Total Rewards and People Analytics Specialist

2-3 years
a month ago 1 Applied
Job Description

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and educational institutions on one intuitive and personalized platform. ApplyBoard is a mission-driven, hyper-growth organization. It has been attracting dedicated individuals for more than eight years who are inspired every day to break down barriers to international education and take their careers to new heights at a company that will invest in their career growth. Our six core values are our compass in our mission to Educate the World and the foundation of our unique company culture. As an organization built on a foundation of diversity, it's important that our team members are representative of the students from more than 150 countries that we support.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Global Rewards People Analytics and Wellness, this new and critical role will provide functional leadership and analysis on compensation, bonus/incentive programs, and people analytics. You will be the first point of contact for employees and leaders who have inquiries on all facets of Apply Board's Compensation and People Analytics.

You will be successful in this role if you're someone who has advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, strong data mining experience, and can take ownership of tasks and see them through to execution. While this isn't a people leadership role, your success will be based on building strong relationships with the business globally (employees and leaders) to assert yourself as a subject-matter expert.

What you'll be doing every day:

  • Utilize your advanced Microsoft Excel skills to design, develop, and maintain comprehensive compensation ranges and structures that align with our global compensation strategy.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of compensation data to ensure internal and external equity, making recommendations for adjustments as necessary.
  • Lead and contribute to compensation surveys and benchmarking efforts to ensure our compensation packages remain competitive on a global scale.
  • Facilitate the gathering of bi-annual performance reviews and conduct performance cycle leader training.
  • Analytical development of recommendations for annual merit cycle
  • Bonus cycle preparation and analysis
  • Responsible for the job evaluation process and job evaluations
  • Responsible for review and recommendations for variable pay program implementations and changes, including commission and bonus programs.
  • Responsible for annual market pay reviews, including alignment on surveys.
  • Create the monthly P&C people analytics deck, recommend value-added changes.
  • Data-led critical thinker with business acumen
  • Knowledge of city, county, state, provincial, and federal requirements for pay programs

What you bring to the table:

  • Prior experience in Compensation is required and Sales Compensation is preferred.
  • College or University degree is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience working in a Total Rewards function as an Analyst or Specialist.
  • Must have directly managed compensation programs and annual total rewards cycles (i.e., merit and variable pay).
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience generating robust People Analytics dashboards is preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Excel skills required. Must have experience using Excel to analyze large data sets quickly and accurately. Familiarity with Google Sheets is an asset.

Ideally, you also have experience with some of:

  • Workday HRIS

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to have an impact on a product that is positively affecting change to thousands of students lives every day.
  • Working alongside a brilliant and globally diverse team based in Waterloo and Toronto
  • Great compensation and benefits package to keep you healthy and happy!

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education. With more than 800,000 students from over 150 countries helped with their journey in less than a decade, we are just getting started.

ApplyBoard's 1,350 global team members in 30 countries assist students and our 1,500 partner institutions by empowering the international student sector with innovative technology and insights. As a four-time consecutive Deloitte Fast 50 and Fast 500 ranked company, ApplyBoard is growing and scaling like few other companies. On top of our strong growth, our people are growing personally and professionally. ApplyBoard India was Great Place to Work Institute (India) certified for outstanding employee experience and workplace culture.

Thank you for your interest in joining the ApplyBoard Team and being part of our mission to Educate the World. While we are lucky to attract a high level of interest in each of our roles, only qualified applicants will be contacted and selected for an interview.

ApplyBoard welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the hiring and selection process.







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