Compensation Advisor

South Killingholme
Good Rates of Pay
29 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Compensation Advisor (Job ID: 38022)

The Compensation Advisor will report to the Humber Refinery HR Manager, this position will be accountable for the support and development of Compensation programs for Refining, Marketing & Commercial BU's in the UK, Middle East and Asia Pacific.  This position will receive functional guidance from our US Compensation Director.

 Responsibilities may include:

  • Developing the annual compensation proposals for all roles and countries, ensuring compensation packages remain competitive; Work with country HR Leads, the global Compensation team and IT to ensure approval and flawless implementation of all proposals.
  • Managing the annual survey benchmarking cycle for all countries, working closely with HR Business Partners to ensure that all jobs are accurately matched; Analyse, present and review survey results with business & HR leads.
  • Supporing  the annual bonus program process, ensuring eligible employees and pay is accurately captured for all countries.
  • Acts as the ‘centre of expertise’ for Compensation, providing advice and guidance to HR colleagues and the businesses on individual salary and grading queries, applying expertise in Job Evaluation.
  • Ensuring that all compliance reporting is completed accurately and on time, e.g. Gender Pay Gap reporting, Form 42
  • Providing expertise in the development of policy involving compensation, keeping abreast of any regulatory pay changes and their impact on current and future Company policies and pay practices
  • Co-ordinating the provision of annual Wage & Benefit budgeting guidelines for the UK businesses.
  • Cooperating with all internal and /or external audits as required.
  • Managing relevant 3rd party vendors, ensuring effective cost management of agreements/ contracts.
  • Representing the Compensation team by communicating/presenting our Compensation philosophy to the businesses
  • Participating and/or lead other HR projects as required.
  • Building an effective, collaborative working relationship with the global Compensation team, HR colleagues in the businesses, Payroll, the SAP HR Team and the UK Tax and Legal teams.


  • Degree level education preferable; ideally also CIPD qualified.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills essential to be able to efficiently and accurately manipulate large datasets and present results in a succinct, accurate and compelling way.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of HR systems and reporting, in particular SAP HR module, is important
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Business focused and able to communicate effectively, collaborate and influence at all organisation levels.
  • Strong analytical and logical skills, e.g. ability to: analyse requirements/issues; propose & analyse options; analyse & improve processes.
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team and take the lead when required.
  • Effective time management, work prioritisation and escalation skills.
  • Focus on commitments and delivering results.

Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate would also have experience of:

  • Korn Ferry Hay Job Evaluation methodology
  • Working in a matrixed environment with multiple lines of authority

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