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Ki • London

Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing Lead

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

Who are we?

Ki is the biggest global insurance tech company you’ve never heard of, unless you’ve been looking to insure a satellite, wind farm or music festival recently.

Having written over $877m in gross written premium in 2023, we’ve achieved significant growth since our beginnings in 2021. Our investors were excited about the fact we were revolutionising the way a 333 year-old industry was working. There are hardly any industries left that are mainly paper based, but the specialty insurance market is one. Together with partners at Google and UCL we developed Ki and created a platform that helps insurance brokers place risk in a fast and frictionless way. We’re continuing to lead the charge on the digitisation of this market and we need more excellent minds to work with us to realise this goal and create more opportunities.

Purpose of the Role

As a growing organisation, our reward strategy is essential to attracting, retaining and nurturing top talent for our business. As Reward, Benefits and Wellbeing lead you will define the vision, strategy and roadmap for this strategy, ensuring our remuneration approach supports the growth of the business whilst being inclusive, fair and aligned with our commitment to equality. You will act as an SME offering thought leadership on emerging trends and best practice for Reward, Benefits and Wellbeing.

You will lead the total reward, wellbeing, and pensions agenda, managing the transition to a new operating model, design and deployment of new reward processes. To add value to the business, you will act in an advisory capacity to the People Director, People team and other senior stakeholders, becoming a trusted advisor to the business on all matters pertaining to reward including our annual salary review (TCR) and bonus planning process as well as review of variable pay schemes. Together with the Senior Payroll Administrator and Reward Analyst, you will lead the development of Ki’s wellbeing strategy, including providing MI and insight to support leadership's understanding of employee wellbeing.

You will have proven experience of working in a Senior Reward role in a complex and regulated organisation and have successfully led transformation and change, with experience across the full compensation and benefits landscape. Crucially, we are seeking someone who is able to partner and influence at C-suite level, using their knowledge of the latest trends in this space to challenge traditional ways of working and operations standards to improve employee experience.

Our culture

Inclusion & Diversity is at the heart of our business at Ki. We recognise that diversity in age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, thought and social background bring richness to our working environment. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, or who you love, we believe you should be you.

You’ll get a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is kept under constant review to make sure it stays relevant. We understand the power of saying thank you and take time to acknowledge and reward extraordinary effort by teams or individuals.

If this sounds like a role and a culture that appeals to you, let us know.

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Non-contributory pension
Annual bonus
Share options
Season ticket loan
Life assurance
Enhanced sick pay
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Carer’s leave
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Menstrual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Volunteer days
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Mental health platform access
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Ki

Company employees

Approximately 175

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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