Director, Total Rewards
at The ALDO Group

Date Posted 2020-03-05

Job Description

Job Title: Director, Total Rewards


Job Overview and Responsibilities

Reporting to the VP of Legal and HR, the Director, Total Rewards will lead the global compensation and benefits programs for the Aldo Group and propose and implement recommendations that will position the Aldo Group as a competitive employer. He/she will ensure all programs and policies related to Total rewards are aligned with the business goals of the Aldo Group and allow us to attract, reward and retain top talent.

  • Lead, coach and manage Compensation and Benefits teams
  • Manage and improve our total rewards offered to our associates globally: salary structure, bonus, incentive plans, group insurance and group retirement programs
  • Provide leadership for HRIS / HCM roadmap, ensuring appropriate systems are in place to support business objectives – includes technology assessments, system evaluations, projects, implementation, workflow design and data integrity
  • Lead and understand salary equity obligations
  • Implement programs that meet the Aldo Group objectives with regards to internal equity, pay equity and our market
  • Plan and research insurance benefit an retirement programs renewal and/or changes to the programs currently in place
  • Set objectives for and direct the management of disability claims for short and long-term disabilities through third party administrator and Benefits team
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy for total rewards programs
  • Provide counsel to Business Leaders and HR team regarding compensation issues, evaluating new positions, job grades and ranges, promotions and transfers
  • Develop data analytics for the HR team
  • Ensure proper execution of the annual compensation cycle (salary review process, bonus, LTIP and mid year adjustments)
  • Monitor market data and make recommendations to keep our total rewards competitive
  • Ensure development of new functionality and monitoring of data integrity of our HRIS
  • Manage international relocation files

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources or related discipline
  • 10+ years of Global Total Rewards experience required at a senior leadership level. Proven ability to design and implement compensation and incentive structures in support of attracting and retaining employees
  • 5+ years of leadership/ people management experience
  • 2-5+ years of strategic leadership management experience
  • Great attention to details and strong business acumen
  • Superior Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to present to, and communicate with different levels of management on all total rewards matters
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience in a fast-pace environment
  • Experience with multi jurisdictions Group Benefits plans, an asset
  • Bilingual (English and French)

Job Snapshot

About Us


Curious to find out what it means to be part of a great global team? Let’s connect. Discover what it’s like to work for a fast-paced, creative and inclusive company.

Want more? We encourage our people to reach their full potential by offering exciting opportunities and great incentives for growth. After all, our company’s magic stems directly from the talent and drive of our people. The possibilities are endless.


Founded 1972 with a vision to create a different kind of company built around ethics, compassion and a deep understanding of the customer. Our aim is to influence society in both fashion and social responsibility.

Our purpose: A journey to create a world of love, confidence, and belonging. It’s why we do what we do – it’s the point.

Specializing in the design and production of quality, stylish and accessible footwear and accessories, at the ALDO Group, we’ve covered all corners of the footwear market.

With 3,000 points of sale in over 100 countries around the world, we operate under two signature brands, Aldo and Call It Spring, and a multi-brand retail concept, GLOBO. We are also a wholesale leader and direct sourcing provider of fashion footwear and accessories.


Ask anyone who works here what they love about their job, and one of the first things they’ll say is “the people”. We’re not tooting our own horn here: what makes our culture unique is a shared admiration for innovation, excellence, a strong work ethic, entrepreneurial spirit, diversity, empathy, friendliness, and an insatiable curiosity.


Our store concepts are modern, fun and cosmopolitan. These concepts are constantly evolving to ensure a fresh and delightful experience for our customers, with additional destination stores in key high-profile markets like New York City, London and Hong Kong.


Our campus is a magical space. Filled with light, nature and original works of art, the Montreal-based headquarters inspires a creative energy that fuels every facet of our company.

We also have offices set up in key cities around the world. This way, we can ensure the best management of our operations in all markets, no matter where we are.

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