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  • 16 Jul 2018 10:23 AM | Kate Reichert

    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

  • 16 Jul 2018 9:31 AM | Jim Larrick

    PeaceHealth is hiring a Director of Compensation!

    Do you have a passion for:

    • Leading, coaching, and developing a compensation team in a multi-state organization?
    • Functioning as a senior HR leadership to help an organization maintain its competitive edge, in line with current labor market trends?
    • Creatively providing compensation solutions, within a healthcare environment, that are appropriate for all types of employees including, collective bargaining, providers, and executive?

    Based in beautiful Vancouver, WA (just across the river from Portland, OR), PeaceHealth is hiring a Director of Compensation to lead their compensation team. Tasked with providing day-to-day direction for the team, this position also researches and analyzes compensation strategies to develop recommendations system-wide.

    Qualified candidates for the Director of Compensation must have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field
    • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) preferred
    • Seven years of progressively responsible experience in compensation program development, design, and administration
    • Provider and Executive compensation experience desired
    • Five years of leadership experience required
    • Benefit experience, as plus
    • Experience supporting negotiation and administering compensation for caregivers under collective bargaining agreements

    Want to learn more? Visit:, search Req ID#: 162480.

    EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

  • 12 Jun 2018 3:44 PM | Mara Nowak

    Job description


    Under the guidance of the Group Vice President of Human Resources, the Compensation Manager will take ownership in analyzing, maintaining, and potentially revising firm wide compensation programs and processes. As a key member of HR, you will act as a resource, working alongside management to devise individual and group-wide plans. Most importantly, you will be responsible for ensuring our employees’ understanding of their own compensation and rewards. Explaining how compensation decisions are made is not always an easy conversation to have, but it is incredibly important to the relationship we want to have with our employees. Be our compensation expert; give us the expertise and tools to be able to confidently attract and retain top talent and build more rewarding relationships with our employees.

    Scope of Role:

    • Help develop domestic and international compensation programs, including short- and long-term incentives, reward and recognition programs, benchmarking, survey analysis, analytics development, new technologies and manager and employee training consistent with company culture and philosophy.
    • In partnership with Group Vice President of Human Resources and compensation committee work to refine and roll out revised compensation roadmap across the firm.
    • Work with HR team and clients to solve challenging, real-time compensation problems.
    • Stay ahead of emerging market trends in compensation practices.
    • Provide compensation modeling, data, and the language to support managers.
    • Provide technical support and expertise to management and employees on compensation programs and rewards.
    • Manage and coach one direct report on compensation decisions.
    • Write job descriptions.



    • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 5 years of experience.
    • Experience in evaluation and benchmarking of a variety of business and functional positions.
    • Ability to consult with internal clients and outline comprehensive plans in order to achieve desired results.
    • Proven capability in managing large projects, including communications and change management.
    • Interpersonal skills and maturity to effectively work with, recommend, and influence senior leaders and internal clients throughout the firm.
    • Strong track record of problem solving and project management-overseeing projects from ideation to development to testing to launch and finally rollout and training.
    • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills; solve complex problems in a structured way, applied critical thinking.
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills to multiple audiences, including various levels of management.
    • Ideal experience with Workday software.



    Mara Nowak / Managing Consultant / hrQ, Inc. / 

  • 05 Jun 2018 8:08 AM | Kait Becker


    Develop, assess and implement compensation programs and practices.  Programs include: annual salary administration and merit program, job evaluations, job descriptions database and survey database and administration.

    Ensure a commitment to safety through consistent and professional behaviors in performance of job requirements that demonstrate safety is a fundamental value that guides all aspects of our work. Perform related duties as required.


    Position Requirements:

    1.  Conducts job evaluations by compiling and analyzing market data to recommend the appropriate job title, salary level and FLSA status; finalize job descriptions, communicates results to managers and employees.  Ensures results comply with state and federal law and collective bargaining agreements.  Conducts job audits of individual or group positions as appropriate.
    2.  Manages the job description database in Oracle, Neogov and Access.  Works with HRBP, Staffing, HRIS and Managers to audit and update job descriptions.  Establishes and requests new positions with Payroll.  
    3.  Manages the company-wide survey database and participates in published and ad-hoc agency salary surveys.
    4.  Reviews, analyzes and approves pay and job employee status changes (MSS), including new hire offers and promotions.  Supports HRIS in updating Oracle Compensation systems (MSS and CWB.)
    5.  Develops and/or revises compensation policies, standards and procedures, including salary structures, merit increase budgets and geographic differentials to be in compliance with state and federal law, market practices and collective bargaining agreements.  
    6.  Provides compensation policy interpretation, analysis, guidance and technical advice for resolution of issues involving compensation policies and programs.

    Position Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. Professional certification desired.

    A minimum of six (6) years total credited experience.  Five years of senior level Human Resources work experience with emphasis on HR operations and compensation. Experience in organizations comprised of union and non-union employees desired.

    Intermediate level experience in Microsoft Office Suite products. Oracle experience desired.

    Or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

    Salary Range:
    Midpoint: $79,172.00
    Maximum: $95,006.00

    To learn more and apply, please go to:

    TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.

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