Benefits Manager

Benefits Manager

Job Overview

Exeter, England
Job Type
Full Time
£37,418 - £41,159 Per Year
Date Posted
10 days ago

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Job Description

We're hiring for a Benefits Manager based in Exeter HQ with hybrid remote working.

As our Benefits Manager , your starting salary will be £(phone number removed) and you will have opportunities to progress to £(phone number removed) over time. New joiners to the Met Office will start on the salary band minima.

Your total reward package is potentially worth up to £(phone number removed) annually, which includes basic salary, potential corporate bonus and employer pension contributions.

Your package includes:

- Outstanding Civil Service Pension
- Flexible hours and homeworking
- Annual Leave starting at 27.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising to 32.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) after 5 years and option to buy or sell up to 5 days per year of annual leave
- Cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
- Access to discounted shopping on a range of retail, leisure and lifestyle categories

Who we are

We provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, to help people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.

Our exceptional people deliver scientific, technological and operational expertise and provide critical services. Our people work together to deliver extraordinary impact, making us one of the most trusted forecasters in the world.

Our values - it's who we are:
- We're a force for good
- We're experts by nature
- We live and breathe it
- We're better together
- We keep evolving

We are the Met Office, come and join us and help us to make a difference.

Job Purpose

As our Benefits Manager , the key duties are:

Develop and implement a fit-for-purpose framework for benefits management using corporate guidance and practices;
Provide support and advice to project and programme managers in developing business case benefits;
Develop specific programme and project benefits management strategies working closely with stakeholders.
Establish and maintain benefits realisation plans and support projects and programmes to track and report benefits.
Work with the Enterprise Portfolio Office and other stakeholders to provide consistent expert advice including facilitation of workshops, creation of benefits maps and benefits reviews.Technology directorate only - We operate an on-call roster in Technology to provide 24/7/365 support to respond to operational service requirements. This post may be part of an on-call roster and the postholder would be required to participate in an on-call roster where in operation.

Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

Excellent understanding and demonstrable proactive management of benefits. Providing necessary management information for decision making.
Demonstrable skills and experience in business change, strategy, economics or evaluation.
Experience of working in Agile, hybrid, and waterfall project/programme delivery environments, with varying levels of maturity.
Ability to "drive for delivery" through excellent communication skills that emphasise both clarity and engagement and show a proven ability to work well as a member of a team.
Adept at presenting insights and trends in a variety of formats and levels of detail to suit different audience requirements.
Excellent planning and organisational skills, demonstrating the ability to prioritise and manage simultaneous tasks whilst ensuring clear analytical and problem-solving skills.Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

Management of Value or Benefits qualification or equivalent experience;How to apply

To apply, please click on the link below and attach the most recent version of your CV, along with a cover letter which briefly states your experience against each essential and desirable criteria.

Closing date 12/12/2021 at 23:59 with interviews commencing from 19/01/2022 .

We update all applicants once the vacancy has closed and applications have been reviewed.

At present, all interviews are taking place remotely via Microsoft Teams.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from those with all protected characteristics.

We recognise that Great Minds Don't Think Alike and are committed to being a more diverse and inclusive organisation. We are a Disability Confident, Mindful Employer and we hold an Athena Swan Bronze award for our work on gender equality. We apply the Civil Service Code to ensure that everyone is recruited on merit, fairness, and open competition.

If you are considering applying and need assistance to do so, please contact us via . You can request adjustments either within our application form or via email.

We offer disabled applicants the option of requesting their application is considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. To be invited to interview/assessment under this scheme, your application must meet the minimum criteria for the role. Should you be offered an interview, please be aware there may be a selection exercise which could include a presentation, written test or a scenario-based activity.

Our jobs mostly require higher level security vetting. This means we generally require a reasonable period of residency in the UK so that meaningful vetting can be undertaken


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