BC Ferries

Director, People Recruitment & Total Rewards

Posted Date 1 week ago(6/7/2024 10:19 AM)
Number of Positions
Location City
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Management and Administration
Closing Date

Job Description


Victoria or Lower Mainland



The opportunity

At BC Ferries, our people are our most valuable asset. We are searching for a Director, People Recruitment & Total Rewards to lead the development of innovative and impactful recruitment strategies.  In this role, you will provide strategic direction on recruitment initiatives, external partnerships, and operational recruitment activities. Additionally, you will implement total rewards programs and manage compensation and benefits programs to support the attraction and retention of top talent.


As a Director, People Recruitment & Total Rewards, you are also responsible for leading the reporting, design, compliance and funding estimates of the compensation, benefits, and classification programs to ensure competitiveness and to achieve the goals of BC Ferries strategic goals.


The Role

Reporting to the Vice President, People and Safety, you add value and are energized by key areas of oversight such as:

  • Developing and executing on recruitment strategies that support the overall workforce plan
  • Leading the development of department goals, objectives, and systems for effective recruitment and talent development
  • Providing subject matter expertise in the areas of recruitment, compensation, benefits, and organizational design.
  • Developing and implementing processes that foster team success and establishing clear performance review plans for the team
  • Working with local partners to increase awareness of the marine industry within BC as well as setting up international pipelines for talent,
  • Leading annual compensation cycles, including the salary review process, participation in external surveys and management of incentive compensation programs
  • Managing executive compensation programs and supporting the Chief People Officer in their management and development, including the preparation of executive compensation disclosure information
  • Providing governance to the job evaluation process to ensure and maintain internal equity and compliance with employment standards across the organization
  • Developing, implementing, communicating and monitoring corporate People policies, and recommending modifications based on organizational strategic plans, applicable legislation, and market trends
  • Participating in strategic discussions with various stakeholders concerning initiatives and changes in organizational structures and compensation programs
  • Leading competitive market research to establish pay practices and pay bands that help to recruit and retain top talent


What you bring to the team

You have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline. Master’s Degree preferred. You bring 10+ years of progressive experience in talent management, recruitment, compensation and classification. You also have 7-9 years of experience in developing HR strategies aligned with broader strategic business goals. As well as 7-9 years of experience in compensation design, development, and administration across various organizational levels such as union, exempt, managers, directors and VP's.


Join us!

If this sounds like your next great career move, please submit your application by June 28. Please include a cover letter, indicating why you are interested in a career at BC Ferries as a Director, People Recruitment & Total Rewards.


Additional information

The target salary range: $155,100 - $193,900 per annum.  The starting salary is determined based on the successful candidate’s knowledge, experience and internal equity. Starting salary may exceed the target range on exceptional basis.


"We connect communities and customers to people and places important in their lives”

At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction. We support employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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