Manager, Total Rewards – Ottawa

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  • Post Date: October 18, 2019
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Job Overview

The City of Ottawa is the nation’s capital of close to 1 million people and the fourth-largest municipality in the country. The City of Ottawa is committed to its 17,000 employees, offering rewarding careers that enhance the community’s quality of life, making Ottawa one of the best places in the world to live. The City offers meaningful career opportunities in many different fields. Employees experience the satisfaction of seeing the results of their work in real-time, as citizens rely on the City’s programs, services, facilities, and infrastructure every day. Here is your opportunity to develop the overall total rewards strategy for the City of Ottawa as the Manager, Total Rewards.


Reporting to the Director, Human Resources Services, the Manager, Total Rewards is responsible for managing, evaluating, and improving the Total Rewards plans, guidelines, programs, and services designed to attract, motivate, retain, and engage employees at the City. This role includes developing a compelling employee value proposition and employer brand to attract and retain inspired and energized employees who achieve results. The Manager creates a compensation strategy, designs the benefits plan, and ensures organizational design and job evaluation processes promote internal equity and pay equity compliance. Ensuring employee recognition and wellness strategies are improving engagement and well-being is essential in this role. The Manager oversees contracted services, ensures consistency and integration of plans within collective agreements, and provides advice and expertise to partners and senior leaders across the organization.


The ideal candidate holds a university degree and has at least seven years of related experience, five of which are in a management capacity. You have developed and implemented comprehensive total rewards strategies and programs in a diverse and unionized workplace. You are well versed in using data analytics to understand the workforce and employee preferences and demonstrate the ability to manage at both the tactical and strategic levels in a complex environment. You are collaborative and able to build effective partnerships across an organization. The City is looking for a strategic leader who fosters innovation and change while engaging employees in the process. You are passionate about providing excellent service and creating an inclusive and caring environment for all employees.


The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City encourages applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. The City of Ottawa and Odgers Berndtson provide accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.


To explore this opportunity further, please contact Julia Robarts at Odgers Berndtson at 1-866-962-1990 or submit your resume and letter of interest online to https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/16193 November 15, 2019.

Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryN/A
  • Career LevelManagement
  • ExperienceLess than 2 years
  • SECTORMunicipal Government
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
  • Application Closing Time15.12.2019 17:59
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