Senior Manager, Compensation

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Job Description Summary

Are you passionate about leading great people and implementing best in class compensation strategies? Do you enjoy supporting a growing and complex global organization? Join STEMCELL as our Senior Manager, Compensation and be the driver of compensation for a Vancouver-based global biotech company!

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support, coach, develop, and evaluate a team of seven compensation professionals

  • Set annual goals for the compensation function and the 1-2 year strategic vision for the function

  • Develop foundational, competitive, and innovative compensation programs that align with STEMCELL’s Total Rewards strategy

  • Design and implement efficient compensation processes and practices to support STEMCELL's ongoing growth and global expansion

  • Seek continuous improvement in all areas of compensation including job leveling, job evaluation, compensation governance, benchmarking, and merit

  • Lead annual compensation cycles for all employee groups

  • Collaborate effectively and communicate clearly with HR functional areas (e.g., HR business partners, HR systems) and other stakeholders across the organization (e.g., senior leaders, managers, finance, payroll)

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in compensation, with at least 5 years in leading a compensation function

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Human Resources, or related field; CCP designation an asset

  • Strong knowledge of compensation and human resources practices, processes, and standards

  • Excellent logical, data-based, and analytical aptitude

  • Experience with global compensation and sales incentive design is an asset

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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