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Compensation and Benefit Specialist

Job Title: Compensation and Benefit Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JC/CBA-25012019_1548423473
Contact Name: Jack Cai
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Compensation and Benefit Specialist

Location: Cambridge

Duration: Permanent

On-Board: ASAP

Our client, based in the Cambridge, are one of the leading network, telecommunications and mobile technology companies in the world. They are looking for an experienced Compensation and Benefit Advisor to join their existing team, who will be responsible for support of the company across different sites on payroll, benefit administration and knowledge of HR Legislation.

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 health-care, 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 processes
  • 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
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills is a necessity
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of compensation & benefits reporting tools
  • Capable of working on own projects and taking responsibility for work load
  • Ability to work in a complex challenging and sensitive environment

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

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