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Compensation Specialist
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CANADA;
Job Category: Human Resources and Recruitment ; Compensation and Benefits
Job Industry: Energy , Oil and Utilities
Job Career Level: Experienced
Year(s) of Experience: 3
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Dec 13, 2012
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Precision Drilling markets a fleet of over 360 technically advanced land drilling rigs in the United States and Canada, along with strategic support services including directional drilling services, well servicing, snubbing, oilfield equipment rentals, worksite accommodation and wastewater treatment. For more than 6 decades, Precision has been building strong relationships with customers by focusing on doing the job safely, on time and on budget.

We have always believed it is our people that make Precision a great company. Attracting the right people has been one of the cornerstones in building our reputation as the leading employer in the industry.

At Precision, our Down to Earth core values are rooted in an enduring commitment to have the best People, the Best Equipment and a company culture that is dedicated to a safe workplace.

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The Opportunity

Compensation Specialist – Calgary
The Compensation Specialist will be responsible for the implementation and administration of Precision’s compensation programs, including job evaluations, annual reviews, development of HR statistics and metrics reports, market assessments and salary surveys. Responsibilities:

·         Provide reports on compensation market trends through research and analysis of formal and informal salary surveys, government statistics and other research methods;
·         Administer annual variable compensation program and other compensation policies, procedures and structures;
·         Maintain and develop the salary structure;
·         Advise HR business partners on the interpretation of compensation policies and procedures;
·         Assist in the roll out and communication of changes to compensation programs and policies;
·         Design and produce key performance and compensation metrics reports and other statistical reports aligned with business needs to support Human Resources and Management decision-making;
·         Provide support for HR projects, business driven projects and initiatives that encompass any and all aspects of compensation management and analysis; and,
·         Develop and maintain relationships with business partners to ensure solutions support business unit requirements.

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:

·     University degree in business with specialization in HR or Finance;
·     3 to 5 years experience in compensation in the Oilfield Services industry;
·     Creative and analytical thinker with initiative to resolve problems and handle through conclusion;
·     Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills;
·     Values the importance of data integrity exhibited through attention to detail and accuracy;
·     SAP experience preferred;
·     Excellent computer skills, with a strong foundation in using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
·     Proven ability to make presentations to both small and large groups;
·     Proven ability to coordinate multi-disciplinary projects and work in a collaborative manner;
·     Display a high degree of confidentiality and professional judgment; must exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with both internal and external contacts; and,
·     A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity.

Closing Date:
The deadline for submitting applications is January 15, 2013.

Process for Applying:

Please submit your resume including your employment history, education, industry specific training as well as any skills and attributes that you think are applicable to this position. Please note, you will be requested to register with "Workopolis" in order to apply for this position. This registration process is free and takes approximately 5 minutes.

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