Benefits Consultant - Singapore

  • Location:
    Singapore, Singapore
  • Alternate Location
    Japan
  • Area of Interest
    Human Resources
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1346261


Key Responsibilities

·       Benefit Program Management and Design – this position will be responsible for designing or assessing the design of benefit programs that align to Cisco’s Global Benefits Strategy, market practice and compliance requirements. This includes developing design proposals and cost impact analysis, reviewing proposals with internal stakeholders to receive input and feedback on recommendations, including the taxability of proposed benefit programs.

·       Implementation – this position will be responsible for all implementation activities of approved benefit programs, including selection and setup of benefit providers, creating project plans, assembling resources, and developing and documenting processes and policies through the stabilization period to ensure a smooth transition to plan administration teams.

·       Governance and Compliance – ensure programs align to Cisco’s benefits philosophy and meet local regulatory requirements. This also includes monitoring costs, financial impact, future funding requirements, the competitiveness of package, ensuring adherence with regulatory, legal and best practice approaches.

·       Vendor Management – manage vendor relationships and monitor vendor performance in the region.

·       Consulting – as a trusted advisor to the HR and Compensation and Benefits teams to provide consultative support and data-driven insights on benefit initiatives.

Basic Qualifications

·       Educated to degree level in business, finance, HR or related field.

·       Solid experience in working within employee benefits.

·       Experience with large-scale multi-country employee benefits program development and delivery.

·       Excellent written and verbal communications skills - Ability to interface with all levels of the organization.

·       Ability to influence business leaders. Ability to simplify complex topics for broad audiences.

·       Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy of discretion through ambiguous phases of expansion project development.

·       Strong sense of accountability, sound personal judgment and global business acumen.

·       Great organizational skills with exceptional follow-through and attention to detail.

·       Proven abilities in vendor management and establishing effective partnerships with external service providers to ensure quality service to Cisco.

·       Fluent in English and Mandarin, written and verbal is preferred

Preferred Qualifications

·       Considerable expertise working within global benefits development, administration and program governance.

·       Detailed knowledge of employee benefit plan design including healthcare and pension schemes along with associated complexities of plan administration, associated payroll processes, country-level regulatory requirements and benefits program taxability.

·       Successful record of building operational processes and procedures as well as global partnerships, driving program efficiency along with measuring and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.

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