Head of HR, South East Asia

Job Title: Head of HR, South East Asia
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: VR/12237
Contact Name: Vincent Romano
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2016 11:20

Job Description

Singapore, Banking & Finance

A major financial services company with an unparalleled reputation in its field is looking for looking for a confident and proactive HR Director to join its team to look manage the HR function for its South East Asia offices and will double hat as an HR Business Partner for one of their major lines of business across the Asia Pacific region.

• Finance industry

• Mixture of operation and strategic HR responsibilities

• South East Asia coverage

Managing a team of HR professionals located across the region, you will have overall responsibility for ensuring that all the HR operations are delivered promptly and with a high level of expertise.  You will ensure that the HR generalist team is working closely with the centres of excellence to maximise impact of HR propositions and will be driving and implementing change. In addition you will be the trusted HR business partner for Asia for one of their major lines of business where you will be working closely with business heads providing strategic consultation on all HR matters with particular focus on talent management, recruitment and global mobility.  You will support the annual compensation and performance management cycles as well as providing counsel on employee relations and compliance and legislation requirements.

You will be university educated with a degree in human resources or other business related subject possessing exceptional client management skills and a proven capability to advise and influence senior stakeholders.  You will have a track record managing high performing HR teams, possessing a strong working knowledge across all human resources functions.  You will be able to work in fluid environments and possess strong multitasking and prioritisation skills.  In addition to an analytical mind set and strong problems solving skills you will have the following –

• Minimum of twelve years’ human resources experience; experience in the financial services industry is a must

• Outstanding communication skills including strong fluency in both written and spoken English

• Proven HR business partnering experience facing off to senior business leaders

• Strong change management experience