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Compensation and Benefit Specialist

Job Title: Compensation and Benefit Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: competitive market rate
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LZ-HW-2019-01-22-01_1548157918
Contact Name: Lin Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Compensation and Benefit Specialist

My client is a leading Telecoms company, who operate in more than 170 countries across the world. They are currently looking for a Compensation and Benefit Specialist to join the exiting HR Team in Cambridge.

Cambridge (Permeant)

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Supporting GDPR and EHS activities including training workers at all levels, carrying out audits and drill tests to ensure compliance:


  • 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
  • A solid understanding and experience of launching, promoting, managing and administering UK benefits
  • Knowledge of compensation & benefits reporting tools
  • Capable of working on own projects and taking responsibility for work load


  • A proficiency in/experience using HR Information Systems would be an advantage
  • 5+ years' experience in payroll administration
  • CIPP qualified
  • Mandarin speaking will be advantage, but not compulsory

If you are interested in applying, please call Lin, 0118 928 5550 or send your latest CV to

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