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Equity Compensation Specialist

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Author pmnationtalk
Date April 30, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Toronto, ON
Category Information Technology
Client Hydro One
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Equity Compensation Specialist

Vacancy Number: 31813
Number of positions: 2
Town/City: Toronto, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: HMN RSRCES
Division: HR
Department: COMP & HRSYS (10005498)
Job type: Regular
Duration of rotation: Ongoing

The Compensation Specialist will be accountable for the day-to-day delivery and administration of equity based compensation programs and processes for represented and non-represented employees.

General Accountabilities:

  • Assist with the delivery and administration of equity based compensation programs including: Long-term Incentive (Restricted Share Units, Performance Share Units and Options), Deferred Share Units, Employee Share Ownership Plans (ESOP) and Canadian Control Private Corporation (CCPC) status Share Grants
  • Support the ongoing, review and refinement of equity compensation programs by identifying process improvements and conducting targeted research and analysis
  • Liaise between the administrative agent and payroll provider on equity related matters
  • Audit the administrative agent and payroll provider to ensure the accuracy of all aspects of the equity program
  • Develop communications material to educate management and employees on the benefits of equity based compensation and the link between pay for performance
  • Support the development of material for the Board of Directors related to equity administration and reporting
  • Work in collaboration with the Compensation team to develop the Compensation Discussion and Analysis section of the annual Management Information Circular
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual Share Ownership Guideline report
  • Provide ad-hoc compensation analytics and reporting
  • Conduct research on compensation practices and policies

Selection Criteria


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business or Human Resources or related fields
  • A minimum of 4 – 6 years’ related human resources experience with a extensive experience in equity based compensation and incentive program experience


  • Demonstrated knowledge of compensation and incentive program,  with extensive experience in equity administration or executive compensation in a publicly traded context
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and skilled in manipulating data
  • Sound knowledge of human resources theories, principles, and practices, with a focus on Compensation
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel is required; proficient with PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to produce high quality work and manage multiple deliverables under time constraints
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in handling information of a sensitive nature
  • Experience administering compensation with SAP SuccessFactors is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to summarize information concisely and present in written, graphical and/or verbal format in order to convey complex information to all levels of stakeholders
  • Proven ability to think conceptually, problem-solve, and generate practical solutions
  • Ability to take full ownership of assigned projects and see those projects through to completion
  • The ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff to develop strong working relationships with individuals across the company
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excels at building partnerships, both inside and outside the team, and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals


If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.  Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know.  Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.

Deadline: May 27, 2019

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