Reward Consultant – M&A Project

Phoenix Group
Wythall, South Birmingham or London St Pauls
£45,000 to £55,000 + 10% Completion Bonus
13 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type

This position can be based in the City of London, St Paul’s or at Wythall, South Birmingham

£45,000 to £55,000 + 10% Completion Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits

12 Months Fixed Term Contract

The role will report to the Head of Reward to manage the delivery of key activities following the announcement of Phoenix’s new strategic partnership with Standard Life.

Phoenix Group is the UK’s largest specialist consolidator of Closed Life Assurance funds. A member of the FTSE 250 Index, with a premium listing on the LSE and one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers’ for the last 6 consecutive years, 6.1 million policyholders and assets under management of £74 billion, including the recently acquired Abbey Life and AXA Wealth businesses.

There will be a focus on the following:

Managing the implementation of benefits as appropriate following the acquisition

Managing the review, mapping and analysis of all benefits and terms and conditions for the two entities

Managing the design, development and implementation of new / alternative benefits and terms, including communication of such benefits

Managing on a day to day basis all reward initiatives / benefits (including pensions) and maintain relationships with third party providers

Managing rate negotiation on all benefits, including core benefits such as PMI and DIS

Managing all benefit queries from staff and third party suppliers, including PMI, car allowance, DIS and Fixed Protection

Managing any issues arising from Auto Enrolment, changes to Lifetime and Annual Allowances

Managing all life assurance issues, including renewals, additional cover, changes to eligibility criteria etc


With significant relevant experience, we’re looking for:

Previous experience of reward and a good understanding of key reward areas

Experience of working with a range of systems, data bases and spreadsheet development (inc. excel)

Experience of reporting tools, is desirable

Strong awareness of data manipulation methodology and modelling

Good numeracy, strong accuracy and attention to detail, analytical and data rational

Ability to work within a project/programme management environment

In return, you can look forward to a great package, excellent conditions and a superb working environment, plus the chance to make your mark in a rapidly developing FTSE listed company.

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Closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 24th April 2018.

Flexible working at Phoenix is: "A lifestyle that fuses your personal and professional life."

Phoenix believes in a culture of flexibility, depending on the role we may be able to offer working arrangements that suit your needs. In today's world of work/life challenges, we recognise getting this right is important to our employees and the success of our business.

Examples of this may include but are not exclusive to the following:

Part Time: You would work less than full-time hours for the business, perhaps by working fewer days or hours per week.
Flexible hours: Still working your contracted hours, you would have the flexibility to start and finish within agreed core working times.
Job Share: Where the role allows you would voluntarily share the duties of one full-time position with another colleague, splitting the hours on a pro-rata basis.
Home working: You would undertake some, or all, of your working duties from home or anywhere else other than the standard allocated place of work (including other Phoenix locations).