Job Location:
Raleigh, NC

Job Description

The Compensation Consultant/Manager – Corporate is responsible for leading the support of the corporate functions’ strategy including design, and implementation of Advance Auto Parts’ compensation programs. This role also supports the development of the annual compensation strategy, with analysis and modeling as needed. This leader will be supporting numerous functions with a variety of needs and unique compensation requirements and therefore has a significant impact on the business and our people. S/He will play a significant role in partnering internally with leaders across the organization to ensure best-in-class service and advocacy for our Team Members.

The incumbent in this role should be a thought leader with strong attention to detail, accustomed to working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high-growth company. This role will report to the Director, Compensation.

This position is hybrid and will require approximately 3 days per week in office at our Raleigh HQ location in North Hills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategy Development: Lead the development of an annual and 3-year compensation strategy for our corporate compensation programs by providing modeling and analyses that assess different scenarios based on recommendations.
  • Program Support: Supports program effectiveness by analyzing internal and external competitiveness through survey assessments bi-annually, analyze expected returns-on-investment and determine actual investments versus approved annual operating budgets; perform periodic program-specific reporting to leadership with appropriate KPIs.
  • Compensation Administration: Partner with the Compensation Administration and Payroll teams to ensure accuracy of the day-to-day and annual administration of our compensation programs. Work with teams to resolve issues as needed.
  • Compensation Consultancy: Ensures team members’ understanding and engagement with our compensation plans by delivering creative, innovative, timely and relevant communications and education tools. Work with HR Business Partners and Business Leaders to deliver compensation solutions that meet the needs of the business. Ensure appropriate communication and change management, as needed.

Skills and Behaviors

  • Proven leadership capabilities in leading teams of direct/indirect reports and cross-functional teams, taking other with them to achieve results
  • Deep expertise in compensation administration and design with a proven track record of successful implementation and results
  • Ability to influence, without direct report authority, across various levels within an organization and with external partners
  • Unyielding passion and drive for supporting and advocating for team members
  • Ability to work well, both independently and in collaboration with multiple partners
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with an ability to adjust one's style to meet the audience's needs
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to multi-task and work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to listen effectively and express thoughts and opinions clearly and concisely
  • Flexible, clear and compelling communication style that carries weight with diverse audiences inside and outside the organization
  • Ability to translate data into impactful insights that drive solutions to complex problems across the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ year’s progressive experience in Human Resources, with a focus on compensation design and administration
  • Advanced Excel and presentation development skills required
  • Experience working in a Fortune 300 organization preferred
  • WorkDay experience highly desirable

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