Head of Compensation & Benefits

  • Location

    Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to HK$1.5 per annum + Plus Generous Bens

  • Contact:

    Michelle Jackson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A rare opportunity has arisen for a Group Head of Compensation & Benefits to join our client, a Hong Kong head-quartered MNC, that operates in the Consumer Products industry. With a large population in Greater China as well as internationally, our client is looking to hire an experienced Compensation & Benefits leader to plan, develop and ensure the effective delivery of an integrated and appropriate compensation and benefits strategy to enable attraction and retention of talent. The business has grown both organically and through acquisition and is very successful in its field.

This role reports to the Global Head of HR (also based in Hong Kong) and will work closely with Country HR Heads in North Asia as well as in the US to deliver C&B strategy. You will manage directly a team of 5 in Hong Kong on a day to day basis within the Group COE function.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review, establish and implement an improved services model, including payroll, benefits administration, employee communication, wellness and well-being
  • Research, design and implement competitive benefits programs and monitor external service providers to ensure high delivery standards
  • Facilitate and con-ordinate annual salary review and bonus process
  • Manage and improve end to end China mobility policy and related C&B processes
  • Provide specific direction and guidance to China Plant HR functions on the application of compensation policies and programs, the formulation if salary and bonus plans, benefits management and talent mobility management
  • Co-ordinate analysis, benchmark studies to support the Global Head of HR as well as the GM for the business to make decisions on executive reward
  • Work with HR Heads and business stakeholders to ensure changes to organisation structure and jobs are accurately documented and reflected in Job Architecture and ensure structure is accurately benchmarked
  • HR Compliance: proactively contribute to audit process and establish, implement and monitor professional standards
  • Lead C&B competency, educating local HR teams to deliver on C&B objectives and contribute to HR Academy as a C&B SME
  • Identify areas of improvement for C&B services, optimising and transforming processes where required

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • 20 years relevant experience in HR with a predominant focus on the Comp & Bens specialism
  • At least 5 years as Head of C&B (Greater China/APAC or Group) in a complex MNC ideally in a COE function
  • Experience with providing guidance and direction on China C&B (multiple locations)
  • Experience with big data analysis and presentation
  • Candidates will need to have strong problem solving and decision making capability
  • Ability to drive change, negotiate and influence internal stakeholders
  • Fluency in English and Putonghua
  • Candidates will need to have strong problem solving and decision making capability
  • The ability to travel on business when needed (not excessive)

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.