Reward Manager Job Description Template Guide

This will act as a guide and you may have specific requirements that relate to your business and sector.

Below is a list of key duties we’d expect to see when putting together a job description:

Key Duties:

  • Design and implement end-to-end compensation and benefits strategies.
  • Deliver an effective service to a range of employees across the business.
  • Take ownership for reward processes including payroll, salary review, bonus allocation, job grading and harmonisation, ensuring regular salary and benefits benchmarking and surveying activity.
  • Ensure compliance with reward processes, including data processing.
  • Contribute to the selection and management of 3rd party suppliers including pension, healthcare and insurance providers.
  • Manage the reward aspect of all People policies.
  • Develop T&Cs, employee handbooks and other contractual documents.
  • Support the onboarding and offboarding processes
  • Support HRIS and related Reward, Compensation and Benefits policies.

Below is a list of key qualifications we’d expect to see when putting together a job description:


We often find that experience in a role and specific skills gained whilst working are of primary concern to employers there will often also be the requirement for specific qualifications.

  • Some may require Degree Education.
  • Being educated to a degree level is often desirable.
  • CIPD qualifications are often requested and expected.
  • Alternatively, graduates with a level-7 qualification will be in high demand.
  • MBA in HR management is also another option.
  • Some employers will also welcome a BTEC HNC/HND in HR management.

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