Job Description

Cathay Dragon, an affiliate member of oneworld, is a Hong Kong-based international airline, and a member of the Cathay Pacific Group. Established in 1985, the airline now operates a fleet of 19 A330-300s, eight A321s and 15 A320s providing quality passenger and cargo services. The airline's network covers 53 destinations across the Asia-Pacific region, including 23 in Mainland China.
Cathay Dragon operates about 400 flights a week to the Mainland, offering quality services to passengers around the region. The airline’s expertise has been recognised in its winning the Best Airline – China category for six consecutive years in the respected Skytrax passenger survey. It has also been voted "Best Regional Airline Asia" in the survey in 2011, 2013 and 2015, as well as “World’s Best Regional Airline” in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015. 
Cathay Dragon aims to ensure that its passengers’ in-flight experience is as enjoyable and as comfortable as possible. The influence of traditional Asian hospitality is felt on each Cathay Dragon flight through the personal service and attention to detail provided by dedicated and professional cabin staff. The airline is committed to continuous improvements in service to provide its passengers with an even more pleasurable and comfortable flying experience.


All China based positions are subject to local terms and conditions.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Mainland China. We are unable to assist applicants with visa or work permit applications.

Once employment is confirmed, the employment contract and personnel file will be arranged through local FESCO.


To ensure full compliance with all Human Resource matters is achieved by taking the lead on key Human Resource compliance and policy matters for all functions within the region as well as supporting Line Managers with any area of related policies.

To provide operational Compensation and Benefits shared service and support to all functions within the region, implementing global Compensation and Benefits programmes and ensuring smooth localisation in addition to providing Compensation and Benefits consulting services to Line Managers.   

Key responsibilities and tasks

Rewards and Benefits

  • Responsible for the design, development and implementation of competitive compensation and benefit programmes, policies and procedures for the region that will support the business strategies and are in alignment with global directives
  • Design and implement competitive Compensation and Benefit programmes that will attract and retain key talent and the general workforce supporting business growth and objectives
  • Develop clear legally compliant policies and guidelines for Compensation and Benefit programmes to ensure transparency and that processes are well documented and are clearly understood by all users
  • Work with Human Resource Business Partners to identify Compensation and Benefit issues and ensure that the execution of Compensation and Benefits policies are consistent and aligned with global policy
  • Analyse local salary structures (market benchmarking, salary surveys, etc.) and develop salary structure models that ensure external competitiveness, internal equity, and linkages to performance
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to line managers in usage of the Compensation and Benefits as tools to build and sustain high performance culture
  • Supervise payroll administration for sites including legal compliance and conducting periodic audits for data integrity, confidentiality etc.
  • Monitor PeopleCX and local HRIS systems and usage to ensure application and information recording is consistent across the region
  • Manage the salary survey and benchmarking processes to ensure cost-effectiveness, market competitiveness, and internal equity among employees

Policy Development and Communication

  • Ensure all global people policies are implemented in an appropriate local fashion and that local people policies are developed to meet local needs ensuring that policies are locally appropriate and meet all regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Contribute to global policy development and communication strategies by working with teams in Head Office
  • Determine the strategy for policy communication, training and ongoing access for each area and work with the local management team to implement and communicate
  • Conduct regular policy audits and reviews to ensure compliance
  • Work with various stakeholders (e.g. cabin crew, engineering) to ensure policies for the local environment are understood and are fit for purpose

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