Job Posting 70914

Compensation & Benefits Specialist
Atira Women's Resource Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
201-190 Alexander Street, Vancouver
closes in 20 days (Mon, 31 May)
full time  •  $60,000 - $65,000, depending on experience, plus a generous leave, benefits and pension package

About Us:
Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.

About the Job:
Reporting to the Director, Payroll & Benefits We are looking for an inspired Compensation and Benefits Specialist to join our human resources department. You will be responsible for overseeing, managing and administering our employees' rewards, perks and benefits programs, developing programs that to improve performance, engagement and satisfaction of our staff.

About You:
You have an inclusive/intersectional feminist analysis of violence against women and powerful alignment with Atira’s mission, vision, values and philosophy. You approach your work and live your life from a decolonizing, women centered and social justice perspective. You thrive on a passion for standards and the promotion of best practices in recruitment and retention. You are a team player who strives for excellence but loves to have a good laugh, is able to think fast, be critical, and make sound decisions without agonizing, all while working in an incredibly dynamic and fast-paced environment.
You have a minimum of two years’ experience as a compensation and benefits specialist including prior experience in HR operations and knowledge of best practices. You have a good understanding of the full cycle hiring process and familiarity with current employment rules and regulations, as well as hands on experience with HRIS. You have experience with quantitative and qualitative research and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. A bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or similar relevant field or the equivalent combination of relevant skill-based training and work experience. A GBA designation is a requirement and a CHRP designation is a bonus.

Skills & Abilities:
• Excellent computer skills, including easer working with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Payworks and Sage 300 software is a significant asset.
• Strong knowledge of benefit programs and related functions.
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task and complete assignments under strict deadlines.
• Superior problem-solving skills and the ability to make tough decisions without agonizing.
• A good sense of humour, strong interpersonal skills and comfort working in an open environment is essential.
• You must be authorized to work in Canada.
• All positions are subject to a criminal record check.

Resumes from qualified First Nations, Metis and or Inuit women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled and women from other equity seeking groups. Fluency in a language(s) other than English is an asset.

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