Nicole Watson, Senior Consultant

Tel: (647) 258-1026
Mobile: (416) 508-3582

Nicole Watson is a Senior Consultant at McDowall Associates.  With over ten years of human resources experience in both corporate and consulting industries, Nicole brings a specialized knowledge of compensation and Total Reward programs. Her skills include survey development, job evaluation, compensation analysis and administration, benefits administration, and project management.

In her previous role, Nicole’s responsibilities included market analysis, salary and bonus administration, job evaluation and benefits related projects. In addition, Nicole has experience with HRIS implementation, acquisitions, program implementation and communication.


Compensation Specialist

Nicole has a strong foundation of analytical and technical skill and has provided support for client engagements in a variety of industries. She has developed compensation structures that are both internally and externally competitive, evaluated jobs using a number of job evaluation systems, performed pay equity analysis ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, developed and conducted custom compensation surveys and performed market survey analyses.



Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from McMaster University and a post-graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management from Humber College.  She holds the Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation and the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation and is a member of the World at Work Association and the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).