Compensation & Benefits Specialist

March 5 2019
Categories HR, Training, Compensation -Benefits
Toronto, ON

StarTech.com is looking to grow its People & Culture function by adding a Compensation & Benefits Specialist to the team based out of London, ON.

The Compensation & Benefits Specialist, under the supervision of the Manager, Total Rewards, will assist in the design, administration, and communication of base and variable compensation programs. The person in this role will partner with business leaders, developing a deep understanding of the business model and strategy, talent objectives and compensation practices. They will manage the job evaluation program, develop employee and leader training, and act as a subject matter expert for global compensation market data analysis.

This role is available as a remote opportunity, with the expectation of one day per week in the London, ON office.

This position offers a competitive salary, bonus potential, and benefit package.

In this role you will:

  • Assist with design, implementation, and administration of all total rewards programs, including annual incentives, merit pay, corporate bonuses, wellness, recognition framework and benefits design
  • Participate in the development and implementation of strategies for delivery of compensation, benefits, and recognition programs ensuring competitiveness and legal and regulatory compliance
  • Lead global market benchmarking and market data analysis, ensuring the competitiveness of our compensation, benefits, and rewards & recognition programs; while identifying gaps and related recommendation/solution
  • Develop compensation and benefits presentations, content, training, and education materials
  • Lead and oversee the job evaluation program including reporting, evaluation of roles, and partner with HR Business Partners and leaders to facilitate proper leveling and documentation
  • Manage the completion and submission of annual total rewards surveys related to salary budget, compensation and benefits
  • Assist with the deployment and administration of performance management
  • Conduct internal surveys and create feedback mechanisms with leaders to identify gaps in our current programs and facilitate communication and information sharing
  • Ensure StarTech.com is compliant with current legislation as it relates to employment standards, pay equity etc and provide solutions, recommended and updated training as required
  • Work with external vendors and consultants as it relates and consultants related to global compensation, benefits, payroll services, resources and program deployment

What you can show us:

  • Post-Secondary Education in Finance, Business, Human Resources or equivalent in work experience requires
  • 5-7 years of experience designing, administering and managing compensation programs including development of pay ranges, annual merit cycles, salary surveys and review of market data
  • Previous experience managing a job evaluation program, developing leader and employee compensation training, and providing benefits administration
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization and interact with people using tack, sensitivity and good judgement
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong knowledge of employment standards legislation and pay equity legislation
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • CPP Certification (Certified Compensation Professional) or GRP (Global Remuneration Professional) would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience with UltiPro HRIS would be beneficial

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan and RRSP Matching
  • Competitive Vacation Policy
  • Fitness Subsidy
  • Training and Development Program
  • Paid Charity Day and Regular Company Fun Events
  • Casual Dress Code – Jeans are allowed!
  • Free Parking and Subsidized Employee Café
  • StarTech.com Product Discount
  • Bonus Plan

How to Apply--Please select the one that works best for you!

  1. Submit your resume in confidence by applying on-line directly to www.startech.com/careers
  2. Apply via our LinkedIn posting on our LinkedIn Careers page StarTech.com Careers

StarTech.com is able to provide accommodation to job applicants throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, please advise in your cover letter.

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit

About Us

StarTech.com Ltd. is a global manufacturer of hard-to-find parts and accessories that connect and enhance business technology. We make it easy for IT professionals around the globe to identify, find, get and use the parts they need to enable their business solutions.

Founded in 1985 by entrepreneurs Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis, we’re a privately-owned company with our Corporate Office in London, Ontario, Canada. We continue with double digit year-over-year growth and operate in a number of countries worldwide, spanning North America, Europe and Asia. We will continue to expand our global footprint in the years to come.

StarTech.com is a winner of the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its designation for eight consecutive years. We’ve also been on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private US companies for 10 consecutive years and are on the Profit 500 list of fastest growing Canadian companies. Most recently we have been named by the London Chamber of Commerce as the winner of the 2019 Corporate Icon Award for our substantial long-term contribution to the economic progress of our community.

A vibrant tech company, we offer an enviable workplace with a track record of growth and recognition. We’re big on service and team spirit without taking ourselves too seriously. By conquering new markets and creating career opportunities, we offer you a place to grow. Plus, our commitment to training and development will keep your skills sharp. We also know you have a life outside work. That’s why we offer benefits that take good care of you and your family and support you to actively participate in your community.

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