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3 Apr 2024

Temporary Compensation Advisor

Region of Peel – Posted by Region of Peel Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Our Total Rewards team is growing and we are looking for a Compensation Advisor to join the team and this may be the opportunity for you.


In this role, you will provide management and employees with expert knowledge, advice, and recommendations on compensation programs, performance management program, compensation policy and job evaluation. Using your expertise, you will lead the compensation program and market review to ensure market competitiveness and the alignment of compensation program with corporate strategies and organizational priorities.


Advisory Skills: 

  • Implement, administer, and coordinate the development of pay administration for non-union systems (i.e. pay structure, pay policies and performance administration)
  • Manage the major compensation projects with consultant, completing purchase requisition, survey direction, analysis, invoice payments and communications to management and staff
  • Deal with sensitive salary issues, provides direction, and resolves issues for HR Consultants for the various departments
  • Manage any program changes and the development of non-union pay bands/ranges
  • Provide recommendations on salaries for new hires and conducts market assessment for specific positions
  • Work in partnership with Payroll and management to resolve discrepancies and direct resolutions
  • Develop, conduct, and participate in external compensation and administration surveys for all position levels. Includes major municipal benchmarking surveys, such as the OMCS, and specific specialized jobs, such as the Physician’s Services Agreement for the MOH and AMOH’s
  • Key resource for compensation, job evaluation and benefits related policy and procedure development
  • Provide recommendations in development of new incentive pay programs and initiatives
  • Provide advice on Performance Management Program, problem resolution and recommendations
  • Provide advice and expert communication on complex or difficult job evaluation situations
  • Assist with the development and interpretation of job evaluation procedures and related policies
  • Participate in projects to review and redesign Job Evaluation program

Research and Analytical Skills: 

  • Analyze survey results and formulate recommendations supporting Peel’s pay philosophy on compensation planning, program implementation and costing
  • Prepare complex and specialized documentation, statistics, analysis and recommendations on pay administration
  • Conduct complex research and analysis for compensation policy development and provide recommendations to management
  • Provide guidance, coaching and support to all management and employees on interpreting compensation and related policies.  Advise payroll on final resolution for processing
  • Provide interpretation of legislation and internal compensation policies for compliance with applicable laws and regulations and adherence to Region’s philosophy
  • Monitor and review pay programs and policies to maintain competitiveness in market and with Peel’s direct comparators


  • Prepare communication materials for management and employees regarding updates, changes and new developments to compensation policies and procedures
  • Develop communication articles, announcements, and policy revisions regarding compensation and other Human Resources programs
  • Prepare various forms of communication materials for management and employees (i.e. statistical and comparative analysis, presentations, procedural documentation, policy recommendations and revisions, business cases, announcements, summaries and guidelines)
  • Conduct presentations for leadership team on compensation, performance management and policy related issues
  • Draft Council reports and conduct specific research for leadership team 

What the role requires: 

  • University degree in a specialized human resources field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in compensation field
  • Combination of education and experience may be considered


  • Thorough knowledge of salary administration, market analysis and job evaluation which can be gained from additional education or experience
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, e.g. Employment Standards Act, Pay Equity Act, etc.
  • Advanced excel skills to conduct analysis using formulas, graphs, look-up tables, etc.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias

Nice to have: 

  • CHRP designation

Perks @ Peel and why you will love working for us:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision benefit plan including psychological health (effective start date)
  • Automatic enrolment into OMERS pension plan
  • Accrue Vacation on a monthly basis up to 3 weeks per annum
  • 3 Paid personal days and floating holidays
  • Flexible hours supporting your wellness and wellbeing
  • Annual performance review and merit increases based on performance
  • Supportive leadership and a culture of respect and inclusion

In this role you will have the ability to work remotely and attend on-site when required based on operational requirements at the 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton worksite.  The frequency of on-site activities may vary on a weekly basis and based on operational requirements. Your remote work location must be located within the province of Ontario.

The Region of Peel offers job based flexible hours of work that allows employees to manage personal and professional responsibilities while at the same time ensures business operational needs and customer service expectations are achieved.   


Interview: Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.


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Region of Peel - Careers - Compensation Advisor in Brampton, Ontario | Careers at CA-ON-Brampton (icims.com)

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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