We believe that our people are the cornerstone of our company. Our work environment fosters a collaborative and inclusive culture and encourages a passion for learning. We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2016, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2016, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2015 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2016.
Our Ideal Candidate is…. someone with passion for compensation who wants to join an exciting company within a large Total Rewards team where they can learn and contribute to the business through challenging initiatives.
Now about the job…..reporting to the Director, Total Rewards the Compensation Specialist plays a key role in supporting the design, implementation, communication and administration of compensation programs that support Corus strategic business objectives.
Some of the things you will do every day:
Responsible for providing guidance, support and advice on Corus compensation philosophy, policies and guidelines across all levels of the organization
Reviews, researches, and provides recommendations for updates to compensation related policies
Plans, develops and manages the compensation system and ensure its integrity and ensures compliance with federal and provincial Pay Equity legislation.
Manages the job evaluation process by collaborating with HR business partner team, evaluating role mandates against job evaluation tools, engaging senior management for decision making and retaining rigorous recordkeeping system of JE results
Maintains and develops the company's grade/salary structure
Project manages and administers Corus's annual merit review process including establishing timelines and process, gathering and compiling data, summarizing and submitting recommendations to senior leadership for approvals, implementing approved changes and preparing employee communication statements
Analyzes and administers Corus’s annual variable compensation (e.g. short term and long term incentive) programs
Ensures meticulous recordkeeping and security of Solium Shareworks equity recordkeeping system
Supports sales compensation programs designs through analyzing sales compensation models developed by the business
Researches and makes recommendations on Corus recognition philosophy and programs
Through research and analysis of compensation and other workplace surveys, generating reports and data on compensation market trends and based on findings provide guidance and recommendations on future initiatives to senior management
Designs and produces key performance business and compensation metrics reports and other statistical reports aligned with business needs to support People and management decision-making
Provides support for People projects, business driven projects and initiatives that encompass any and all aspects of compensation management and analysis
Develops compensation business requirements for Human Capital Management (HCM) system including analysis, testing and working closely with project team and external vendors for implementation and continuing as HCM compensation lead
Keeps abreast of total rewards trends by attending seminars/webinars and reading industry updates
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Creative and analytical thinker with initiative to resolve problems
Exceptional investigative and research skills with ability to identify opportunities for improvement
Works across all levels of the organization with high degree of confidentiality and professional judgment; must exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with both internal and external contacts
Sound organizational and time management skills with ability to organize and prioritize complicated and conflicting agendas
Proven ability to coordinate multi-disciplinary projects and work in a collaborative manner
Sound understanding of compensation and total rewards principles and legislation
Sound working knowledge of computerized HR systems with proven ability to cost payroll data and compile statistical information
Expert level of Microsoft Excel’s higher functions and Word mail merge, with good level of understanding of PowerPoint
Values the importance of statistical integrity through attention to detail and accuracy
Self-motivated and takes initiative in tasks and projects
Attain/working towards Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Compensation Management Specialist (CMS) designations
Corus is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content for audiences around the world. Founded in 1999 by JR Shaw, the company was built from media assets originally owned by Shaw Communications. Since its inception, Corus' asset base has continued to grow through strategic acquisitions and a strong operating discipline. On April 1, 2016 the company ...acquired Shaw Media's powerful portfolio of television brands. Corus Entertainment's stock is found on the TSX under the symbol CJR.B.