Director, Total Rewards

March 15 2020
Industries Retail
Categories Accounting, Finance, HR, Training, Management, Consulting, Compensation -Benefits
Montreal, QC

Reporting to the VP of Legal and HR, the Director, Total Rewards will lead the global compensation and benefits programs for the Aldo Group and propose and implement recommendations that will position the Aldo Group as a competitive employer. He/she will ensure all programs and policies related to Total rewards are aligned with the business goals of the Aldo Group and allow us to attract, reward and retain top talent.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, coach and manage Compensation and Benefits teams
  • Manage and improve our total rewards offered to our associates globally: salary structure, bonus, incentive plans, group insurance and group retirement programs
  • Provide leadership for HRIS / HCM roadmap, ensuring appropriate systems are in place to support business objectives – includes technology assessments, system evaluations, projects, implementation, workflow design and data integrity
  • Lead and understand salary equity obligations
  • Implement programs that meet the Aldo Group objectives with regards to internal equity, pay equity and our market
  • Plan and research insurance benefit an retirement programs renewal and/or  changes to the programs currently in place
  • Set objectives for and direct the management of disability claims for short and long-term disabilities through third party administrator and Benefits team
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy for total rewards programs
  • Provide counsel to Business Leaders and HR team regarding compensation issues, evaluating new positions, job grades and ranges, promotions and transfers
  • Develop data analytics for the HR team
  • Ensure proper execution of the annual compensation cycle (salary review process, bonus, LTIP and mid year adjustments)
  • Monitor market data and make recommendations to keep our total rewards competitive
  • Ensure development of new functionality and monitoring of data integrity of our HRIS
  • Manage international relocation files


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources or related discipline
  • 10+ years of Global Total Rewards experience required at a senior leadership level. Proven ability to design and implement compensation and incentive structures in support of attracting and retaining employees
  • 5+ years of leadership/ people management experience
  • 2-5+ years of strategic leadership management experience
  • Great attention to details and strong business acumen
  • Superior Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to present to, and communicate with different levels of management on all total rewards matters
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience in a fast-pace environment
  • Experience with multi jurisdictions Group Benefits plans, an asset
  • Bilingual (English and French)
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