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Analyst, Compensation and Organizational Design, Human Resources

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
11 days ago
Analyst, Compensation and Organizational Design, Human Resources

PHSA Corporate

Vancouver, BC

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of PHSA safety, including both patient and employee safety, is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA's Agencies/Divisions/Services, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. The Compensation Analyst is an integral member of the Compensation & Classification (C&C) team which provides subject matter expertise, knowledge and support on compensation-related matters in partnership with the Specialists. Areas of focus include non-contract and bargaining unit compensation, research and benchmarking, compiling and synthesizing data, costings and analysis, reporting, project planning and monitoring, and job evaluation; and functions as the C&C related systems super-user.

What you'll do
  • Conducts research, benchmarking and compensation/market/industry surveys including arbitrations awards, labour law and jurisprudence; compiles data, analyzes and summarizes information; prepares reports, presentations and briefing notes; identifies assumptions, and advises on options, risks and recommendations as appropriate.
  • Prepares detailed costing and statistical analysis related to compensation administration, grievance negotiations and settlement/award payments, collective bargaining, redesign initiatives and service transfers, and in the preparation of planning, proposals and business cases in order to aid in decision making.
  • Coordinates and/or provides project management support, prepares project timelines and planning documents for review, and monitors and reports on progress. Implements approved decisions and changes including new or revised C&C policies, processes and guidelines, general wage increases and non-contract salary progression, job standardization, reclassifications, and grievance settlements by facilitating required systems changes and completing required documentation.
  • Functions as a super-user on C&C related systems, identifies and investigates data and system issues, provides systems advice and makes recommendations, and works within HR and other departments to determine the root of the issue and to troubleshoot solutions. Identifies opportunities for service improvement, provides input on changes, drafts processes and guidelines documents, and participates in business process improvement.
  • Reviews, revises, and classifies job descriptions in accordance with applicable classification systems and collective agreements and determines preliminary classification levels for Specialist review. Communicates with union representatives and HEABC on matters pertaining to job classification/evaluation and prepares related correspondence as requested. Prepares responses to grievance/classification review request in consultation with Specialist and documents accordingly.
  • Identifies and liaises closely with internal stakeholders including leaders, employees, HR colleagues and Records & Benefits, Payroll and IMITS, and external stakeholders including local and provincial union representatives, HEABC, and other health authorities. Responds to inquiries by providing information and guidance on processes, collective agreement language, HR policies and non-contract salary administration. Refers matters of a complex or contentious nature to the attention of a Specialist or Director as appropriate.
  • Determines requirements and requests new or revised queries to meet regular and ad hoc reporting needs. Monitors and reports on statistical information including grievance costings and liabilities, organizational information and team metrics. Fulfils external reporting requirements as needed. Produces a variety of documents including spreadsheets, tables, reports and templates. Drafts language and documents for the team intranet web pages, and updates as required.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a recognized Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related, plus a minimum of three (3) years of recent related experience in a large and complex organization including experience working in an unionized environment. Experience utilizing PeopleSoft HCM is an asset.
  • Strong analytical, investigative, critical thinking and decision-making skills. Possesses technical competency and systems thinking. Proven ability to perform research, analyze and synthesize information, produce reports and costings, and draw conclusions and make recommendations. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required; demonstrated knowledge and ability to utilize related equipment and computerized software packages such as the Microsoft Office suite. Fosters open and respectful relationships with colleagues, management and unions that contribute to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills. Exhibits thoroughness, accuracy, and attention to detail when calculating and summarizing data, records and other information. Working knowledge of standard HR policies and practices, bargaining unit collective agreement language related to wages and classification, and non-contract role evaluation and compensation framework. Ability to work with salary, payroll and timekeeping data. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member. Ability to coordinate projects, prepare project timelines and planning documents, monitor and report on progress for multiple projects. Proven ability to determine and accomplish objectives, set priorities and meet deadlines. Extremely organized with excellent time-management skills. Ability to work effectively under pressure and with changing priorities.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-time

Salary Range: $65,884 - $94,708 /year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
1333 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G9
Closing date:
Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work:
8:00-4:00; 8:30-4:30; or 9:00-5:00pm
Requisition #

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

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