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Compensation Analyst

Date: Jun 6, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27703

Company: XPO Logistics

Must be willing to attend a meeting once a week in High Point, NC


Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 out of the top 50 logistics companies in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. As the Compensation Analyst, you will be responsible for managing a variety of compensation and human resources-related projects and conducting in-depth analyses to support our Supply Chain compensation philosophy. You'll work closely with senior leaders to design, develop and administer cost-effective compensation programs that help us attract, motivate and retain top talent. Become a part of our fast-growing, dynamic global team and we'll help you build a career that will exceed your expectations.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Create, build and maintain databases for the reporting and/or analysis of temporary labor initiatives
  • Develop and oversee key human resources (HR) reports and analytics that drive awareness and help inform key decisions
  • Analyze, synthesize and present meaningful data and reports to HR team; generate ad hoc and self-directed reports/analyses to identify trends, opportunities, issues, etc.
  • Apply knowledge of job analysis, evaluations, grading and pricing to determine and convert relative job worth into monetary values to be administered according to pay scale guidelines
  • Participate in process improvement strategies that utilize current systems, data structures and other technologies
  • Provide analytical services for various compensation programs and projects to ensure objectives are met in an effective, efficient and timely manner such as managing data, reporting and interacting with the HR team
  • Support the annual compensation planning process and systems; assist with data updates and management
  • Promote a consistent approach in crafting HR process solutions through critical assessment and delivery of tools and recommendations
  • Assist with providing guidance to HR Directors and team leaders on compensation policies/practices
  • Provide research and analysis for multiple compensation projects; complete stretch assignments as requested

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance, Economics or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of compensation, HR analysis or generalist related experience
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills; able to perform moderate to complex analyses of data with a high degree of accuracy, confidentiality and timeliness
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience analyzing and presenting HR data and reports

It’d be great if you also have:


  • Strong aptitude and ability to learn and use multiple systems, including Beqom, Economic Research Institute (ERI), CompAnalyst and SuccessFactors
  • Experience working across the various HR disciplines including compensation, recruiting, HRIS and employee relations
  • Strong business partner and consulting capabilities; ability to work independently and assume responsibility for work
  • Excellent time management, organizational, planning and decision-making capabilities
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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