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Payroll and Benefits Specialist_ Mandarin/Chinese speaking

Job Title: Payroll and Benefits Specialist_ Mandarin/Chinese speaking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: JZFORCE_1711627729
Contact Name: Jianghui Zhang
Contact Email: jianghui.zhang@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Job title: Payroll and Benefits Specialist_ Mandarin/Chinese speaking

Location: Cambridge

Our client, a leading telecoms company is seeking a Compensation and Benefit Advisor to join its HR team. This person should have experience in remuneration administration and benchmarking, benefit and system administration.

To work as part of the HR team based in Cambridge and support the company across different sites on payroll and benefits administration.

What you will do:

  • First line of escalation for employee and HR Business Partner on payroll and benefits-related issues
  • Day to day resolution of employee pay, benefits and pension queries
  • Support the HR Business Partner re Benefit renewal activities and communicate to employees
  • Manage benefit promotions; liaise with vendors directly to provide roadshows and on-site coordination of services
  • Support HR colleagues with company acquisitions and mergers and transfers from a benefit perspective
  • Support HR Business Partners to review salary and benefit against internal and external market to ensure consistency across job families
  • Take ownership for Payroll and benefit administration
  • Supporting annual salary review process
  • Bonus planning, design, review and administration
  • Support as necessary for the day to day operation of the UK Benefits portfolio, working with third party benefit suppliers on issues such as healthcare, pensions, company cars and risk benefits.
  • Acting as internal advisor on all projects/initiatives with a compensation & benefits impact involving interaction with staff at all levels from administration staff to senior business leaders
  • Also support with compliance, which can include reviewing policies in line with UK legislation and the company's processes
  • Supporting GDPR and EHS activities including training workers at all levels, carrying out audits and drill tests to ensure compliance

The ideal candidate:

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant business administration and/ or CIPP qualified
  • Past proven compensation and benefits experience within a commercial organisation including salary surveys, salary reviews, bonuses and management of benefits
  • Attention to details
  • Continuous improvement and focus on efficiencies
  • A solid understanding and experience of launching, promoting, managing and administering UK benefits
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills is a necessity
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of compensation & benefits reporting tools
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Capable of working on own projects and taking responsibility for work load
  • Ability to work in a complex challenging and sensitive environment
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Aptitude for numbers

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