Designing an Effective Pay System 


How do you create a fair and equitable pay system for an organisation?

The aim of the "Designing an Effective Pay System", is for you to design an effective pay system for your organisation and although the course may take approximately three hours if reviewed in one session, it will take time to implement and complete the assessments.

Once you have identified the purpose of your pay system it will be easier to understand what needs to be included.

The steps in this course will help you with this as well as assist you in designing a pay system that will work for your organisation.

This course covers:

  • Developing point bands for groups of employees
  • Pay Grades and variances
  • Group Ratings
  • How to Achieve External Competitiveness by incorporating salary data from the market
  • Establishing Pay Ranges and Range Spreads
  • Calculating Mid Points and Compa-Ratios
  • Executive Pay Design
  • Sales Pay Design
  • International Assignees Pay Design

Each section contains learning objectives which need to be met before progressing to the next section.

This course covers:

  • Developing point bands for groups of employees
  • Pay Grades and variances
  • Group Ratings
  • How to Achieve External Competitiveness by incorporating salary data from the market
  • Establishing Pay Ranges and Range Spreads
  • Calculating Mid Points and Compa-Ratios
  • Executive Pay Design
  • Sales Pay Design
  • International Assignees Pay Design




Gillia Liverpool-Roberts

HR Consultant and Trainer

Trinidad and Tobago

Gillia is an independent Human Resource, Management Consultant with deep experience in both the public and private sectors in Trinidad and the Caribbean region. She is the principal consultant of GLR HR Consulting Limited. She is internationally certified in Competency-Based Management and partners with the Canadian-based Human Resource Systems Group as an associate consultant in the delivery of CBM workshops.

Gillia is a highly competent professional with over 25 years’ experience of diversified management consulting and industry and “hands-on” experience with an emphasis on issues affecting strategic positioning; strategy articulation; broad/team-based compensation; reward and recognition; and organizational research, analysis, recruitment & selection, induction & orientation, training & development, labour laws, compensation management, performance management, career management, manpower planning, business planning specifically with companies within the Financial, Energy and Manufacturing sectors.


Dr Hyacinth Guy

PhD, SPHR, SHRM-SCM, SWP


Hyacinth Guy has been a Practitioner of Organizational Development and Strategic Human Resource Management for more than thirty-five (35) years with twenty-five of those years being at the Executive and Senior Management level in diverse organizations in the public, private and business sectors.

Dr Guy has strong competencies in Leadership Development, Strategic Business Planning, Organization Restructuring, Employee Engagement, Talent Development, Employee and Labour Relations, Conflict Management, Performance Management, and Workforce Planning.

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