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Reward Specialist

Cambridge University Press & Assessment
£27,900 - £36,300
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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Public Sector
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Full Time
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Be part of a Reward team that's leading and developing a key project for our business. Collaborating with senior specialists you will support global reward initiatives, including a new pay progression system. Exploring what's possible to ensure we continue to attract and retain the best talent.  

This permanent opportunity supports a broad range of activities across the total reward program, compensation analysis and benefits management, giving you the opportunity to make a substantial impact across the business.

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

About the role 

Supporting global reward initiatives, you will carry out critical tasks across each stage of the project lifecycle from conducting market or salary range analysis, cost modelling, salary range analysis & design in order to make recommendations to guide business decisions and handle the implementation of our global reward offerings. 

Your role will also encompass managing benefit content, communication, and engagement, including annual renewal cycles and you will align job levelling with the renowned Willis Towers Watson (WTW) framework.

About you 

We recognise potential and welcome applications from candidates who may have worked in a broader HR advisory role with some exposure to reward, or salary benchmarking and would like to develop in this area. 

You will bring genuine passion for the Reward field, showcasing your enthusiasm for staying updated on the latest trends, and being motivated to research and share your ideas and findings.  

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) levelling knowledge and experience of analysing reward data is beneficial. 

For more information about this opportunity and what will make you successful, please see the full job description attached to the bottom of this vacancy on our careers site.

Rewards and benefits

We will support you to be at your best in work and to live well outside of it. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a world-class, flexible rewards package, featuring family-friendly and planet-friendly benefits including:

•    28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
•    Private medical and Permanent Health Insurance
•    Discretionary annual bonus
•    Group personal pension scheme
•    Life assurance up to 4 x annual salary
•    Green travel schemes

We are a hybrid working organisation, and we offer a range of flexible working options from day one. We expect most hybrid-working colleagues to spend 3 days per week at their dedicated office or location. We will also consider other work arrangements if you wish to work more flexibly or require adjustments due to a disability.

Ready to pursue your potential? Apply now.

We review applications on an ongoing basis, with a closing date for all applications being 4 March 2024. However, should we identify a candidate prior to this we reserve the right to close the hiring process before this date. 

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory background checks including DBS due to working in a regulated industry.

Why join us

Joining us is your opportunity to pursue potential. You'll belong to a collaborative team that's exploring new and better ways to serve students, teachers and researchers across the globe – for the benefit of individuals, society and the world. Sharing our mission will inspire your own growth, development and progress, in an environment which embraces difference, change and aspiration.

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where everyone has a voice, and where we learn continuously to improve together. Ensuring that everyone feels they belong is essential to who we are, and to the contribution we make to society and our planet.

We believe better outcomes come through diversity of thought, background and approach. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and communities, actively seeking to employ people from a wide range of different communities.

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