Senior Analyst, Total Rewards




Position Description:


The Senior Analyst, Total Rewards will work with the Snr Manager, HR Systems and Total Rewards to oversee Atlas and Seaspan’s compensation, performance management, and benefits programs and strategies. The primary focus of this role is on delivering total rewards programs and being the subject matter expert in compensation, benefits and performance management related programs.  In addition, the role will support the Snr Manager, HR Systems and Total Rewards in evolving the HR Systems, Data and Analytics needs of the Company. The role will be integral in the oversight and guidance of the data and analytical work done in support of corporate HR initiatives. 
The Senior Analyst, Total Rewards will report directly to the Snr Manager, HR Systems and Total Rewards. Additionally, the individual will be responsible for managing relationships with vendors who provide compensation  and benefits services to Seaspan



Job Responsibilities:
























  • Establish, implement and maintain Total Rewards programs that effectively communicate and support the organization’s mission and strategic vision 
  • Manage the execution and delivery of Seaspan’s total rewards programs, act as subject matter expert and provide consultative services and expertise on issues and concerns
  • Provide quantitative and qualitative analysis to support HR, executive and board reporting requests
  • Ensure data integrity of our HRIS tools including time-sensitive, seamless upkeep and maintenance of data and acting as the subject matter expert in understanding integration touch points with other systems and process
  • Partner with the business and the Finance department to develop and manage annual headcount and people budget, including periodic (i.e. monthly) headcount run rate reporting for the executive leadership team and headcount cost projection to the Finance department
  • Partners with FP&A to develop annual people budget



  • Lead Seaspan’s annual common-date review process, which includes the planning, administration and communication of the Company’s annual bonus and salary review programs; liaise with Finance to ensure alignment to budgets and key financial metrics
  • Develop and maintain periodic standard and custom reports and provide internal clients with ad-hoc data for use in statistical analysis, strategic planning, internal/external surveys and presentations and reports
  • Manage global regulatory filings in relation to equity compensation and income taxes (as required)
  • Manage the implementation of global compensation programs, policies, processes and tools with a view towards creating operational efficiencies and improvements
  • Provide counsel to leadership, managers, Human Resources colleagues and associates on pay decisions, policies and guidelines
  • Conduct compensation market benchmarking analysis; maintain existing salary ranges and ensure current rates are competitive and support recruitment and retention and reward high-performing associates
  • Collaborate with HR and senior leaders on structure, role changes and related job analysis 


  • Manage Global benefit and retirement programs including health benefits, life, STD, LTD, RRSP, , and ancillary benefits
  • Manage annual benefits renewal process including the evaluation of brokers, insurance providers, plan changes, costing strategy and communication


HRIS & Analytics:

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of HR reporting and metrics to provide insight to business decisions 
  • Support HR projects to achieve our key initiatives and to continuously improve how we achieve outstanding results and support the business
  • Manages all HR related audit requests from external and internal auditors



  • A post-secondary diploma / degree in Human Resources or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) and CBP (Certified Benefits Professional) designation or working towards the designation is considered an asset;
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in compensation, benefits, including job evaluation, compensation and benefits analysis, and administration and quantitative modeling; 
  • High degree of computer literacy with advance Excel skills
  • Solid writing, communication and presentation skills;
  • Well-developed logical, analytical, problem solving skills, with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with high attention to detail and accuracy; 
  • Politically and culturally sensitive, with a high degree of conscientiousness and proven ability to manage sensitive or confidential information; 
  • Self-starter with the ability to resolve complex issues and problems; able to work with little supervision; and 
  • Experience with one of the Tier 1 HCM solutions (ideally SuccessFactors) is a plus 


  • If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, click on the APPLY FOR THIS POSITION button below and take a few moments to complete an application and upload your resume. Seaspan employees can apply through the Internal Career Centre, please check SeaNet for the instructions on how to do so.

  • Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 

  • We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you. No agency calls please.


This video was taken on board our 4250 TEU vessel, Seaspan Santos, during a six-day passage in September 2013.


When you join the Seaspan family, you become a part of a company with one of the newest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our modern vessels are maintained to the highest standards and offer excellent living conditions for our seafarers.