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Senior Compensation Consultant - People & Culture


Toronto, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  4342
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  People Practices
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular




Interested in being a strategic consultant to internal clients?


Join our team!


The Compensation Team is passionate about bringing thought leadership, innovation and expertise to the design and delivery of compensation programs within the total rewards offerings. We look to inspire 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, you will bring your thought leadership and in-depth knowledge of compensation trends and practices to provide strategic consulting support to internal stakeholders including People & Culture Business Partners and senior leaders. 


You provide professional understanding of compensation, total rewards, and human resources and use your knowledge to reinforce the design, education and facilitation of compensation programs that support the constantly changing needs of our business landscape. 


With your consultative approach, strategic focus and pragmatism, you will ensure the effective design and delivery of initiatives including annual market benchmarking, the annual compensation program and M&A integrations into your client groups. You are a highly analytical thinker and possess meticulous attention to detail, in addition to your 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!


Working as a trusted partner to the People & Culture (P&C) team, you will consult and advise on compensation programs and initiatives. You will also look to solve a diverse set of problems where the analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.


The People & Culture team as well as senior leaders in the organization depend on our team to provide guidance on internal and external market trends and compensation legislation, and we help empower leaders to effectively attract and retain new team members in alignment with the TELUS strategy.



Here's How


  • Act as a trusted advisor to People & Culture Business Partners in identifying compensation and organizational design challenges and provide guidance to help develop solutions
  • Align compensation approaches with business needs by providing recommendations and solutions to drive effective talent attraction, development and retention
  • Lead on projects through various stages from initial assessment with the business through to implementation
  • Prepare reports and presentations for senior leaders; outlining results, trends and costings
  • Provide guidance and expertise on job architecture to your client groups and make sound recommendations for updating our job family structure, relying on your knowledge of compensation and organizational design
  • Support your client groups with implementation of job evaluation and compliance with federal and provincial pay equity legislation
  • Support the smooth integration of acquired organizations by conducting through analysis of the business case impacts and alignment with TELUS Total Rewards strategy, in liaison with our M&A team
  • Collaborate on the design and execution of the annual market benchmarking process, making recommendations based on insights and thoughtful observations
  • Execute the annual compensation program for your client groups, providing strategic advice on base salary, performance bonus and long-term incentive programs



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




  • Strong communication skills: clear, concise and influential in all aspects of communication
  • Sound analytical skills: ability to decipher moderately complex data sets and deliver recommendations and insights
  • Robust decision-making skills: grounded in data over gut instinct
  • Effective collaboration skills: someone others actively seek out to partner with
  • Solid project management skills: the ability to plan large-scale projects from planning through to implementation, communicating with stakeholders and trouble-shooting any issues
  • A problem-solving mindset: ability to demonstrate the fundamentals of defining a problem, conducting thorough analysis, and building clear recommendations
  • An affinity for fast-paced, continuously changing, dynamic environments
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Success Factors and G-Suite
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and education
  • Progressive experience in compensation analyst/consultant or equivalent roles across a variety of industries 




  • Hold or working towards your CPHR/CRHA designation or equivalent
  • Hold or working towards your CCP designation
  • Bilingual (written and conversational English and French)



TELUS offers an inclusive, flexible workplace culture as well as a competitive total rewards package including: comprehensive medical & dental benefits, group pension plan, family friendly policies, excellent training and development opportunities and a wide variety of discounts and perks. People & Culture team members are currently working remote and as we look towards a future return to our office spaces in 2022, we support a variety of flexible work arrangements including remote, hybrid and office-based options to suit your needs. Position is open to applicants across Canada.



A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly. 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. 

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





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

2020 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.