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Senior Compensation Consultant


Toronto, ON / Waterloo, ON / Montreal, QC / Boston, MA (Hybrid)

    Job Description

    Our Total Rewards Staff Compensation team has an opportunity to join as a Senior Compensation Consultant.

    In this role, you will be an expert compensation professional, who works closely with and supports both HR Partners and business leaders to deliver advice and solutions for the assigned client group in North America. You will also actively participate in exciting year-round initiatives involving the analysis, design and delivery of our global programs including Annual and Mid-year Compensation Cycle and Market Review.

    What type of work will I do?

    • Understands the client organization needs and goals and acts as a consultant to assigned business unit(s) or functional area(s), provides analysis, advice and education on compensation-related issues to HR Partners and business leaders.
    • Drives the annual market review process for the assigned business unit(s) or functional area(s) including survey management, analysis of market competitiveness, and presentation of recommendations to senior leaders.
    • Analyzes job content, conducts job evaluations at any level and degree of complexity.
    • Provides strong analytical support in the design, development, and implementation of compensation programs and processes, understanding internal equity, external competitiveness, and relevant regulations in Canada and USA.
    • Provides compensation support, guidance and education to HR Partners and assigned business unit(s) or functional area(s) throughout the year-end and mid-year compensation process.
    • Project manages assigned initiatives to their successful and timely completion.
    • Maintains a thorough understanding of the competitive compensation practices in the market. Establishes and maintains a network of contacts external to Manulife to facilitate valuable and timely access to market intelligence.

    What will be expected from Me?

    • University degree, preferably in Business, Economics, Mathematics or Commerce with 6+ years of compensation related experience. Courses/completion of CCP / GRP designation would be an asset.
    • High proficiency in market data analysis, quantitative analysis and survey techniques; expertise in working with market pricing tools would be an asset.
    • Experience in program design, plan modelling and implementation.
    • Excellent analytical skills, Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and spreadsheet analysis.
    • Very detailed oriented and strong client service orientation with demonstrated consulting skills, responsiveness and flexibility in managing client needs.
    • Strong problem-solving skills, oral and written communication, planning and organization skills, project management and decision-making approaches.
    • Innovative, creative, proactive self-starter capable of managing complex multi-task assignments simultaneously.
    • Bilingual in English and French is an asset

    This position can be located in Toronto, Waterloo, Montreal or Boston.

    Every career at Manulife/John Hancock provides the opportunity to learn new skills and move your career forward. Ready to make an impact somewhere? What are you waiting for? Apply today.

    Apply online at: Manulife

    Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

    It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact


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