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VP Total Reward

Reference
1901174
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
27/02/2019
VP Total Reward Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are al...

Job Description

VP Total Reward

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Define the philosophy and strategy for Total Reward with the goal of maximizing employee engagement and motivation and increasing productivity through Reward programs that are sustainable and affordable for the future of Pearson

General profile

Leadership role delivering through Managers and Directors, with responsibility for the performance and results of the total reward team within HR

Expertise

Applies expert knowledge of total reward to attract and retain talent

Accountability

Directs the resolution of moderately complex or unusual problems by applying advanced analytical thought and judgment

Makes strategic reward decisions which impact the business and helps to influence decisions of senior leaders

Leadership

Leads through subordinate managers; executes the reward plans and makes a contribution to the development of strategy within HR

Has a measurable long term impact on the overall results of the HR strategy

Identifies change initiatives and formulates strategies for effective change implementation

Influence

Communicates objectives of total reward in order to focus the team and resources

Negotiates both internally and externally at senior levels

Represents Total Reward internally and externally and maintains strong relationships with stakeholders

Total Reward strategy, design and delivery

Create the total reward strategy and create key deliverables for the total reward team, including incentive design, benefits initiatives and key milestones, defining the roadmap to delivery of total reward

Create and maintain policies, practices and guidance for the delivery of total reward and ensure agreement with any steering committee that may be in place

With HR Operations/Global Business Services ensure the strategy can be delivered with clear milestones and monitor progress; Ensure the wider reward and HR team understand the strategy and roadmap and are able to support its execution

Work with the wider HR team to keep total reward programs in line with talent and performance management strategies

Partner with Legal to ensure regulatory and statutory compliance of reward practices

Performance and continuous improvement

Working with employee communications ensure all communications are fit for purpose and maximise the end user experience, understanding that end user can be HR, managers or employees

Support improving employee engagement through total reward strategies that are affordable and sustainable

Use internal stakeholder networks to ensure new initiatives are understood and owned by the business not by HR

People management

Lead and manage the total reward team of consultants and subject matter experts

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Qualifications

Knowledge and experience

In depth knowledge of total reward design and implementation; business acumen to support practical solutions to drive business success; collaborative ways of working to support the target operating model; knowledge of industry best practice and market trends; project execution to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously; global mindset and ability to demonstrate international cultural agility; strong communication skills and ability to adapt style to suit the audience; able to demonstrate strong judgement, values and rational thinking; creating and maintaining strong internal and external relationships; strong understanding of the business; ability to work with ambiguity.

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Other Locations US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Human Resources

Organization: Human Resources

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 5, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1901174

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.