Head of Total Rewards and HR Analytics

Human Resources Centreville, Virginia


Join our Winning Team as Head of Total Rewards & HR Analytics    

Isn't it time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do, every day. We pride ourselves on being mission-focused on helping to grow a brand built on accuracy and integrity. We care deeply about our products and our customers. We’re more than just a company: We help millions of consumers make more-informed decisions every day. We know that our teammates are our most valuable asset, and we value a balanced life while tackling challenging projects in a fast-paced environment. One last thing: Our four-day week continues in Summer 2024!     

As the Head of Total Rewards & HR Analytics, you will be a key member of the People & Culture leadership team and guide a comprehensive total rewards and people analytics strategy that attracts and rewards top talent, supports a high-performance team culture, and continues to make CARFAX a great place to work.   
At CARFAX, we believe in the power of teamwork and value in-person interactions so that we can collaborate and thrive together. This position will require 4 days in the office subject to change with future business needs.
What you’ll be doing:      
  • Create a robust Total Rewards function:
    • Design pay programs that reward performance: Provide expertise and thought leadership to design, implement, and manage competitive, scalable and cost-effective compensation programs that align with strategic business goals. Ensure programs are equitable, performance-driven, market competitive, legally compliant, efficiently administered and effectively communicated.
    • Develop key frameworks that drive our people strategy: Build on our job architecture framework through development of pay grades, career paths, promotion guidelines, and refining levelling criteria that align with our casual, mission-driven culture and supports our business growth.
    • Provide great benefits: Oversee benefits programs, including health, wellness, retirement, our four day summer workweek, and other perks that people love. Manage relationships with external vendors and benefit providers, ensuring a great employee experience.
    • Ensure a fair and equitable workplace: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legislation and market trends impacting compensation and benefits, proactively amend policies and programs to ensure compliance with labor laws, regulations, data privacy, and financial and SOX controls.
    • Communicate the value: Develop comprehensive and integrated communication strategies that drive awareness, adoption, and understanding of guidelines and programs.
  • Build a strong people analytics function: Analyze workforce trends and needs to guide workforce planning, decision making and measure the impact of HR programs. Use analytics to improve our quality of hires, employee engagement, performance, and retention.
  • Create a great people experience: Improve and automate HR processes through effective processes, tools and Human Resource Management System (HRMS) enhancements.
  • Build a team of functional experts: Lead and mentor a team of compensation, benefits, analytics, and HRMS professionals, ensuring high performance, learning and growth.
What we’re looking for:    
  • Must have 10+ years of progressive HR experience with 7+ years of leadership experience in total rewards. Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field; MBA or relevant certifications (e.g., CCP, CBP) preferred.
  • Demonstrated success as a strategic thought leader and total rewards subject matter expert with strong business acumen and experience, influencing stakeholders, building strong partnerships, and leading through change.
  • Experience working closely with partners in Finance to optimize ROI, reduce risk, evaluate options, and make data-driven recommendations; must have exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to think conceptually and identify innovative solutions and communicate complex information in a clear and simple way.
  • Demonstrated experience ensuring that compensation, benefits, and HR programs comply with relevant laws and regulations and establishing strong governance practices.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing, dynamic environment with a focus on driving operational efficiencies that map to changing needs a must; experience with process improvement and automation required; implementation and management of Human Resource Management Systems highly desirable.
  • Proven leadership and track record of developing people, building, and leading high performing teams is required.   
What’s in it for you:     
  • Competitive compensation, benefits and generous time-off policies
  • 4-Day summer work weeks and a winter holiday break
  • 401(k) / DCPP matching
  • Annual bonus program
  • Casual, dog-friendly, and innovative office spaces

Don’t just take our word for it:     

  • 10X Virginia Business Best Places to Work
  • 9X Washingtonian Great Places to Work
  • 9X Washington Post Top Workplace
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Places to Work


CARFAX, part of S&P Global Mobility, helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, service and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings, CARFAX Car Care, CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ to consumers and the automotive industry. CARFAX owns the world’s largest vehicle history database and is nationally recognized as a top workplace by The Washington Post and Glassdoor.com. Shop, Buy, Service, Sell – Show me the CARFAX™. S&P Global Mobility is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets.

CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.