Throughout the country’s evolution, the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board has remained true to its mission of enabling Singaporeans to enjoy a secure retirement in their golden years. Two CPF Board scholars shed some light on the enriching and dynamic career that one can look forward to at the CPF Board.
By Julailah Wahid
Through lifelong income, healthcare and home financing, the CPF Board strives to enable Singaporeans to have a secure retirement. As a firm believer of saving for retirement, this mission resonated strongly with 25-year-old Daphne Wee Miaoyu, who then wasted no time in applying for the CPF Mid-Term Undergraduate Scholarship while studying at Nanyang Technological University.
Similarly, 27-year-old Thomas Zhuo Dianyun, a fellow CPF Mid-Term Undergraduate scholar, had always wanted to play a part in touching the lives of Singaporeans. After all, many working Singaporeans have benefitted from CPF savings, which also contribute to family protection and asset enhancement.
A Rewarding and Meaningful Career
Having launched their careers in the Policy department at the CPF Board, both Daphne and Thomas are now taking on operational roles. As a Manager in the Lifelong Income department, Daphne puts procedures, processes and systems in place based on the objectives of the CPF Lifelong Income For the Elderly (CPF LIFE) Scheme, which is a national annuity scheme that provides CPF members with a monthly payout for as long as they live. On the flipside, Thomas’s role as an Assistant Manager in the Investigation and Compliance department is to ensure that employers and businesses contribute CPF for their employees. (Read More Here!)