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Job Advert Title
Reward Manager
Verenigd Koninkrijk
Function/Business Area
Human Resources
HR Rewards
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About Astellas:

At Astellas we offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company, our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society.

Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our global vision for Patient Centricity is to support the development of innovative health solutions through a deep understanding of the patient experience. At Astellas, Patient Centricity isn’t a buzzword, it’s a guiding principle for action. We believe all staff have a role to play in creating a patient-centric culture and integrating an awareness of the patient into our everyday working practices, regardless of our role, team or division.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership. Our aspiration is to bring the best minds together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About This Job:

The Reward Manager is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to become part of a small Reward/Compensation team working with a range of markets across a number of different countries.

This is a broad role that will involve providing insights and analysis to support competitive offer compensation, through to the delivery of strategic projects (gender pay gap as an example) and engaging with HR partners on complex and varied reward needs in a transformational environment. 

As our business grows and develops in different countries this is a great opportunity to broaden your experience across a variety of projects 

Key Responsibilities are noted below:

·       Work in partnership with HRBPs to build a competitive and equitable compensation offering aligned to our global reward strategy to help with Astellas’ mission to recruit and retain great talent

·       Collaborate with the wider Reward COE team members on cross-functional initiatives and projects

·       Assist with the production of the UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting, presenting data to senior leadership and developing a strategy to support continuous improvement

·       Oversee, manage, and lead on key reward activities including salary survey submissions, Annual Salary and Bonus year end. LTIP award cycle management and reporting

·       Manage and build relationships with key external vendors and consultants in both compensation and benefit arenas to ensure Astellas is positioned competitively

·       Design, model and track compensation and bonus budgets globally and in collaboration with the wider Reward team

·       Manage and provide analytical insights on a broad range of Reward matters, ensuring global reward

  Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • High proficiency in Excel, with strong numerical and analytical abilities and strong attention to detail, able to dissect and present data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Experience of working with a variety of HRIS/Compensation management systems 
  • Previous exposure of working with Works Councils/ Trade Unions in a reward capacity
  • Fluent in verbal and written English with a preference for a second language
  • Experience of working with senior partners across a range of compensation related topics such as  executive and sales compensation
  • Support the team with various initiatives, proactively suggesting improvements and simplification


·       Graduate or equivalent professional qualification and/or proven expertise in technical subject matter

Additional Information:

  • This is a UK based position in a Hybrid work environment

 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.