Reward & Employee Engagement Manager - Sub Saharan Africa
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Flexible Location
Flexible Location
Human Resources
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 7
Vacancy Description
Pay Band 7/F Locally Appointed Indefinite Contract Location: Flexible location within any British Council Operation in Sub Saharan Africa Must have rights to live and work in Sub Saharan Africa in a country where there are British Council Operations Application Deadline: 26 January 2016 at 23:59 UK Time
Purpose of Job:

The Reward & Employee Engagement manager role exists to develop and manage total reward for locally engaged staff within corporate guidelines that supports business objectives. They will work with the  regional leadership team, regional HR teams and the Centre of Expertise to implement pay and reward frameworks in the region.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


- Provide an assurance role in ensuring consistency in implementation of Total Reward initiatives in the region that are integrated, aligned to best practice, and benchmarked against industry competitors
- Work with  Cluster HR (in country) leads to identify, consider and provide advice on the recruitment market, regulatory framework and local context and parameters for each location that will inform local pay and benefits policies
- Customise and apply the benefits framework to the region, working with the Regional HR team to implement successfully, and ensuring that all reward practices in region remain aligned to global frameworks
- Create an HR audit framework and deploy it across region
- Manage regional Terms & Conditions (TACOs) review and countries alignment

Employee Engagement

- Encourage and enable staff to participate in employee surveys; carry out analysis of major findings and work with senior leaders to build action plans that address results
- Responsible for advice, support, and the on-going development of the staff associations, liaising with the Head of HR - Build and manage proactive relationships with all levels of employees, managers and key communicators in the region to support improved communications and engagement
- Build and manage effective working relationships with senior managers and directors to ensure a high level of engagement with, primarily the staff association
- Support in leveraging events and meetings to create and sustain dialogue around engagement

Other important features or requirements of the job

Regular travel to countries around the region will be required

Qualifications and Experience

- A relevant degree in HR field or equivalent
- Managing reward across multiple countries
- Experience of commercial negotiation and supplier/vendor management Establishing reward and engagement metrics
- Public and private sector experience
- Experience of working in a global organisation

For more details on the job, see the attached below: -

Reward & Employee Engagement Manager - Sub Saharan Africa.pdf
BC Core skills.pdf
BC Behaviours.pdf

Application Deadline:  26 January 2016 at 23:59 UK Time