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Executive Compensation Consultant

Sun Life

Toronto, Ontario

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

The Total Rewards team currently has an opportunity for an Executive Compensation Consultant to join our team. The Executive Compensation Consultant is a key contributor to the ongoing design and administration of Sun Life’s Total Rewards strategy. Reporting to the AVP Executive Compensation, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting all aspects of Sun Life’s global executive compensation programs including incentive design, administration and communication, compensation modeling, performance analytics and proxy circular.

The incumbent in this position will work closely with Sun Life’s Total Rewards and broader Human Resource teams on a range of initiatives that support the ongoing development of Sun Life’s employee culture. This position provides a platform for rapid professional development and growth within an exciting global organization.

What will you do?

  • Operate with senior levels within the organization to provide professional analytical support for executive compensation programs
  • Analyze market competitiveness of Sun Life’s compensation programs
  • Analyze and report on trends in compensation practices and governance
  • Perform complex research, statistical analysis, and reporting using our Global HRMS system (“Workday”)
  • Support the development and implementation of compensation
  • Participate in senior management / business partner discussions regarding initiatives/changes in organization structures and compensation programs
  • Act as a project manager of specific initiatives related to compensation
  • Handle complex inquiries that have been redirected from business partners

What do you need to succeed?

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and spreadsheet analysis
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and financial modeling skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of compensation practices and theory
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and consulting skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent initiative and ability to resolve complex situations
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience
  • University degree

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What's in it for you?

  • We are a diverse and fun team that thrives on hearing different points of view to manage complex issues together
  • We create opportunities for each other to learn, stretch and grow


The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to thebrightside@sunlife.com.

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:

49,400/49 400 - 80,800/80 800

Job Category:

Human Resources

Posting End Date:



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