Ranked #16 in Engineering News Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms, Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment, and the related areas of energy. From 160 offices worldwide, our more than 6500 employees work with clients to manage their environmental and engineering activities in a technically sound, economically viable, and socially responsible manner.
Golder Associates is seeking a Compensation Specialist to join their Human Resources team at their Mississauga, Vancouver or Calgary office.
Reporting to the Global Leader, Total Rewards & Mobility; in this role you will contribute to the planning, development, communication and implementation of new and existing compensation initiatives. You will research compensation best practices, identify market trends to establish guidelines and implement policies to support achievement of strategic business initiatives and HR strategic plan.
Responsibilities will include: * Researching, planning, developing, implementing and administering global compensation programs including base salary program, annual merit review, job evaluation, market pricing, and salary structures * Contribute to the design, development and implementation of compensation strategies and programs * Create, develop and maintain compensation guidelines and policies * Research best practices in the industry to ensure programs are competitive and cost effective * Manage and maintain the job evaluation process, including job analysis and grading in order to support internal equity * Consultant to HR on the interpretation and application of compensation policies and guidelines * Consultant to HR in recommending and influencing business decisions by supporting employee compensation programs/practices such as promotions, reclassifications etc. * Maintain a working knowledge of legislation that may affect compensation policies * Ongoing communication and education of HR, managers and employees around total rewards concepts and practices * Lead special projects as required
The successful candidate will possess the following skills, qualifications and behaviours:
* University degree in Human Resources or Business Administration or equivalent experience coupled with a CCP or GRP designation * Minimum of 5 years’ experience in compensation administration, analysis and design * Regional compensation experience preferred (familiarity with practices/market trends / issues / statutory requirements of the US) * Familiarity with best practices and market trends * Experience with expatriate compensation and administration * Experience in a global organization * Knowledge of Oracle applications is considered an asset * Superior analytical and mathematical skills, high proficiency in Excel (manipulating, managing, and interpreting data) * Ability to interact with and influence others effectively (regional, corporate and cross-functionally) * Ability to research and identify problems, develop proposals and potential solutions, conduct analysis independently * Ability to display a high degree of confidentiality and professional judgment * Logical thinker that can be the tactical implementer of new programs * Proven ability to set priorities, and to execute and manage multiple tasks * Ability to solve complex problems * Customer orientation * Sense of urgency
Golder Associates is a premier global group of consulting companies, providing consulting, design, and construction services in earth, environment, and energy. Our people have made Golder Associates one of the most trusted sources of professional services in the world. We have worked hard to earn our reputation, built on the quality of our professionals and the success of our clients. Operating as... an employee-owned group since its formation in 1960, Golder Associates has created a unique culture with pride in ownership and a commitment to providing technically sound and cost-effective consulting and contracting services. Golder Associates has experienced steady growth for five decades and has more than 7,500 dedicated people operating in local offices across Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, and South America.