Build relationship as a trusted HR advisor with senior stakeholders and managers in Pan- University Research Centres including display of strong professional credibility.
Provide professional advice on the interpretation of HR policies and procedures, employment legislation, performance management, recruitment and rewards strategies.
Work with HR Centre of Excellence and relevant key stakeholders from supporting Research Centres in the delivery of key HR projects including policy and process reviews, employee engagement surveys, people development programs, change management plans, performance management and promotional exercises etc.
Establish clear understanding of the recruitment needs for the Research Centres, and work closely with the Shared Services and hiring managers to hire the appropriate talent on a timely basis.
Involve in the manpower planning and projection for annual budget proposal and costing
Manage all activities in relation to recruitment, appointment/reappointment and induction for faculty, management and support (MSO) and/or research staff.
Facilitate the recruitment exercise and participate in the selection process to ensure best job-to-person match.
Initiate improvements to internal HR processes, systems and communications towards enhancing service experiences.
Educate the line managers and employees on policy/ system changes and implications, as well as understand and gather their feedback and input.
Provide advice to employees and manage the activities pertaining to industrial relations, employee grievances, conduct and discipline.
Degree, preferably with specialisation in Human Resource Management
Minimum 3-5 years of relevant working experience in HR Manager or Business Partner role
Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel et.)
Experience in project management and implementation
Good knowledge ofEmployment Act and Labour Laws would be advantageous
Comfortable operating in a matrix structure and in a constantly changing environment
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all levels
Strong analytical thinking and communication skills both written and verbal
Outstanding attention to detail, follow-up and organizational skills
Supervisory experience in managing small teams would be advantageous