Kwantlen Polytechnic University
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MANAGER, TOTAL COMPENSATION - Competition Number 19-96

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) currently has an exciting opportunity to join the Human Resources team in the capacity of Manager, Total Compensation. 

Reporting to the Director, People Services, the Manager, Total Compensation provides leadership, oversight and support for all compensation, health and benefits & pension matters. The position assumes a lead role in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of a total compensation strategy to support the achievement of KPU’s mission, goals and objectives which includes leadership of the Health & Benefits Specialist team. The Manager, Total Compensation provides advice and support in the areas of pension, benefits and compensation programs to employees and University management.  

This position is located on the Langley campus. Travel between campuses will be required.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in the area of Human Resources, Business Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Employee Benefits (CEBS) designation is considered an asset. Minimum of 5 years current experience overseeing a large, comprehensive total compensation program in a complex multi-union environment. Demonstrated knowledge of statutory and insured benefit plans, as well as provincial pension plans. Proven analytical skills and experience working with real time data, analysis and intelligence. Strong financial, analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to identify and recommend creative solutions. The successful candidate must be customer service focused and demonstrate proficiency in establishing and managing relationships.  A self-starter who thrives in a fun, dynamic and action-oriented environment.

Please see job description below for further information.  

In addition to a competitive salary, KPU offers a generous vacation entitlement as well as a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, extended health benefits, an annual health care spending account, life insurance, AD&D, and a defined benefit pension plan.  The incumbent will be eligible for professional development opportunities.

To indicate your interest in the available position, please click the following email link which will pre-fill information necessary to process your application:

Please include an application letter and current resume in order to be considered for this opportunity.

This position will remain open till filled.

Important:  To help us process your application as quickly as possible, ensure your email subject line is written using the following format: Last Name-First Name, Competition Number XXXX. For example, “Doe-John, Competition Number XXXX”.

Please submit a separate email and resumé for each competition to which you are applying.   The University welcomes and encourages applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email.

We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with KPU. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, students, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of the University. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check 


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