Smart HR Consultant Profile

Smart HR is seeking experienced HR professionals who are interested in consulting or individuals with previous HR consulting or HR business partner experience. We offer flexible work arrangements with part-time and full-time schedules. Consultants will work directly with our clients in developing & executing customized HR programs. Smart HR’s client base includes a wide range of small to midsize companies & nonprofits in the Washington, DC metro area.

Smart HR offers the right candidate the ability to practice HR leadership in a flexible environment that values high quality HR practices, independence, work/life balance & professional growth.

Smart HR Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of HR consulting relationships with specific Smart HR clients.
  • Develop annual HR Account Plan with each client.
  • Implement Account Plan for each client (some work time is spent at our client’s location & other work is performed remotely).
  • Serve as the main point of contact for client’s ongoing HR needs & questions.
  • HR activities include such things as:
    • HR Strategy
    • Benefits Management
    • Recruitment & Retention Strategy
    • Performance Management
    • Orientation/Onboarding Programs
    • Recognition Programs
    • Organizational Effectiveness
    • HR Compliance Support
    • Compensation Benchmarking
    • Employment Policies
    • Employee Engagement Initiatives
    • Professional Development


  • Bachelors degree required (advanced HR degree a plus).
  • 15+ years of HR & business experience. Business acumen is as important as HR knowledge to be successful in this position.
  • Must possess “consulting skills” & be viewed as professional & knowledgeable by our clients.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills are required.
  • Computer & math skills are required (especially MS Excel & Word).
  • Demonstrated excellence in previous HR/Business endeavors.
  • Professional HR Certification is strongly desired (PHR or SPHR).
  • HR & business experience supporting small to midsize organizations.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter & resume to