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Senior Manager, Benefits, Pension & Disability

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Job Description

The Total Rewards & Belonging COE collaborates with key business stakeholders to design competitive yet cost-effective reward packages that align with the Firm's strategy to attract, retain and inspire our talent. One that emphasizes total wellness and belonging and adapts to employee needs and preferences to motivate talent and enhance performance in an uncertain and rapidly evolving business environment.
Reporting to the Director, Total Rewards , the Senior Manager, Benefits, Pension & Disability has overall responsibility for the planning, design, and implementation of the firm's pension & savings, disability management and benefits programs. Leading a team of Managers and Senior Associates, you will manage and oversee our benefit s programs (including pension, savings, and disability) for partners and staff (including retirees), providing consultative advice to business leaders and HR b usiness p artners . T o be successful in this role, you should have an in -depth knowledge of total rewards principles, best practice s , trends, and regulations , and the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and influence strategic decisions.

Meaningful work you'll be a part of

• Leading a team of benefits professionals, you will provide analysis, advice, plan design and governance expertise to ensure that programs support PwC's business strategies and align to the firm's total rewards policies and philosophies, including making recommendations to business leaders for program enhancements.
• Monitor and e nsure compliance in all applicable government regulations and laws, including pension plan audits, and required filings.
• Manage relationships with benefit service providers, external consultants and benchmarking sources including negotiating contracts and managing service level agreements.
• Develop and execute strategy to communicate benefit programs including enrolment activities and implementation of enhancements to the firm's benefit programs.
Direct a team of M anagers to:
• Manage firm's retirement savings programs which includes support ing the Firm's Pension Committees in the facilitation of p ension c ommittee meetings, ensuring plan governance requirements are achieved, and in overseeing the preparation of actuarial valuation reports.
• Manage the firm's recognition and employee engagement programs and make recommend ations on design changes that enhance the employee value proposition, improve employee engagement and retention, and support the business objectives and culture of the Firm .
• Manage the Firm's disability management program which is res ponsible for overseeing the administration of short-term and long-term disability claims, providing guidance and support to HR Business Partners and partners and staff on disability policies and procedures, as well as return to work plans.
• Oversee benefit and pension needs associated with future growth/acquisitions, including assessing benefit plans and transition needs, and performing due diligence around practices of targeted acquisitions.
• Lead, coach, and develop a team of benefit, disability, and pension professionals , fostering a culture of belonging, encouraging collaboration and innovation.
• Manage and deliver on large -scale and complex projects that support the firm's people priorities and business object ive s.

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• Proven leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to inspire and d evelop others.
• Excellent project management skills , with a h igh degree of flexibility and creativity.
• Strong problem-solving , analytical, and decision-making skills, including the ability to understand the financial impact of relevant decisions.
• Ability to handle and synthesize complex data and scenarios and implement solutions exercising flexibility and sound judgment.
• Experience and knowledge of benefits, pens ion and recognition best practices, trends, and regulations.
• A digital and data mindset.
• A university degree in h uman r esources, business, or a related field.
• CCP , CEBS designation or RPA program completion would be an asset.
• Knowledge of Canadian pension plan and tax legislation, including defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans, registered retirement savings plans and deferred profit-sharing plans.
• Bilingualism (EN/FR) is an asset.

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of diverse teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more a bout our Application Process and Total Rewards Package at:

The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people . We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-13

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