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Stantec Senior Manager, Global Compensation in Edmonton, Alberta

Senior Manager, Global Compensation - ( 210000UO )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 400 locations worldwide. Our Functional Services Team includes Corporate Development, Finance, HR, HSSE, IT, Legal, Marketing/Communications, Practice Services and Real Estate and Procurement. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger. Explore opportunities in Human Resources.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced global compensation leader for the Senior Manager, Global Compensation role in Talent Services. The key responsibilities are guiding the design, strategy and all enhancements of employee compensation programs and executive compensation programs companywide for 23,000 employees. Compensation is a key pillar of Stantec’s Total Rewards and is a significant lever in providing a competitive edge for attracting and retaining critical talent. The Senior Manager Global Compensation will need to possess strategic thinking, aligned with company culture, flexibility to meet demands of different business line and geographic region compensation needs, collaborative approach in building relationships and pivot with a fair amount of agility to meet the demands of this role. Program design may include but is not limited to base pay, salary structures, budgets, incentive programs, executive compensation, and equity programs. The Senior Manager ensures the strategic alignment of compensation programs and plan designs in conjunction with Stantec’s Total Rewards Philosophy and Guiding Principles, corporate business objectives and jurisdictional compliance. This position must work effectively with other global leaders within HR, Company leaders, vendors, Payroll, Finance, Corporate Development, and IT. From time to time, this position will present and facilitate senior executive leader presentations and discussions. This role can be performed from any office location within the United States and Canada.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Develop program design for all compensation programs (base pay, short term incentive, STIP, long term incentive, LTIP, retention and other rewards programs), inclusive of all locations/regions

  • Responsible for Executive Compensation programs and at times, may interact with governing committee of the Board of Directors

  • Ensure the successful administration of the annual rate review, STIP (annual incentive program) and LTIP processes

  • Lead the Company’s pay equity analysis, and necessary actions as appropriate

  • Accountable for global compensation program design and analysis, while collaborating with global colleagues on strategic vision and implementation

  • Oversee the maintenance of a comprehensive data library of market surveys, industry practices and competitive intelligence to support the Company’s pay position consistent with its Philosophy.

  • Provide effective leadership of staff to ensure key deliverables and projects are accomplished successfully, within budget and on-time. Foster positive engagement and work with team to develop skills and progress in their careers

  • Work closely with HR leadership and Executive Leadership in reviewing design changes, associated costs, analysis/impacts and implementation of plans

  • Manage a department budget including costs from a variety of salary survey vendors, consultants, and software providers

  • Ensure that all compensation processes and procedures are consistent with the Company’s SOX requirements and are legally compliant with national and local compensation laws

  • Develop communications to effectively acquaint and train HR colleagues and leaders on compensation practices and guidelines

  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Company’s pay programs. Provide recommendations for changes or enhancements as needed through trend analysis, cost benefit analysis, key performance indicators and market intelligence

  • Work closely with IT to enhance compensation-related systems to improve efficiency and improve customer user experience


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • CCP, GRP, CHRP or PHR is an asset

  • Demonstrated experience leading a strategic compensation design function for a large global company.

  • Proven leadership skills guiding a team of compensation subject matter professionals through multiple priorities with a focus on action-oriented results.

  • Distinguished in establishing effective relationships with executive leaders, colleagues in Risk, Finance, HR operations and business partner teams.

  • Keen presenter of complex compensation concepts and design elements.

  • Respected for balancing strategic and operational tasks with strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Adaptability to rapidly changing demands.

  • Regarded as an exceptional communicator and able to influence a broad and diverse range of stakeholders through effective relationships, verbal, and written communication.

  • Ability to travel as needed.

  • Proficient MS Office Suite skills preferred.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Liberal Arts, or a related field

  • 10-15 years of experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job such as those listed above.

  • 5 – 10 years of people management leadership, in either a direct manager role of a function or program management role coordinating the tasks of multiple stakeholders.

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting. Noise level varies but generally at levels of conversation. Majority of time spent using computer/laptop at workstation and related office equipment. Time spent carrying, reaching, lifting, bending, pushing and pulling up to 20 pounds / 9 kilograms: Occasional – 1-33% of shift. Subject to extended periods of sitting; may be required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk short to moderate distances to perform work. Requirement to wear appropriate personal protective equipment as required

  • Safety Equipment - wear personal protective equipment as required and may include one or all of the following: steel toed shoes/boots, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, hardhat, vest, coveralls, respirators, etc.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Arizona-Chandler

Other Locations : United States-Texas-Plano, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver, United States-Florida-Miami, Canada-Ontario-Toronto, United States-Colorado-Denver, Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Alberta-Edmonton, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Job : Human Resources

Organization : BC-1897 Human Resources-Talent Services-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 9, 2021, 7:13:08 PM

Req ID: 210000UO

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans