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Group Head, Performance & Rewards

UMW Group







Hi there! Let me introduce myself.

Jimmy is currently the Group Head, Performance & Rewards at UMW Group. He aims to assist the local landscape towards broadening the impact of HR in organisations through the effective utilisation of performance management, compensation and benefits. He specialises in the design and development of strategic HR plans for these functions to help drive higher employee performance and satisfaction across the board.

Prior to joining UMW, he was the Vice President at Al Rajhi Bank, heading it's performance, rewards and OD function. He was also a part of CIMB Group's Regional Rewards team and was actively involved in holistic benefit reviews and analysis of remuneration projects across key regional operating markets. He began his career with the LEAP30 transformation team at Maybank and was involved in several key projects, including setting up its executive coaching function and subsequently, as part of its regional rewards team, and the Maybank Kim Eng post-merger integration projects such as the regionalisation of the compensation and benefits plans and the design and review of regional incentive plans.

My skillsets include
Compensation & Benefits
Heavy Industrial/ Machinery
Human Resources
Performance Management
bonus & reward schemes
My Working Experience
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Group Head, Performance & Rewards

UMW Group

July 2018 - Current

Heading the team to design, develop, implement and maintain the overall framework of compensation and benefit policies and programs towards supporting the organisation's growth objectives and best practices.

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Vice President, Performance, Rewards & Organisational Design

Al-Rajhi Bank Malaysia

November 2015 - July 2018

Serving the business as a strategic partner via shaping and implementing the entire gamut of ARBM's Performance, Rewards and Organisational Design programme as well as ensuring clear communication of ARBM's Total Rewards Strategy.

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Regional Compensation and Benefits Manager


January 2014 - November 2015

A part of the Group’s compensation and benefits team to support and advise on areas such as annual pay review and market benchmarking.

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Various Roles


September 2009 - July 2013

Part of the Group’s total rewards team to review and develop a new incentive plan and benefits package for its regional setup and in addition, providing analysis and advice to overall Group operations.

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