Compensation & Benefits Partner
1. Position information
Vacancy No.: VN18-35
2. About ECMWF
ECMWF is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. ECMWF carries out scientific and technical research directed to the improvement of its forecasts, collects and processes large amounts of observations, and manages a long-term archive of meteorological data. Satellite and in situ observations provide the information for up-to-date global analyses and climate reanalyses of the atmosphere, ocean and land surface.
For details, see www.ecmwf.int/.
3. Summary of the role
As part of modernising our HR function, we are looking for strong HR professionals who work very closely with the organisation to influence and support on strategic and day-to-day people issues.
We are recruiting for a compensation & benefits expert with a business-partnering angle. This role will provide compensation & benefits expertise to their HR peers and the wider organisation. S/he will ensure that our policies continue to help us attract and retain exceptional talent. S/he will stay abreast of new developments in the compensation & benefits world and will bring these into the organisation. S/he will also work closely with the International Service for Remuneration & Pensions (ISRP), the benchmarking organisation of the Coordinated Organisations, to ensure the smooth running of the reward cycle, will be the main contact for benefit suppliers and will act as focal point for pension administration.
In addition to being the compensation & benefits expert, this role will also act as HR business partner to a defined client group within the organisation. S/he will work closely with line managers in their client group to identify people challenges, recruit talent, develop staff, address any employee relations issues and enhance staff engagement.
4. Main duties and key responsibilities
5. Personal attributes
6. Qualifications and experience required
Knowledge and skills (including language)
7. Other information
The successful candidates will be recruited at the A2 grade, according to the scales of the Coordinated Organisations and the annual basic salary will be £58,238.40 NET of tax. The Centre also offers a generous benefits package. This position is assigned to the employment category STF-C as defined in the Staff Regulations.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs, including the Centre’s Staff Regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Length of contract: Four years, with the possibility of a further contract.
Location: The role will be based in the Reading area, in Berkshire, United Kingdom.
8. How to apply
Please apply by completing the online application form available at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs/ and indicate which functional area you feel your experience is most suited to.
At ECMWF, we consider an inclusive environment as key for our success. We are dedicated to ensuring a workplace that embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities for all, without distinction as to race, gender, age, marital status, social status, disability, sexual orientation, religion, personality, ethnicity and culture. We value the benefits derived from a diverse workforce and are committed to having staff that reflect the diversity of the countries that are part of our community, in an environment that nurtures equality and inclusion.
Staff are usually recruited from among nationals of the following Member States and Co-operating States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Staff from other countries may be considered in exceptional cases