Compensation Specialist

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Author pmnationtalk
Date August 16, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Toronto, ON
Category Accounting / Finance
Client Hydro One
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Compensation Specialist

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.4 customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

General Accountabilities

The Compensation Specialist will provide support with the delivery of compensation programs and processes, salary administration, annual incentive recommendations and annual compensation market review.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Support the design of the compensation philosophy related to the annual salary review, annual incentive programs, promotion recommendation processes for management and non-represented employees
  • Plan and execute annual merit, incentive and other annual compensation program
  • Lead regular salary survey and benchmarking market review process
  • Support the development of material for the Board of Director by creating analysis, presenting findings, making strategic recommendations, developing resources
  • Work in collaboration with the Compensation team to develop the Compensation Discussion and Analysis section of the annual Management Information Circular
  • Provide advice and guidance on management compensation offer recommendations
  • Provide ad-hoc compensation analytics
  • Support the compensation processes for unionized employees
  • Conduct research on compensation practices and policies

Essential Knowledge:

Selection Criteria:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business or Human Resources or related fields
  • A minimum of 4 – 6 years’ related human resources with compensation and incentive program experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of compensation planning, market benchmarking surveys, pay equity, compensation in a unionized environment, executive compensation, incentive plans, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of compensation and incentive programs, particularly executive compensation
  • Sound knowledge of human resources theories, principles, and practices, with a focus on Compensation
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel is required; proficient with PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and skilled in manipulating data
  • Ability to produce high quality work and manage multiple deliverables under time constraints
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in handling information of a sensitive nature
  • Experience administering compensation with SAP SuccessFactors is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to summarize information concisely and present in written, graphical and/or verbal format in order to convey complex information to all levels of stakeholders
  • Proven ability to think conceptually, problem-solve, and generate practical solutions
  • Ability to take full ownership of assigned projects and see those projects through to completion
  • The ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff to develop strong working relationships with individuals across the company
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excels at building partnerships, both inside and outside the team, and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

Hydro One employees, you can apply online via the Careers module in Success Factors.  To access Success Factors, click on the Talent Management link in the Applications drop-down menu on the HydroNet site.  Otherwise, if you do not have Hydro One computer access, forward your application to, TCT08, or via fax at 416-345-6230.  In the event you are experiencing difficulties applying to this job please consult our help page here.

Deadline: August 25th, 2019

NOTE: An Employee who is the successful applicant to a vacancy that results in a move between the Hydro One companies (Hydro One Networks, Hydro One Telecom and Hydro One Remotes) will have his/her EI and CPP deductions restarted. If as a result of the restart of these deductions the employee over contributes to EI and/or CPP, the employee will be eligible for a refund of the over contribution through their personal income tax return. For further details, please contact the HR Support Centre.


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