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Reward Business Partner - BBC Studios

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Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for an HRBP – Reward to join us at BBC Studios. Although this role is within Studios,  you will be part of the wider BBC Reward team who provide expertise on all reward matters across the BBC using internal and external insight to develop a reward philosophy, reward strategy, policies and guidance.

The team provides expert advice and analysis to BBC Studios HR teams and managers across BBC Studios and subsidiaries and are responsible for ensuring successful implementation of BBC reward plans, appropriate governance of reward decisions and monitoring and measurement of reward services and objectives.

Role Responsibility

As the HRBP for Reward you will Contribute to the design and development of the reward strategy, ensuring that policy and practice is aligned to the business and people strategies. You will also provide expert reward input as required by HR BBC Studios colleagues to ensure that the businesses are supported in a proactive and effective manner

Additionally you will:

  • Manage all annual remuneration review processes and policies including, but not limited to, annual and ad-hoc salary reviews, benefits, incentive schemes, salary survey benchmarking processes and recognition
  • Manage and oversee the implementation and ongoing maintenance of the Career Path Framework encompassing job evaluation, grading structures, job families and benchmarking
  • Manage and oversee the pay governance within BBC Studios
  • Monitor competitive reward trends, evaluate options and make recommendations as appropriate to help ensure that BBC policies reflect best practice
  • Work closely with BBC People colleagues to ensure that reward tools, policies and processes are aligned, enhance employee engagement and ultimately improve performance.
  • Manage reward suppliers to ensure that their service levels are appropriate to the needs of the organisation. Monitor performance, raise and deal with any issues as they arise. Partner with suppliers to review processes periodically and actively seek out areas for enhancement as and when potential improvements are identified

Are you the right candidate?

  • Previous experience in designing and implementing new Bonus/Incentive Schemes both in the UK and Internationally
  • Projected managed wholesale change strategic reward projects (with an emphasis on changes to pay mix)
  • At BBC Studios we are a relationship led business; therefore being able to demonstrate key stakeholder engagement and managing relationships at all levels is critical to the success of this role
  • You are comfortable with change and dealing with ambiguity
  • Finally, you are a WTW expert in terms of the Global Grading structure, job evaluation and benchmarking

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you!

Package Description

Band: E
Contract type: 12 month attachment/FTC
Location: Television Centre, London/Flexible

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to

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