The Manager, Total Rewards, is directly responsible for the development, delivery and administration of all compensation, pension, benefit and payroll programs at Seaspan.
In collaboration with senior HR leadership and executive leadership across two businesses, this position monitors and analyzes the performance of critical Total Rewards and payroll programs through careful attention to market and leading practice, cost effectiveness, and alignment to business and HR goals.
Duties / Accountabilities
Lead and develop a team of compensation, benefit, payroll and systems’ professionals with a goal of leveraging strengths, coaching, and aligning performance with HR strategy.
Oversee the preparation of and the execution of complex salaried and unionized payrolls.
Lead planning, development and delivery of new and enhanced Total Rewards programs, policies and procedures, including compensation design and salary administration, job hierarchy design, job evaluation and classification, pension, benefits and recognition programs.
Oversees systems and tools within HR and oversee analytics and metrics for the Company.
Monitor existing Total Rewards programs, policies and procedures to ensure compliance, best practices and cost effectiveness, and alignment to business strategy.
Manage the overall planning and implementation of annual compensation programs and the cyclical review of benefits programs.
Evaluate market competitiveness and internal pay equity relationships in areas that are experiencing recruitment and retention issues.
Oversee all mandatory external reporting and internal analytics, ensuring complete and accurate presentation of key performance indicators to senior HR leadership and executive leadership.
Work closely with the HR colleagues and relevant stakeholders to provide guidance and recommendations related to Total Rewards programs, policies and procedures.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or other relevant discipline.
Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in Total Rewards with expertise in compensation and payroll administration.
Solid understanding of metrics and analytics that can be used for driving business decisions.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a progressively complex management role leading and coaching a team of specialists.
Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Benefits Professional qualification required.
Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies
Proven ability to consult with stakeholders at all levels, and develop and execute solutions accordingly.
Extensive knowledge of the legal and financial regulations relevant to the administration of Total Rewards and payroll programs.
Exceptional data analytics skills, including quantitative modelling and advanced Excel dashboard reporting knowledge.
Strong oral and written communication skills, most importantly the ability to deliver concise and precise messages to senior HR leadership and executive leadership to assist in decision making.
Prior experience with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Oracle Fusion and SAP enterprise software is preferred
Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite.