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Date:  Jun 9, 2022

Singapore, SG

Total Rewards Director, Asia

SEPHORA is the world’s leading omni-channel prestige beauty retail brand, and a division of LVMH – Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy. Since our inception in 1969, we have been disrupting the beauty retail category and status quo, breaking conventions to change the way the world sees beauty. As the only truly global beauty retailer operating more than 3,000 points of sale in 36 markets, Sephora empowers customers around the world to define what beauty means to them, to experiment freely and to express themselves.


Here in Asia, our teams run omni-channel businesses in 11 markets across the region, in addition to cross-border e-commerce in several more. Our success is built on innovation, a highly curated product portfolio, market-leading digital capability, and our unique customer experience. With ambitious growth plans, we are always looking for talented people who aspire to build businesses and develop themselves. Sparked by energy and excitement, our passion is contagious. We are united by a common goal – to expand the way the world sees beauty by empowering the extraordinary in each of us.


Total Rewards Director, Asia 


As part of the development and ongoing transformation of Sephora Asia, the Total Rewards Director is responsible for defining, leading, and driving the total compensation and benefits roadmap across the diverse markets of Greater China, Southeast Asia, Oceania and South Korea. Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, you will act as the expert for the Asia region and partner with business leaders regionally and globally to roll-out Total Rewards frameworks that are aligned to the respective market landscapes. 


In this role we expect you to… 


…Build and deploy the Total Rewards Strategy for Asia  

  • Lead the Total Rewards Strategy for Sephora Asia in collaboration with our partners (internal business leaders in the region, LVMH group, consultants, brokers etc.) 
  • Bring strategic vision to the definition of the Sephora Compensation policy for the Asia region 
  • Develop a strong communication strategy and deploy communication tools related to total compensation, to enable an efficient management of the Global Reward in the company, across all levels of the organization  


…Play the role as Centre of Excellence for Total Rewards  

  • Drive Total Rewards projects including but not limited to regional harmonization of rewards policies, due diligence, talent market analysis and job-mapping exercises  
  • Initiate and participate actively in projects related to Compensation or Benefits in the region, such as employee surveys, benefit adjustments, compensation harmonization; and subsequently ensure proper application, and adaptation in each country  
  • Manage compensation reviews for the full region with the support from Compensation and Benefit sub-region teams and ensure salary proposals, changes, promotions and premium are aligned 
  • Act as the functional leader for Total Rewards function across Asia, guide and develop the team members across sub-regions and markets  


… Own Workforce Planning and Analytics  

  • Lead the discussions on people budget during quarterly financial reviews for Sephora Asia, collaborating with Finance on budget assumptions and cost estimates 
  • Drive analytics and share actionable insights with business leaders on variable and collective remuneration systems, support possible reorganizations, teleworking, salary benchmarking, etc. 
  • Work with Finance and IT on relevant system implementations and updates to optimize automatable tasks within Total Rewards  


… Commit to Continuous Improvement 

  • Stay in-the-know of talent market trends and improve employee benefits whenever required, in accordance with the overall Total Rewards vision and budget 
  • Evaluate existing contract with insurance companies, brokers, consultants and other service providers. Negotiate any renewal or new contract based on LVMH guidelines 



We would love to hear from you if you have… 

  • Over 12 years’ of experience in the areas of compensation and/or benefits; prior experience in retail, FMCG, or compensation & benefits consulting will be a strong plus 
  • Experience working in a highly autonomous environment liaising with remote stakeholders across various geographical locations 
  • Excellent communications and influencing skills to introduce new ideas and approaches towards rewards    
  • Strong aptitude for numbers and able to derive financial impacts on compensation, benefit and rewards program  



While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy… 

  • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, and ambitious leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.  
  • The learning. We invest heavily in training for our leaders and employees. Not just product knowledge but building a personalized career plan with you so you continue to evolve and build your skills.  
  • The culture. As a leading beauty retailer, backed by the LVMH luxury brand, our reach is broad and our impact is global. Yet there’s always room to explore. It’s in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty. You can unleash your creativity, because we’ve got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This, is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora. 

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