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Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Job Introduction

We are looking for:
We are looking for a Compensation and Benefits Specialist to be responsible for producing an effective and economical compensation structure. Following an evaluation process this person would lead development of the new structure guided by industry benchmarking of compensation and benefits packages. Ideally to be located at our Hoddesdon site.

At Pharmaron we offer:

  • Vibrant and dynamic employment – we are a highly specialised, growth company operating in a critical sector of the economy – our future is strong and exciting!
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and yourself – our rapid growth brings greater opportunities for you to learn and grow faster!
  • A great team where we all support each other – enjoy your work – after all you spend about a third of your time here!
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance, or related field (Master's degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in compensation and benefits analysis or a related HR role
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools
  • Knowledge of compensation practices, benefits administration, and employment laws
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation is a plus
Key roles and responsibilities:
  • Analyse and evaluate compensation and benefits data to ensure alignment with organizational goals and industry standards
  • Develop and update compensation structures, salary ranges, and incentive programs based on market research and internal data
  • Administer employee benefits programs including health insurance, retirement plans, and other fringe benefits
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to evaluate the competitiveness and effectiveness of existing compensation and benefits programs
  • Collaborate with HR partners and leadership to identify and address compensation and benefits issues or opportunities
  • Prepare reports and presentations on compensation and benefits trends, budget analysis, and 
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations related to compensation and benefits
Our Company: “We are a dynamic, fast-growing company, with an enviable reputation for leading edge science, offering contract research services to some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, solving what were believed to be unsolvable scientific challenges”.
We believe in our ability to relentlessly push forward the boundaries of scientific excellence, delivering solutions for our clients, always operating ethically and with integrity. We take pride in our professionalism and commitment to always deliver our very best work.
Pharmaron acquired the Hoddesdon campus, consisting of several purpose built scientific and administrative buildings together with a purpose built conference area in February 2017. The research building has more than 5,000m2 of premier R&D space and houses an established Process Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Drug Discovery teams. In addition, a Formulation Development team was also recently established. The Hoddesdon site has state-of-the-art Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standard facilities for the development of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), Formulation Development (FD) and Process Chemistry (PC).

Why Should You Apply?
  • This is an opportunity for you as a Compensation & Benefits Specialist to make a real impact in a highly scientific and regulated environment, demonstrate leadership, ambition and the desire to grow with the department.
  • Build and shape your career in an environment that sets and commits to the highest standards.
  • To be part of a team who support each other, embrace and solve technical challenges and put excellence at the heart of all that we do.
Pharmaron is a premier R&D service company supporting the life sciences industry. Founded in 2004, Pharmaron has invested in its people and facilities having established diverse drug R&D service capabilities, ranging from synthetic, medicinal, and analytical chemistry, biology, DMPK, pharmacology, drug safety assessment, radiochemistry and isotopically labelled metabolism, chemical & pharmaceutical development to clinical development.  With operations in China, US and UK staffed by over 19,000 employees, Pharmaron has an excellent track record in the delivery of R&D solutions to its partners in North America, Europe, Japan, and China.

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