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Salary: Competitive dependent on experience plus excellent benefits
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri
Location: The Base, Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date: Friday 22 November 2019

Many of our staff at Virgin work flexibly and in many different ways, including part-time, different core hours or remote working. Please talk to us at your application or interview stage about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we are happy to explore what’s possible for the role.


In a nutshell

At Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays we know that our people make the difference, which is why we put people at the heart of our decision-making. Our people proposition is important to us being able to win the battle for talent. This is where you come in, as your role will be key to the design and implementation of a truly and uniquely Virgin people proposition. You'll be accountable for the delivery of our Reward agenda in the UK and overseas.

Your focus will be to deliver the reward agenda in matters including mobility programme management, pay structures, incentive design, grading development, benchmarking, legal pay reporting and recognition, through business partnering.


Day to day

Working closely with the Senior Reward Manager on the development and ultimate delivery of the reward priorities that support the overall people and business agenda.

You will provide insight and guidance on all aspects of employee reward including compensation concepts, market analysis and benchmark surveys, whilst delivering insight on pay issues facing the business (market data, trends, economics, etc.).

Leading our mobility programme, whilst supporting those mobile employees, their leader and their HR Business Partner.

Partnering with our Talent & Development teams and HR Business Partners as well as business leaders and external contacts.

As a manager in the business, you will be expected to be a role model to colleagues within the team, and support their growth and developing, whilst developing and growing yourself.

Embedding our grading structure through the organisation (Korn Ferry Hay grading). Whilst working on annual multi-team projects like pay review and gender pay gap reporting.

Supporting the delivery of the company-wide recognition programmes that recognise and incentivise great performance.

Designing incentive and variable pay structures (including shift pay) in support of our desire to super-charge our performance.

Working with an open mind, you will see opportunities to simplify, modernise and enhance our service offering to all those we support and work with.


About you

Are you an experienced Reward Manager? Do you have a real passion for people with a sound ability to engage and influence others?

Ideally you will have experience of mobility programmes along with involvement and / or knowledge of the full range of reward activities for example; pay, incentives, recognition, grading structures, legal pay reporting. You will also be adept at collaborating and partnering with leaders, HR professionals and external contacts to deliver business wide reward initiatives. With a high level of numeracy, you'll be accomplished at analytical modelling i.e. pay / compensation scenarios and highly skilled on excel / modelling tools.

You will have excellent project management skills as you will be handing several large projects concurrently, along with systems experience including simplification and automation of reward processes in Oracle. A high degree of commercial business understanding and application to reward thinking and design will be also be needed.

With the ability to flex with the fast-changing needs of our business, you will be a broad thinker whilst being able to capture all the details. You will have a strategic mindset whilst operating at a functional level and delving into the analytical world.

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity and you want to make a difference to our people, then we would welcome an application.The perks

We recognise the value you add to our dynamic company. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits to help you enjoy life to the full, including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic destinations. Of course you can also take advantage of discounts on our amazing Virgin Holidays hotels. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes and life assurance. You can even self select whats important to you through our benefits portal. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible remote working is available.

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Virgin Atlantic and Virgin holidays are committed equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy and maternity. Diversity brings strength which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated and we can unleash the potential of our forward-thinking mix of people.
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