Job Location:
Sysco Corporate


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

Sales Territory:  


Zip Code:


Travel Percentage:  

Up to 25%


  • Create and innovate compensation programs that meet the needs of our various functions, business areas, and our Recipe for Growth
  • Act as a strategic business advisor providing consultative thought leadership to the human resources community and business leaders on pay decisions, pay guidelines, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related challenges.
  • Oversee benchmarking, survey analysis, and analytics to elevate understanding of our competitiveness globally with a view toward evolving our compensation and benefits programs over time
  • Provide consultation and thought partnership regarding Sales Compensation design and governance
  • Develop key cross-functional partnerships across the organization
  • Manage the annual bonus and merit process for all U.S. and build out global process. Provide guidance, support and direction to managers and other colleagues.
  • Act as a strategic business advisor to senior business leaders and a partner to HR leaders, ensuring that our programs align with our business goals and support talent acquisition, retention, career development, mobility and our diversity initiatives.
  • Provide senior management comprehensive reporting of competitive pay position versus marketplace; advise managers of compensation trends and anecdotal market intelligence.
  • Manage and deepen partnerships with key vendors and external partners that will enrich our thinking and programs with industry insights and ensure that our programs remain competitive.
  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses to evaluate and recommend pay adjustments to maintain internal equity and external competitiveness.
  • Oversee company job architecture, including approving and benchmarking new job families and levels
  • Lead, develop and manage a high performing team


  • Demonstrated ability to develop clear and concise executive level communications. Communicate recommendations to senior management, other executives, or regional management in a clear, concise, and impactful way.
  • Demonstrated ability to guide leadership through difficult or complicated subject matter.
  • High energy, sense of urgency, results-oriented with strong operations skillset, naturally following up and following through on initiatives.
  • Ability to understand broader business and financial issues and juggle multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to address analytical requests: understand ask, gather of data, build model and validate assumptions, perform analyses, summarize and present results to influence strategic decisions
  • Experience designing and building compensation programs, job architecture, pay models and benchmarking approaches.
  • Demonstrated success in a dynamic, fast-paced, frequently changing, and leanly staffed environment.
  • Efficiently manage current programs, challenge the status quo, and champion new initiatives.
  • Consummate team player who builds highly effective professional relationships and can effectively work with and communicate across multiples levels of the organization.
  • Strong work ethic, holds self and others accountable for achieving required outcomes.
  • High energy, sense of urgency, results-oriented with strong operations skillset, naturally following up and following through on initiatives.
  • An established track record of building credibility and trust across the organization, candid communication, high integrity, sound business ethics and judgement.
  • Able to quickly learn a company’s priorities and translate them into actionable solutions.
  • Strong business acumen, outstanding analytical skills, and business process orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business objectives and translate them into people solutions, particularly with compensation strategy and programs.
  • Solution-oriented problem-solving skills, with rigorous decision-making ability.
  • Agile working mindset, with a structured and pragmatic way of thinking, and comfort with ambiguity and fluidity.
  • Operational Excellence: Provide leadership on program/policy implementation, administration, communication and change management for base pay and variable pay. Ensures team members stay abreast of regulatory changes and business processes remaining  in compliance with applicable federal, state and local requirements (e.g., FLSA, 409a, pay equity, wage notices, etc.). Establish approach and consistency within the team on process documentation, cross-training and operational support structure. Ensure strong partnership with other cross-functional partners and alignment on ownership
  • Team management and development: Encourages team growth through skill development, coaching and training, alignment in performance expectations and establishing a focus on networking. Fosters a culture that drives employee development and empowers an ownership/decision making mindset. Manages departmental budgets and expenses within corporate guidelines.


  • 10+ years broad-based compensation leadership experience required
  • Experience in a large, complex publicly-traded organization preferred
  • Compensation and Sales Compensation design experience with a sales team and operations (warehouse/drivers) strongly preferred
  • Change management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Workday Advanced Compensation
  • Experience evaluating, selecting and implementing global compensation tools.
  • Well-versed in compensation regulations and practices across a global remit.
  • Familiarity with compensation-related regulations and practices across different regions
  • Proven organizational and communication skills to effectively address all levels within the organization.
  • Effective project manager with ability to develop an overall project plan with clear deliverables and manage a project team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience with government regulations pertaining to Human Resources and broad- based compensation and recognition systems.
  • Advanced analytical, consulting and influencing skills, with a track record of identifying issues and formulating solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience with various HRIS and compensation systems


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Finance, Business or related field


  • This position must be performed from the Global Support Center facility based in Houston, Texas.
  • Travel may be required up to 20% to Sysco facilities or operating companies. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.


For information on Sysco’s Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com


The pay range provided is not indicative of Sysco’s actual pay range but is merely algorithmic and provided for generalized comparison.  Factors that may be used to determine rate of pay include specific skills, work location, work experience and other individualized factors


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.