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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Vevey


Benefits Specialist – Asia and Oceania(Job Number: 180008AZ)
Benefits Specialist – Asia and Oceania
We are transforming HR for the people, the business, the function
Nestlé, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Or Satellite (Nestlé, Gurgaon, India)
Or Virtual Location (within the Asia and Oceania region Nestlé Offices)
Undefined period of time, 100%
                                                            Deadline for Applications: 7th January 2019
Start date: July 2019
In the context of our HR Transformation, we are strengthening our Total Rewards function and we are creating regional Centres of Competence (CoC) which will deliver a high quality portfolio of Total Rewards services. We are looking for a Benefits Specialist for the CoC for Asia and Oceania based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Reporting to the Regional Benefits Manager, you will be providing operational support for delivery of Benefits programs and processes across multiple countries supported by a Regional Total Rewards CoC. These benefits can include retirement, health and welfare and insurance plans, as well as time off and perquisites.
A Day in the Life of a Benefits Specialist                                              
Support in the creation and updating of existing benefit plans, working closely with the relevant Market, the Regional Benefits Manager and Corporate Benefits, Group Pensions and Insurance or Procurement teams as appropriate.
Carry out benchmarking analysis, extracting key messages on Nestlé's competitive position, external trends and recommendations.
Support selection of external vendors in conjunction with the Market and Procurement, and manage relationships with providers subsequently to ensure reliable service delivery.
Ensure effective processes in place to enroll plan members (e.g. at hiring and/or annual enrollment) and to handle leavers (transfers and terminations) in collaboration with CoS and external vendors.
Work with Finance to monitor plan costs and financial risks and works with Benefits Manager to identify proactively potential issues and where mitigating actions needed (e.g. changes in investment strategy, plan design, etc.)
Help design and deliver communications to employees so that benefits programs are understood and valued, including preparing marketing and educational materials (web pages, videos, brochures, etc.) 
Ensure full compliance in the benefits area, including meeting internal controls as well as external tax, social security and labour laws
Support Markets on benefits aspects of Total Rewards reviews             
What will make you successful
University Degree level education or equivalent
2-3+ years’ experience in Human Resources either in a large corporation with progressive people practices and/or a consulting company
Experience with KPIs (Creation and use of metrics)
Local employment law & labor regulations
Advanced Use of Microsoft Excel
Financial training an advantage
Show us that you are a team player with excellent communication, time management and networking skills. You also demonstrate ability to influence without authority, credibility, as well as ability to work under pressure within tough deadlines as part of a multifunctional team.
Do you think you have the profile we are looking for? Then apply in English at
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is present in 189 countries around the world, and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favorites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.
We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset.
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Primary Location: Switzerland-VD-Vevey
Job: Human Resources
Organization: Nestec S.A.
Schedule: Full-time

About the company

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. At Nestlé USA, we provide high-quality products that are essential to living well. As individuals and teams, we embrace leadership, make important contributions and support each other’s professional development. Join the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company, and deliver the satisfying foods that help people around the world through every phase of life.

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