Human Resources

Reward and Benefits Administrator - QMUL25515

Department: Human Resources
Salary: £27,742 to £34,220 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL25515
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 03-Aug-2021
Closing date: 22-Aug-2021

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Reward and Benefits Administrator (Temporary Maternity Cover)

About the Role

The Reward Administrator plays a pivotal role in the successful delivery of the University’s reward and promotion processes. This includes ensuring all processes are arranged on time and in line with the guidelines. The jobholder provides support to all stakeholders in the processes, including Vice-Principals, senior leaders, the HR team, applicants for Academic Promotion, and those eligible for other reward processes. A key aspect is taking full and accurate minutes of panel meetings.

The jobholder works closely with the Reward and Benefits Manager in delivering all reward activities; including job grading, salary benchmarking, statutory Pay Gap reporting, and employee communications.

About You

You will have experience in HR administration ideally within the University sector, including using Microsoft Office and HR/payroll systems. You will have Excel expertise to intermediate level and experience in collating, maintaining and deploying data-sets. With effective communication skills, you will provide support to a range of stakeholders at all levels, and convey information about reward processes in a clear, concise way. With a focus on accuracy and attention to detail, you will have a flexible, professional and methodical approach to work, and work on your own initiative. You will apply appropriate judgement in a range of work situations and prioritise appropriately at times of pressure. You will be able to take accurate and detailed minutes of meetings and also have experience in the design and delivery of promotional or communications material.

About the Department

The Human Resources (HR) department is part of the professional services group that enables and facilitates the success of our students and academics. Along with other professional service areas the HR department seeks to deliver value for money through efficiency, economy, effectiveness and equity.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post will be based in Whitechapel, London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed–term appointment for up to 12 months. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range £27,742 to £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Tim Hubbard,

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 22 August 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held during the first week of September.

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