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Total Reward Consultant

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Human Resources
London; Leeds

Total Reward Consultant (Full Time, Permanent Position)

London/Leeds - Hybrid

Let’s make the most of your talent.

About Us:

At Direct Line Group, insurance is just the start. Combining decades of industry experience with talented people in every field, we’re a customer-obsessed market powerhouse. And we all work together to be brilliant for customers, every single day.

Our HR teams do it all. From Resourcing to Learning and Development, Payroll to Rewards and Benefits, across Culture and Candidate Induction, they keep us moving forward. Whether they’re recruiting new talent into our teams, or developing the reward structures we offer our people, they keep support at the heart of everything they do.

What you will be doing:

You will provide specialist technical expertise, advice and detailed analysis within the Reward team, HR, and the wider business. This role is an integral part of the delivery of the reward policies, arrangements, and operational delivery across our population. You will provide technical and strategic input, high quality accurate data analysis and research to support the maintenance, development, implementation of our Reward strategy, policies, and practices.

You will:

  • Act as the reward lead and SME in designing and delivering the annual pay review and annual incentive plan.

  • Be the reward SME and support with the design of DLG incentive schemes, including Trinity, Optimal and DLG Auto Services plans, ensuring alignment to the reward strategy and work with the business incentive teams as appropriate.

  • Be the escalation point for job evaluation queries and grade sign offs (jointly owned with the others in the reward team).

  • Support all BAU reward activity including, benchmarking, and managing market data providers.

  • Manage the approach to equal pay and compliance with legislative changes and be the SME on Gender Pay Gap and Ethnicity Pay Gap reporting, working closely with the Data Insights team and liaising with Internal/External Communications team to produce reporting and statements.

  • Keep up to date on all legislative and market change to provide direction and expert advice to Reward, HR and the business including supporting any regulatory activity. 

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience of providing reward technical expertise and running large pay review cycles.

  • Experience of providing outstanding stakeholder support.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, numerical, and problem-solving skills.

  • High level of technical competence in total reward practices and up-to-date knowledge of current reward issues.

  • Resilience and professionalism in managing sensitive and high-profile issues.

  • Curiosity, critical thinking, and ability to deal with ambiguity.

What we’ll give you in return:

We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people and the wide variety of perspectives and life experiences they bring. That’s why we offer excellent benefits to suit your lifestyle and a flexible working model combining the best parts of home and office-working, varying with the nature of your role. Core benefits include:

  • 9% employer contributed pension.

  • Up to 10% discretionary bonus, dependent on personal and company performance.

  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover

  • Life Assurance

  • Income Protection

  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance

  • Generous holidays, 25 days (excluding bank holidays). Plus, the option of buying or selling up to 5 days each year!

  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.

  • Buy as you earn share scheme.

  • Employee discounts and cashback

  • Plus, many more

Ways of Working

Our hybrid model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. When you'll be in the office depends on your role, but most colleagues are in 2 days a week, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you. Read our flexible working approach here

Being yourself

Difference makes us who we are. We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work – that’s why we champion diverse voices, build workplaces that work for people, and invest in the things that matter. From senior leadership to inclusivity networks, adaptive working to inclusion training, we’ve made it our mission to give you everything you need to be authentically you. Discover more at

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