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Remuneration Manager - 12 month contract

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
23rd October 2017
King & Wood Mallesons
We are seeking a Remuneration Manager to join our well respected People & Development function based at our Sydney CBD offices.

Reporting to the Head of Remuneration, Rewards and Performance you will develop and implement performance and remuneration policies and programs and consulting services that support the firm’s priorities.

This role is offered as a 12 month contract position commencing November 2017.

About the role:
In this role, you will be responsible for (amongst other tasks):
  • Project managing the annual performance and remuneration review process for all King & Wood Mallesons staff in collaboration with National Practice Group and Centre P&D Managers
  • Developing our annual Staff Review budget, principles and communications
  • Managing our participation in various salary surveys and benchmarking to ensure market competitiveness
  • Managing the Firm Recognition Program including budgets, rewards and administration support
  • Support ongoing performance and reward systems and implementation
  • Providing subject matter expertise and consulting support in relation to performance and remuneration as required
About you:
You will demonstrate:
  • At least 4 years remuneration experience
  • At least 2 years of project managing a remuneration review
  • Qualification in human resources, finance or related discipline
  • Demonstrable experience in the design and implementation of performance, remuneration and reward frameworks, plus a sound knowledge of general HR management practises
  • Excellent standard of Microsoft Excel including a demonstrated ability to build analytics, modelling and build Excel tools
  • Ability to present remuneration and performance content both written and orally to management
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to consult with stakeholders
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Flexibility, energy, initiative and ‘can-do’ attitude
About us
As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

What we offer
We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on teamwork, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing.

We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive. We offer flexible working practices to help you meet your work, family and lifestyle commitments, along with exceptional training opportunities, mentoring programs and other benefits.

How to apply
Please apply by selecting the "apply now" link below and completing an online application form.

For further information on this role, please contact Emma Mahoney at

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.

Agencies - please not that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role.

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged

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