Compensation and Benefits Manager

  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Cermati is a financial technology (fintech) startup based in Indonesia. Cermati simplifies the process of finding and applying for financial product by bringing everything online so people can shop around for financial products online and can apply online without having to physically visit a bank.

Our team hailed from Silicon Valley Tech companies such as Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn and Sofi as well as Indonesian startups such as Doku and Touchten. We have graduates from well known universities such as Universitas Indonesia, ITB, Stanford, University of Washington, Cornell and many others. We are building a company with the same culture of openness, transparency, drive and meritocracy as Silicon Valley companies. Join us in our cause to build a world class fintech company in Indonesia.

Job Description

This position will be responsible in creating and maintaining the overall C&B scheme of the company. This involves creating salary and benefits benchmark, updating job grading and leveling, supervising and coordinating C&B team, and structuring across the companies.

  • Design and maintain a competitive compensation strategy and policy
  • Evaluate every job position and determine the proper market value for the job through salary survey and sector specific benchmarking
  • Ensure all programs, policies, and procedures are in line with statutory requirement and current legislation
  • Proactively engage business stakeholders to facilitate active review of employee compensation in various areas including but not limited to compensation competitiveness, internal equity, and fostering a diverse and inclusive compensation landscape
  • Oversee and periodically review as well as develop the benefits package, employee wellness, and reward programs
  • Communicate with third-party services to negotiate benefit plans and resolve benefit-related issues
  • Managing a team and daily operations related to compensation and benefits activities
  • Prepare manpower budgets, reports, and presentations


  • At least 5 years of professional experiences in HR or Compensation and Benefit field with 1-2 years of it being in Manager or Assistant Manager position
  • Proven hands-on experience and strong literacy in managing compensation and benefits
  • Adept at navigating through ambiguous and quick turn-around situations and resilient in dealing with failures
  • Well versed in operational know-how, and can go deep into operational details and process flows
  • Expertise in project management as proven by having a track record of delivering results
  • Experience in communicating high-level strategy details effectively across disciplines, locations, and organizations, including senior leadership
  • Shows creativity in problem-solving which manifests in having a can-do attitude towards challenges and changes
  • Proven experience in managing C&B strategies in a large headcount corporation, both for head office and operations employees