact and Executive Search. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy:

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