HR Reward Specialist

7 days left

Chester, England
£25.00 - £35.00 per hour
15 Apr 2021
13 May 2021
Mark Rabbetts
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Rewards Specialist Chester

Your new company
You will work as part of a large Shared Service centre based in Chester which is going through a period of expansion.

Your new role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for x 3 Reward Specialists to join a busy and friendly team. You will be a key member of the People Services department and key tasks will involve

  • Support execution and delivery of global total rewards projects and program delivery, as needed
  • Act as escalation point for HR Advisors for the resolution of total rewards inquiries or needs within guidelines
  • Support and participate in the annual upgrade or implementation of the integration and end-to-end testing of various human resources and total rewards system
  • Assist with compliance and governance of all total rewards plans and programs including identifying risks, participating in audits and delivering corrective actions
  • Evaluate and process, within guidelines, system transactions including job requisitions, compensation changes, job changes and one-time payments requiring non-standard calculations


  • Perform job evaluations, market pricing and provide salary recommendations (new hires, promotions, market catch ups, etc.)
  • Conduct and participate in Annual Salary Surveys (Compensation Surveys - local & regional) under guidance of COE
  • Execute and administer annual compensation planning
  • Research, problem solve and respond on issues related to compensation programs, objectives and procedures raised by employees, HR and third party vendors
  • Provide reporting and analytics support to Total Rewards (Service Lines, Centers of Excellence) for annual activities e.g. mandatory and annual Collective Agreement increases, off-cycle salary reviews, etc. as directed
  • Prepare reports to respond to external audit and government bodies as required
  • Administers global recognition program. Coordinate recognition payments with payroll


  • Execute and administer activities related to benefit plan eligibility, enrolments, status changes, and terminations including some social security programs
  • Liaise with system providers, local brokers and vendors as needed
  • Review, action, and reconcile system generated reports as needed
  • Understand, interpret, and effectively communicate benefit plan provisions, policies, programs, process and practice as the escalation point for Key Business Partners
  • Assist with the administration of wellness programs and vendors. Coordinate wellness communications as needed
  • Manage leave of absence and time off plans and systems (e.g. Workday, Partena, ATOSS) across the region, ensuring appropriate compliance with eligibility rules
  • Coordinate communication to employees and managers as needed to support leave or time off events.
  • Coordinate all necessary paperwork and filings with appropriate regulatory agencies as required
  • Provide guidance on complex benefits related issues to employees, interpreting policies or plans and leveraging vendors when necessary to support resolution of inquiries.

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