Total Rewards Specialist

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: November 03, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 975154
  • Consultant: Michael van Olm
  • Industry: Human Resources
Total Rewards Specialist

Our client is a reliable and trusted partner in the Buildings, Civil, Industrial, and Special Projects markets. They are known for its focus on delivering value and its culture of ownership, which drives its commitment to collaboration and innovation. The company has expertise in advanced digital construction technologies and sustainable construction practices, which it uses to help its clients build lasting legacies.

Job Description
The Senior Total Rewards Specialist is responsible for leading the development, execution and monitoring of total rewards programs and initiatives in alignment with sector and company strategies and priorities. Reporting to the Manager, Total Rewards this role requires an individual who thrives on challenge, is analytical and organized with a passion for HR and Total Rewards data, with a proven track record of successfully partnering with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, to position the company as an employer of choice.

Some of what you'll do in this role includes:
  • Leads execution of the project management process, and support of company-wide Total Rewards programs and initiatives.
  • Conducts research, analysis, and program design, communication that includes the management of vendor relations in all areas of Total Rewards, including compensation, retirement savings, benefits, and expatriate benefits, disability, and employee assistance programs.
  • Develops, monitors, updates, and communicates project schedules to track tasks, deadlines, and milestones.
  • Provides education, analysis, and other support related to Total Rewards as needed and produces monthly/quarterly/annual reports for a variety of stakeholders.
  • Responsible for the administration of Total Rewards documentation (guides, FAQs, forms, etc.), ensuring it is relevant, current, and easily accessible.
  • Responsible for the administration of the annual compensation review, including salary and short-term incentive components, and able to plan, coordinate, and administer complex administrative processes using advanced Excel skills.
  • Supports district and regional HR teams with position description documentation and job evaluations for new and updated positions.
  • Collaborates with other corporate departments and the HR Leadership team to ensure alignment with priorities and initiatives.
  • Develops and maintains strong, customer-focused relationships with all stakeholders.
You should have the following in your background to apply:
  • Postsecondary diploma or degree in human resources or related discipline.
  • 7 years of progressive experience preferred; HR generalist experience an asset; supervisory experience an asset.
  • Working towards relevant designation preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of principles, practices, procedures related to Total Rewards and applicable legislation.
  • Strong organizational skills, high level of detail orientation, and ability to multitask and prioritize conflicting deadlines.
  • Advanced analytical skills, with the ability to conduct program assessment, market data analysis, job evaluation, and program-related trend statistical analysis.
  • Ability to understand and interpret stakeholder needs and make recommendations that support the project objectives.
A competitive compensation is offered including great benefits. Career growth opportunity with an excellent company and great culture. If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, please contact Michael van Olm at MacDonald Search Group 403-444-6487