• Our Vacancies

    If you're looking for a place to work, we've got lots of great options.

    Rent from us
  • Leadership 2025
  • HDN - Your network to diversity
  • Stonewall Diversity Champion
  • Disability Confident Commited
  • Leading Diversity by 2020

Vacancy Details

Head of Reward

Employer:
Optivo
Salary:
£70,000 per annum
Location:
Croydon
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
30/05/2020 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
EXT/125869
Optivo

If you’ve got experience of leading a reward function, have excellent analytical skills and looking for an opportunity to make a real impact, join Optivo as our Head of Reward.

We’ve just launched our new strategic plan for 2020-2025 and our new People and Inclusion Strategy, it’s a truly exciting time to be joining us.

One of the largest housing providers in the UK, Optivo is also a member of the G15 group of London’s biggest housing associations. Currently, we’ve over 45,000 homes across London, the South East and the Midlands, giving 90,000 people somewhere affordable to call their own. And, we’re still growing. Indeed, with a target of 1,500 homes in development every year, there’s never been a better time to join us.

What you’ll be doing

Working closely with the Executive Director for People, you’ll be responsible for implementing and maintaining our organisation wide reward and benefits strategy and new pay framework. You’ll play a leading role in shaping our reward strategy and delivering our pay framework and total reward approach for the organisation.

You’ll take ownership of our job evaluation processes and ensure that our grading models are fit for purpose, both now and in the future.

What you’ll need

You’ll have significant experience of delivering change  in fast moving environments and previously implemented reward plans that align with organisational strategy and culture to attract and retain diverse talent. You’ll also have led and managed job evaluation processes.

You’ll have robust analytical skills, which will be pivotal in critically assessing and modelling complex information into easy to understand reports and guidance. As an exceptional communicator, you’ll be able to engage and influence a variety of key stakeholders and leaders across the organisation.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 27 days (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities), and we’re sure you’ll agree it’s an excellent package. If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date

We're reviewing CV’s as we receive them and interviewing as soon as we receive good applications. We're not using a closing date. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this role.

Equal Opportunities

At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.

Further information on this vacancy