Human Capital Management, Benefits & Wellness, VP/Associate – Tokyo

Location(s) JP-Minato-ku
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President/Executive Director
Human Resources
Human Capital Management
Business Unit
Benefits & Wellness
Employment Type




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 benefits and wellness 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 benefits 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 benefits and wellness programs and act as an advisor to our people on specific benefits and wellness related matters
  • Be the firm’s risk manager as relates to benefits and wellness 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
  • Innovate benefits and wellness 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
  • 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 5 years (for Vice President) and 2 years (for Associate) of experience in relevant roles such as benefits, wellness, compensation or mobility

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



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