Job Summary

Senior Reward Advisor

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh | | Personnel/Recruitment

Recruiter: Leonardo UK

The Senior Reward Advisor role will report to the VP Employee Relations, Compensation & Benefits to assist with the execution of the annual Reward plan, delivering compensation and benefit services and solutions across Leonardo MW Ltd.

This role will help develop, maintain, implement and administer policies, procedures and programmes relating to the delivery of compensation and benefit solutions to Leonardo MW Ltd. This will include conducting external market research, benchmarking and carrying out analysis as appropriate.

To be successful, the ability to build strong professional relationships with members of the Reward team and develop sound service relationships with the business HRBPs and line managers is critical.

Managing third party and outsourced service providers on behalf of Leonardo MW Ltd is a key feature. The requirements for the business must be clearly translated to our third parties and partners in the service centre and implemented within the HRIS through to payroll administration.

Key Responsibility Areas

Competent, accurate, articulate and discrete are core requirements for this role. Must demonstrate an ability to work with and manage very sensitive and confidential business/personal information.

Knowledge of HR policies and Procedures is desired but skilled in analytical data processing is essential.

Must take personal ownership and accountability for delivering and executing reward plans and programmes, Data management and preparatory work for all pay and incentive scheme programmes, including general market analysis/benchmarking as necessary.

Liaise with third party providers such as Arval, Aon Hewitt, BUPA, Cyclescheme and Computershare on efficient processes and service provision.

Good understanding of HMRC income tax regulations/NI Contributions and how these apply to Reward solutions. Knowledgeable of salary sacrifice and pensions schemes.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to demonstrate persuasion and influence when dealing with incoming queries.

Understand the payroll processes and liaise with the same on day to day management of Reward solutions

Remain current with regard to trends and new solutions in the Reward domain through networking

Proficient in ICT skills including:

* Competent practitioner in Advanced Excel

* General Microsoft office applications (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

* HR and Payroll operating system/procedures

* Cognos, Resourcelink other appropriate HR ICT applications

A mind-set and drive for continuous improvement to support the business optimise efficiency when implementing business improvement solutions.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

A key member of the reward team bringing practical solutions, information and resolution on most matters relating to Reward, Professional and effective who will only find it necessary to escalate more technically complex issues. Must enjoy analytical and data processing activities.


Expected to achieve short to medium term objectives, delivering “on time” and keeping to schedule adherence as per objectives set in the annual performance management system.

Produce, report and data manage accurate and detailed information to assist with budgeting and forecasting of reward solutions. Demonstrate personal value in the delivery of programmes in operation.

In addition to areas already mentioned in this paper there will be specific areas where support will be provided such as Employee Relations, Employee Relocation, Employee Recognition, Loyalty awards, member of virtual Reward team, work life balance interventions, pay and benefit surveys and general modelling of reward solutions using spreadsheets More

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