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Compensation Manager, 14 mo. maternity leave contract

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Vancouver, BC
Calgary, AB
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Full Time
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Our client, a high profile successful international organization based in Vancouver is seeking a Compensation Manager to co-lead a dynamic team.
This is a 14 month maternity leave assignment.
Reporting into a Director, Benefits & Compensation you will handle all roles for corporate compensation and be involved in executive compensation analysis, hourly compensation analysis, salary compensation, incentives etc.  You will co-lead a team to design, implement, and maintain compensation philosophies, programs, policies, and practices.  In addition you will collaborate and develop cross-functional business partners and executives to align business strategies, pay-for performance objectives, and attraction and retention objectives. 
We are seeking a top-notch Compensation Manager with at least 5 years’ progressive compensation experience.  A natural leader and effective at motivating and empowering a team, you have outstanding analytical and spreadsheet skills, strong business acumen and proven expertise developing cross-functional business partnerships across an organization.  
Day to day you will be involved in:
  • Develops or reviews base pay recommendations (new hires and promotions), based on our salary ranges or external market pricings and internal equity analyses
  • Acts as subject matter expert for the year-end merit process for the corporate office and retail employees
  • Develops the agendas, analyses, materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board and regulatory and disclosure materials 
  • Designs base pay structures, short and long-term incentive program design, and pay program administration, including review of models and cost impact analysis 
  • Develops and presents pay related communications, presentations, and roll outs
  • Bachelors Degree in Business (Accounting, Finance, or HR) or related fields
  • 5+ years related compensation and/or finance experience in a consulting firm or public company
  • Outstanding analytical and spreadsheet skills
  • Proven critical thinking and relationship skills, together with a strong business acumen
  • Utilizes expert verbal and written communication skills to articulate analysis, and present ideas in a clear and concise manner for senior executives and the Board of Directors

Posted: May 1, 2018
Closes: June 30, 2018