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Pay and Reward Analyst (2 Posts)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 9 £28,129 - £30,038 per annum, pro rata
Job term
Part Time and Full Time hours available
Appointment type
Post 1 - 37 hours per week, Post 2 - 18 hours and 30 minute per week
Closing Date
04 June 2023
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Pay and Reward Analyst

County Hall, Matlock

£28,129 - £30,038 – pay award pending plus market leading package (see below)

We have two exciting opportunities for HR professionals to join our Pay and Reward Team.  

You will be required to assist in the delivery of pay and reward projects that will support the Council in delivering against its people priorities. The pay and reward team continue to develop and implement plans that will enable the Council to be an employer of choice through the development of our employee value proposition.

As a job analyst you will undertake the assessment and grading of roles to ensure that the Council maintains a consistent and robust job evaluation service. Essential job evaluation training will be provided on the Councils job evaluation scheme methodology through Korn Ferry.  You will provide advice and guidance to managers at all levels across the Council to support the job evaluation process, managing expectations in terms of grade assessments and timescales as appropriate. 

The pay and reward team undertake pay statutory reporting including Gender Pay Gap reporting, Pay Policy Statement and Transparency Code. You will provide support the analysis of workforce data to enable accurate reporting of gender pay gap and transparency reporting in line with legislative requirements.

You should possess excellent IT skills including the analysis of data and be able to use Excel and Word effectively.  

Derbyshire is a wonderful place to live, visit and work. The post will be based at County Hall at Matlock, in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales.  

And what’s in it for you? 

  • 25 days of annual leave rising to 30 days after 5 years of service  
  • Flexible working scheme allowing up to an additional 2 days off per month  
  • Generous local government pension scheme  
  • Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases  
  • Access to the Council’s discounts and benefits, and Employee Assistance Programme platform
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres  
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free online health and exercise sessions  
  • Access to the Council Salary Sacrifice Shared Cost Addition Voluntary contribution provider AVC Wise to save for your retirement

This is an exciting opportunity for a HR professional to join our team that will fully invest in your professional development.

For further information regarding this position please email scott.davis@derbyshire.gov.uk

Senior HR Business Partner

County Hall, Matlock – Hybrid working arrangement

£49,932- £55,486 – pay award pending plus market leading package (see below)

We are accepting CVs for this position so it’s easier than ever to apply! 

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior HR Business Partner to join our award-winning HR Team. It is an exciting time to be joining us - we have a big agenda and lots to do to support transformation within our Council.

At Derbyshire County Council we aim to provide the modern services local people want and need by thinking and doing things differently, by not shirking bold decisions and by making the most of new opportunities. We have a hugely challenging and ambitious programme of transformation, moving away from more traditional and paternalistic approaches to service delivery and fundamentally changing relationships with local people and communities.

In 2021 we were awarded the Team Service Super Stars Award by the Public Services People Managers Association (PPMA).

This is an exceptional opportunity to join our amazing HR Business Partner Team, this role currently focusses on supporting our Children’s Services department, but will be required to work dynamically and flexibly to support our other departments.  We’re looking for someone who can confidently serve as a strategic partner, and have depth of operational experience to be a trusted advisor to senior leaders to support to deliver organisational strategies and our ambitious programme of work.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a strong HR generalist with a true operational HR background.
  • Has experience of supporting, influencing and working with senior stakeholders and their teams
  • Has an ability to quick build effective working relationships
  • Relishes a challenge, is passionate about what they do and truly wants to make a difference in supporting the delivery of public services across the council. 
  • Is strategically but operationally minded
  • Able to provide pragmatic solutions to complex organisational issues
  • Worked at a senior level in a large, complex organisation

We are a collaborative and supportive team, and you will be able to work with a good level of autonomy

We would welcome applications from colleagues who have either Public or Private sector backgrounds.

This role is responsible for:

  • Leading the customer facing HR service provision for the respective Directorate(s).
  • Providing HR leadership, support and challenge to deliver people solutions to address strategic and operational challenges.
  • Supporting transformational change whilst embedding HR in day-to-day operations working with colleagues across the HR function to meet customer requirements.
  • Managing a team of 3 HR Business Partners, a Resourcing Partner and matrix management of HR functional leads in L&D and Talent.
  • Developing and leading on the implementation of the People Strategy for the directorate and partnering senior leaders to deliver the people strands of the Council’s Children’s Strategy.
  • Focus on strategic workforce planning
  • Supporting effective engagement, working closely with departmental and Trade Union colleagues.

For more detail, please refer to the job and person profile for this position.

Who are you? What skills/Qualifications do you need?

  • Proactive and driven
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge of employment practices / legislative frameworks and policy
  • Have proven experience of working with Trade Unions
  • CIPD level 7 qualified or substantial relevant experience

For more detail, please refer to the job and person profile for this position.

What do we offer you?

You will have access to a range of benefits and discounts including:

  • Access to generous local government pension scheme
  • 34 days annual leave. Plus, bank holidays.
  • Membership of our ‘Flexitime’ scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme - discounted bicycles
  • Access to a comprehensive wellbeing package
  • And much more!….for further details of our benefits package visit; Reward and recognition - Derbyshire County Council

For more information or if you would like to setup an informal chat about the role, please feel free to contact our Head of HR Operations at lorraine.booth@derbyshire.gov.uk

Our HR team is contractually based in Matlock, Derbyshire, but our new ways of working are currently hybrid with flexible working options available.  There'll be an opportunity to discuss future working arrangements at interview.

How to apply:

If you are a results-oriented HR professional with a passion for driving organisational success through people, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please include a covering letter outlining the reasons for your interest in this role, relevant achievements, skills, knowledge and experience as set out in the job and person profile (attached). Just click on “Apply for this job”, register and upload your CV and covering letter. 

If you think that you could make a positive difference and would like the chance to be part of our valued and dynamic team, please make a confidential application today!

For information about this vacancy, our HR team and the benefits we can offer simply click here

Provisional Interview Date: 20 & 21 June 2023