West Yorkshire Combined Authority

HR Pay and Reward Specialist

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Grade K Salary £35 344 - £40 924
Posted
13 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
NMC2921621
Contract Type
Contract/Interim
Hours
Full Time

HR Pay and Reward Specialist

Fixed term for 1 year, full time 37 hours per week
Grade K Salary £35 344 - £40 924
Based in Leeds City Centre

Closing Date – 23 May 2019

The organisation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional person who wants to work for the organisation that is playing a leading role in reshaping our local economy and forging better futures for millions of people.

That’s precisely what is on offer at West Yorkshire Combined Authority where a £1bn devolution deal has put the Leeds City Region at the forefront of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse delivery agenda.

The Combined Authority brings together five districts plus York, the business community via Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and also takes in the former Passenger Transport Executive (branded Metro). Overall, the Combined Authority covers a population of around 2.5 million people and represents the largest economy outside London.

The role

The Combined Authority is part way through a programme of transformation to modernise the way that it does business and the HR team have recently introduced a HR Business Partnering model and restructured its operations. We are now looking to appoint to this fixed term position to continue the transformation by ensuring we have a pay and reward structure fit for purpose in the future. This will include revising our pay structure and ensuring associated terms and conditions of employment are updated and reflect current best practice, reviewing job evaluation arrangements and links to pay and designing a benefits package.

This is a critical role to fast track the transformation elements of the HR work programme and enabling us to to modernise arrangements relating to the workforce.

The person

You will be a qualified HR professional with experience of the development and delivery of a pay and reward strategy and be able to manage a programme of engagement, consultation/negotiation and change to ensure the organisation has appropriate pay structures and terms and conditions in place.

For more information about the work of West Yorkshire Combined Authority please visit www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Joanne Grigg, Head of HR on 0113 2517 353 or email joanne.grigg@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

We offer an excellent benefits package including fully funded regional travel (bus and rail) with the MCard across West Yorkshire. We also offer access to a generous employer-contribution pension scheme and a flexible and encouraging environment that will allow and support you to achieve your best work/life balance and career goals.

West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds building an inclusive culture, we welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. We are committed to enabling working parents to progress their careers and will consider requests for flexible working patterns and job share arrangements.

Please note: Whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, each role has career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases on an annual basis.

To submit your application form online please visit http://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/jobs/ by Thursday 23 May 2019

Given the high volumes of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants, therefore if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

Candidate information will be retained by West Yorkshire Combined Authority for 6 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

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