New job Regional Manager, Compensation & Benefits - Intern in Nunavut

Regional Manager, Compensation & Benefits - Intern

Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $99,743 a year
Location : Nunavut

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Reference number:
Type of Employment 2:
3-year term
Union Status:
Northern Allowance:
$ 22,579.00
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:00am

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director, Compensation & Benefits, the Regional Manager of Compensation & Benefits - Intern is accountable for the management of the professional staff who provide payroll and compensation services to Government of Nunavut employees in the Qikiqtaaluk region in accordance with the provisions of the two Collective Agreements, the Nunavut Public Service Act and associated Regulations and Directives, employee handbooks and the technical requirements of the GN’s payroll system.

The Manager - intern manages regional payroll and benefits staff that input information to the payroll and benefits system, process pay documentation, disburse salary cheques and provide related services to all regional employees. Is responsible for the administration of all pay actions through the payroll system, managing controls to ensure that transactions are properly authorized, accurate enrollment of staff in benefits programs and assisting them to access insurance and pension benefits provided by outside carriers. Must interact with employees related to pay disputes and complaints and administer court ordered deductions and requirements to pay.

The candidate must have knowledge of compensation methods, practices, principles, procedures and techniques to effectively manage regional operations, guide staff offering the service and provide advice and opinions to managers, employees and human resource advisors. Knowledge of the interpretations and applications of acts, regulations, directives, collective agreements and employment conditions related to the GN and other agencies to effectively observe, analyze, and resolve payroll and benefits problems and advise staff, managers and clients. Ability to supervise, coach and lead a team and to work in a computerized environment and be proficient with work processing, presentation and spreadsheet software.

The job requirements are combination of knowledge, skills and abilities normally acquired through Completion of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) certification or equivalent, Two (2) years’ experience in dealing with compensation and benefits administration, and a completion of Grade 12, or equivalency.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is required for this position.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries.
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
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  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Department of Human Resources (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 239
Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0
Phone: 867-934-2025
Toll free: 1-800-682-9033
Fax: 867-934-2027

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