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Zurich NA Total Rewards Consultant in Toronto, Ontario

Total Rewards Consultant


Job Summary

In this exciting opportunity reporting to the Head of Human Resources for Canada, the Total Rewards Consultant will support both Compensation and Benefits in a variety of projects and responsibilities. Located in Toronto, this position will be part of the Canadian HR Team supporting 500+ employees for Zurich Canada and World Travel Protection.

Job Qualifications


• Bachelors Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the HRIS and Compensation Administration area


• Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the HRIS and Compensation Administration area


• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the HRIS and Compensation Administration area


• Experience with SAP, Excel spreadsheets, graphing and PowerPoint


  • CHRL

  • Courses towards World @ Work Certification, including Quantitative Methods

  • Knowledge of employment standards centered around pay practices or related HR experience

  • Experience using Access

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to shift priorities in a fast-paced globally complex, customer focused environment

  • Consultative skills and the ability to build strong working relationships

  • Bilingual (French) would be considered an asset

Job Accountabilities

  • Leads the plan and program management for compensation and benefits for Canada conducting market research, plan analysis and monitoring compensation and benefit trends.

  • Analyzes, discusses and presentsfindings and trends concisely and effectively.

  • Responsible for various compensation and benefits reporting/audit needs (i.e. regulatory or plan/program management).

  • Provides project management and problem analysis for implementation of new or revised compensation and benefit programs.

  • Manages vendor relationships including contracts and service level agreements.

  • Evaluates and analyzes market data and maintains appropriate documentation.

  • Responsible for invoice management

  • Participates in compensation surveys including the evaluation and determination of appropriate benchmark matches, analyzes and reports results and maintains data in compensation management systems.

  • Conducts adhoc market pricing/pay range development and salary analysis as requested.

  • Development and maintenance of benefits policies including preparation of the appropriate documentation, timely submission/distribution of all legal filings and required communications.

  • Reviews and maintains communications for accuracy, compliance with plan rules and updated legislative requirements.

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich. We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in a job opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation, so we can work with you to provide a more accessible process.

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