Senior Advisor, Total Compensation

January 30, 2019

Business Unit: Transat A.T.

Department: Human Resources

Status: Permanent, full-time

Work Location: Montreal, downtown


Reporting to the director, Total Compensation, the senior advisor, Total Compensation, will play a key role in developing and implementing total compensation policies and programs. The incumbent will act as an internal advisor on resolving issues and a resource person for all matters related to total compensation. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to total compensation projects and assist with annual salary and variable compensation processes.


  • Actively contribute to the development, implementation, and administration of programs, policies, and processes related to total compensation (e.g., various incentive compensation and commission programs);
  • Act as an internal advisor on resolving issues and a resource person at every level (managers, HR business partners, HR technicians) for all matters related to total compensation;
  • Coordinate matters related to job evaluations, wage guidelines, determining base salaries, incentive and variable compensation plans, the group RRSP, group insurance, the share purchase plan, and other total compensation programs;
  • Plan, coordinate, and carry out annual processes (pay raises, bonuses, long-term profit-sharing plans, and other incentive compensation plans);
  • Prepare and coordinate the distribution of communications material and promote total compensation on a regular basis;
  • Participate in membership, renewal, and communication campaigns for the programs and plans;
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses;
  • Assist with labour relations strategy and matters pertaining to pay equity (federal jurisdiction);
  • Take part in the Total Compensation department’s projects and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in labour relations, human resources, or a related field;
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience specializing in compensation;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel;
  • Familiarity with SAP or a similar system (an asset);
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both French and English;
  • Attention to detail and strong work ethic;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Methodical mindset and aptitude for analyzing information.                                                                            

To apply for this vacancy, please submit your résumé via this website or by fax at 514-987-9739.

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