Position: HR Project Manager, Compensation Reports to: Senior Manager, Total Compensation Department: Human Resources Location: Toronto, Ontario Status: Full-time; Contract 12-18 months
The Heart & Stroke Foundation (H&S) is looking for a HR Project Manager who has a strong background in managing compensation-related projects and who has experience with organizations with multi-jurisdictional operations across Canada. The ideal candidate will have the capacity to think strategically, as well as roll up their sleeves and work with external consultants to support the development and implementation of a harmonized national compensation management practice at H&S. The following are the expected deliverables:
Implementation of a common job evaluation system and process.
Job documentation and standardized titles for all positions.
Evaluation of all positions.
Development of a process to maintain internal equity.
Design and implementation of a common pay structure for Canadian operations.
Development and implementation of a common and consistent salary administration policy.
Pay equity review (Ontario and Quebec).
Design and Development
Assist with the design and development of a job evaluation tool that is compliant with Pay Equity in Ontario and Quebec.
Assist with the design and development of a tool/methodology for the collection of job documentation for all positions across H&S.
Assist with the development of the recommended process for the collection of job documentation and project plan to support:
Assist with the development of the employee communication and training plan;
Monitor the project plan and ensure timelines are met;
Follow up on outstanding items as required;
Review and synthesize information and follow up as required to ensure reasonability and highlight anomalies for review and discussion;
Ensure proper oversight/validation by management of the job documentation submitted by their teams to ensure alignment with the position duties and responsibilities and the qualifications and experience required;
Initiate and lead discussions with HR Managers and Business Leaders as required to ensure strong understanding of job content and to address any anomalies;
Review and make recommendations on job titling to ensure greater alignment with the duties and responsibilities and for greater consistency in similar roles across H&S;
Working in collaboration with HR Managers and Business Leaders, identify core benchmark positions for purposes of job evaluation;
Working with the external consultant, develop job descriptions using the information gathered in the job documentation process;
Assist with the development of the communication plan to support the distribution of job descriptions with standardized titles to all employees;
Develop the centralized inventory for job documentation and system for ongoing maintenance for use by HR Managers and recruitment staff.
Based on research and best practice, assist with the development of the recommended process for evaluating positions across H&S.
Working in partnership with the external consultant, coordinate the evaluation of core benchmark positions and slot remaining positions using the JE tool;
Provide training to end-users as required;
Develop and coordinate the calibration process ensuring the engagement of key stakeholders to ensure consistency and internal equity;
Consolidate and prepare recommendations for approval;
Develop the job evaluation process and procedures documentation for ongoing maintenance.
Assist with the development of a common pay structure that is aligned with H&S comparator market, reflects geographic differences and can be effectively administered and maintained.
Identify external sources of relevant market data to assist with building the pay structure and to identify regional variations;
Prepare executive summary reports and summary analysis;
Develop the recommended process for maintaining the pay structure to ensure external equity;
Develop and communicate an interim solution and process to ensure that pay levels are maintained on the payroll system.
Develop the recommended salary administration guidelines, ensuring consistency in process and practice across H&S and assist with developing the communication strategy to key stakeholders.
Implement a common and consistent method for documenting job descriptions that is aligned with the Job Evaluation system. Provide training to end-users and key stakeholders as required.
Implement a system and process for maintaining consistent job titles across H&S that are aligned with the position duties and responsibilities and reflect best practice.
Implement the recommended process for maintaining job evaluation including documented process and procedures, training for end-users and coordinate the communication to key stakeholders.
Implement the salary administration policy and guidelines and coordinate the communication to key stakeholders.
Implement the recommended process for maintaining the pay structure to ensure external equity.
Support the Pay Equity review and working with the external consultant, implement the plan to ensure ongoing compliance.
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University or college degree specializing in Business Administration or Human Resource Management.
Minimum of 7 years of experience in Human Resources specializing in compensation management, job evaluation and salary administration in organizations with multi-jurisdiction operations in Canada.
Excellent working knowledge of Ontario and Quebec pay equity legislation.
Extensive experience leading and facilitating point-factor job evaluation reviews, collecting and synthesizing job documentation and writing job descriptions.
CCP designation an asset.
Bilingualism an asset.
Experience working within the not-for-profit sector an asset
Excellent understanding of the fundamental principles of total rewards, compensation planning, market benchmarking, job evaluation and job design, pay equity and organization design; experience with point-factor Job Evaluation systems and methodology.
Innovative thinking and knowledge of best practice as it relates to internal equity, job design, maintenance of job documentation and information management.
Strong project management and organization skills; ability to handle multiple priorities/urgent demands; excellent attention to detail; experience working with external consultants in a cost effective manner.
Excellent communication and presentation skills; comfortable presenting information and recommendations to Business Leaders; strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to impact and influence.
Advanced working knowledge of Excel.
Strong problem solving, research and analytical skills; ability to think critically and exercise sound judgement.
Strong listening and understanding skills; ability to probe tactfully for clarity on job content.
Good organizational awareness and ability to understand and navigate a complex organization undergoing change; comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
Strong customer service orientation; strong collaborator with ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners/networks.
If you have the qualifications and share our passion for our mission, we invite you to forward your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer comprehensive benefits including pension, dental and medical coverage.
This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or put in an application deadline.
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We thank all applicants for their interest however, due to volume, we can only contact those selected for interviews.
Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. If you have been contacted for an interview and require an accommodation due to disability to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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