Senior Remuneration and Benefits Consultant, International

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Mar 2023
Closes
09 Apr 2023
Ref
19002686
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Australian Super, the largest pension fund in Australia and listed as a top 20 largest pension fund globally, are recruiting a new role, Senior Remuneration & Benefits Consultant, in our Colleagues and Culture team based in London, supporting our multi location international business.

  • We make a difference, delivering outcomes for our millions of members.
  • Key strategic role with our Colleagues and Culture team as we support the International Investment Growth Strategy.
  • This role is a rare opportunity to build our reward capability within our international business, partnering with stakeholders at all levels.


At AustralianSuper, we truly care about our colleagues. We know work and life are intertwined. That's why we support the diverse needs of everyone and have policies that enable us all to thrive and be truly flexible. We ensure diversity is celebrated for the opportunity it provides us all to learn and grow, and ultimately to deliver better outcomes for members.

Purpose:

A high-profile role within our Colleagues and Culture team and the wider business, the Senior Remuneration & Benefits Consultant (International) will lead the design, research and delivery of reward advice for our UK & US business. This is a rare opportunity to build the Remuneration and Benefits capability for an ambitious, purpose led globalising Investment Management business.

In partnership with the Reward and People Analytics team, you will be accountable for:

Expertise

Being the recognised remuneration expert for our International business and support the People Experience Partners for London, Beijing, and New York.

Strategic development of our Remuneration and Benefits capability of our International offices.

Strategise and manage the review and implementation of remuneration and benefits programs for the Fund in our International offices. This involves supporting effective remuneration decision making by providing solutions to colleagues on a wide range of operational remuneration & benefits matters.

Develop appropriate strategies to support and build the international benefits offering as the Fund grows in to ensure that the suite of Benefits remain current and applicable to the size of the population and that economies of scale are optimised.

Stakeholder Management including Regulators.

International lead for internal & external remuneration consultants, global mobility specialists and third-party suppliers. Lead in ensuring compliance with relevant remuneration related regulation and legislation in the Fund's international jurisdictions.

Lead on execution and control of the annual remuneration review process for international colleagues.

Manage the relationship with benefits providers and brokers in the UK and US including development of benefits strategies, negotiation of offering and facilitation of service level agreements and statements of work as required. Has in depth knowledge and experience of the legislation in both the UK and the US in ensuring the Fund meets its statutory obligations.

Candidates experience assessed as follows:

Essential:
  • Deep experience as a Remuneration & Benefits specialist in a regulated environment.
  • Sound knowledge of market benchmarking and job evaluation techniques.
  • Strong capability with data, including preparing simple data models with standard applications.
  • Strong experience and developed working knowledge in the use of enterprise level HRIS solutions.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory, legislative and taxation requirements as they relate to global remuneration and benefits including:- United Kingdom and USA knowledge of remuneration and benefits provisions.
  • Significant knowledge of UK Regulatory governance including experience of working in an FCA regulated company/ environment.
  • Working experience of the UK Senior Manager and Certification Regime.
  • Working knowledge of 401k schemes in USA.

Desired:
  • Experience or knowledge of internal management of global mobility program and/or working with global mobility specialists and third-party suppliers to ensure reward aspects of assignments are appropriately applied.
  • Familiarity with reporting and metrics best practice.
  • Familiarity with the importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and the role of remuneration, benefits, and recognition in driving a DEI agenda.

Traits:
  • Evidence of relationship building & influencing ability at a senior level.
  • Results/delivery mindset.
  • Adaptive to high paced environment focused on progress and growth.
  • Intellectually curious (looking for reasons behind the change; challenging).
  • Practical, hands-on approach and ability to get things done

This role is based on site at London King's Cross Estate, one of the core assets of the Fund's global portfolio.

What you'll need

Culture is key at AustralianSuper and we are looking for someone who has a delivery mindset, can challenge thinking and influence outcomes at a senior level & that enjoys working in a collaborative & supportive team.

Life at AustralianSuper

At AustralianSuper, we truly care about our colleagues. We know work and life are intertwined. That's why we support the diverse needs of everyone and have policies that enable us all to thrive and be truly flexible. We ensure diversity is celebrated for the opportunity it provides us all to learn and grow, and ultimately to deliver better outcomes for members.

Our London and New York offices are made up of 80 talented colleagues and is expected to grow four-fold over the next three years meaning when you join you become a key part of building our culture.

As we collaborate with colleagues across multiple time zones flexibility in work hours are both a requirement and opportunity for this role.

We offer great benefits including generous leave type, leading pension contributions, health insurance and promote a blended working environment in which all roles can flex, and we're happy to discuss what this looks like for you.

We are committed to supporting our diverse workforce in a way that is inclusive and embraces diversity in all its forms. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process or the role, please let our recruitment team know.

What's next

Apply now, if you share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes and would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving team to deliver outstanding results.

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