Competition Number:NLH-13-084
Closing Date:August 30, 2013
Line of Business:Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
Work Location:St. John's

Opportunities, Growth, Job Satisfaction...Join the Hydro Team. Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, a subsidiary of Nalcor Energy, generates 80 per cent of the power Newfoundlanders and Labradorians use every day – heating their homes and running their businesses. Committed to operational excellence, Hydro is dedicated to delivering safe, reliable, least-cost electricity to industrial, utility and over 35,000 direct retail customers. Our people share a set of core values: honesty & trust, open communication, accountability, safety, teamwork, respect & dignity and leadership. It’s how we do business. We’re looking for great people to join our team – people who have a passion for excellence; want to make a difference and share our values. Human Resources Advisor – Compensation & Benefits Competition #: NLH-13-084 Location: St. John’s You will support the day-to-day activities required to ensure the effective and equitable administration, maintenance, enhancement, and enforcement of the Salary, Pension and Benefits Programs for Nalcor. Critical to this role is providing advisory support, to managers and supervisors on matters related to the Compensation and Benefits programs and as such you will be the initial point of contact for this group. You are responsible for providing critical analysis and advice on Nalcor’s compensation programs including the implementation and administration of salary administration policies and procedures, as well as the administration of new compensation initiatives. You will participate in the administration of the salary adjustment program including the integration from the performance review and salary adjustment recommendations to ensure that policies are applied consistently as well as administer the performance contract process including coordination of contract development and final calculation. You will also coordinate the Job Evaluation Process for non-union employees by reviewing and analysing evaluation submissions; coordinating meetings; preparing supplementary information to assist Committee members to evaluate position submissions; provide direct input as a Committee Member; compile and disseminate meeting minutes for committee and leadership approval; prepare communication for evaluation process results and ensure these results are accurately reflected in corporate salary administration notices. You will also review with Recruitment Personnel, Managers, and Supervisors, the qualifications of both internal and external candidates to recommend appropriate compensation within the established range for new hires and promotions. You are responsible for ensuring that salary surveys are conducted at appropriate intervals and utilize results and best practices to ensure that Nalcor remains competitive in the market place including, coordinating participation in various compensation surveys for other companies, consulting firms, and government agencies. You will administer Nalcor’s Benefits programs and policies by providing analysis and recommendations on the annual benefits renewal process and review and monitor benefits administration and procedures to ensure procedural efficiencies. You will administer the Group Life, Supplementary Health, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Voluntary Accident, Optional Group Term Life, and Dental Programs for the Nalcor Group. This will include maintenance of files and records relative to employee group insurance programs as well as the preparation of pay period billings for appropriate Insurance Carriers and all system updates relative to employee benefit changes and updates. You will stay current on Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) and the Government Money Purchase Plan (GMPP) regulations as it relates to enrolment, retirement planning, purchasing of service, refunds and transfers and advise employees on inquiries related to pension and service related matters and prepares pension profiles upon employee request. You will administer pension application process including preparing documentation for pension application upon termination, retirement, etc. and liaise with Pensions Division on a daily basis regarding pensions application, purchase of service, transfer of service, leaves of absence, pensionable earnings and contributions and you will complete bi-weekly pension remittance files. You will execute other related projects and duties, as assigned for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment. You have completed a Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources and/or industrial relations or the equivalent in training and experience including specialized training in salary administration and employee benefits. You have three to five years experience in the Human Resources field including training and experience in Compensation, Benefits and Pensions Administration. You have a demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve complex issues, have excellent oral and written communication skill and superior interpersonal skills, a demonstrated high level of integrity, initiative, positive attitude and mutual respect. You are a self-starting, proactive individual with a keen ability to multi-task and act independently. You must possess a good working knowledge of computers with appropriate awareness of various corporate applications as necessary. These may include but are not limited to the Microsoft suite of applications, JD Edwards, Showcase Strategy. A Master of Business Administration/Master of Employment Relations or CHRP designation would be an asset. CLOSING DATE: August 30, 2013

The above noted competition is now closed and applications will no longer be accepted.

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