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HR Trainee - Data, Pay & Benefits

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Jupiter HR Team, working specifically as a trainee within the Reward function. The Reward function is currently comprised of three individuals, the Head of Reward, a Senior Reward Manager and a Benefits Manager.

The team is responsible for all matters related to the compensation and benefits of employees, including managing the annual bonus and salary review process, overseeing the structure of employee benefits and managing them with the relevant providers, dealing with employee queries on their pay, and ensuring compliance with the relevant remuneration related regulations.

The Reward Trainee position is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to help you secure permanent work either at Jupiter or elsewhere in the financial services industry.

Role Responsibility

You will support the team in ensuring that the pay and benefits of Jupiter employees is competitive well managed and administered.  As a financial services organisation, employees’ pay incorporates a variety of different components, therefore this role will offer you the opportunity to learn about and provide support in relation to all pay and reward matters for the company.

This could include:

  • Responsibility for monthly pension, benefits and share scheme administration.
  • Processing of share-based payments.
  • Updating and maintaining spreadsheets through the annual salary review and bonus round.
  • Assisting with international payrolls and tax reporting requirements.

You will work closely with the Reward team to learn about the technical aspects of the role and to help develop the relevant skills required.

The Ideal Candidate

Jupiter’s Investment 20/20 Programme is aimed at:

  • school/college leavers; and
  • recent graduates.

If you have the following skills, then we want to hear from you.

  • Strong numerical skills (please note this is a highly numerical role).
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and ability to analyse data.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Keen willingness to learn.
  • Highly organised.
  • Logical thinking with the ability to problem solve.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work discretely and maintain confidentiality of information.

We are looking for the best candidate for each Investment 20/20 opportunity and have no requirements in terms of educational institute attended, subjects studied, previous experience, or grades achieved. You will, however, need to demonstrate in your application form how you have developed (either personally or academically) the required skills and attributes for the role.

The application process will consist of:

  1. an online application form,
  2. a telephone interview, and
  3. a face-to-face interview.

Further details about the recruitment process can be found on our careers’ website.

Please note that adjustments to the recruitment process can be made, if required for medical reasons. Please provide details, if changes are needed, on the application form when requested.

Package Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join Jupiter's reward team as part of the Investment 20/20 programme. Investment 20/20 is an industry wide initiative designed to create more entry level opportunities into the industry and to provide you with the skills and experiences to help you start your career.

As a Trainee on the Investment 20/20 programme you will receive:

  • A one-year contract in your desired role.
  • A dedicated line manager focused on supporting your development.
  • A buddy from a previous intake.
  • On-the-job training.
  • Structured soft skills and technical training.
  • Invitations to Investment 20/20 industry and social events.
  • Invitations to Jupiter’s Sports, Social and Arts events.

A salary of £21,000, plus benefits (incl. non-contributory pension, medical insurance and study leave for company approved qualifications).

You will also participate in a charitable fundraising project and have the opportunity, through our Ambassador Programme, to return to your school, college or university to raise awareness of Jupiter and the Programme.

In addition, we provide our employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes physical health and financial wellbeing initiatives and family friendly policies, as well as Company support to make a difference to the charities that are important to them. We also offer a structured learning and development programme and sponsorship towards relevant qualifications. Our employee resource groups (including LGBT+ and Women in Technology), Sports and Social, Arts and Charity Committees also provide further support to our employees.

About the Company

Jupiter is one of the UK’s leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and £45.9 billion worth of assets under management (as at 30th June 2019).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden Switzerland and Spain.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground’s Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities.

The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

Jupiter Asset Management

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