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Total Rewards Leader

May 13 2019
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services
Etobicoke, ON

Job Title: Total Rewards Leader
Department: Human Resources
Competition: 5020
Internal/External: Internal/ External
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Dartmouth, Moncton, Montreal, or Toronto
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation
Closing Date: May 24, 2019

The Company

Medavie is a national health solutions partner. Together, with our more than 6,400 employees, we are committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians. As a not-for-profit organization, Medavie oversees Medavie Blue Cross, a premier all-in-one benefits carrier and public health program administrator, and Medavie Health Services, a national primary health care solutions organization and the largest private provider of EMS management services in Canada. We don’t have shareholders. Instead, we are proud to invest in the Medavie Health Foundation to address some of our country’s most pressing physical and mental health care challenges.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced leader to join our team as a Total Rewards Leader to focus on the total rewards strategy, design, programs and processes. The individual in this role will be an important member of the Human Resources leadership team. This position will lead the development and administration of a total rewards strategy for Medavie Blue Cross and Medavie Health Services. This position will manage all functions related to the design and implementation of this strategy, including compensation, pension and benefits. This role will be involved in integrated projects in support of the broader Human Resources function and must have proven ability to operate and view issues at a strategic level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designs and implements appropriate salary structure, salary administration, short term incentive, executive compensation, and sales compensation program
  • Designs and builds annual company compensation budget, salary increases, and participates in salary surveys
  • Designs, recommends, and implements benefit programs
  • Plans, implements and administers the registered pension programs and Group RRSPs
  • Develops, implements and monitors the effectiveness of existing total rewards policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Prepares any relevant reports and documents for senior management and the board
  • Leads job evaluation program and ensures compliance with employment equity and relevant pay equity legislation
  • Participates as resource member of the Pension committee
  • Provides expert advice and consultation on compensation, benefit and pension programs to operating companies for union plans
  • Reviews the education and communication materials of our compensation, benefit and pension plan programs and their effectiveness, to ensure that our programs are being understood by our employees, leaders and union representatives
  • Leads, coaches, and develops the total rewards team to deliver and implement programs and processes


  • Strong understanding of total rewards;
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills;
  • Organized and detail oriented;
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Superior interpersonal skills will enable the candidate to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization;
  • Must be detail oriented, flexible and able to prioritize multiple projects;
  • Deliver results;
  • Demonstrate a customer focus through the anticipation of, and response to, internal customer needs and through the development of strong internal customer relationships;
  • Self-motivated team player with ability to work independently and high energy; and
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset


  • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • WorldatWork - Certified Compensation Professional or International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans - CEBS


  • 10-15 years of HR experience with 5 years compensation, benefits and pension experience
  • Seasoned HR professional with significant depth of experience in a variety of HR disciplines
  • Experience in a multi unionized environment would be considered an asset

If you are interested in working with a team of professionals in a challenging role and you possess the necessary qualifications, please follow the instructions for applying.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply now!