Senior Manager Compensation/Benefits - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (R1095960) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/4/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.


This challenging and fast-paced role is responsible for managing compensation and benefits programs for a diverse employee population across a large geography in EMEA.  There is a strong emphasis on compensation and benefits harmonisation and acquisition-based projects, in addition to typical business as usual responsibilities.   As a reward role it is challenging and interesting, with the opportunity to be involved in global and EMEA wide projects at the same time as developing depth in 25 – 30 EMEA countries within the remit of the role.


  • Design and deliver compensation and benefits programs and solutions to support key business initiatives and goals.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources, global compensation & benefits, and line management to develop and implement effective programs to enable managers to more effectively attract, retain, reward and motivate employees.
  • In collaboration with senior management, may design incentive plans to support achievement of financial and strategic goals and promote global consistency in the use of incentive compensation.
  • Manage annual incentive and salary review process for assigned Business Unit,
    • supporting global team in setup by leading and participating in sub teams (data audit, budgeting, testing, reporting and communications)
    • Support and advise HR in manager planning and business unit review periods
  • Manage annual salary scales review for assigned countries within EMEA
  • Manage annual salary survey submissions (Towers Watson and Mercer) for EMEA countries
  • Provide internal consulting support to Human Resources and line management on complex compensation/benefits related issues.
  • Ensure that compensation and benefit administration guidelines and practices are established to be externally competitive, consistent with company philosophy and are managed within the organization's financial plan
  • Benefits harmonisation for assigned countries in EMEA – support local HR in developing cost effective recommendations, costings and approval process
  • Conduct country benefit reviews and support country benefit summary project as required
  • Develop budget recommendations and forecasts costs for programs.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions - provide compensation and benefit support for HR due diligence

Key Skills / Requirements

  • This role typically requires a minimum of 5 - 7 years of prior experience in the design and delivery of base pay, variable compensation, sales compensation and equity programs
  • Experience of working across the EMEA or Global regions
  • Knowledgeable on legislation impacting pay programs.
  • Experience of UK Gender Pay Gap reporting
  • Solid foundation in compensation theories and broad knowledge of practices.
  • Strong analytical and program management skills.
  • Ability to understand business strategy and plans and translate into pro-active compensation processes.
  • Consultative skills, (i.e. idea marketing, negotiation, influencing, relationship building, conflict resolution and effective communication), and collaboration skills across organizations.
  • Effective at meeting deadlines and commitments.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Strong Excel skills

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1095960