Join the University of Guelph’s Human Resources team as a Total Compensation Analyst and directly contribute to the on-going design, development, implementation and communication of the university’s total compensation programs and processes. Reporting to the Director, Total Compensation, the Analyst is responsible to: assist in the development and utilization of metrics and models to understand both current and future compensation trends; conduct in-depth quantitative and qualitative analyses of total compensation programs to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness as well as legislative compliance; assist in the development of salary recommendations and also administer the University’s position classification process supporting the University’s reporting requirements. The Total Compensation Analyst develops and implements any system changes that support established processes and ensures data export capabilities support legislative reporting requirements. Functioning as a key partner to the Staff Relations team, the Analyst also provides analytical and advisory support on total compensation best practices, program design options and costing for bargaining.
The ideal candidate is a Human Resources professional with a background job evaluation combined with strong analytical and technical skills. This is a perfect opportunity for someone seeking to diversify their sector experience and/or interested to explore total compensation as an area of specialization.
To be considered for the role of Total Compensation Analyst, candidates must have:
An undergraduate degree combined with a professional designation in compensation (CEBS, CCP or equivalent, completed or in progress) along with five years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Proven mathematical, statistical, analytical and research skills with a high level of proficiency using software such as Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and electronic document management systems;
Strong working knowledge of compensation principles, job evaluation tools and methodologies, human resources policies/procedures, the Pay Equity Act, Employment Equity Act, Federal Contractors Program requirement and other related legislation;
Exceptional communication skills and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation, collective agreements and employment contracts and other technical documents. Ability to present this critical information in a concise, comprehensible and professional manner
Demonstrated consultative, critical thinking and problem solving skills with the ability to analyze and interpret data and present information using sound judgement;
Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and deliver strategic and tactical objectives in addition to handling matters requiring a high level of diplomacy, sensitivity and confidentiality;
Effective organizational skills with follow through including the ability to manage multiple priorities;
Must be open to learning, be a systems thinker and have a high degree of flexibility and mature adaptability.
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