Reward Coordinator

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Location England, Middlesex, Twickenham
Posted 13/10/2016
Closes 30/10/2016
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Legal, IT, HR, Finance & Procurement
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Negotiable

Job Description

The Reward Coordinator will work across the full spectrum of reward initiatives, such as pay, bonuses, pensions, health and wellbeing, and wider employee benefits.

The Reward Coordinator will lead on pay and benefits projects and be a key organisational contact for benefits and related issues.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordinate pay and benefits benchmarking against other sports governing bodies and wider UK industry
  • Maintain RFU salary ranges to support talent attraction and retention
  • Liaise with benefits providers to ensure that RFU benefits are effectively administered
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of reward trends and how they may be applied to RFU reward activities
  • Work with the payroll team to ensure that payroll aspects of benefits administration are efficient and compliant
  • Work with HR Business Partners to support decision-making around pay, such as starting salaries, exceptional pay increases, ad-hoc bonuses, etc.
  • Lead creative and imaginative communications of reward initiatives to drive take-up of benefits and ensure employee engagement
  • Support the delivery of the RFU's annual pay review and bonus activities
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of the UK pensions landscape and work with our pension providers to ensure that the RFU pension provision is compliant, cost-effective, and supports RFU employees to save for their retirement
  • Promote and administer the RFU's private healthcare scheme and co-ordinate health and wellbeing activities to promote a healthy lifestyle for RFU employees
  • Lead employee recognition activities to ensure that RFU employees can be appropriately recognised and rewarded for exceptional achievements
  • Report on internal pay, benefits and related HR statistics and trends to demonstrate returns on investment, identify gaps or issues, and drive decision making around the business
  • Ensure that pay and benefits activities support the RFU's equality and diversity goals, and are fully compliant with relevant legislation
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure a high-quality service
  • Maintain an awareness of relevant legislation and ensure compliance with any future changes and additions to RFU responsibilities

The successful candidate will have experience of administering and delivering pay and benefits activity in a progressive UK organisation. A knowledge of general pay and benefits trends, in particular: Pensions, Healthcare, Pay benchmarking and job evaluation is required. The role holder will have experience of communicating reward activities to a diverse employee group and experience of working with external benefits providers and brokers. Experience of developing the business case for new benefits and of implementing new benefits initiatives is required.

The successful candidate will be highly numerate highly competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel). The role holder must be able to demonstrate imagination and creativity in order to communicate benefits to employees and drive engagement. "Customer service" driven, with an orientation towards serving the needs of others, the candidate will be able to communicate confidently with employees from all parts of the company, and be able to present a high professional image when representing the Company in person or by phone. The ability to demonstrate a thorough approach to work, showing great attention to detail and an ability to work accurately, and able to organise him/herself effectively is essential for the role. The successful candidate will able to balance a determined and concentrated application to work, focused on meeting deadlines, with a sense of fun and enjoyment that is conveyed to others whilst being an effective team member with sufficient flexibility and willingness to take on roles outside his/her normal functional responsibility when required.

All applications must be received by Sunday 30th October 2016.

Rugby Football Union (RFU)

The Rugby Football Union is the national governing body for grassroots and elite rugby in England, with 1,900 autonomous rugby clubs in its membership.The clubs are grouped within 35 Constituent Bodies (CBs), comprised of counties - some individual,

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