agrium is one of the world’s largest nutrient and fertilizer producers. this position plays a key role in the design and overisght of agrium’s compesnation framework inclduing base and incentive compensation programs in support of agrium’s pay-for-performance philosophy,
we are currently recruiting for the following position in our calgary office:
reporting to the senior director, total rewards.
demonstrated experience in influencing others to resolve complex and highly sensitive compensation issues.challenging work environment where new procseses, relationships are established to support the delivery of our total rewards programs and in turn meet our corporate goals and objectives,
the compensation manager functions in a dynamic, programs.this may include participation in the hr&cc meetings.
provide day to day oversight and support the development of the compensation team.
leading and consulting on special projects as required, including acquisition integration.superior excel skills are a must.
strong working knowledge of compensation philosophy, practices and policies.collaboration, integrity, leadership and quality, agrium’s high performance culture encourages an environment of accountability.
strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure.
able to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
strong business acumen with a proven ability to link business goals to compensation programs and policies.ranked as one of the top 50 employers in alberta, canada’s best divesrity employers and top 100 employers in canada we are proud to be recognized as a leader in attracting and retaining employees.
a leading role in the communication of various compensation programs and practices with high focus on change management.proven track record in compensation project management.research and networking with peers,
continually monitoring external competitive practices and benchmarks, and bringing forward appropriate recommendations and solutions while ensruing we remain competitive, through independent.we are committed to providing career development through professional and leadership training combined with on-the-job learning.ccp designation preferred.
specific responsibilities may include the following:
design, implementation and maintenance in all elements of compensation, long-term incentives, short-term incentives, including base pay, perquisites and otehr compensation arrangements.members of visible minoirties and aborgiinal canaidans,
we welocme diversity in our worklpace and encoruage appliactions from all qualfiied woemn and men, including perosns with disabliities.
utilziing sap hr and other soucres of inforamtion to anaylze and reoprt on intrenal compensation trneds, as well as pusrue opportnuities for sytsem/proecss improevments
oversight of job evalaution processes ensuring intrenal eqiuty and makret aligmnent as well as glboal job levleing.leaedrs and the hr service center regarding compensation matters,
providing ongoing consultation and subject-matter expertise to hr business partners, programs, including related policies, practices and administration.
significant experience in using systems to extract, analyze and report data (experience with sap hr preferred).a demonstrated ability to address issues and devise solutions with creativity and innovation.
preparation of the annual management proxy circular, as well as supporting all executive compensation, including the development and implementation of governance best practices.
experience in global compensation practices strongly preferred.australia and our aggressive global growth strategy, we are proud to offer you exciting opportunities to nourish your lifestyle and grow your career, alberta with facilities throughout north & south america, europe, adding this to a competitive compensation package, a head office in south calgary.canada
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alberta - calgary corporate office (1003)
ability to work collaboratively and to cultivate and sustain strong partnerships with internal and external clients at all levels.
strong microsoft office suite (ms excel, powerpoint, and word) computer skills.the ability to influence, with a consultative approach, this role requires a strategic thinker, and rewarding employees in a global organization, who has proven strong communications skills, retaining, and best practices to our total rewards programs in support of agrium effectively attracting, bring innovation.
exceptional analytical, and problem solving skills, research.
supporting the preparation of materials for the human resources & compensation committee of the board.
qualifications and experience for this position include:
bachelor’s degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
minimum of 10 years experience in compensation program design, implementation and communication.
exceptional communication skills, with a strong track record of change management, both verbal and written.
if you are interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly atwww.agrium.com/careers by august 15, 2011.
ability to work with a high degree of autonomy.