Central England Co-Operative Careers

Reward and Performance Manager
Full Time


Hours
39
Contract Term
Permanent

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Location:
Human Resources - Staffordshire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

About us

Central England Co-operative is one of the largest and most successful independent co-operatives in the UK, with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties, from the heart of England to its eastern shores. Our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

About the role

As Reward and Performance Manager for Central England Co-operative, you will help us to attract and retain the best talent by making sure we offer a competitive proposition that rewards our colleagues and provides everyone with the benefits they deserve for doing a brilliant job. Supporting our Head of Talent, you will make a big impact on our Society by defining, delivering and continually reviewing our reward and performance management strategies.

What you'll be doing:

Set and manage the reward and benefits parameters and strategy for the organisation, ensuring it supports the overall business objectives.

Set and communicate the annual performance management timetable and plan

Develop and implement effective and fit for purpose performance management documentation and tools

Define and communicate performance ratings, providing a clear understanding of the criteria to be met for each

Identify and deliver tools and resources to ensure managers are competent and confident in managing performance

Undertake research and benchmarking into market related reward to inform and shape the reward strategy

Conduct external benchmarking of reward and benefits for new or specialist roles to enable HR stakeholders to make appropriate recommendations to the business

Define and implement and performance related pay elements, ensuring that processes are fair, consistent and supported by objective evidence

About you

You will hold a CIPD or similar relevant professional qualification. With the confidence to build strong working relationships with colleagues, suppliers and senior leaders, you will also manage external pension providers and make sure everyone fully understands the impact and implications of changes you make to our rewards package.

Influential and inspirational you must have a proven track record of creating contemporary Reward strategies in a fast moving commercial environment. You should also be passionate about reward and have a good understanding of modern policies and the clear link between reward and performance. A confident communicator you will ideally also need to be skilled at administering pension schemes and managing service providers.

And in return....

As a Central England Co-operative colleague you will enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme. This roles comes with a competitive base salary, bonus scheme, health screening and competitive holiday entitlement.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.