Reward Manager Ref 20258

School/department: Human Resources
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term - Maternity cover 
Reference: 20258
Salary: starting at £36,333 to £43,155 per annum, pro rata if part time current salary scales can be found here
Placed on:  25 April 2023
Closing date: 16 May 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: 26/06/2023

Job description

The Human Resources division of the University of Sussex is looking to recruit a Reward Manager to lead the Reward Team, to cover the maternity leave of the current post holder. 

You will play a key role in shaping the University’s reward and benefits experience, which in turn will help shape the future success of the division and the University, as such this is an exciting opportunity that will leave an indelible legacy on the institution.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • extensive experience of managing the Reward function of a large complex organisation,
  • experience of job evaluation,
  • experience of staff benefit provision
  • strong project management skills
  • line management experience

You will be working alongside colleagues from all areas of the University including the senior management of the institution providing expert advice and solutions to issues within your remit.

The HR Division is a forward thinking, dynamic and supportive team with a commitment to the University’s values and ideals.

In return for your commitment and expertise the University offers a generous annual leave allowance and pension, flexible/hybrid working and the chance to work for a University that aims to shape the world for the better.

If you think you meet the criteria as detailed in the Person Specification, we would welcome an application from you. If you would like an informal chat about this opportunity please contact Matt Naish at or call on 01273 877545.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 20258 [PDF 118.30KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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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