Compensation Manager at Workrise

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As the leading workforce management solution for the skilled trades, Workrise makes it easier for skilled laborers to find work, and for companies to find in-demand workers. Workrise currently operates in wind, solar, construction, oil and gas, and defense industries. We’re growing, and we’d love to learn what you can add to our team! 

We have an amazing team built with People Partners, People Operations, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, People Development, Workplace Operations, and Administration functions. We work cohesively to build and maintain a high functioning and high performing team with a focus on promoting culture, growth, and efficiency. 

The Compensation Manager is a true thought partner and advisor on all things compensation to the businesses they support. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and ongoing development of the company’s compensation related programs including base pay, short and long term incentives, sales commission and other variable pay programs.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Responsible for managing the company’s compensation function including program design, development, related compensation support, analysis of program effectiveness (including monitoring market trends and regulatory changes), and on-going program administration.
  • Key liaison to the business assisting across multiple verticals, interacting directly with department heads and executives
  • Excellent “stage presence” and the ability to concisely communicate complex program initiatives and analysis. 
  • Provide recommendations to senior business leaders for resolving compensation issues and ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews jobs and recommends appropriate grade level(s) assignments based on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exemptions, market data and internal job benchmarks.
  • Performs job and salary analyses to assist in evaluating internal equity, external competitiveness, and legal compliance.
  • Participates in and/or conducts salary surveys. Analyzes market data to evaluate competitive position to the market and makes recommendations.
  • Ensure commission/bonus related payment calculations are in accordance to policy 
  • Identify, assess impact, and recommend policy/process/system modifications where necessary
What you should have:
  • BS or BA, Human Resources, Business, Finance or any other related field preferred
  • 5 + years minimum professional experience in compensation management; prior experience in Sales Compensation is preferred 
  • Advanced MS Excel, analytical skills, attention to detail required
  • Accustomed to working with large data sets and ability to synthesize data into a digestible and presentable format 
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills with the ability to manage large, cross functional stakeholder groups
  • The ability to influence change with Senior leaders and use sound judgment to form an objective opinion 
  • Proven experience in being able to think strategically, execute tactically, and collaborate across many teams, levels, and situations without a lot of oversight.
  • Excellent communicator (verbal, written, presentation delivery)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously; experience working in fast-paced and frequently-changing environments; ability to thrive in ambiguity and self-direct
  • Must be able to think strategically and view the business from a general management standpoint
More than a job:

At Workrise you can feel good about your work and furthering our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters that ambition. We welcome you to develop relationships with coworkers by displaying our company values: Own the Mission, Learn and Grow, Solutions Over Ego, and Raise the Bar. In appreciation for your contributions, we support you with various health insurance plan options (including medical, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, and competitive 401k matching. 

As a world-class employer, Workrise is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

Who we are:

In 2014, we set out to create a better way to get work done in the oil & gas industry. The goal — to build the most reliable and cost-effective workforce solution, using technology to make it easier to manage and deploy workers at scale. And while our commitment hasn’t changed, our business has. What started in oil & gas has grown to include construction, wind, solar, and defense. So we believe it’s time our company’s name reflects that evolution. We’re excited to announce that RigUp is now Workrise— a full-stack workforce provider, powered by technology specifically built for the diverse industries we serve.


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Technology we use

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Location

Workrise is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails.

An Insider's view of Workrise

What’s the vibe like in the office?

High Energy. Everyone is fully on-board with the common goal of “putting people to work”. Here at Workrise not only are we striving to become advocates for their betterment but become that platform that will galvanize the worker to build and power our society. We have a ton of work to do, but we also have a true sense of ownership.

Gus

Data Engineering Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Workrise, we foster collaborative culture through open communication and open-mindedness. We collaborate with other teams by understanding each other's needs and the common goals we are trying to achieve together.

Ravanpreet

Engineering Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

When I first joined Workrise I had a bucket list of skills I wanted to build at my new career opportunity. In just three months, Workrise gave me the strength and support to blow that list out of the water! I am so excited to continue learning, growing, and getting hard work done!

Alyssa

Product Designer

What is your vision for the company?

Workrise is on a mission to empower the people who get hard work done — with an ambitious vision of putting 1 million skilled tradespeople to work by 2030. We're building a better way to work, by giving workers access to more opportunities and helping companies find the right people for the right job.

Xuan

CEO

What are some things you learned at the company?

Collaboration! It has been critical to work alongside my colleagues and partners here in order to be successful. I have learned how to collaborate and partner with amazing folks from every part of the business, which has been amazing for my own personal exposure and development.

Ron

Technical Recruiter

What are Workrise Perks + Benefits

Workrise Benefits Overview

At Workrise you can feel good about your work and furthering our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters that ambition. We welcome you to develop relationships with coworkers by displaying our company values: Own the Mission, Learn and Grow, Solutions Over Ego, and Raise the Bar. In appreciation for your contributions, we support you with various health insurance plan options (including medical, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, and competitive 401k matching.

As a world-class employer, Workrise is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenship. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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