Senior Executive Compensation Consultant


Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Toronto, ON, CA Montréal, QC, CA Burnaby, BC, CA Québec, QC, CA

Req ID:  40792
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  People & Culture
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Interested in helping shape transformational People & Culture initiatives?


Join our team!


Our Compensation team is passionate about integrating thought leadership, innovation, and expertise into the design and delivery of TELUS’ total rewards programs. We strive to create an exceptional team member experience which differentiates TELUS from our competitors.


Here’s what we believe:


  • We are ONE team – there’s no room for egos or blame
  • Everything we do is tied to the business
  • We challenge the status quo – and when others think we’re done, we make it better
  • We live up to our commitments – to ourselves, our friends, family, peers, leaders and our customers
  • Our success is all about HOW we do things – how we think, solve problems, deliver, communicate, and more


What you bring:


As a Senior Compensation Consultant – Executive Compensation, you will provide extensive support in the design, management, and administration of executive compensation programs, policies, and procedures for the company’s team members at and above the Vice-President level.


With your consultative approach, strategic focus, and pragmatism, you will offer subject matter expertise to People & Culture (“P&C”) Business Partners and other senior leaders that influence decision-making and enable the achievement of TELUS' goals and objectives.


You are a highly analytical thinker and possess meticulous attention to detail, in addition to expertise in stakeholder management and delivering thoughtful insights derived from complex data.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together!


This role is involved in carrying out responsibilities related to compensation design, governance, and administration. Working closely with the Manager, Executive Compensation, you will act as a trusted advisor to P&C team members on a diverse set of business challenges where requiring rigorous data analysis.


P&C decision-makers and TELUS’ senior leadership depend on the Compensation team to provide guidance on internal and external market trends, and we help empower leaders to effectively attract, retain, and engage team members in alignment with TELUS’ talent strategy.


Here’s how:


  • Support business objectives by providing analytical support and advice relating to executive compensation to P&C Business Partners and other internal stakeholders
  • Design and execute on annual executive compensation benchmarking activities, making recommendations based on market insights and internal equity considerations
  • Maintain recordkeeping and update inventory of executive employee agreements, change-in-control agreements, and other plan documents relating to executive compensation
  • Support the preparation of materials for quarterly scheduled and ad-hoc People, Culture, & Compensation meetings throughout the year
  • Collaborate cross-function to prepare pay disclosure content for the company’s annual information circular
  • Liaise with external consultants and research public filings as needed to obtain understanding of market trends relating to executive compensation programs and structures
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations and analyses for executive audiences, outlining results, trends, and costings
  • Assist on the delivery of ad-hoc executive compensation projects through various stages, from initial assessment with the business through to implementation





You’re the missing piece of the puzzle...




  • Education and experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and at least four years of experience in a compensation role (or P&C role with heavy emphasis on compensation)
  • Business acumen: having robust market awareness of trends in executive compensation and governance
  • Data expertise: aptitude and familiarity with various sources of compensation data, including information circulars, other public filings, and published surveys
  • Analytical and decision-making skills: ability to decipher moderately complex datasets and deliver value-added recommendations that are grounded in insight over instinct
  • Collaboration and communication skills: being a team member that others actively seek out to partner with, who is clear, concise, and influential in all mediums of communication
  • Comfort with working in dynamic environments
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace


By applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Group of Companies’ Talent Acquisition team(s) and/or any leader(s) who will be part of the selection process. 



Salary Range:  $91,000-$137,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  15%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.





People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

2023 engagement score

Team members worldwide

# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.