Head of Reward

Morgan Law
London, England
£70000.00 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Are you a forward-thinking, innovative, and ambitious Reward and Recognition specialist looking for a truly exciting career opportunity to stamp your mark and lead a Reward function? If so, I am now partnering with a leading London-based Education institution in the search for their new Head of Reward and Recognition and am keen to speak to you!

As Head of Reward and Recognition you'll be joining this organisation at an exciting time of transformation and investment in their People and Culture function. With responsibility for small team, this role offers the opportunity to bring your thought leadership and stakeholder engagement talents in order to design, deliver and lead a new Reward and Recognition strategy for the organisation that will be a key lever for cultural change and engagement and support the delivery of its strategic goals.

As Head of Reward and Recognition you'll be the organisation's subject matter expert in all aspects of Reward including pay, benefits, salary benchmarking and review, pensions, supporting annual pay negotiation processes and much more. You'll also work closely with colleagues across the People and Culture team and wider functions to lead on internal stakeholder engagement with the Reward and Recognition strategy and ensure a clear and compelling narrative is delivered.

This role will ideally suit an experienced or aspiring Head of Reward or Reward Manager with the demonstrable appetite, qualities and experience to create and lead a forward looking and impactful Reward & Recognition strategy and function, along with the flexibility and willingness to be hands on in getting things done.

In addition to a strong background in Reward and Recognition you will require:

* Proven experience in leading the development and implementation of reward strategies in a large and complex organisation
* Experience of job evaluation, salary benchmarking and designing innovative approaches to employee reward experience of managing and developing a team
* Excellent communication, stakeholder engagement and influencing skills and the ability to disseminate technical concepts for non-technical audiences
* Experience of analysing and interpreting complex data and producing high quality reports
* Knowledge of employment law and its implications for pay and reward structures

Please note this role offers hybrid working arrangements on either a full-time or 0.8 FTE basis with a minimum of 1 day per week working in London and the flexibility to be on-site more frequently, as and when required.


Morgan Law has a 17-year track record helping leading organisations in the public and not-for-profit sectors recruit the highest calibre professionals for important roles across business support, middle and senior management levels.

Morgan Law’s market-leading Human Resources recruitment team places talented HR and organisational development professionals in permanent, temporary, interim and contract roles. Most of our consultants have been with Morgan Law for over 10 years, and many are CIPD qualified with practical experience of working in HR. Their highly-detailed knowledge and deep understanding of the market means they understand the skills, competencies and experience required to flourish in any given HR role.

If you’re looking for a permanent, interim or temporary job in human resources in the public and not-for-profit sector, Morgan Law has the expertise to help you find the next role from a wide variety of organisations including charities, NHS trusts and universities and colleges.

Roles we typically recruit include:

  • HR Director
  • HR Business Partner /HR Generalist
  • HR Transformation & Change
  • Organisational Development
  • Learning & Development
  • Recruitment & Resourcing
  • HRIS & Management Information
  • Pay & Reward/Compensation & Benefits

Our knowledge, expertise and consultative approach help us consistently deliver great recruitment experiences. Whether we’re helping you develop your career or find your next project, we’re committed to getting you the best results.

Apply for one of our jobs today, visit www.morgan-law.com or call us on 020 7747 4949.

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