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Listed below are just some of the opportunities which we are currently handling. These are our contingency based roles - we do not advertise our search assignments on our website.  Therefore please contact us to discuss your interest in finding a new opportunity and for a more comprehensive view of the market. 

UK Reward

Ref No: 11417

Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 base plus bonus

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and creative global professional services firm, who are seeking a Global Benefits Technology Manager who will be a key member of the HR transformation team. This exciting role will be responsible for managing the functional system design and implementation for Benefits, orchestrating simplification and harmonization activities and stakeholder engagement required to implement a new cloud based Global Benefits administration and communication platform, to be integrated with a new cloud based Human Capital Management application. In partnership with the Global Benefits Director you will collaborate with HR colleagues across our Global, Regional and adjacent business HR teams, broader global functions (e.g. HRIS, Finance, etc.), and local office HR and finance teams to ensure successful implementation. This is a critical role in a high priority project that will truly transform the HR organization. Your role will be to manage the future functional design for Benefits including the initial statement of work, global design,  implementation and post implementation functional design. You will gather business requirements from key HR and finance stakeholders and incorporate into the statement of work, as well as identify opportunities to harmonize and simplify processes across the organization to ensure  the design solution is optimized. You will work closely with the system integrator and/or provider implementation team on key design decisions and model process flows.

Your expertise will have been gained from a top tier HR technology or consulting firm, or from a global benefits role within a heavily matrixed organization. You will have a deep and broad global benefits knowledge, including healthcare, life insurance, disability insurance, pensions, car plans, voluntary benefits and flexible benefits programs.

You will have experience in integrating benefits with compensation, payroll, benefits providers and other 3rd party platforms as well as having experience managing complex projects across multiple geographies simultaneously. You are a forward thinker who leverages your experience to shape and drive change and innovation.  Problem solving is important as building relationships and communication will also be critical to your success . You will need to listen, negotiate, and flex where needed.

Please contact Claudia Abell for further information.

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UK Reward

Ref No: 11413

Salary: Up to £100,000 base plus bonus

Our client, a luxury retail brand, is seeking a Head of Reward to join the HR team based in central London. This is a global role reporting directly into the HRD with an employee population of around 2,000, managing a team of three. In this role you will drive and implement the reward strategy to ensure it rewards the right results and behaviours and enable attraction, motivation and retention of employees. You will be the subject matter expert for pay, benefits, international assignees, incentive and recognition programs and lead reward initiatives in our busy and fast paced business. The company is growing rapidly and entering new markets globally, so you will work with key HR Partners to understand the compensation needs and statutory requirements within the different countries where we operate, to ensure consistency in approach and philosophy across all territories. You will lead the annual pay and bonus processes, including preparation of remuneration committee papers and analysis, as well as provide relevant benchmarking, and provide consistent and best practice reward expertise and support to the executive committee and wider HR team. You will be responsible for ensuring scalability, integrity and accuracy of our global HR systems, and ensure we have cost effective and relevant benefits packages which deliver valuable reward to our global team. This role also oversees payroll and you will manage the direction of global payroll and administration functions across the business. The successful candidate will have Expert technical compensation and benefit knowledge, preferably across multiple geographies. An ability to see the bigger picture and identify the most critical projects to support rapid growth. You will have a proven strategic focus with ability to translate into practical implementation, as well as be pro-active, customer focused and able to show initiative to constantly improve the reward offering to the business.

Please contact Claudia Abell for further information.

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UK Reward

Ref No: 11412

Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 base plus car allowance and generous bonus.

Our specialist Financial Services client is seeking a Head of Reward to join the HR team with a population of around 1,000 employees in the UK. This is a broad  role covering compensation, benefits and an oversight of payroll with 3 direct reports and reports into the HRD. Key projects for this role will include a major job architecture project, a strategic benefits review and realignment, plus manage the renewals and support the HRD in drafting and preparing RemCo papers and the DRR. The successful candidate will have a commercial understanding of the compensation and benefits market, look for opportunities to be pro active and creative with ideas and solutions, and a desire and ability to implement change with the credibility to interface with the Executive team. You will be technically capable with some understanding of the regulations that can impact the business and be confident and adept at ability juggling multiple priorities. You should be able to take ownership, lead on projects, drive through and deliver and be able to work independently.

Please contact Claudia Abell fo further information.

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UK Reward

Ref No: 11405

Salary: £110,000-£130,000 base salary

Our client, a prestigious professional services firm, is seeking to recruit a Head of Reward and Benefits to be responsible for the firm’s reward and benefits programme, HR systems and global mobility. You will develop and deliver the firm’s reward strategy and comprehensive benefits programme, primarily for the UK base, and this role also leads on the production of the HR budgets and headcount reports along with complex management information. Our client is looking for an individual who will bring their own ideas and insights to contribute towards the firm’s long-term vision across the remit of the role. You will ensure that the firm’s approach to reward and recognition is aligned with the firm’s culture and maximizes the engagement and retention of employees as well as manage cyclical reward activities and support the Director of HR to write Board papers for the salary review and discretionary bonus. You will keep abreast of industry trends and developments, including through a strong network of external contacts and make recommendations for change within the firm as required. You should be confident, articulate and be able to challenge the status quo and propose new ideas. You will work closely with the Finance Team, in particular, the Pensions, Insurances, Payroll and Tax Teams; to keep up to date with changes in legislation. Our client is looking for a strong leader, with well developed people management capabilities as you will be responsible for a team of 6. You should be able to develop and sustain strong business relationships with key stakeholders to become a trusted advisor within the firm. In terms of personal style, you should be able to express views clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles, remain client focused, experienced in leading and supporting a diverse team, be pro-active and be prepared to take a hands-on approach to managing their workload using their own initiative. Other important elements for this role, is the ability to think strategically and innovatively, an ability to build strong business relationships with internal and external contacts and the resilience to deal with demanding individuals. You should have strong influencing skills combined with excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, keep calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines with a swift turnaround. Flexible working is supported in this role.

