UKG (HRIS) & People Analytics Specialist
Job Type
Full Time
March 20, 2024 1:08PM
Toronto, Ontario
Dream is looking for a UKG (HRIS) & People Analytics Specialist We are always looking for the best and brightest to join our thriving community. Dream’s People + Culture team is looking for a UKG (HRIS) & People Analytics Specialist to provide compensation analysis, HR analytics, data management and systems support. In this role, you will work closely with our Sr. Manager, Compensation & Total Rewards to analyze and interpret data related to employee compensation, benefits, and HR metrics, as well as develop and administer competitive compensation and benefits programs in Canada, US, and EU to attract and retain top talent.


About the job

 You will be responsible for the continuous evaluation and improvement of our Human Resources Information System (HRIS- UKG) through technical and operational support. Your expertise will contribute to developing and implementing compensation strategies, enhancing HR analytics capabilities that drive high employee satisfaction, engagement levels and align with the company’s goals.

Who are you?

There’s a lot happening at Dream, and it’s happening fast. Do you have an exceptional ability to utilize data to drive new insights, tell a compelling story to make positive impacts with our HR programs? Do you know how to deliver superior results, while not taking yourself too seriously? If so, read on. We want to hear from you.

Over the 4+ years you’ve worked in Total Rewards, Compensation and with HR systems you have proven that you are not afraid to think outside the box to find the best approach to achieve results. You are proactive, leading by example rather than sitting back. You consider the bigger picture when focusing on new initiatives and you thrive on driving improvement and efficiency. It is important to us that you are team-oriented and that people like collaborating with you.

We want to bring on someone who is eager to learn, work hard, and have fun. In other words, we want you to fit in here. This is an opportunity for you to take on responsibilities, build on your strong skill set and help our team achieve its goals, and work environment that is fast-paced, dynamic and fun.

What will you do?

Below are some of the responsibilities you will be taking on in this role. There will be more, but we can discuss those in person.

Compensation, Benefits & Job Architecture Programs

  • Analyze and interpret internal and external compensation data to develop pay ranges, updating and aligning strategies as needed.
  • Provide consultation and analytical support to People + Culture and the business on benchmarking roles against external market data, retention strategies, spot awards, and various project/milestone bonus programs as needed.
  • Participate in global compensation surveys and ensure competitive pay practices are maintained.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, ongoing maintenance, and communication of compensation programs and policies.
  • Familiar with Pay Equity, upcoming Pay Transparency legislations and ensure compliance with requirements in all provinces in which we operate.
  • Participate in the maintenance of the job evaluation process, assist with the creation and maintenance of job descriptions, job families & levels in accordance with the job architecture.
  • Conduct various benefits related reconciliations and provide required reports and may assist in pension audits.

HRIS & People Analytics

  • Assist the Sr. Manager, Compensation and Total Rewards with the annual year-end compensation planning and review process utilizing in the UKG compensation module.
  • Lead HRIS projects to plan, develop, manage, implement, and optimize our UKG HCM platform; manage scope and expectations, driving project delivery by leveraging your expertise to ensure successful implementations.
  • Configures the system to meet ongoing business needs and generates reports to support HR functions, including compensation, compliance, performance management, and workforce analytics.
  • Assist with the change management process as necessary, from creating training aids and employee resources; mentor, train and empower others on application concepts, tools, and best practices.
  • Work with external HRIS vendors to identify, communicate, and fix data integrity and system issues as necessary to ensure data integrity within the system.
  • Implement ways to automate data and analytics solutions, developing easy-to-access/understand/use dashboards and reports as necessary

What type of experience and skills do you have?

These are only some of the things we would like you to bring to the table. We can cover the rest when we meet.

  • A Post-Secondary degree in Human Resources, Economics, Finance, Business Systems, or related field.
  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience working in a similar role dedicated to Total Rewards including job evaluation, compensation, benefits design, and administration in a complex organization.
  • Advanced Excel skills where you can shine with v-lookups, pivot tables, statistical analyses.
  • Experience working with multiple data sources, manipulating & interpreting large data sets using various compensation modeling programs requiring statistical and analytical knowledge.
  • Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving technical aspects of HRIS (preferably UKG) (e.g., setting up tables, reports, developing and running queries/reports, assessing integrations, etc.)
  • Superior knowledge of compensation, HR systems, benefits & pension.
  • Strong action orientation, ability to make quick, quality decisions and deliver superior results.
  • Enjoys learning new things, seeking out greater responsibilities and driving best practice beyond day to day.

Who are we?

Dream is one of Canada’s leading real estate companies, with over $24 billion in assets under management across five Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") listed trusts and numerous partnerships across North America and Europe. We develop, manage, and invest in master-planned communities, income properties, and urban intensification, and develop land and residential assets in Western Canada. Our employees are the heart and soul of our business performance, which is why we believe in putting people first.

We look forward to hearing from you, but please note; due to the high volume of applications, only candidates who qualify will be contacted.

Dream Unlimited is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process.

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