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Senior Compensation Analyst


Competition No: 2023-334

Duration: Regular Full Time

Salary: $100,499 - 104,933 - 109,367 - 113,801 - 118,234/year

Schedule: 70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM (Nine-Day Fortnight)

Last Updated: 12/12/23

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

We are seeking a talented Senior Compensation Analyst to join our People and Culture department. If you’re an eager self-starter who can consistently exercise judgement and initiative throughout your work, this position might be for you! Reporting directly to our Senior Manager, Compensation, you’ll be involved in a wide range of compensation, organization/job design, and related services, which includes the delivery of specialized expertise and advice involving interpretation of policies and procedures to business leaders and employees throughout the organization. Your responsibilities also include preparation and evaluation of exempt and bargaining unit class specifications; responding to job evaluation appeals and ensuring consistent and appropriate application of job evaluation methodology. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other HR functions (e.g. Recruitment, Records and Benefits, Labour Relations and Training and Learning) on various HR initiatives and activities while showcasing your leadership skills in planning, assigning, training and reviewing the work of compensation staff. Performs related work as required.

This position requires a minimum of five years full spectrum combined HR and compensation experience in a fast paced, high volume environment. You should have proven skills to communicate effectively and tactfully, to work collaboratively and interact respectfully with others, and to prepare high level written summaries and recommendations for management review and decision making. You should also have extensive knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, and techniques pertaining to the compensation field, including organization/job design, job evaluation, surveys, market reviews, and salary administration.

Your superior internal and external customer service skills are vital to this role along with your organizational skills, time management and multitasking capabilities. You can take initiative while continually managing your workload with competing priorities. The People and Culture Department values teamwork and takes pride in everything we do. High energy, outgoing candidates who like to have fun while working hard should apply!

A university degree in human resources or a related field is required. A CPHR and/or WorldatWork CCP designation or working towards the designation is a definite asset. Experience in human resources in the public sector and a unionized environment, with an emphasis on compensation, including job design/evaluation and organizational design is necessary. Advanced skills in SAP, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are preferred. A Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

The closing date for this position will remain open until it is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by September 29, 2023.

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted

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