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Director, Global Compensation

McCain Foods Limited

Toronto, ON  


    As member of the Rewards COE team, lead the design, analysis, implementation, and maintenance of the Company’s compensation programs including base salary, incentive compensation, and program governance; ensuring competitive compensation programs that support the acquisition and retention of top talent.


    • Develop and maintain global compensation programs, strategies, and policies including job evaluation, salary administration, and incentive compensation
    • Develop the Company’s compensation philosophy, including creating an effective communications strategy for compensation programs, and development of compensation guidelines and training to build broader stakeholder capability
    • Lead the review of Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and CEO compensation matters and trends; recommend compensation adjustments including annual base salary, short and long-term target levels, and competitive incentive plan design changes
    • Oversee Executive compensation programs including preparation of materials for Human Resources Committee and Management Resources Committee of the Board
    • Partner with and communicate to the SLT on specific compensation matters
    • Provide expert level compensation advice and subject matter expertise to HR Business Partners and business leaders through research, analysis, & consultations
    • Oversee the annual compensation planning cycles including annual salary increase guidelines, performance distributions, and appropriate allocation of incentive plan spend
    • Oversee the Compensation and Variable Pay modules in SuccessFactors
    • Conduct benchmarking to assess and align internal compensation programs with comparable external pay practices. Remain up to date on emerging trends and changing legislative requirements
    • Ensure data integrity as well as compensation plan compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures, and with all applicable laws
    • Act as Rewards Subject Matter Expert (SME) by responding to queries and issues raised through the Employee Experience Centre as point of escalation.
    • Diagnose and resolve system and process issues where necessary, recommend procedural modifications to aid in employee self-service and HR Shared Services
    • Lead pay equity compliance, fair wage reviews, and other legislated or Board required analyses
    • Participate as a project team member on various compensation and rewards related projects


    • 10+ years in a compensation role with strong knowledge of compensation practices and principles to positively impact employee performance and business results
    • Strong knowledge of job evaluation methods; and high-level knowledge of salary markets in major regions where McCain operates (Canada, US, LatinAmerica, Continental Europe, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, China, India)
    • Knowledge of contemporary HR practices
    • Strong project management and planning skills
    • Advanced Microsoft Office skills specifically in Excel
    • Knowledge of HR systems is beneficial, particularly SuccessFactors
    • Proven understanding of local CPG market; focused to develop understanding of McCain, our customers and consumers
    • Proven resiliency and collaboration in the face of challenging circumstances
    • Displays accountability with a focus on business and customer results
    • Experienced in analyzing data/information to communicate recommendations which positively influence business results
    • Ability to build strong relationships
    • Establish trust and gain consensus


    • Key internal relationships: CEO/CFO/CHRO, SLT, VP Rewards, HR Business Partners, Rewards team members, Employee Experience Centre
    • Key external relationships: Survey Providers/Consultants, CPG network peers, Board compensation advisors
    • Travel: as needed
    • Job is primarily performed in a standard office environment

    Apply online at: McCain Foods Limited


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