Human Resources Officer – Reward and Benefits

University of London

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HR Operations
Location:  Egham

£38,467 to £45,289
per annum – including London Allowance
appointment will usually be made at the bottom of the scale
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 06 June 2023
Reference:  0523-243

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for two new Human Resources Officer (Reward & Benefits) in the Human Resources Department.  

The post holders will work closely with the Deputy Head and Head of HR Operations to provide an innovative and effective reward, benefits, and policy function to help the University in ensuring it can recruit and retain key staff to achieve its operational and strategic objectives.   The post holders will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders in the University including different levels of management, employees, trade unions, HR colleagues and external networks and suppliers.  

The two role holders will focus on different areas of the function with some overlap i.e., job evaluation policy development, benchmarking and management of market supplements and allowances.  The function is responsible for reward processes including benefits such as cycle to work, workplace nursery, performance/recognition awards and academic processes including promotion, probation, and sabbatical. A key part of the new roles will be reviewing, developing, and implementing new processes and offerings to ensure the University is able to attract and retain its staff.  

The successful candidates will need to demonstrate strong experience of managing rewards and benefits processes as well as experience of direct experience of policy development and implementation.   Experience of job evaluation is needed together with excellent attention to detail and communication skills.  Candidates will also need to demonstrate significant direct experience of process redesign together with strong experience of the production and dissemination of management information and evidence of the building strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders to achieve a successful result.  Applicants will need to be qualified to at least CIPD level 5.

We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities.  The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Shez Kayani or Rachel Tribe, Deputy/Head of Human Resources Operations at [email protected] or [email protected]

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: [email protected]

Please quote the reference: 0523-243

Closing Date: 23:59, 6 June 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page .

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