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The following job descriptions represent a sample of the HR openings we are currently working on.

If you are specifically interested in any of our posted jobs, please send your resume to the consultant listed at the end of the description.

For general inquiries about other HR opportunities, we invite you to submit a resume in confidence to

HR Management/Business Partner
Compensation, Benefits and HRIS
Learning and Organizational Development
Staffing and Employment Management

HR Management/Business Partner

Mid level HR Generalist Opportunities in Greater Boston

We have several outstanding opportunities for mid level HR generalists/Business Partners who are specifically seeking an HR role which offers accelerated learning, opportunity for advancement and new challenges. These positions provide wide exposure to different business groups, responsibility for key projects and initiatives, exposure to HR best practices and organizational development, operating within a shared services environment, and the chance to team with accomplished colleagues and mentors.

These positions are in both larger Fortune 500 companies, and smaller emerging growth companies, in Financial Services, Software, Life Sciences and Biotech. All roles involve working within an established HR environment with strong leadership and successful management teams in place. Specific responsibilities involve basic to complex employee relations with assigned clients, program roll out, brokering of internal and external HR services, and internal consulting.

The ideal candidate will possess a high degree of motivation, effective presence, ability to communicate, ability to influence, a pro-active, business-oriented “mind-set” with regard to HR work, be a team player and demonstrate a willingness to be "hands-on" to get results.

Our clients are seeking this profile of candidate who has 4 - 12 years of HR experience, and who has established a track record in HR via assignments in at least 2 companies. The ideal candidate will have earned a minimum of BA degree, and have basic knowledge of the various HR disciplines.

Salary ranges for these positions are in the $75k to $100k range, plus incentives.

For these roles, we are primarily looking for candidates local to the greater Boston area.

Please send your resume in confidence to:

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Compensation, Benefits and HRIS

Compensation Manager

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Compensation professional to join a leading healthcare products company with global presence. Our client is experiencing significant growth and is looking for a top notch professional with broad compensation experience to join their team. In this role, you will assist in the strategic planning, management and administration of corporate compensation programs; market analysis, salary structure development and administration, job descriptions, incentive and bonus programs. In addition, you will act as an advisor, confidante and strategic partner to colleagues of all levels on all compensation related matters.

To qualify for this position, the following criteria must be met:

  • B.A. / B.S. Degree required (preferably in a business related field), advanced degree preferred. 7-10 years of progressive compensation experience.
  • Strong analytic and presentation skills. Broad experience and strong working knowledge of sales incentive and variable compensation plan design is preferred.
  • Proven proficiency in job market analysis, compensation planning, and job evaluation.

Opportunity to manage others in this role, therefore management experience is a plus.

Competitive compensation package, professional development opportunity, and great working environment at this client.

Compensation Manager/Director Opportunities

We are working with several clients in the Boston area on exciting Compensation Management roles, within growth industries including biotech, life sciences, financial services, and technology.    

The range of responsibilities and roles includes designing and managing base and variable pay programs, managing regular cyclical programs and providing training and communications programs to internal clients, managing staff, and performing as an internal consultant and primary resource for all employee and executive compensation programs.

Some of these roles require experience with incentive and sales compensation (in financial services industry), knowledge of executive compensation and other long term incentives, strong project management and analytical skills, and excellent communication ability.

The level of compensation experience required for these manager and director positions ranges from 8 to 15 years of progressive responsibility in leadership positions, including 5 years management experience, demonstrated ability to manage priorities and deliverables, manage employee and senior management communications and collaborate with HRIS and other colleagues to ensure effective design and accuracy of compensation tools and processes.  These opportunities require strong ability to perform in-depth analysis and performance assessment of processes to ensure competitiveness and compliance; Bachelor’s degree required, Master's degree and or certification is preferred. 

Compensation for these management positions is between $90,000-$140,000


Compensation Analyst/Compensation Consultant

We have several clients in growth industries with exciting learning opportunities to be part of their HR Team.  The level of experience required for the Compensation Analyst and Compensation Consultant roles is 3-6 years progressively responsible experience with base and variable pay programs, strong ability to plan, design and analyze pay structures and programs, assist with employee communications, and manage projects related to surveys and data gathering, excellent analytical and financial modeling skills in Excel and or Access; self initiative and strong interpersonal and relationship management skills and ability to understand the “art” of compensation.  Experience in sales incentive and or executive compensation is highly desirable.

Other qualifications include; Bachelors degree, Masters degree or certification is a plus.  

Compensation for these positions is between $70,000- $90,000.

Please email your resume in confidence to

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Learning and Organizational Development

Director: Organizational Effectiveness
This role is responsible for overseeing organizational effectiveness programs and initiatives for a Fortune 500 Product Company headquartered in the Boston area. Key responsibilities include organizational diagnosis, change management, measurement and evaluation, performance management, succession planning, and organizational consulting.

These high impact initiatives will take place in the context of a progressive global learning organization, and an overall business environment of positive growth and change. Initiatives and interventions will be deployed through a large distributed global HR team. The specific projects and scope of work will be determined by immediate business needs and long range business goals.

The ideal candidate will have a depth of knowledge and experience in OE and L&D, preferably through significant work done in large global companies with progressive HR practices. He/she will also be highly skilled in getting results through collaboration and influence, and working effectively through complex internal and external client/partner relationships.

The desired candidate will have functional knowledge and experience in the areas of workforce planning, leadership development, performance systems and processes, organizational development and design, succession and talent management, financial and performance analysis and strategic/systemic thinking.

Requirements include a minimum of 15 years experience in HR business settings with functional skills as above, significant professional experience in organizational consulting and learning, and a proven track record of results.

Salary: Package to 250K. Relocation is available

Please submit your resume in confidence to

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Staffing and Employment Management

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