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Senior Director, Executive Compensation

Requisition Id:  355572
Business Unit:  Corporate
Location: 

Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

 

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. 

 

Logistics done differently.

As the Senior Director, Executive Compensation, you will work closely with the Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President, Total Rewards, and will be an integral member of the team, supporting extensively with board preparations and acting as a partner to business functions. Become a part of our 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:

  • Partner with essential corporate functions, including communications, investor relations, HR operations, payroll, finance, accounting, tax and legal, to provide strategic support of and advice in relation to all aspects of the executive compensation function. 
  • Lead the design, implementation, and administration of executive compensation and equity programs aligned with the company’s strategic goals and total rewards philosophy. 
  • Responsible for creating the compensation committee’s annual work plan and associated agenda planning; developed analysis, recommendations, and supporting materials for presentation to the compensation committee. 
  • Oversee direct report responsible for the administration of equity plans, including restricted stock unit, performance stock unit, and option awards. 
  • Responsible for the CD&A, its creation and ensuring it “tells the story”. 
  • Responsible for executive compensation tables and related reporting supporting the annual proxy statement; additionally, provide strategic support related to stockholder engagement. 
  • Model annual equity forecast expense in partnership with accounting and financial planning and analysis teams; conduct regular analysis of and modeling for authorized share usage. 
  • Track proxy advisor policy changes and perform Pro-forma analyses related to say-on-pay and equity plan recommendations. 
  • Provide analyses of director and executive compliance with stock ownership policies. 
  • Maintain records of and inventory for employment agreements/arrangements; create regular reporting to summarize current/historical executive compensation (cash and long-term) 
  • Create benchmarking exhibits of CEO and executive pay levels; support executive offers, severance packages and pay recommendations. 
  • Track and ensure compliance with the regulatory environment for executive compensation, including concerning ISS and Glass Lewis 
  • Maintain productive and effective relationships with outside consultants, vendors, and other external partners, e.g. stock plan vendor 

 

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 8 years of relevant experience, with several spent in the executive compensation specialism 
  • Subject matter expertise in executive compensation, including related governance and accounting implications, compensation committee preparation, managing the development of CD&A agreements, compiling information for annual Proxy statements and relevant filings
  • Experience with multiple jurisdictions

 

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Strong business acumen and orientation; makes decisions with an enterprise-wide lens.  
  • Displays the charisma and credibility necessary to build relationships and motivate and influence others to get the job done. Has high levels of both IQ and EQ 
  • An efficient, logical, and rational problem solver. Maintains a results-driven, resilient attitude even through tough times
  • Strategic and tactical; knows when to stay high level but is willing and capable of rolling up sleeves to get things done when necessary
  • A strong leader of people who possesses integrity and honesty. Maintains an openness with all employees and can have difficult conversations 

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. 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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