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Senior Director, Human Resources - Sales

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30062

Company: XPO Logistics


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Senior Director, Human Resources you will ensure the execution of HR policies and strategic initiatives supporting a high performing Sales organization, assist Executive level leaders and their teams and employees with day-to-day HR activities and compliance, and work with leadership to ensure HR programs and initiatives are enhancing the delivery of business results. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Drive an overarching strategy for how to incent, develop and measure a world class sales organization
  • Develop, implement and evaluate all HR programs and supporting systems to ensure an integrated approach to all HR practices, policies and procedures
  • Partner with the Sales leaders and compensation team to design and deliver variable compensation and incentive programs
  • Provide input to the talent team in developing strategic workforce plans, and the recruitment and retention strategies to meet the needs of the business; support selection activities for all hourly and salaried positions, and participate in developing and implementing valid selection tools
  • Design and develop effective succession planning process to ensure management and professional readiness to meet the growth plans of the business
  • Enforce a performance-driven culture by developing and implementing consistent performance management coaching and counseling techniques
  • Partner with the training team to identify and execute relative training initiatives; ensure availability of training and development opportunities and funding for staff

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certifications
  • 7 years of relevant HR experience supporting a Sales function ideally within a large, complex organization
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and HRIS tools; ability to create complex formulas in Excel and quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends; occasional travel

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills with ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment
  • Ability to develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of the results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations

Be part of something big.


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.


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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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