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Reward Manager (3675)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

We recognise that the office 9-5 isn’t for everyone. That’s why we’ve introduced ‘Flexible by Choice’. Whether it’s working from home, in our offices, or a combination of the both, we trust each other to support our clients, colleagues and communities at the right time, in the right way.

Your Role and What You'll Be Doing

Working as a Reward Manager, you’ll support the delivery of cyclical reward processes, and support in the delivery of the reward strategy, principles and policy implementation across the Irwin Mitchell Group. You’ll be a key figure within the People team, and be a trusted member of the team to colleagues to ensure reward is a key business enabler through insight and relationship building.

  • Working with colleagues in the team and on behalf of the Group Head of Reward with cyclical reward processes, primarily focussed on pay review, bonus, and any regulatory or legal requirements contributing to associated preparatory papers.
  • Working closely with the HR Business Partners and other key stakeholders regarding deadlines and key performance management activity.
  • Ensuring that all reward related information, including complex data, is effectively managed and up to date in relevant systems.
  • Taking a lead role in reward communications and management
  • Supporting the ongoing delivery of the Careers Family Framework, ensuring continues improvement and reviews are undertaken.
  • Coaching colleagues within the reward team and wider HR team to ensure effective use of reward toolkit within the touch points of the people process.
  • Guiding the Reward team to identify the most appropriate Reward metrics and reporting requirements.
  • Supporting colleagues in their understanding of the Group’s CVP and the reward offer
About You
  • Demonstrable experience of reward and benefits.
  • Strong knowledge of Role Evaluation, using recognised methodology (egg Willis Towers Watson or Hay).
  • CIPD qualified, with strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Commercially-focussed and service driven while balancing a genuine desire to enhance the overall employee experience.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, working flexibly and prioritising workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Track record of delivering key initiatives within a challenging environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Tact and discretion for dealing with confidential information.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to receive your application.

Our Benefits - What We Can Offer You
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

We welcome applications from all diversity groups and backgrounds. We’re committed to enabling everyone to thrive and understanding and celebrating our differences is a key part of that. We’re proud of our work on the Disability Confident scheme, on the Race At Work Charter and as Stonewall Diversity Champions. We also have a range of networks for LGBT+, disability, generations, gender, social mobility, ethnicity, faith and culture to celebrate our people and to enable everyone to thrive.


Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Sub-Department:
    Reward & Recognition
  • Sub-Division:
    People Team
  • Company:
    IM LLP
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
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    Flexible, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield
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