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Assistant Manager, HR (Business Partner)

Job Title: Assistant Manager, HR (Business Partner)
Location: Singapore
Industry:
HR
Reference: FE457E9B2F97AF06
Job Published: October 12, 2018 13:59

Job Description

Job Description

  • Establish as main HR interface and play a consultative role to the Business Units (BU) through advocating HR initiatives, providing HR solutions and bring requirements back
  • Responsible in supporting all employees HR matters within BUs' on their full employee life-cycle (from date joined to exit from company)
  • Support the BU across the full HR spectrum with the support of HR specialist functions e.g. C&B TA, TM, HRSS

Main Responsibilities

Employee Engagement & Communication

  • Support in the organization of company-wide employee engagement activities to achieve agenda
  • Champion employee engagement activities for responsible BU(s) to achieve agenda
  • Support in Climate Survey and drive participation rate of BU(s) so as to achieve reliable results for action planning
  • Be a part of the Climate Survey Task Force to facilitate action planning and implementation of solutions into the BU(s)
  • Design and roll-outeffective employee communication planthatallow HR to reach out to employees
  • Be key representative of HR team to partner with communications team on Staff Newsletter
  • Facilitate effective 2-way communication between management and employees
  • Gather employee feedback through formal and informal channels
  • Assess gathered feedback and carry out necessary actions to address solutions or improvements to the business

Industrial Relations

  • Support in the organization of company-wide employee engagement activities to achieve agenda
  • Inculcate & communicate Tripartism culture in managing a harmonious labour-management relations
  • Bridges Union & BU's relations for long term working relationship
  • Negotiate in-between in view of identifying win-win as the ultimate outcomes
  • Attend any Union Exco or Union Branch meetings when required and ensure action items are carried out timely

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding

  • Work with HOD(s) on manpower planning and with hiring manager onunderstandingrole requirements so as to ascertain criteria for sourcing and selection
  • Ensure Job Requisition are furnished by BU(s) and approved for Talent Acquisition to work on
  • Provide support to hiring managers in interviews andassist indecision on candidate outcomes
  • Ensure new hires are successfully on-boarded and are well-inducted into the company
  • Integrate Talent Acquisition Team, Shared Services and BU(s) throughout the hiring and on-boarding process
  • Support activities organized by Talent Acquisition team e.g. assessment centres, orientation programme, recruitment drives and provide the best candidate experience
  • Support on Employer Branding Initiatives lead and requested by Talent Acquisition Team eg. gathering and submission of related employee materials

Performance Management & Development

  • Ensure performance appraisals (eg confirmation, annual review, etc) are completed and encourage quality conversations to take place so that performance management objectives are met
  • Work with the BU to identify performance gaps of respective group of employees through performance appraisal process and other opportunities of feedback
  • Partner with L&D specialist team to conduct training needs analysis and provide recommendations to the business
  • Support in the evaluation and of success of training programs attended by the Business to ensure training objectives are met
  • Partner the BU manager in coaching and performance counselling sessions for poor performers as required
  • Work with BU(s) to ensure a fair and just performance-improvement-plan for poor performers
  • Carry out disciplinary investigation & inquiry when necessary including partnering the BU in disciplinary action
  • Integrate Learning & Development, C&B, Shared Services and BU(s) on employee's performance and development matters
  • Support activities led by Learning & Development team e.g. Performance Management Process, Training Programmes
  • Support activities led by C&B team e.g. Annual Performance Review, Merit System

Talent Management & Leadership Development

  • Support BU(s) to identify key positions and select high potentials to be developed for these roles
  • Design succession plans for key talents and key job positions for assigned BU(s)
  • Support BU in promotion, transfers, job-rotations and cross-learning within the team
  • Support activities organized by Talent Management team e.g. Involved in coming up with developmental programs for high potentials and employees in managerial positions so as to better align them directly to achieving business goals
  • Understand employees' aspirations and communicate on opportunities

Other Duties

  • Take lead in Company-wide HR projects/events and any other duties as assigned
  • Develop new HR colleagues and ensure HR competencies are well maintained
  • Participate in process improvement projects to increase HR efficiency and effectiveness
  • Support in ad-hoc projects/events and any other duties as assigned

Requirements

Essential Skills

  • Degree in Business with major in HRM or equivalent with 5-6 years of direct experience in Business HR environment
  • Previous experience in Industrial Relations will be advantageous
  • Strong in the Employment Laws in Singapore
  • Strong in Project Management with previous experience preferred
  • Good in Spoken and Written English
  • Highly Computer and Social Media Savvy, ability to use Microsoft Excel at Basic or intermediate level

Desirable Traits

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and coaching skills and ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Strong customer-centricity; strong follow-up and multi-tasking skills
  • People-oriented, self-motivated, independent & resourceful
  • Creative, Analytical and methodical in approach
  • Good planning and prioritization skills