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Compensation Expert

Canada Life

Greater Toronto / London / Winnipeg / Montreal

We are Canada Life

Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.

You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and wellbeing are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.

Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.

Be your best at Canada Life.

We are looking for Compensation Experts (and those who are becoming experts) to join our team in the design, delivery and execution of compensation programs for over 10,000 employees at a great Canadian company. You’ll be part of a collaborative team of creative problem-solvers, turning compensation issues into advantages by providing data driven, creative solutions aligned to our business and human resource strategies!

Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located across Canada.

What you will do:

  • Nurture trusted relationships providing expert advice, counsel and direction in support of short and long-term strategic business objectives
  • Collaborate with HR partners to integrate compensation programs with performance management, benefits and pension, employee engagement, employee relations, talent acquisition and talent development
  • Contribute to the company’s business strategies ensuring compensation programs are relevant, competitive and sustainable
  • Focus on continuous process improvement, automation and streamlining of compensation practices, processes and tools
  • Proactively leverage networks and market data to provide the business with competitive insights enabling internal equity through job evaluation and architecture
  • Collaborate on the enhancement and maintenance of compensation, job evaluation administration systems, advising on functionality and process flow
  • Participate in the annual compensation review cycle involving short-term and long-term incentive plan processes including award calculation, payment and communication
  • Support the preparation of HR-related Committee and Board materials and annual regulatory filings
  • Form clear and relevant compensation communications for stakeholders for insight on compensation programs and processes

What you will bring:

  • 3+ years of progressive related compensation experience
  • A self starter, achievement and solution-oriented with a pattern of continuous learning
  • Demonstrated teamwork, collaboration, and consultative skills
  • Organizational awareness and an understanding of both the “big picture” and the details
  • Strong problem solving skills and a love for research with the ability to turn data into intelligence
  • Advanced technical skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) and adept with Compensation and HR Systems
  • College / University degree
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) are assets

Be your best at Canada Life - Apply today: Canada Life

We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!

Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted


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