Remote Compensation Consultant (part-time)

Location: Portland, OR

Trupp HR - Remote Compensation Consultant (part-time)

Looking to apply your passion for compensation consulting and program design as part of an innovative and collaborative team?

At Trüpp, we believe in harnessing the power of our collective team—valuing the unique talents, strengths, and even quirky traits of each of our employees.
The Compensation Consultant role at Trüpp is a part-time, remote position that offers flexible hours and scheduling with approximately 15-30 hours per week. This position plays a key role in designing, planning, and managing compensation programs and structures for our small to mid-sized clients located in the greater Portland area and across the U.S.—communicating and coordinating on a daily basis with Trüpp team members and clients.

Successful candidates will: thrive in a team environment; have the self-motivation necessary to succeed in a remote position; have a proven ability to communicate well in writing and in person; possess deep subject matter expertise regarding compensation studies, design, implementation and maintenance of compensation programs, pay equity laws and considerations; excel at detail-oriented tasks; demonstrate excellent client management skills; and, consistently deliver quality work.
Essential Job Functions
The individual in this position is expected to engage in the following work-related duties:
  • Serve as primary point for clients to develop compensation programs, including providing salary and pay policy recommendations based on client needs and compensation philosophy. 
  • Provide consultation and is involved in discussions regarding initiatives/changes to client organizational structure and corresponding compensation programs.  Provide ongoing education to clients on compensation related topics.
  • Make decisions on appropriate approach to designing and developing unique compensation programs for individual clients.
  • Perform complex research and anlysis of market salary data and develop recommendations for appropirate compensation programs and structures for clients.
  • Contribute and refine the process of providing compensation products to clients.
  • Evaluate client job descriptions and utilize market data and analysis to deliver innovative solutions for clients.
  • Review RFPs and provide input and recommendations to ensure project scope is well defined.
  • Own and complete assigned project activities, including conducting benchmark salary and benefits studies, conducting job analysis, creating job descriptions, creating/updating job classifications, and other ad-hoc projects as needed.
Success Profile

To be successful in this position, the Compensation Consultant must:
  • Proactively seek out relevant information to ensure recommendations to clients are in line with best practice philosophies and approaches, based on proven benchmarks and legal requirements.
  • Consistently deliver quality, timely, accurate and useful work products.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and time-management skills.
  • Organize and prioritize own work in a setting with frequent and rapid priority and assignment changes and additions coming from multiple sources in a fast-paced environment.
  • Utilize active listening skills with colleagues and clients to mitigate conflict and improve operational efficiency.
  • Demonstrate ability to make sound and timely informed decisions in complex situations.
  • Demonstrate a high attention to detail.
  • Behave in a manner that supports Trüpp HR’s core values and represents the company in the best possible light.
  • Exemplify professionalism and a sincere concern for contributing to the success of our clients.
  • Treat confidential information gained through employment with Trüpp HR with sensitivity and tact.
  • Ensure work-related activities promote the strategic objectives of clients.
  • Demonstrate expert working knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel and advanced working knowledge in PowerPoint and Outlook.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4 to 5 years’ experience in a similar position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Human Resources, Industrial/Organization Psychology, Business Management or other related field.
  • Compensation experience required; consulting experience preferred.
  • CCP Certification strongly peferred or in the process to attain.
  • Ability to periodically travel locally; occasionally travel regionally and nationally.
  • Ability to occasionally work evenings and periodically work weekends, as needed. 

About Trüpp:
Trüpp (Swedish for “team”) was founded in 2011 and has been recognized for the past three consecutive years as one of Oregon and SW Washington’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies and Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses. Providing HR Outsourcing and Consulting services to small and mid-sized employers, we are a collaborative team of professionals, passionate about helping our clients thrive. 
Perks & Benefits
Trüpp values its employees! Our part-time team members enjoy the following:
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid Sick Time
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