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Senior Reward Manager

Hays Human Resources
London, England
£90000.0 - £120000.0 per annum + Car cash allowance, hybrid, bonus
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

Job Details

Your new role

Managing and delivering client projects on Reward workflows, which can include the following:

  • Advising Remuneration Committees and management teams on reward strategy, shareholder consultation, corporate governance, pay regulation, ESG regulation and practices
  • Assisting with the drafting of Director's Remuneration Reports
  • Designing and structuring of new incentive plans; reviewing existing incentive plans to ensure they remain fit for purpose
  • Advising on performance metrics including the use of ESG measures
  • Advising on the impact of any corporate transactions on existing or new compensation and benefits plans
  • Designing plans for the wider workforce including all employee share purchase plans, recognition, wellbeing and benefits plans
  • Pay and benefits benchmarking
  • Taking early responsibility for building and maintaining relationships with clients, including discussing people issues with clients and recognising opportunities to assist clients across different specialisms
  • Working with other teams to deliver integrated advice to clients in relation to their business issues
  • Delegating work to, and reviewing work carried out by, junior team members from both technical and commercial perspectives
  • Training and developing junior team members from both technical and non-technical perspective
  • Assisting in the development of innovative solutions, opportunities for clients and being part of initiatives to bring those solutions to market
  • Advising on technical issues and supporting the team's knowledge management
  • Effectively managing commercial and contractual aspects of an engagement to achieve expected levels of quality and profitability
  • Involving themselves in negotiations and taking the lead
  • Presenting reports and findings to senior executives in consultation with partners and directors and enabling clients to make informed decisions for their business
  • Developing a portfolio of clients by building and maintaining strategic relationships with senior stakeholders of existing or new clients
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends, competitor activity, products and services.

What the Reward team is looking for

  • Bachelor's degree preferable. An analytical subject e.g. economics, finance, mathematics, business, statistics an advantage but not essential
  • Work experience that demonstrates strong technical and client service skills as well as strong business development acumen
  • Direct experience in advising Financial Services firms on Reward matters and/ or experience with advising Remuneration Committees, in the capacity as an external consultant or in-house
  • Committed and driven candidates who take personal responsibility and accountability for projects
  • Team players who enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines
  • People who are keen to develop personally and professionally and to assist with the development of junior team members
  • Intellectually curious, open-minded and analytical people, with an eye for detail and pride in their work
  • Proactive professionals who deliver great service to their clients
  • Individuals who are keen to develop their business development acumen from their current core level of experience
  • Relationship builders who can spot and develop new opportunities both within the company network and externally
  • Flexible people who can deal with a fluid, changing, work environment
  • Self-starters who can work independently, but also cooperatively, in a close team environment
  • Strong communicators in a range of situations both written and oral

What you'll get in return

  • Developing client relationships and the team's Reward capabilities
  • Working with world-leading financial services firms
  • A sustainable work-life balance
  • Salary: £110k+ (negotiable)
  • Bonus: ~10-15%
  • Car cash allowance: £5.5k
  • Hybrid working (2 days p/w in office)
  • Staple additional benefits
  • Internationally facing role

What you need to do now

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