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Global Head of Reward

Job Title: Global Head of Reward
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
REF: SM/P/GHR_1557497211
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Global Head of Reward

Permanent - Competitive Salary, Bonus & Discounted travel

Central London

A key new permanent position has arisen working for our client - a leading high end travel company, for a Global Head of Reward. This is a key position within the HR leadership team and you will be responsible for understanding the long term business strategy and designing a leading edge rewards strategy and employment approach to ensure that the business is able to attract and retain the best talent.

As Head of Reward you will be responsible for:

  • Working with HR Leadership team and senior business managers, design and implement reward policies & procedures that meet business requirements and implement a People Strategy that is aligned with the long term business strategy and plan
  • Responsible for developing a Reward Strategy to support our business objectives of attracting, retaining and engaging talent.
  • Ensure competitiveness of the reward and benefits via research & bench-marking for best practice both in the UK & US.
  • Drive consistency (where appropriate) of reward and recognition within US, supporting the development and rollout of programmes where necessary.
  • Conduct salary bench-marking exercise through salary/benefit surveys to ensure overall remuneration package remains competitive, and work with Finance to manage the Sales Commission Plan
  • Management of the Expats ensuring legislative and tax compliance along with a clear process and positive expat experience

Due to the global nature of the company we do require someone who has worked in a senior rewards position with a global reach (predominantly UK and US). This is an exciting opportunity and will allow opportunity for international travel.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable experience of Reward strategy design and development, Supplier Management, working with Expats, Budget Management
  • Must have strong knowledge of employee relations and employment law (UK and US)
  • In-depth knowledge of external developments and emerging best practice in HR policy areas.
  • Experience of supporting a US business demonstrating knowledge of legal requirements, benefits and best practice.
  • Bonus and incentive/commission scheme design and development
  • CIPD qualified/part qualified
  • Ability to apply commercial and strategic awareness to problem solving.
  • Ability to influence change at senior levels, including successfully facilitating joint decision-making.
  • Enjoys a challenge and is comfortable with change
  • Resilient and commercially minded
  • Positive person with a calm and professional manner
  • A flexible team player with a high level of initiative

If you have the required skills and experience and are interested in applying please either apply on line or email your CV directly to

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.