Reward & Recognition Business Partner

Posted 29/04/2024 by West Kent Housing Association

£45,000 - £55,000/annum Generous annual leave entitlement, company pension scheme, health cash plan, well being grant and additional leave entitlement for Christmas.

Reward & Recognition Business Partner (flexible hybrid working, £45,000 to £55,000 p.a, doe, 18 month FTC) 

Job Role

The primary purpose of the role is to review and enhance our pay and reward strategy in alignment with equal pay principles and organisational goals. The position reports to the Head of People and Organisational Development and involves responsibilities such as designing and delivering compensation and benefits packages, ensuring compliance with legislation, conducting organisational surveys, participating in market surveys and much more. 

The ideal candidate should have experience in reviewing and implementing reward strategies, knowledge of pension schemes, proficiency in using workforce analytics, and excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. You will need to be Chartered CIPD qualified or equivalent, with desirable experience in business analysis, recruitment, performance management and project management. The role requires a results-driven individual with a strategic mindset and the ability to monitor budgets effectively. 

Overall, this position requires a candidate who can lead the organisation in developing a fair, competitive and compliant compensation and benefits framework while aligning with organisational objectives and values.

For further information on the role, please review the job description available in the careers section of our website. 

About Us

At West Kent we’re passionate about the role a housing association can play in society and believe the values of an organisation are what makes it special. Our vision is to deliver places to live and space to grow for our current and future residents.

Our values guide us to how we do things from delivering on our promises, working with honesty, integrity, and flexibility, showing compassion and self-awareness, as well as a commitment to learning and equally important working hard and having fun.


In addition to the opportunity to work with a great team, we also offer a competitive package including a generous pension and life cover, health cash plan, flexible leave including an additional three days leave for our Christmas closure, paid time off for volunteering and an annual grant to support your wellbeing. Please see our website for more details.

Location Details

The role will be based in our Sevenoaks Office, with a flexible approach to hybrid working.


Normal office hours are 37 hours per week, 8.45am to 5.15pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45am to 4.45pm on Friday. 

Application Information

We will only consider applications submitted with a full CV and completed supporting statement.

If you are interested in this role, and would like an informal discussion, please contact our consultant Sue Manning: (url removed)


Advert Closing Date: 9am on 13 May 2024

Interview Dates: 22, 24 & 29 May 2024

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