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Chandlers Ford Headquarters
Business Unit:
Selwood Head Office
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications
31 Jul 2020
Our Business Unit

Founded in 1946, Selwood is an £80m turnover company employing 500 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood has developed a specialist pump hire division and is currently the No. 1 Pump Hirer in the UK with an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise and the largest and most modern fleet.

With a foundation of  over 70 years within our industry, Selwood continues to be an innovative business responding to meet the needs of our clients with cutting edge approaches to customer service, product development,manufacture and service.

About The Role

Selwood are welcoming applications for the position of Reward Manager based at our Head Office in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire reporting to our Director of Human Resources.

This role will ensure that our Group HR and reward strategies are underpinned by reward and benefits interventions and processes. The Reward Manager will lead and manage all payroll activities, and will support the Director of HR to ensure systems are fit for purpose and the development of HR metrics. This role will provide legal and regulatory understanding and compliance with pay and benefits.


Key responsibilities and activities:        

  • Analysing current Reward offering, understanding current market data and presenting opportunities to the business for review leading to the development of a Reward strategy for Group Board Sign off.
  • Participation in salary surveys.
  • Producing and analysing bench marking data.
  • Delivering the successful planning & execution of the annual reward cycle activities including pay review and bonus awards as well as benefit renewals. 
  • Reviewing and supporting bonus scheme design and delivery.
  • Benefits administration, including enrollment and renewals.
  • Support the development of reward benefits packages, liaising with third party suppliers.
  • Point of contact for compensation based queries.
  • Manage executive payroll and provide guidance and support to payroll validating output and administration.
  • Ensure awareness of and planning and delivering compliance with current and future HMRC guidelines.
  • Comprehensive support through the analysis and interpretation of HR metrics to stakeholders across the business.
  • Meeting statutory and other reporting requirements such as Gender Pay Gap and Equal Pay audits.
  • Ensuring legal compliance with National Living Wage.
  • Lead on key reward initiatives such as salary sacrifice.
  • Work closely with pension providers on scheme(s) administration and ensuring compliance with pension regulations including Auto Enrollment.
  • Provide current and timely communications to staff regarding pay, and benefits including pensions and HMRC.
  • Ensuring appropriate governance is in place to comply with audit requirements.
  • Responsible for the Payroll database and paper-based records in accordance with the GDPR.
  • Ad-hoc projects, and support to other roles within the HR department.

  • Degree educated or equivalent through experience.
Essential Experience / Exposure:
  • Working with and influencing senior managers on reward strategies.
  • Selecting, designing and implementing reward and recognition initiatives, both financial and non-financial.
  • Excellent knowledge & experience of payroll including Executive pay, benefits, pay models,  and an understanding of tax and HR legislation and process within the UK.
  • Managing pensions & benefits administration.
  • A good understanding of employment law as it relates to pay and benefits, in particular equal pay.
  • Strong excel skills and proficient with compensation and HR data management and reporting.
  • Ability to analyse information, present summarised findings and propose solutions.
  • Developing & delivering metric reporting. 
  • A forward thinking results focused approach. 
  • Logical and pragmatic approach to resolving complex issues.
  • Effective communication and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to think conceptually and strategically
Preferred Experience / Exposure:

  • Gender Pay Gap reporting.
  • Review and Implementation of HR/Payroll software.
What we can offer you
Selwood are pleased to offer a Competitive Salary, Bonus Scheme, 24 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme & Government Childcare Voucher Scheme.
This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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