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Reward Manager

Morgan Law
Essex, England
£45500 - £54000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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My client, a leading public sector employer in Essex now has an opportunity for an experienced Reward, Payroll and Pensions Manager to join them on a permanent basis. Please note; this role offers a hybrid working arrangement where you will be required to work at least 2 days pw in the Essex office and the remaining days can be worked flexibly.

As Reward Manager you will be responsible for leading the reward, payroll, and pensions functions that will include the day-to-day management of the payroll and pensions team. You will provide expert advice and recommendations to senior leaders on all aspects of employee reward and will take the lead in work to develop and deliver an innovative reward and recognition offering which supports the achievement of the organisation's strategic ambitions and strengthens their position as an employer of choice.

Key responsibilities of this post include:

* Coaching and supporting the Reward team in their work and technical understanding
* Making a leading contribution to the development, delivery and management of reward and associated strategies for the organisation
* Managing operational reward (including payroll & pensions) activities
* Ensure policies and processes within payroll, pensions and reward are legally and HMRC compliant
* Contributing to a variety of associated projects to support the achievement of the organisation's strategy

To be considered for this post you need to be CIPP qualified and possess in-depth and well-rounded experience in a specialist reward and benefits role, including sound technical knowledge of UK payroll and pensions issues and legislation and experience of leading, motivating and managing a team within a payroll setting. Importantly, you will also demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to convey complex information to a range of audiences.

Ideally with a background in a large and complex public sector setting, you will have strong project management skills and a track record of developing systems and processes which are fit for purpose and that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation.

Previous experience of using iTrent integrated HR & Payroll solution would be an added bonus.


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 or call us on 020 7747 4949.

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