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Principal, Total Rewards (US Comp Partner)

Location Seoul, South Korea


Company Introduction

We exist to wow our customers. We know we’re doing the right thing when we hear our customers say, “How did we ever live without Coupang?” Born out of an obsession to make shopping, eating, and living easier than ever, we’re collectively disrupting the multi-billion-dollar e-commerce industry from the ground up. We are one of the fastest-growing e-commerce companies that established an unparalleled reputation for being a dominant and reliable force in South Korean commerce. We are proud to have the best of both worlds — a startup culture with the resources of a large global public company. This fuels us to continue our growth and launch new services at the speed we have been since our inception. We are all entrepreneurial surrounded by opportunities to drive new initiatives and innovations. At our core, we are bold and ambitious people that like to get our hands dirty and make a hands-on impact. At Coupang, you will see yourself, your colleagues, your team, and the company grow every day. Our mission to build the future of commerce is real. We push the boundaries of what’s possible to solve problems and break traditional tradeoffs. Join Coupang now to create an epic experience in this always-on, high-tech, and hyper-connected world.

Team Description

Enhance employees' job and company engagement through competitive and equitable compensation management based on Coupang's compensation philosophy. Enable data-driven, rational decision-making by identifying employee needs from a total compensationperspective and proposing appropriate compensation policies to motivate employees and retain key talent. Manage global compensation programs and provide compensation consulting as a compensation partner to business organizations.

Job Overview

  • Serve as US Comp Partner
  • Design and benchmark US compensation plans (pay bands, incentives, equity compensation)
  • Analyze and report compensation data
  • Participate in and manage compensation projects

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • At least 8 years of HR experience and 4 years of compensation experience in a large MNC or large organization with global offices
  • Capable of data analysis, problem-solving, and attention to detail to handle fast-paced, demanding situations
  • Advanced or higher Excel proficiency
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to work with people from all walks of life
  • Native English proficiency (Korean bilingual preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in compensation planning/operations for the US market
  • Experience in designing compensation plans
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in HR consulting
  • Experience in high-tech or e-commerce industry
  • MBA degree or HR-related major
  • Experience in Workday utilization and training


팀 소개 

쿠팡의 보상 철학에 근거하여 경쟁력 있고 형평성 있는 보상 관리를 통해 구성원의 직무 및 기업 몰입도를 제고함. 구성원을 동기부여 하고 핵심 인력을 유지할 수 있도록 총보상 관점에서 구성원의 니즈를 파악하고 적합한 보상 정책을 제안함으로써 데이터에 기반한 합리적 의사결정을 지원함. 글로벌 보상 프로그램을 관리하고 비즈니스 조직의 보상 파트너로서 보상 관련 컨설팅 제공. 

업무 내용

  • US Comp Partner 역할
  • US 보상제도 (Pay Band, 인센티브, 주식 보상) 기획 및 벤치마킹
  • 보상 데이터 분석 및 리포팅
  • 보상 프로젝트 참여 및 관리

  자격 요건

  • 학사 이상  
  • 최소 8년 이상의 HR 업무 경험 및 규모가 있는MNC 또는 글로벌 오피스가 있는 대기업에서 4년이상의 보상 관련 경험  
  • 신속하게 진행되고 요구사항이 많은 상황에 대처할 수 있는 데이터 분석, 문제 해결력 및 세밀 정확한 일처리 
  • Advanced 이상의 Excel 활용 능력
  • 각계각층의 사람들과 협업할 수 있는 대인관계 및 커뮤니케이션 능력 
  • Native 영어 구사 능력 (한국어 Bilingual 우대)

우대 사항 

  • US Market의 보상 기획/운영 경험 
  • 보상제도 설계 경험
  • 프로젝트 관리 경험
  • HR 컨설팅 경험 
  • High-tech 또는 eCommerce 산업 경험 
  • MBA 학위 혹은 HR 관련 전공 
  • Workday 활용 및 교육 경험  


Recruitment Process and Others   

Recruitment Process   

  • Application Review - Phone Interview - Onsite (or Virtual Onsite) Interview – Offer  
  • The exact nature of the recruitment process may vary according to the specific job and may be changed due to scheduling or other circumstances.  
  • Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage.  

Details to Consider   

  • The employment type of this position is regular including 12 weeks probationary period.
  • This job posting may be closed prior to the stated end date for application if all openings are filled.     
  • Coupang has the right to rescind an offer of employment if a candidate is found to have submitted false information as part of the application process.     
  • Coupang does not discriminate against disabled applicants or those with veteran status. We are proud to offer equal opportunities for all applicants.  
  • Job titles and responsibilities may be subject to change depending on the candidate’s overall experience, etc. This will be communicated to the candidate at the appropriate time before the offer. 

Privacy Notice   

  • Your personal information will be collected and managed by Coupang as stated in the Application Privacy Notice located below.  


Document Return Policy

  • This notification is given pursuant to Article 11 (6) of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act.   
  • A job applicant, who has applied but not been finally selected for a position at Coupang (the “ Company ”), may request the Company to return his/her hiring documents submitted pursuant to the Fair Hiring Procedure Act.  However, this will not apply where the hiring documents were submitted via the website of the Company or e-mail, or where the job applicant submitted those documents voluntarily without a request from the Company.  In addition, if the hiring documents were destroyed due to a natural disaster or any other reasons not attributable to the Company, such documents will be deemed to have been returned to the job applicant.  
  • A job applicant who wishes to request the return of his/her hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above should fill out a “Request for Return of Hiring Documents” [Annex Form No. 3 in the Enforcement Rule of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act] and submit the request to the Company (Coupang Recruiting Team, Tower 730, 570 Songpa-daero, Songpa-gu, Seoul). In such case, within fourteen (14) days from the date of identifying the receipt of the request, the Company will send the hiring documents to the job applicant’s designated address via registered mail.  Please be informed that the job applicant is required to pay the postage on the registered mail.  
  • In preparation for a job applicant’s request for the return of hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above, the Company shall retain the original hiring documents submitted by the job applicant for 180 days from the completion of the recruiting process.  If no request is made until the end of this period, all of his/her hiring documents will be destroyed immediately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act.
  • Hiring may be restricted in case the legal qualifications required for hiring and work performance are not met.