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Compensation Manager

Mississauga - Financial Dr., ON

 The Opportunity:

Embark on an exhilarating journey with us as a Compensation Manager, where you'll be at the forefront of shaping our organization's compensation landscape. Reporting directly to the Director of Total Rewards, you'll wield your expertise to craft and implement compelling executive and employee compensation strategies spanning Canada and the US, all intricately woven into our overarching Total Rewards framework and organizational objectives. This role isn't just about numbers; it's about sculpting the future of how we reward and motivate our talented workforce.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by April 08. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Dive deep into the intricacies of annual executive compensation programs, including the orchestration of long-term incentive initiatives.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior executives and HR cohorts, offering sage counsel on all matters pertaining to executive compensation.
  • Craft compelling narratives by preparing meticulous compensation data for proxy disclosures and high-stakes compensation committee meetings.
  • Lead the charge in conducting comprehensive salary surveys and meticulously evaluating market data to inform executive compensation decisions.
  • Keep a vigilant eye on the ever-shifting sands of market competitiveness, furnishing HR Business Partners and business leaders with incisive analysis to guide their strategic moves.
  • Champion fairness and equity by spearheading Pay Equity reviews and ensuring unwavering compliance with legislative mandates.
  • Roll out our suite of compensation plans and programs with precision, covering everything from pay policy formulation to incentive plan execution.
  • Put your stamp on our organization by leading job evaluations and playing an active role in various compensation-related projects.
  • Empower our leaders, HR partners, and employees alike through the development and delivery of bespoke compensation training sessions.
  • Design and deploy key performance indicators tailored to the compensation and total rewards arena, setting the stage for informed decision-making.
  • Offer your analytical prowess and strategic insights to steer us through various compensation-related events.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Masterful command of compensation practices, encompassing executive and employee compensation program design and implementation.
  • In-depth knowledge of local regulations and compliance requirements governing the compensation landscape.
  • Superior analytical skills and ability to analyze statistical and financial data.
  • Adept at managing multiple projects with finesse.
  • Your clients rave about your client-focused approach, bolstered by impeccable communication and consulting skills.
  • A guardian of information integrity, committed to handling data with utmost accuracy, security, and confidentiality.
  • A believer in continuous improvement, harnessing the power of data and technology to drive superior outcomes.

Required Experience & Education

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • On the path towards CCP or CHRP designation if not already acquired.
  • Bring at least 5 years of hands-on experience in Compensation to the table, with a minimum of 2 years at the managerial level.
  • Command advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Familiarity with SAP/Success Factors and long-term incentive administration applications is an asset.

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • A hybrid work model that embraces remote work for eligible roles, helping team members achieve work-life balance—combining the best of both spending time working remotely, benefitting from focus time, and purposeful collaboration in the office setting. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, ‘speaker series’ events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
  • Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
  • Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

Disclaimer:  Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board.  Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.


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