Director of Total Rewards

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10-25-2018
The Talent Company is pleased to be working with a global organization who are seeking a Director of Total Rewards to step into a newly created role on their Canadian HR team.
About the Role
In this newly created role, the Director of Total Rewards will be responsible for:
  • Establishing compensation, benefits and total rewards strategies, policies and practices
  • Designing and managing the organization’s compensation and benefits programs
  • Evaluating market data, industry trends and best practices, to optimize the competitiveness and effectiveness of total rewards programs.
  • Ensuring appropriate plan governance and regulatory/statutory compliance.
  • Establishing compensation fundamentals such as a formal compensation philosophy, standardized processes, harmonized salary ranges, etc.
  • Overseeing the administration and communication of compensation and benefits processes through annual and ad hoc cycles.
  • Managing relationships with outside partners such as data vendors, consultants, brokers and advisors to balance service levels and cost impacts.
  • Assisting with merger and acquisition activities impacting the business including contributing to due diligence, conducting reviews and/or undertaking integration/redesign initiatives.
  • Broad total rewards expertise including compensation (Executive and broad-based base pay, incentive programs) and benefits.
  • Pay equity expertise (especially Quebec).
  • Demonstrated record of strategic planning, change management and relationship management.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to create data-driven insights and derive meaning from analytics.
  • Resilience, a collaborative approach and results-orientation are crucial to success in this role.
  • Professional designation (CCP, CHRL, etc) strongly preferred.
Please note that this role does not have direct reports so the successful candidate will need to balance both strategic and tactical responsibilities.

About The Talent Company
The Talent Company is an HR Solutions Firm. We work closely with our clients to FIND, KEEP, REWARD and TRANSITION their talent. We act as a trusted search partner for leading organizations providing customized and timely recruitment services.  For a list of our current opportunities, click here.
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