Head, Compensation & Benefits, SEAPAC

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Date: Nov 6, 2021

Location: SG, 349248

Company: Ceva Logistics

At CEVA, we believe that logistics is a people business, that’s why we create an environment of trust and team spirit - we encourage initiative and we empower our talent to grow in their careers.  We are supply chain experts and live and breathe it every day. We offer a broad range of services in Contract Logistics, Air, Ocean and Ground management thanks to our 78,000 employees, operating in more than 160 countries. At CEVA, we are passionate about our work and the value we deliver to our customers and as a company, we are growing at a fast pace - do you Dare to Grow with us?  



Reporting to the Region HR leader, this position is responsible for driving a competitive, efficient and service oriented region compensation and benefit system and strategy designed to attract and retain high caliber employees in support of an employee-oriented and high performing culture.




Rewards Implementation, Executive and Governance

  • Partnering with the region’s functional heads, implement CEVA’s Global Reward policies and processes to continuously support achievement of CEVA’s HR and business strategy and objectives (desired market positioning, employee demographics, market practice, etc).
  • Critically monitor and review local Reward competitiveness and processes and proactively drive amendments and solutions including working with local/country HR teams to standardize compensation and benefit processes and ensure consistency within global and local structures
  • Support the negotiation of Collective Labour Agreements, where applicable

Employee Benefits

  • Monitors competitive trends in benefits and evaluates alternatives and costs.
  • Develop, recommend and implement new benefits packages (in collaboration with Global Reward e.g. global insurance pooling)
  • Participates in negotiation of agreements with insurance carriers and financial institutions for administration of benefits programs and provides technical backup to union negotiations on benefits matters.

International Mobility

  • Provide financial inputs into costings (with support from Global Reward) to facilitate the recruiter and/or HR professional to provide robust costs estimates or job offers.
  • Monitor international employment law and government regulations to ensure company is compliant at the local level.
  • Ensure all necessary work / residence permits are obtained in accordance with local/country labour regulations

Job Evaluation and Global Job Framework

  • Act as the custodian of annual region job evaluation process to establish/update job sizes for job promotions and ranking exercises
  • Be the global job framework career level ‘expert’ and key use of the Mercer Global Grading Tool.
  • Work with local/country HR to update job descriptions and organization charts where required or necessary to ensure all relevant job related information is accurate for management analysis or decision making

Global Recognition Program

  • Drive the Global Recognition Program by acting as the Champion for the program in the Region
  • Lead the selection process and manage all updates to Global Reward

Corporate HR/GHO Reward Support

  • Manage the annual pay review, salary planning and bonus payout and bonus setting process (not part of collective agreement or impacted by statutory increases) based in the Region
  • Support Corporate HR/GHO Reward with the implementation and execution of reward related processes such as of annual pay review and bonus payout for manager and above career level Corporate employees based in the region

Market intelligence & Metrics

  • Develop market comparisons and provide recommendations for compensation, benefit and incentive proposals (may involve working with local/country pay/benefits data providers)
  • Prepare KPIs, costings, analysis and metrics as required by the Cluster leadership and Global Reward




  • At least 5 years Compensation & Benefits experience within a multinational company
  • Operational HR experience within an international Human Resources Department
  • Experience of working in matrix organizations
  • Experience in applying Job Evaluation methodology, Bonus Plans, Compensation Planning and Benefit Design
  • Proven ability to influence and interact effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Strong analysis/quantitative skills and the ability to translate analysis into actionable tasks
  • Ability to actively seek assistance and support from and work with Global Reward
  • Experience in domestic and international global relocation including understanding how to articulate new programs, set boundaries for risk mitigation and cost control at the strategic level as well as supporting at operational level
  • Knowledge of Job Evaluation and Grading methodology
  • Sound computer skills, including MS office programs such as Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Strong customer service skills


CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.