Please note that this is a 5-month fixed-term contract role.
ICBC Standard Bank Plc (ICBCS) is 60% owned by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and 40% by Standard Bank. ICBCS benefits from a unique Chinese and African parentage and an unrivalled global network and level of expertise.
ICBCS is a leading financial markets and commodities bank, driven to deliver the right outcomes for our stakeholders, clients, counterparties and the markets in which we operate. We deliver products in an environment which considers the appropriate needs of our clients, whilst providing guidance and expertise to ensure our employees understand our business and uphold the highest levels of conduct. We want passionate and talented individuals who are motivated by high growth potential being achieved in doing business the right way.
Headquartered in London, ICBCS also has operations in Shanghai, Singapore, and New York.
There are 3 individuals in the HR team (Head of HR, Asia, HR Manager and HR Analyst) based in Singapore. The HR team is custodian of the employee life cycle and partners with the business to achieve the organisations strategic objectives.
To gain an understanding of the HR function within a Financial Services environment by participating and supporting the team across tasks and projects across the employee lifecycle.
Junior support to HR team on administrative tasks
Help create online HR forms, review current processes and identify opportunities to automate where possible
Assist with HR lifecycle activities, e.g. onboarding and inducting new joiners, manage staff movements, leavers.
Ad hoc project administration including and not limited to projects involving Learning and Development, HR Services, Mobility, HR Policies, Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits
General HR administrative tasks and other ad hoc duties as assigned
Support Staff Life Cycle (Joiners/Leavers/Transfers) meeting all regulatory requirements
Assist to find regional and global efficiencies in data management
Risk and Control
Support the annual Employee Handbook Reviews for Singapore and Shanghai
Support Screening vendor review project
Payroll & Tax
Support Year End Tax filing (IR8E) and work closely with local Tax Advisor where required
Support roll out of university internship programme
Compensation & Benefits
Support Medical Insurance reviews and annual renewals
Resourcing and On-boarding:
Handle full spectrum of recruitment and talent acquisition matters.
Collaborate with various hiring managers to ensure a seamless recruitment process
Assist in drafting job descriptions to be in line with legal and regulatory requirements
Proactively sourcing, recruiting and hiring new candidates.
Managing and distributing job postings on various recruitment platforms.
Liaise and manage recruitment agencies as applicable
Screen all applications received and prepare shortlists for the Team
Coordinate interviews between candidates and hiring managers and ensure feedback is collected from interviewers, as required
Engage with the business and current employees to help drive employee referrals
Think creatively about recruiting processes and procedures and help build the processes which will support and sustain our growth over the coming years
Update the recruitment system in a timely manner as applicable
Ensure accuracy of Pipeline reports and update in a timely manner as applicable
International transfers: Assignee management
Support HR team and International Mobility team in London to ensure all policies and processes are up to date, in line with local legislation (including tax)
Support HR team to manage on-boarding logistics including transportation, accommodation, liaising with relocation and shipping companies, immigration and briefing with foreign hires
Preferred Qualifications and Experience
At least 5 years of general HR experience, preferably in the financial sector
2+ full cycle recruiting experience in a fast paced or high-growth environment essential, preferably with experience in recruiting across multiple functions
Regulatory/ control experience
Knowledge, technical skills and expertise
Understanding of basic HR practices (HR Knowledge)
Broad understanding of how effective HR can impact the business (Commerciality)
Good command of spoken & written Chinese & English (Language skills)
Proficient in Microsoft Applications, namely Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Is adaptable to an ever evolving business environment
A good team player
Some experience working in a financial institution is an advantage
Attention to detail
High level of integrity
Organise and manages time effectively
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