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Pension & Benefits Consultant (5307)

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Pension & Benefits Consultant
Organization:  Simon Fraser University
Province:  British Columbia
Location:  Burnaby

SFU acknowledges the unceded and traditional territories of the səl̓ ilw̓ ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), kʷikʷəƛ̓ əm (Kwikwetlem), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), xʷməθkʷəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwantlen, Qayqayt and Tsawwassen First Nations.


Over the past decade, SFU has grown to become one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities; consistently ranked as Canada’s top Comprehensive University, among the top 15 Canadian research universities by major international ranking systems, and reliably ranked in the top 5 Canadian universities in research impact and international outlook. SFU has developed core competencies in fundamental and applied research areas across eight faculties and established global excellence in several interdisciplinary areas. With three beautiful campuses in Vancouver, Burnaby, and Surrey, SFU has deep roots in partner communities throughout the province. SFU’s International footprint includes partnerships with other institutions in more than 110 countries of their surplus items rather than allowing quality food and necessities to go to waste.

The SFU Human Resources team continues to work remotely and providing the full range of HR supports to meet our clients' needs. People programs include: HR Strategic Business Partner Services, Compensation, Labour Relations, Benefits, Pensions, Wellness & Recovery, Learning & Development, and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.


The Pension and Benefits Consultant is responsible for providing support and oversight to the administration of SFU’s pension and benefit programs as well as provides strategic support to senior management in the planning, design, optimization, and development of program initiatives to ensure organizational competitiveness and legal and regulatory compliance. The Consultant works closely with plan providers and is a point of contact for managers, employees and retirees requesting escalated assistance, information, and advice. The role contributes to the review, execution, and communication of changes to existing pension and benefit programs as well as assesses trends and performance and, develops surveys to support program delivery.


The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related discipline and a professional certification as a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) and Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) and seven years of related progressive experience, including experience in the administration of defined benefits and defined contribution pension plans in a large, complex organization or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

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