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Policy & Reward Manager

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 2042
  • Published: Thu 14/09/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/09/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 63690
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Essex

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Policy & Reward Manager

Policy & Reward Manager

London Borough of Havering

Contract: Permanent

Pay - £60,402 up to £66,978 per annum subject to final confirmation. 

The London Borough of Havering is looking to recruit a Policy & Reward Manager to create an inclusive people management framework for the organisation, including the development, implementation, and maintenance of people management policies, procedures, and best practice, ensuring these are strategically aligned to the organisation’s vision and short and long-term objectives, by providing a range of solutions to ensure staff are supported at work and rewarded fairly, i.e., terms and conditions of employment, pay and benefits, employee recognition, and health and wellbeing

If successful in your application for the role of Policy & Reward Manager, London Borough of Havering, you will/will be:

  • Take a strategic approach to HR policy development informed by research, benchmarking, data, and evidence, and engaging key stakeholders, ensuring they align to the strategic aims of the organisation, drive performance, mitigate disputes and meet legislative requirements. 
  • Lead the development and implementation of a reward strategy. 
  • Lead the review and maintenance of terms and conditions of employment, pay and employee benefits, employee recognition, and health and wellbeing provision. 
  • Lead the development of a culture where equality, diversity and inclusion are ingrained in all employment policies, procedures and practices. 
  • Responsible for the HR&OD online presence, including regular communication and engagement with the workforce. 
  • Carry out equality impact assessments on all new and amended policies and procedures.
  • Inform, engage, and consult with recognised Trade Unions and other key stakeholders on the development and implementation of policies and procedures.

As one of the greenest boroughs in London, resourcefulness is in our nature. We don’t wait to be told, we take the initiative. We face the future head-on, embracing new challenges with open minds and fresh ideas. There’s lots of opportunities to progress here, and if you seize them we’ll support you all the way. Choose Havering and see the difference you’ll make to the people that live, work and learn here.

From caring for those who need it most, to ensuring our highways and streets are safe, providing a roof over the heads of our residents, providing excellent customer service or, enhancing our digital services for staff and residents, there are so many ways you can make a positive influence here. And, whether you’re outdoorsy, people-focused or analytical, we have a role that’s right for you.

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Pay scale: £60,402 up to £66,078 per annum subject to final confirmation.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 24th September 2023, however, interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful. 

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770

Please view  Job Profile here: 

Additional Information

We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees. Find out what it means to Choose Havering.

The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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