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Director of Compensation

Director of Compensation

Requisition ID 
Human Resources

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Consult with all levels of management to design base pay and short-term pay programs that address business needs, maintain a competitive position in the market and remain fiscally responsible with the company’s resources.
  • Manage the job analysis, documentation and evaluation of all jobs to determine the appropriate compensation level within the organization structure.
  • Manage the annual salary planning process including payroll budgeting and salary structure / merit increase wage pool analysis and recommendations.
  • Manage the implementation and administration of long-term pay programs.
  • Manage the implementation and communication of short-term pay programs.
  • Assist Sr. Director in the analysis, evaluation, implementation and administration of long-term and executive compensation pay programs.
  • Participate in other compensation related projects by providing research, analysis, reporting, recommendations, and project management as needed.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of state and federal laws that affect compensation programs.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Excellent Communication skills, ability to effectively communicate with all levels within corporation
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and customer service skills including a willingness to consistently provide responsive service, the ability to react appropriately under pressure, the ability to negotiate and apply good judgment in ambiguous situations, and demonstrated flexibility/adaptability
  • Advanced analytical skills sufficient to conduct thorough research, determine relevance of data, interpret meaning of data and make recommendations for policy changes
  • Demonstrated statistical skills sufficient to allow accurate interpretation and application of advanced statistical data
  • Spreadsheet skills including complex manipulations, creating mathematical formulas, and producing presentation-quality materials
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to balance multiple, diverse projects in a fast-paced environment, producing quality results in short timeframes
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in collaboration with others and develop business partnerships
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information in a sensitive and appropriate manner


Work Experience &/or Education:


Bachelor’s degree required, plus 8 years human resources experience, including experience managing a compensation function or part of a compensation function preferred. CCP preferred.




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