Reward Manager

Salary: Negotiable

Staffordshire - Permanent

Posted: 4 months ago

Ref: D0027902



Based in the heart of the Midlands, this ethically driven growing organisation is the place to be for a HR professional who really wants to get stuck in and shape the future reward and performance agenda. You’ll be both shaping the reward strategy, bringing in external insights to the organisation with an ‘outside in’ mindset, and implementing the ‘in year’ plans.

The team are full of energy and are really friendly, with a great team spirit, so you’re off to a great start already…. So, if you’re up for a challenge in a great environment then look no further.



  • Set and manage the reward and benefits parameters and strategy for the organisation, ensuring it supports the overall business objectives.
  • Set and communicate the annual performance management timetable and plan
  • Develop and implement effective and fit for purpose performance management documentation and tools
  • Define and communicate performance ratings, providing a clear understanding of the criteria to be met for each
  • Identify and deliver tools and resources to ensure managers are competent and confident in managing performance
  • Undertake research and benchmarking into market related reward to inform and shape the reward strategy
  • Conduct external benchmarking of reward and benefits for new or specialist roles to enable HR stakeholders to make appropriate recommendations to the business
  • Define and implement and performance related pay elements, ensuring that processes are fair, consistent and supported by objective evidence



  • CIPD or similar relevant professional qualification
  • Previous experience in setting up and running performance management processes
  • Knowledge and previous experience of modern reward policies and approaches
  • Knowledge and understanding of the link between reward and performance
  • Experience of pension scheme administration requirements
  • Previous experience of managing external service providers
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with senior managers
  • Knowledge and experience of performance standards and compliance


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Charlotte Woodhouse

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