Reward Partner (10 month fixed term contract)

About the role


Reporting to the Head of Reward, this is in interim position for 10 months and will involve providing reward subject matter expertise to the wider HR Team and managers in our operational centres across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.


The primary focus of the role will be assisting in the design and delivery of compensation and benefit programs, ensuring they are competitive and fit for purpose for the organisation.


What you'll be doing


  • End to end project management of the annual bonus and annual salary review processes: developing training materials, undertaking manager briefings, liaising with local HR teams and managers as necessary, running reports/collating info where required, and acting as compensation super user for Workday. The objective is to complete these processes in a timely and efficient manner, with minimal errors.
  • Conduct job evaluation (using Willis Towers Watson's global grading methodology) and provide benchmarking info on ad-hoc basis and within existing job band structure and reward framework. Input information into the job requisition position and provide feedback/information to HRBPs and managers as and when required. Participate in annual salary survey data submission process, ensuring timely and accurate data is provided.
  • Develop, maintain and run reward reports from Workday and other reward platforms to meet statutory and internal reporting requirements e.g. Finance/Tax etc. Analyse and prepare the data necessary to comply with statutory reporting requirements, including Gender Pay Gap reporting in the UK.   
  • Act as custodian for employee benefits internationally across the organisation - work with 3rd party providers and local HR teams to scope out any new benefits or benefit changes, and conduct market reviews to ensure our offering remains competitive and in keeping with local market practice and statute; manage 3rd party provider relationships; work with People Services team and local HR teams to help manage benefit programs (through Workday etc.) and consider ways to better promote and engage employees around benefits.
  • Assist in the management of the Group's share based programs / LTIPs: project manage the implementation of any new schemes; coordinate with our share administrator and other 3rd party providers for advice/support where necessary; act as super user for share administration platform and ensure employee information is properly maintained on a regular basis; provide information to our Finance & Tax teams as required; ensure compliance with tax and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide support, advice and education to HRBPs and other HR colleagues on reward-related matters.
  • Assistance on relocations and global mobility matters on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Assist with Procurement process for new suppliers/agreements; raise purchase orders and liaise with Finance to ensure payment of any invoices on accounts system.
  • Undertake reward and HR projects from time to time, as required.


About you


  • Significant experience in all aspects of reward management and a proven track record in a mid-level reward role within a dynamic international organisation
  • Familiarity with job evaluation methodologies (Willis Towers Watson preferred), job architectures, reward frameworks and benchmarking processes.
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to work confidently with large volumes of employee data and high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong numerical skills and highly developed analytical skills, with the ability to identify and interpret trends and issues, and to present them graphically or in writing.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Workday HRIS (and its Advanced Compensation module) preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills– able to produce own correspondence and professional presentations in PowerPoint etc
  • Strong organisational and time management skills – a highly organised and hands-on approach to work is required.


Application process


Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.


Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework.


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