HR Consulting Manager (technical) – Remote

About Us

Cura HR is a consulting firm who brings diverse perspectives to HR operations across a broad range of organizations, industries, and geographies. We build and implement targeted strategies and solutions for our clients and support building and maintaining a thriving and inclusive workplace. We partner with our clients in a variety of ways as an outsourced HR team or executing a particular project or initiative. Our team has expertise across multiple HR disciplines, and we value collaborating as a team to continually provide best in class HR practices for our clients. If you are looking to broaden your influence, while utilizing and expanding your HR knowledge, you are the addition we are looking for.

About the Job

As a technical HR Consulting Manager, you will support clients and partner with other Cura Consultants to meet the needs of the client engagement. Engagements are typically focused on larger client initiatives and include internal program re-design and implementation, improving efficiencies with systems and processes and augmenting the employee experience. In this role you may facilitate and lead, project manage, and execute work for Cura’s clients related to total rewards, compensation, benefits, and systems.


Remote (work from anywhere)

Position Status

Full-time flexible.

What you will do

  • Develop, manage, and track progress for multiple client plans, in-line with Cura’s Client Management Practices, tools, and technology.
  • Lead and support workflow and development for HR Consultants and Associates.
  • Consult with leaders to develop and facilitate programs related to total rewards.
  • Assess and manage the implementation of HR technology needs.
  • Define and implement change to optimize HR processes and practices.
  • Conduct analysis, audits, data, and process reviews, where needed, in order to ensure efficacy and accuracy of systems.
  • Lead, manage, and execute against client engagements related to total rewards and HR operations (e.g.: open enrollment, performance and talent reviews, compensation planning and training).
  • Manage total rewards functions and programs for outsourced clients (benefits, leave, compensation, etc.), with support from client employees and/or Cura Consultants and Associates.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to take existing knowledge and experiences to develop effective client solutions.
  • Ability to lead and direct workflow of team members in a matrixed environment.
  • Proactive problem solver; resourceful, collaborative, and forward thinking.
  • Results oriented with the ability to meet and exceed client expectations.
  • Ability to establish client priorities and develop project plans to execute.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to track and manage time effectively.
  • Diligent attention to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to develop and present quality client deliverables.
  • Relationship builder who can establish trust with clients, partners and vendors.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Thoughtfulness in judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work in an environment with changing priorities.
  • Deep experience in compensation or benefits and functional experience with HR systems and payroll.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, HRIS and payroll processing platforms.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new technology, tools and processes in a timely fashion.
  • High level of professionalism and confidence.

What you will need

  • A bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of experience in compensation or benefits, managing and executing functional projects.
  • Experience working in HR for organizations of varying size, complexity, ownership structure and/or industry.
  • Proven ability to prioritize needs and provide a high-level of customer service to team members and clients.
  • Desire for continuous learning and development; engagement and participation in Cura Knowledge Share professional development meetings/events.
  • Ability to travel to client sites as needed and to Denver/Boulder metro area for occasional in- person Cura team meetings.
  • Ability to travel for periods of time.
  • Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

What sets you apart

  • WorldatWork Compensation or Benefits certifications, such as the CCP or CBP.
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) credential.
  • Strong bias for action, self-motivated, and deadline driven.
  • Skilled in interpersonal communication and experience making effective, persuasive presentations on complex topics.
  • Comfortable in an environment that requires self-organization and project management.


We are excited to add new team members that are aligned with our values and cultural attributes. We seek new members who are a culture add, not simply a culture fit.

Our values include:

  • Relevant – We create custom solutions for each client by continually testing, benchmarking and optimizing our efforts to ensure we’re providing the greatest value and relevance to our clients.
  • Inclusive – We celebrate what makes us unique and are mindful about creating space for every voice in the room.
  • Resourceful – We are success enablers who proactively invest the time to build business acumen for our clients.
  • Knowledge Sharing We are a team of HR experts. We’re also a team of teachers and learners. We value knowledge and the empowerment that comes with sharing it.

The full description of Cura HR’s values can be found on our website.

Total Rewards Package

  • Compensation – $48.00 to $58.00/hour base pay ($99,840 – $120, 640 based on a 40-hour work week) with on-target commission of an additional $16,000 annually.
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) – An employer–funded, tax advantaged health benefit used to reimburse employees for out-of-pocket medical expenses and personal health insurance premiums. New hires are eligible the 1st of the month following date of hire, assuming their planned work schedule is at least 28 hours per week. Eligibility is reevaluated quarterly using a six-month look-back period. Individuals are funded $454.16/month, whereas families are funded $800/month.
  • 401(k) retirement plan – Employee contributions are matched 100% on the first 3% of eligible pay.
    Time Off Programs – Cura employees receive eight (8) paid holidays annually, Paid Time Off (PTO), and Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

    • PTO – accruals based on hours worked. Full-time new hires are eligible to earn an equivalent of 15 days (120 hours). Accrual increases at 2 years of service to 20 days (160 hours) for full-time employees.
    • VTO – to enable equity through access, Cura incentives our consultants to provide HR services either to underrepresented minority organizations, or those organizations supporting underrepresented minority groups. Cura employees may receive pay for up to eight (8) hours of VTO a year, an average of two (2) hours per quarter.
  • Professional Development Budget – Consultants are reimbursed for approved development up to $2,000 annually.
  • Knowledge Sharing – participate virtually, and in person for team events, cross- training, case studies, train-the-trainers, and problem-solving sessions.
  • Working remotely – collaborative team environment, mostly virtual, and flexible!

Cura HR believes in developing and supporting a diverse workforce.

Cura HR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.