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Senior Reward Analyst

Human Resources
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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32,817 - 40,322 a year
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Role Description

As a member of the prestigious Russell Group, the University of York employs over 4,200 staff across 30 Academic Departments and 10 Support Departments and has 17,000 students studying a wide range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.

Human Resources (HR) is a major support function within the University and offers the full range of HR services expected in an organisation of its size and complexity.

Within HR, the Reward team are responsible for ensuring our Reward strategy, policies and processes support our University and HR strategy and of course comply with relevant legislation.


We are looking to recruit a Senior Reward Analyst - this is a newly created position and offers a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious Russell Group University based at our beautiful campus in the historic city of York.

Reporting into the Reward Manager you will have a number of responsibilities including:

  • Leading the annual senior pay and promotion processes
  • Delivery of Statutory Gender Pay and other Pay equality reporting
  • Providing specialist reward support to our HR Operations team and stakeholders across the University

We are looking for someone who has strong Excel and analytical skills and who has worked within reward or a similar environment.

If you are interested in how Human Resources plays a part in delivering the University of York strategy, enjoy working as part of a team and can bring a positive and curious approach coupled with great analytical skills and high attention to detail then this is for you.

Please refer to the University of York Human Resources website for information.  

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrable ability to work with sensitivity and tact, build credibility and rapport, and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Very strong / expert spreadsheet capability to support complex analysis and deliver process models
  • Excellent analytical skills with the demonstrable ability to assess potential impact of internal and external developments on the institution
  • Strong attention to detail coupled with the ability to stand back from that detail to maintain perspective and identify issues

Interview date: 10 February 2020

For informal enquiries: please contact Iona Rodger by email (

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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