HR Consulant - Pay & Reward
Pay and Reward
Your new organisation
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre. This diverse and busy town has a great seafront, public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via two train lines from Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street. It offers traditional seaside living that makes it a fantastic place to live and work. The Council delivers a wide range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map. The Council has high expectations for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for what the Borough will be like by 2050.
Your new role
We are looking for an experienced HR Consultant to join the HR and Payroll services on a full time and permanent basis. The post of HR Consultant (Pay & Reward) is a new post within the newly formed Pay & Reward team within HR Services. As a HR Consultant working in this team your Specialist Key Responsibilities will include:-
- Contributing to the work of the Pay & Reward Team to support the development and effective working of this function to our customers.
- Taking the lead supporting role in either the Pay and/or Benefits area.
- Taking a lead supporting role with the Council's job design and job evaluation processes, providing expert advice to HR colleagues and customers and undertaking job evaluations.
- Undertaking research and analysis to provide insight and inform the reward, pay & benefits strategy.
- Contributing to the work of the wider HR Services team on specific projects as needed.
You will be required to undertake any other duties as may be required which are appropriate for grades of post, up to and including the grade of this post Full job description is available upon request. What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role, In-depth knowledge of employment law as determined by EU legislation, national legislation and case law is required. You should have in depth working knowledge of employment law and relevant work practices, policies, and procedures, ideally in the Pay and Reward area including job evaluation and job design. However, a generalist HR background will also be considered. Knowledge of local government policies, procedures, and conditions of service would be beneficial. You should also be working towards or have completed year 3 (electives) CIPD or equivalent in-depth knowledge and experience within an HR environment. You will need to demonstrate and work to the Council's Values and Behaviours.
What you'll get in return
If you join the Council you will enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working, salary sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. A full list of benefits provided by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council can be found on the Jobs at the council web page under the "Why Work for us Tab".
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. "Please note: Applications for this vacancy may close prior to the date advertised above. This will be dependent on the volume of applications received."
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.