Head of HR – Hong Kong Office (Leading Global Insurer)

Job Title: Head of HR – Hong Kong Office (Leading Global Insurer)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: GT/16220c
Contact Name: Garrett Tardrew
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2022 09:47

Job Description

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Develop and embed a consistent HR Business Partnership strategy and model to best support the needs of the business

  • Contribute to and drive the overall HR strategy, to ensure alignment to the business strategy

  • As the Head of HR for Hong Kong you will be actively challenge ways of thinking and working to contribute to the continual improvement of the function and enhancement of the service delivered to the business

  • Drive and support alignment of all HR related processes, policies and procedures with the business and best practice

  • Ensure HR metrics are effectively utilized with business units to respond appropriately to people priorities, issues andchallenges and to drive the HR agenda

  • Monitor industry/market trends and provide recommendations for change/improvement to internal ways of workingaccordingly to best anticipate and respond to changes

  • Build strong and trusted relationships with Executives and Senior Leaders to raise credibility and to develop a deep knowledge and understanding of business strategies, key business priorities, issues and challenges

  • Provide expert and technical advice and guidance to the business and to the wider HR team to ensure HR services and management of its people resources is cost efficient, effective and compliant with bestpractice/legislation/regulatory standards

  • Identify and communicate potential people issues and opportunities to influence the business to recognize and take appropriate action

  • Lead and contribute to change management initiatives to identify and ensure any people issues are appropriately considered by the business in both design and implementation

  • Plan own and team priorities and activities to ensure delivery is in line with HR plan requirements

  • Develop a learning culture in HR to share and develop skills and capability in people management, organizational design and appropriate culture development

  • Coach and mentor HR team members to develop their HR competencies and capabilities



  • At least 12 years in a head of HR or senior HRBP position from a leading financial services firm

  • Excellent understanding of the Hong Kong market

  • Chinese language skills required


For more information, or to apply, please contact Garrett Tardrew, or send me your resume at 

Job code: GT/16220


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