Please contact Claudia Abell for further information.

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UK Reward

Ref No: 11399

Salary: £75,000 base

Our client, a leading FMCG business, is seeking an Executive Compensation Manager to join the team. This role would be a fantastic opportunity for a Consultant who is looking for their first move in-house to join this exciting Fortune 500 company. Your role will be to provide analytical support to their Global Executive Compensation team in the administration and analysis of on-going and annual processes including merit, short & long term incentive programs including the Company’s stock plan, as well as providing assistance and guidance  on compensation administration practices and processes. You will assist in the preparation of documents for Executive presentations, and for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors. You will also perform reviews, updates and approvals of compensation information within the HR Information system (Workday), and assist in the completion of routine duties related to compensation survey participation, including validation of benchmarking, submission of data, and response to vendor questions. In addition, you will support Management in the annual compensation planning process for salary planning and annual & long term incentive programs by providing guidance and direction on the use of the planning tools. You will be able to audit data, produce reports and provide analysis of results. The successful candidate will ideally have experience with global long term incentive plans and managing day to day stakeholder, partner and vendor relationships and some previous experience in either Reward, Financial Analysis and / or Stock Plan Administration.

 Please contact Claudia Abell for further information.

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UK Reward

Ref No: 11400

Salary: £80,000 - £95,000 base plus bonus 30%

Our client, a leading Financial Services organisation, is seeking a stand alone Senior Reward Manager to join the HR team to lead all Compensation and Benefits activities for the small Group Head Office population of around 500 employees, which is part of a larger global company. Ideally you should have had some FTSE Reward exposure. This role involves leading both strategic and operational aspects of reward with a high level of quality, accuracy and stakeholder satisfaction. Reporting to the HRD your role will include annual reward and bonus cycle management, leading on key projects such as changes to comp structure, benchmarking, job evaluation and management of all existing benefits. You should have a high level of communication and relationship management with a focus on detail, processes and governance. You should possess high quality planning and execution skills, proactively address any issues that may arise with attention to detail, rigour and a systematical and methodical approach to recording information. You should be responsive and work in a collaborative and consultative way with excellent numerical and analytical capabilities. Your style should be polished, professional and credible amongst stakeholders. This role is also open to candidates outside of the FS sector who have good operational cyclical reward experience.

Please contact Claudia Abell for further information.

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UK Reward

Ref No: 11411

Salary: £95,000 plus 20% bonus and benefits

ur client, a global Investment Bank, headquartered outside of the UK, is seeking a Head of Reward (Europe) to manage all Reward, Benefits and Payroll  related activities including governance and oversight of overseas secondees. This role covers a small population of less than 500 employees in the European region with the majority based in London. Your role will support the HRD in the management of the Compensation review process, ensure benchmarking is undertaken and work with Risk Management and Compliance ensuring that the firm’s MRT population is identified, as well as keep fully abreast of the regulatory landscape and developments associated with CRD V. However, you do not need a background in Financial Services. You will also be responsible for full management of the firm’s benefits arrangements including renewal, administration, engagement and comms including aligning these to culture and values, and there is a real focus on setting the wellbeing agenda and leading the project. This is an autonomous role and you’ll look to take ownership and add value and be the go-to person for all reward related queries. This role also looks after global mobility and you should have a good understanding of Payroll. This role manages a team of two. The successful candidate will be used to working in a smaller organization in a hands on, operational role and will enjoy working in a friendly, open, collaborative team with plenty of exposure to senior stakeholders including the COO.

Please contact Claudia Abell for further information.

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UK Reward

Ref No: 11406

Salary: £120,000-£150,000 base

Our client, a global FS company with around 1,000 employees is looking for a Head of Reward. Reporting into the Group Head of HR, they require someone with demonstrable experience of delivering comprehensive reward strategy within a client focused, change and delivery oriented environment. The key purpose of the role is to manage the delivery of Compensation & Benefits strategic programmes, and implement a consistent reward strategy and policy for all global locations. In addition, you will be accountable for the delivery of the annual remuneration cycle including salary, bonus and long term incentives as well as coordinate, finalise papers and present at the RemCo meetings. You will also develop and maintain incentive schemes, ensuring that they are compliant with regulatory changes. Benchmarking, surveys and analysis will also form part of this role and you will be the go to person for advice and guidance on pay, grading, compensation and benefit programmes. You will be accountable for the delivery of benefits across all locations ensuring that all benefit plans are compliant with tax legislation. You will also lead the delivery of key compensation projects relating to  Benefits Harmonisation, Gender Pay Reporting, and the streamlining the payroll approach across locations. This role could also suit someone looking for a step up for their next role or someone who has worked in a similar sized organization in asset management, insurance or banking.  Advanced Excel skills are essential.

Please contact Claudia Abell for further information.

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