Reward Manager Ref 1321

School/department: Human Resources 
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 1321
Salary: Starting at £40,792 and rising to £48,677 per annum
Placed on: 18 June 2019 
Closing date: 2 July 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC 
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

The Human Resources Division is embarking on a major transformation programme and recruiting to new roles to join the HR Leadership Team.

We are seeking a Reward Manager who will be responsible for formulating, designing and implementing a total Reward Strategy aligned to the University’s Strategic Plan.

You will provide effective leadership to our Reward Team, ensuring the provision of an excellent business orientated service to stakeholders across the University Schools and Professional Services Divisions.

You will be responsible for the provision of expert advice, through the Director of Human Resources, to our Remuneration Committee and you will lead the provision of an expert service in relation to Reward and Management Information and Systems.

Your skills will allow the University to develop high level HR Performance Indicators to enhance institutional reporting capacity. Complete survey returns, conduct equal pay audits, and gender and race pay gap analysis, reporting findings to formal Committees of the University, with particular regard to institutional performance. You will also lead on benchmarking exercises and related analyses, including balancing cost control with the need to attract and retain staff. 

You will have experience of working at a senior level within a Human Resources environment; have a strong understanding of business systems and excellent data analysis skills.  Excellent influencing and management skills along with a proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects will ensure that you succeed in this role.

Download job description and person specification Ref 1321 [PDF 106.55KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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