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Agency: Central Provident Fund Board
Job no.: 531774
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Law/Legal Services

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) is a social security savings scheme jointly supported by employees, employers and the Government. Its basic purpose is to help CPF members meet primary needs like shelter, food, clothing and health services in their old age or when they are no longer able to work. Benefits offered are to help meet one or more needs of the CPF Member in his retirement. They include withdrawals by the Member for retirement, permanent disablement, home ownership and health care. The amounts available depend on how much the Member has saved in the CPF.

The CPF Board are trustees for the CPF savings of Members. We aim to provide CPF Members, in a cost-effective manner, the widest range of quality services possible. We seek also to help employers pay CPF contributions promptly and correctly in as efficient and convenient a way as possible. Where we can, we make our assets and services available to help meet Singapore's social and economic objectives, thereby improving the quality of life of all Singaporeans and CPF Members.

Legal Counsel Position

As trustee of the nation’s retirement savings, the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board helps 3.9 million CPF members save for their retirement, healthcare and housing needs. Every CPF Ambassador plays a vital role in helping Singaporeans save for a secure retirement. So long as you have the passion and commitment to serve the public, you will find your niche in our big family.

Choose A Career Where Your Legal Training Can Make A Difference!

We are looking for motivated and committed individuals to join our expanding legal team.  With an established team of lawyers in place, you will enjoy a structured learning and mentorship programme in a supportive work environment.  You will also be interacting with a wide range of people from junior to senior management, both within and outside CPF Board, as you provide legal advice and deliver solutions to help CPF members.  Apply today for the chance to work in a key public institution that values teamwork and provides ample opportunities for you to learn and grow.

Your Role

Join us as a legal counsel to do Advisory Work:

  • You will be exposed to a diverse spectrum of issues ranging from corporate governance, employment law, family law, investigations, regulatory matters under CPF legislation and statutory interpretation. 
  • You will also have an opportunity to be involved in the legal ground work for key policy changes, working as part of a team to help analyse new policies and craft legislation that better serve the retirement, healthcare and housing needs of Singaporeans.

Requirements

  • Degree in Law from a recognised university
  • Preferably at least 2 years PQE whether in practice or in-house
  • Able to write clearly and reason compellingly

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