Compensation Business Partner, Retail

Apple Cupertino, California
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February 28, 2023
Cupertino, California


Posted: Feb 20, 2023

Role Number:200464051

At Apple, our number one resource is our people. As a Compensation Business Partner, you're in charge of maintaining competitive compensation for the people passionate about excellent customer service and support that encourages repeat visits and expands market share. Advises on the implementation, communication, and administration of our global programs. Leads efforts in crafting an innovative compensation strategy, in alignment with Apple's Global Compensation Philosophy. When it comes to managing projects, deadlines, communications, and ideas in different time zones, you've got it under control. This position will partner with business leadership, recruiting and their People Business Partners, as they fuel the talent to push Apple into the future.

Key Qualifications

  • Candidate will have achieved a track record of consistent success leading Compensation programs, with 7-10+ years of demonstrable experience in a multi-national company.
  • Experience in Retail, High-Tech and/or Consulting industries preferred.


- Proven team orientation with collaborative style. Flexible demeanor and an ability to get involved in details while maintaining wider view. - Ability to communicate clearly and confidently when advising senior leaders. - Independent, self-starter with the ability to successfully balance multiple priorities and deal with ambiguity in a sophisticated matrix structure. - Excellent process management, planning and organizational skills. - Resilient and determined to ensure projects and results are achieved. - Deep knowledge of competitive market pay practices, with strong networking skills. - Robust analytical skills and business sense, and able to see the implications of actual and planned activities, making valuable contributions to management decisions. - Ability to learn and maintain composure in a fast-paced environment. - Pragmatic, quick-thinking, and action oriented to aim for results, with proven bias for customer service. - Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Additional language skills a plus. - High integrity and ethics in handling confidential information. - Attention to detail and dedication to excellence. - Outstanding excel/spreadsheet skills. - Provide authority consulting on base salary, bonus, and equity programs - Evaluate current and proposed base pay and variable program design for alignment to established guidelines and Apple's Compensation Philosophy - Deliver training to people teams and managers on compensation philosophy and programs - Lead Job Family Reviews and provide market-based recommendations to department leaders - Develop a network of Compensation professionals for ongoing knowledge of pay practices and shifting trends. - Perform analytics from internal and external sources and proactively provide recommendations to the business - Lead strategic projects while also running routine activities - Provide ad hoc support and develop strong cross-functional partnerships to support business needs - Initiate and maintain strong working relationships with the entire people teams

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in relevant field (MBA a plus)

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $156,000 and $234,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

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