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Location: Singapore
Reference: FD03711F65B451BB
Job Published: January 06, 2022 00:38

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

Firm Summary

White & Case LLP is one of the worlds largest and most prestigious law firms, with more than 2,300 lawyers and 4,800 total employees located across 44 offices in 30 countries. The firm reported 2.18 billion in revenue for 2019. White & Case provides counsel and representation in virtually every area of law and is amongst the first US-based law firms to establish a truly global presence. The firms blue-chip client base includes many of the worlds most respected companies, most promising start-up visionaries, and wide-ranging governmental organizations.

The Asia-Pacific region comprises 9 offices across 7 countries; Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Jakarta, Singapore, Tokyo, Melbourne and Sydney.

Objective of the role

To support the People function effectively within the Singapore and Jakarta offices and act as a Business Partner to the partners and senior business services stakeholders.

Primary responsibilities

Include but not limited to the following:

  • Business Partner Provide strategic HR advice to Partners and employees regarding employee relations, policies, best practice Ensure that global and regional People strategy is applied consistently and a high level of HR service is provided to Office Executive Partners and the offices
  • Recruitment and selection: Work closely with recruiters and hiring Partner/Manager to ensure the right resources are in place Support the partners on the structure and future pipeline of their teams. Actively manage headcount. Work with the Resourcing Manager, APAC on lateral associate recruitment Lead on all business services recruitment Oversee preparation of employment contracts and make salary recommendation before an offer is made
  • Onboarding / Off boarding Work closely with HR Assistant to oversee and manage the process for all new joiners and leavers, including but not limited to: visa applications, registration with Ministry of Law, induction schedules, terminations, exit interviews, etc.
  • Annual Evaluations Work closely with the Regional HR Director and Office Executive Partners to ensure key deadlines for the offices are met Ensure global priorities around renewed processed are fed through and followed by the offices and population Provide assistance and advice to staff throughout the process
  • Annual Compensation Process Lead on strategic initiatives around compensation approach for the region in line with global and regional guidelines. Work closely with the Regional HR Director and Office Executive Partners to ensure key deadlines for the offices are met Provide clear guidance and advice on compensation and bonus proposals adhering to global and regional strategy.
  • Benefits Work closely with internal global benefits team, external vendors and local staff on the local insurance coverage Maintain detailed knowledge of local market conditions for benefits and policies, advising when these need to be updated.
  • Other administration Work closely with the HR Assistant to ensure HR data is always up to date, complete and accurate on internal systems
  • Other ad hoc duties and projects as assigned
  • Qualification, Skills and Experience

    8+ years of HR experience

    Previous strategic and operational HR experience, ideally in a legal, professional services or exceptional client service oriented environment at a senior level

    Ability to proactively identify critical business issues and deal with or escalate appropriately

    A positive can-do attitude - delivering consistently to deadlines and reacting positively to changes and conflict

    Willingness to be hands-on with day to day operational requirements

    A solutions and client focused skillset, comfortable with liaising with senior partners and stakeholders

    High level communication skills, including drafting written documents, proofreading documents and verbal communication skills demonstrating accuracy and reliability

    Comfortable with ambiguity

    Team player with the ability to work cooperatively and flexibly with a varied team of people

    Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity of information and use discretion when dealing with such matters

    Excellent written and oral communication

    Tell employers what skills you have
    Talent Management
    Talent Acquisition
    Personnel Management
    Employee Engagement
    Human Resources
    governmental organizations
    Employee Relations
    Performance Management
    partner with employees

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