Goldman Sachs & Co. Human Capital Management, Benefits and Wellness (Retirement), Associate, Hong Kong/ Tokyo in Hong Kong, Hong Kong



Do you have a passion for delivering best-in-class benefits and wellness programs to an audience across many diverse backgrounds? Do you thrive through innovation and strengthening firms into becoming employer of choice?

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated individual to be part of our Reward team at Goldman Sachs and focus on developing and managing our retirement and personal finance programs in the APAC region.


Human Capital Management (HCM) recruits, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs. Our teams design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help them advance professionally, drive productivity and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results. We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm’s most valuable asset, its people.

The Benefits and Wellness team in Reward provides high value benefits packages across 14 locations with a focus on engagement, innovation, education and local compliance.We work closely with vendor partners and expert advisors to provide a high quality offering to employees.

The ideal candidate will leverage their substantial benefits expertise to design and deliver a comprehensive retirement and personal finance programs to over 4,000 employees across the region, working with other internal groups (e.g., Legal, Tax, Finance, and the Vendor Management Office) to deliver a best-in-class programs. You will also be partnering with global counterparts in Americas, EMEA and India as well as colleagues across the HCM function to develop and implement regional and global policies and initiatives.



  • Manage country and region-specific retirement and personal finance programs and act as an advisor to our people on related matters

  • Be the firm’s risk manager as relates to benefits activities and provide strategic advice to mitigate and manage risks

  • Be an advocate for inclusive-benefits and drive innovation on this front

  • Project manage and drive development and flawless implementation of Reward programs, including managing provider transitions

  • Innovate retirement and personal finance program contents and events strategy to drive engagement and efficiencies

  • Manage, liaise and cultivate relationships with key vendors ensuring effective delivery of our services

  • Stay abreast of market development, trends, best practices and regulatory changes and advice on it’s implications towards our strategy

  • Engage firm’s branding externally through employer awards participation and being a firm advocate of our programs

  • Oversee and implement retirement-related legislative requirement, investment and plan governance across the region

  • Manage program budget, payroll and financial reporting requirements in partnership with internal groups and external vendors

  • Define, track and analyse key metrics, monitoring success of initiatives, optimizing the approach and reporting to key stakeholders to support program strategy development



  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years of experience in relevant roles such as employee-related retirement, actuarial, financial planning or wealth management

  • Fluency in written and spoken English


  • Project Management - Strong project manager who is highly organized with excellent attention to detail and follow through, holds task owners accountable and works effectively to deadlines

  • Analytical skills – ability to review current process and/or data and to draw and communicate conclusions

  • Commercial/Financial acumen - ability to understand budget processes, vendor commercial structures and financial reconciliations/reporting

  • Organizational Skills – Strong organizational ability and skills with superior attention to detail; ability to project manage and multi-task effectively and provide overall organization to multiple concurrent projects and initiatives

  • Communication – Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal relationship management skills with an ability to lead meetings, develop print and online communications, and present to key stakeholders

  • Teamwork – Function as part of a team in a fast paced environment that demands energy, creativity, and collaboration

  • Relationship Building / Client Service – ability to build relationships and work effectively with others including consultants, vendor partners, external and internal stakeholders and senior leaders across different levels, functions and regions

  • Flexibility – Partner and take initiative from various managers and leaders with different approaches to work and desired outcomes

  • Stakeholder Engagement - Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, driving consensus and influencing outcomes

  • Results-oriented -- Balance multiple, time-sensitive projects while maintaining a longer term, strategic focus


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Job ID2018-42397

Schedule TypeFull Time


Function(s)Human Resources

RegionAsia Except Japan

DivisionHuman Capital Management

Business UnitBenefits & Wellness

Employment TypeEmployee