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Deputy Director / Head, Human Resource (3 years contract)

Job Title: Deputy Director / Head, Human Resource (3 years contract)
Location: Singapore
Reference: 3107026FFD1F3045
Job Published: April 23, 2022 05:25

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 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, Policy, Planning, Operations, Talent Management, and HR Partner departments.

As the Deputy Director/Head of Human Resource, you will provide both strategic and operational HR support. Depending on the specific HR department that you are posted to your key responsibilities may include:

Proactively advising on HR best practices and proposing continuous improvement of HR information systems.

Developing HR operations-related policy, and communicating the policies to managers and staff to ensure effective implementation.

Ensuring that recruitment activities and processes are robust and consistent with the organisations policies and standards and at the same time, provides meaningful candidate experience;

Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure continual relevance and with a view to ensure effectiveness and efficiency

Streamlining work processes taking into account best practices and needs of A*STAR;

Facilitating the recruitment requirements, contracts management, performance management and training requirements

Providing value-add advisory on strategic HR areas such as manpower and succession planning, talent engagement and retention

Managing talent processes across A*STAR to identify, develop and retain talent to sustain a healthy succession pipeline for leadership and key positions

Synthesizing and analyzing talent data across various sources to drive data-driven decision making in the review of talent

Reviewing, enhancing and developing progressive HR policies to allow A*STAR to be able to attract, retain and develop talent.

Engaging stakeholders on workforce needs and review workforce plans aligned with long-term manpower needs and future capabilities;

Sense-making and analyzing manpower and workforce-related data, key statistics and trends and provide regular reports to Management;


Relevant HR experience, with strong leadership track record in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Good business acumen and negotiation skills to engage stakeholders

Excellent written and communication skills