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Deputy Director / Head (HR Policy), HR

Job Title: Deputy Director / Head (HR Policy), HR
Location: Singapore
Reference: F65D2865E111CF39
Job Published: November 25, 2021 19:11

Job Description

A*STAR Human Resource (HR) Divisions vision is to develop all staff to their fullest potential and to help them make meaningful contributions to their department, to the organisation and to Singapore. A*STAR HR aspires to provide valued HR services to attract, develop, motivate and retain the best talent to help A*STAR achieve its mission.

The HR Division comprises the Recruitment, Planning, Talent Management, Analytics, HR Operations, HR Policy and HR Partners departments.


You will be part of an exciting new unit that will be responsible for reviewing, enhancing and developing progressive HR policies to allow A*STAR to be able to attract, retain and develop talent. The unit would work on policies pertaining to specific HR functions such as talent acquisition, performance management, compensation and benefits, employer branding, awards to governance etc. as well as horizontals such as conceptualizing a career development framework, articulating a retention strategy and planning for workforce re-design for the organisation. With the opportunity to look into a wide range of policies, you will be pivotal to ensuring that A*STAR remains an attractive employer and is able to operate at a strategic and optimal level based on data-driven analysis and insights.


Good analytical, written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Able to work effectively independently and in teams

Experience in a policy-making role will be an advantage