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Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a world-renowned integrated cannabis company with an industry-leading reputation for continuously elevating and setting the global cannabis industry standard.

Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands.

Aurora’s operations span multiple continents and focuses on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products.

We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies.

COMPENSATION MANAGER

We are presently recruiting for a compensation manager to join our team.

The compensation manager is responsible for managing the compensation function for corporate staff departments. The compensation manager plans, develops and implements new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures to be responsive to the company's goals and competitive practices. This position is also responsible for ensuring through audits, and personal interactions that company compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate and market price positions at all levels of the organization utilizing external market data and internal position comparisons to make salary recommendations to ensure alignment with the broad-based compensation structure
  • Lead the annual compensation cycle including salary planning, short- and long-term incentive plans payouts and grants, salary structure reviews, etc.
  • Maintain and improve job evaluation systems, pay structures and geographic differentials based on external and internal data reviews
  • Anticipates future business changes and challenges and proactively develops and implements new or revised compensation plans
  • Oversee the preparation of the annual compensation forecasts and budgets each year and monitors activities and variances, as appropriate
  • Aligns external market competitiveness through labor market analysis and pay structure development to attract and retain key talent
  • Conduct a variety of compensation analyses and research projects
  • Stays current on industry compensation practices and legal issues, assessing and communicating potential business impact to senior leaders
  • Own M&A executive compensation due diligence and program design for new markets globally
  • Develop and implement programs that are innovative, market competitive, culturally aligned and designed to drive and reward performance in line with business strategy
  • Monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision as well as new plans that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and corporate objectives; coordinates implementation and provides guidance to corporate staff.
  • Exhibit strong familiarity with tax rules and financial regulations relevant to executive compensation
  • Provides advice to corporate staff on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation, including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.
  • Manages the administration of direct compensation (executive, exempt and nonexempt cash compensation programs) for corporate staff, including the processing, recording and reporting of compensation-related actions related to salaried employees.
  • Keeps apprised of local compensation laws and regulations to ensure company compliance.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 3-5 years of compensation management experience with a preference to those with exposure to domestic, international workforces and Long-Term Incentive Plans (performance-based restricted share units, options, deferred share units, etc.)
  • 2-3 years of leadership experience an asset
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field (Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Commerce, etc.)
  • CCP or CPHR designations considered an asset
  • Outstanding relationship building capability and a collaborative working style - being a strong team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior business acumen and strong organizational and planning skills
  • A strong work ethic, high level of enthusiasm and ability to excel in a flexible, fast paced environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and respond to changing priorities
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to organize and express ideas clearly
  • Ability to handle confidential information in an ethical manner

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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