Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Senior Manager, Compensation, Benefits and HR Services


Closing in 10 days

Overview: RMIT University Commitment

RMIT is committed to the rights of students and staff to be safe, respected, valued, and treated as an equal in their place of study and work. All staff are expected to share this commitment and contribute to a safer community. While carrying out their role, staff are in a position of trust with students. Staff have a duty of care to report wellbeing concerns about students through the designated channels and uphold to the code of conduct. RMIT Vietnam expects all staff members to comply with its Code of Conduct, policies and procedures, which relate to legal and regulatory requirements and our ways of working.

Why RMIT University Vietnam?

RMIT Vietnam is committed to excellence, innovation, and social responsibility. We welcome applications from qualified and passionate individuals who share our values and vision. RMIT University has a global reputation and ranks 140th globally and 11th in Australia in QS World University Rankings 2024. To learn more about our rankings, please check out our latest facts and figures here Reputation and rankings - RMIT University

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package and allowances
  • Generous annual leave, carer leave and public holidays (Christmas and Tet Holidays)
  • Private health insurance and wellness programs
  • Professional development and career advancement
  • Relocation and visa support
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources
  • A vibrant and diverse campus life and more!
  • RMIT Vietnam has been honoured with the respectable HR Asia Award as Top Employer To Work For in Asia. To find out more about RMIT Vietnam and our current vacancies, please visit our website: https: // www.

    Position Summary

    The Senior Manager, Compensation, Benefits, and HR Services is a pivotal role at our university, tasked with the strategic, operational, and transactional delivery of crucial HR services. This role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including the design, development, and administration of compensation and benefit programs, employment law compliance, and the enhancement of HR management systems. The Senior Manager will lead efforts to streamline HR processes to deliver a seamless and efficient employee experience that is free from unnecessary bureaucracy.

    Reporting Line:

    Reports to: Associate Director, Reward, Talent and Organisational Development

    Direct reports: 2-3

  • Strategic HR Management: Develop and manage comprehensive HR policies and programs that enhance the lifecycle of employee engagement, from hiring through retirement, while ensuring alignment with Vietnamese laws and organizational goals.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Lead a diverse team across multiple HR functions, providing direction and support in HR policy development, compensation and benefits, payroll, tax compliance, and more.
  • Process Improvement: Re-engineer HR administrative processes to achieve optimal balance between compliance and service quality. Address complex issues with innovative solutions aligning with industry best practices.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Maintain robust communication channels with university staff and alumni, providing high-level advisory support and ensuring strong, productive relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Regional and Global Collaboration: Work closely with HR teams across different regions to standardize and improve HR services, fulfilling the university's vision for process transformation.
  • For a more detailed description of the key areas of responsibility for this position please click here to download the JD.


    Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or a closely related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in HR management roles within multinational organizations, including extensive work with both foreign and local employees in Vietnam.
  • Comprehensive expertise in compensation and benefits, employee relations, and broad HR functions such as performance and change management.
  • Deep understanding of Vietnam labor law, statutory insurance practices, and personal income tax compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, train, and develop HR teams.
  • Proven track record in HR process improvement.
  • Native Vietnamese proficiency and a minimum IELTS General Band Score of 7.0 achieved within the last two years.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or professional HR certification.
  • Relevant experience in higher education environments.
  • Other Competencies:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with proficiency in both English and Vietnamese, capable of managing diverse stakeholder groups and complex negotiations.
  • Strong leadership in managing change, with the ability to effectively handle multiple projects and adapt to dynamic business needs.
  • High integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Commitment to embodying and promoting university values through professional behavior.
  • Benefits
  • Highly competitive VND gross salary package with 13th month bonus, private medical insurance (for staff and the dependents) and annual health check
  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Christmas closure, plus public holidays and 10 days paid sick leave.
  • Unique opportunity to work within a multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment with creative and innovative committed colleagues.
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Ongoing professional development program and support.
  • Library on campus and online - access to RMIT Australia online library
  • Free use of onsite gym
  • Further information

    The role located in HCMC Vietnam, is open for Vietnamese candidates only.

    English Proficiency

    English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 7.0 (General) with a score of at least 6.0 or 170 in Lingua Skills.

    To Apply

    In order to be considered for this role, it is mandatory to submit both a resume AND A COVER LETTER. Please click on the 'Apply' link provided below to initiate the application process. Your application will not be considered complete without the submission of both documents.

    Please note, we will be running a rolling recruitment process, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

    Applications Close:

    8 thg 6 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community. As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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    Job details


    Senior Manager, Compensation, Benefits and HR Services


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    May 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 09, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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