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Reward and Benefits Partner - Hybrid

Vistry Group
West Malling, Kent
Competitive + bonus + upto 41 days a/l + healthcare
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

Job Details

In a Nutshell…

We have a new exciting opportunity for a Reward Partner to join our team within Vistry Services, ideally based from our West Malling office in Kent, however this can be flexible as it is a National role. As our Reward Partner you will be responsible for responsible for providing a robust and fit for purpose reward and recognition agenda that supports the overall Group People Strategy.

As our Reward Partner you will thrive in leading initiatives and delivering a successful end to end process. You will also have a methodical and resourceful mind-set and be able to present and lead discussions on ideas, data and strategy in an efficient way.

You will pride yourself on your exceptional communication skills, and you will be a person that can tackle challenging conversations and influence our business leaders with confidence. You will have ideally gained your Reward knowledge from working in a FTSE 250 business.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality

  • Ability to work on a range of compensation and benefits programs across multiple annual cycles.
  • Drafting of reports and proposals that are presented to senior Managers and Boards.
  • A subject matter expert in reward, benefits and compensation with the ability to offer guidance and support to key stakeholders and members of the People Team.
  • Strong project management skills with demonstrable experience in delivering various project priorities.
  • An analytical data driven approach with the ability to suggest and generate new insight and ideas.
  • Excellent Excel skills with the ability to build models that drive decision making.
  • Simplifies the data to facilitate conversations with the audience.
  • Ideally, has experience using job levelling / evaluation methodologies e.g Hay / Kornferry.
  • Builds and maintains relationships across Vistry Group and leads on development of the reward strategy for our internal stakeholders.
  • Sets the strategic reward and recognition vision and guides the team to successful implementation of the strategy.
  • Understands the commercial importance of working with tight deadlines and adhering to processes.
  • Ability to display a business partnering approach and manage the expectations of each part of the business effectively.
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to ensure flexibility when required.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and influence people across the business.
  • Flexible to support various areas of the business, to attend various offices and site locations within the business as and when necessary.
  • Driving License essential to effectively support all areas of the business.
  • Demonstrable evidence of providing reward solutions in a fast paced environment
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with project management and project management tools
  • Desirable experience of executive remuneration

More about the Reward Partner role…

  • Responsible for the co-ordination of cyclical activities including the annual salary review process and various bonus schemes across the business.
  • Works with the People Team colleagues to review the annual benefits provision with experience to make recommendations on cost, take up rates and future requirements for the Company.
  • Provides expert knowledge and insight through benchmarking, pay surveys and the provision of the annual gender pay gap report.
  • Utilizes internal business intelligence and external market data to evaluate current job levels, pay grading and benefits to make recommendations on future reward processes.
  • Works with the Company Secretariat team to facilitate the business Sharesave and SIP schemes. Provide assistance with the senior level LTIP programs.
  • Recommends future reward and recognition initiatives that enhance the Vistry offering internally and externally.
  • Works with the wider People Team to give confident advice on other HR processes and projects.

Finally, let's tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We're proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We're also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we're making Vistry.


We take a partnership-led approach to build sustainable communities where they’re needed most – that’s why we’re the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. And as a responsible developer, our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do.

We’re proud to have again been awarded a 5 Star Rating by the Home Builders Federation because sustainability, social value, quality of life, and making memories are our priorities; the service we deliver and the homes we build are our defining legacy. Our renowned brands, Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes, make this possible. With Vistry Works (our manufacturing operation supporting our drive towards net zero) and Vistry Services (our support functions) too, we can build something better for everyone and deliver thousands of homes yearly for affordable and private marketplaces.

From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry. There’s nowhere better to build your career thanks to the expertise of our teams, the ongoing investment in our people and our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Let us know how we can support you, and we’ll provide the opportunities you need to shape and develop a diverse career. Apply today to start making Vistry with us.

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