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Reward and Benefits Manager

Job Function:
Human Resources
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Rewarding, visionary and fast paced – our HR Department are looking for a Group Reward and Benefits Manager to join our passionate, agile and creative team in Manchester.

• Are you a compensation and benefits specialist, ideally with international experience?

• Are you interested in working for an international business with a focus on growth and acquisition?

This is an exciting opportunity for an established Reward and Benefits Manager to lead and deliver on all compensation and benefits across the boohoo Group.  

Responsibilities:

• Contribute to the design, development and implementation of the reward strategy, ensuring that policy and practice is legally compliant and aligned to the boohoo Group and people strategies, • Contribute to the implementation of new and existing reward programmes and initiatives providing advice and direction to senior management and the HR team.

  • Stay abreast of market trends, identifying and recommending opportunities for simplification, alignment, or improvement
  • Review our existing programmes and partners annually to ensure we remain market competitive and relevant, managing scheme renewals and negotiating competitive packages

  • Manage the delivery of annual reward programmes and processes (e.g. annual salary review, bonus scheme administration and payments; in addition to our Group share schemes administration, launch timelines and communication plan, working in conjunction with the relevant stakeholders amongst the business)

 • Prepare and submit data to selected benchmarking surveys and recommend other benchmark sources where there may be a benefit to the Company.

• Support the administration of the Company's healthcare schemes working with external third-parties and Trustees, escalating issues as required.

• Support the administration of the overall organisation design process, encompassing job evaluation and sizing and benchmarking.

  • Support the management of our pension schemes

• Prepare data and materials for external reporting (e.g. Annual Report, Gender and Ethnicity pay reporting, equal pay audits and other ad hoc reports required by HR and senior management.

•Manage external partner relationships, continually driving enhanced value from all contracts and ensuring quality service is delivered to the organisation.

  • Work closely with the Finance team to ensure that all benefits are correctly charged by providers and invoices are paid as per agreed terms
  • Collaborate with the HR Team to ensure reward programmes and initiatives are being applied consistently and appropriately across the Group
  • Work with the HR and Payroll Team to ensure enrolment of new employees, changes and terminations are actioned in a timely manner
  • Complete audits of benefit plans for accuracy

• Act as reward specialist and work with others in the wider HR team, business managers and other specialist areas to provide seamless support and expert advice

• Assist others in the wider HR team during periods of change/restructure.

 

International

  • Work with the HR Team to develop and roll out a Group international reward and benefits strategy
  • Identify and liaise with benefit providers (current and new) as we enter new territories to ensure compliance and a competitive reward offering
  • Give international consideration to implications and implementation of decisions relating to pay, bonus and benefits

 

Knowledge and skills required:

 

• Analytical mind and strong attention to detail.

• Broad understanding of general HR practices and arrangements relating to pay and benefits.

• Experience of benchmarking pay and benefits, and using job evaluation and grading processes. • Advanced excel

  • Commercially aware and able to negotiate terms of business

• Good understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and standards/requirements related to reward.

• Team player, well-organised, and readily able to manage own workload and act on initiative to achieve deadlines.

• Excellent communication skills and ability to work with and influence people at all levels across the group