We have a unique opportunity for a Specialist: Reward and Analytics within the People and Culture directorate to support our core values of empathy, curiosity, excellence, collaboration, and truth.

In 200 years of delivering excellence in education, Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) has grown alongside the city’s dynamic, ever-changing and multicultural landscape with over 150 schools, more than 70,000 students and around 10,000 staff.

SCS continues to provide and support team environments, exceed expectations through collaboration, and deliver purposeful and value-driven work. Come join us as we embark on the next 200 years of excellence in teaching and learning.

The Role

We are looking for an exceptional subject matter expert to provide ongoing support in the development, management, and continuous improvement of People and Culture data insights, rewards and recognition.

Reporting to the Director: People and Culture, this is a unique opportunity to be a member of the People and Culture leadership team provides direction for all aspects of performance, reward and recognition. You will extensively partner with stakeholders relating to projects through research, analysis, data management, and reporting.

This role calls for a committed self-starter who appreciates the value of collaborating with various stakeholders within the business to explore and examine data to develop new reporting initiatives. You will be resilient, highly adaptable, and flexible in your approach as this role evolves to meet the needs of the organisation within a changing landscape.

Major Accountabilities

The major accountabilities for the role will include but are not limited to:

  • Partnering with senior leaders to define the most appropriate recognition and reward programs to support the organisation’s strategic and operational plans.
  • Providing analytics and modeling to support the implementation of new initiatives and calendar events across the organisation.
  • Evaluation and review of superannuation, salary continuance, remuneration packages as well as recognition and reward programs to ensure they deliver on intended outcomes.
  • Developing benchmarks and key indicators of organisational culture and evaluate the effectiveness of employee engagement programs in shaping organisational culture.
  • Undertaking and analysing industry remuneration trends for staff who are not classified under an award or enterprise agreement; and provide advice to senior leaders as required.
  • Promote and implement the Sydney Catholic Schools mission and vision To know and love Christ through learning and Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.
  • Promote and abide by the Sydney Catholic Schools’ values of empathy, curiosity, excellence, collaboration, and truth.

Essential Criteria:

  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources Management, Business or Commerce; or other relevant fields with at least 10 years post-qualification experience.
  • Demonstrated dynamic ‘remuneration and benefits’ experience.
  • Expert-level analytical and project management skills with strong commercial acumen.
  • Experience in working with multiple and complex data sets and delivering end-to-end reporting solutions in a large organisation.
  • Strategic Planning – Proven experience in linking reward and engagement activities to business strategy.
  • Business Partnering and influencing – Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships by engaging, collaborating, and influencing key stakeholders across geographies.
  • Innovation Management – Proven track record in challenging the status quo and encouraging others to do the same.
  • Prior experience in salary benchmarking.

Application Process

To apply for this position please CLICK HERE and follow the prompts.

Alternatively, if you are a current Sydney Catholic Schools Ltd employee, please CLICK HERE to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au

Working with Children Check

This is a child-related position and a Working with Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work. It involves a national criminal history check and a review of findings of workplace misconduct. Also, as a permanent position, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.