Reward Administrator

Location: Warwick

Closing Date: 14-May-2021

Salary: Competitive Salary

Reference #: 136785

About the role


This is a great opportunity to join Wolseley UK as a Reward Administrator. Based at our Head Office in Warwick you’ll be part of the Reward Team who manage and develop reward policies and procedures in respect of pay, bonuses, incentives, allowances, employee benefits, pensions and company cars, who provide advice to managers and HR colleagues on the application of procedures and on any non-standard reward arrangements.


The purpose of the role is to administer reward data, actions and queries in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner for the Wolseley UK business (circa 4,600 employees), whilst building strong working relationships. You’ll provide a customer-focused service which supports the long-term vision of the People Centre.


You will be responsible for:

  • Advising on appropriate job levels, pay rates, bonus schemes and benefits entitlements for new starters and in relation to employment change forms.
  • Provide timely assistance and guidance to wider HR colleagues, managers and employees on Reward matters; assisting the HRBPs, Talent Acquisition and Reward Teams in role grading.
  • Dealing with second tier Reward telephone and email queries, as well as Yammer posts, whilst maintaining and building communication links with appropriate managers and HR colleagues.
  • Monitoring agreed off-cycle payments, ensuring they are evaluated and processed in accordance with the relevant agreements and processed in a timely manner. 
  • Contribute to internal and external benchmarking and analysis exercises for reviews of salaries, bonuses and benefits, including supporting the pay review and bonus processes.

 What we are looking for:

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced administrative role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office experience, specifically working with Excel spreadsheets, e.g. able to work with formulae and manipulate data.
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work across multiple disciplines.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and deliver to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service.

About your development and benefits


We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development.


Our people get benefits including:

  • Pension plan
  • Holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years’ service
  • Staff discounts on hundreds of retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme

About us


Wolseley UK is the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first choice specialist merchant for trade customers.


We supply 180,000 different products to over 100,000 customers every year. Join us and you’ll be part of a team that gets the right products to customers at the right price, in the right place, and at the right time. You’ll also enjoy extensive training and an award-winning pension and great rewards package. And, as part of the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products, you’ll have access to a wide variety of career opportunities.


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