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Human Resources Manager

Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Location: Singapore
Reference: 23118062C5676764
Job Published: January 06, 2022 03:46

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

About Rubicon / Cornerstone Singapore

Rubicon Intl Talent Exchange Pte Ltd / Cornerstone Singapore, is the Singapore located office of the Cornerstone International Group (Cornerstone), Cornerstone is a Worldwide Leadership Development and Retained Executive Search network founded in 1989. Hence, this is our 32nd year. Cornerstone has a current network of more than 70 locations in over 30 countries.

Cornerstone is named by Forbes as one of the Best Management Consulting Firms in Executive Search in 2016 & 2017 and, again, in 2018 & 2019. As an accredited member of the international Association of Executive Search Consultants, weoffer customised, integrated, high-quality and research-based executive search services. We successfully access markets worldwide to match our clients' executive and management needs with the best candidates.

Cornerstone offices are owned by her partners who take personal accountability for delivering outstanding quality for each assignment. Cornerstone Singapore has primary responsibilities for the countries of Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam; and we, naturally, work closely with our partners in the other offices. Please peruse our webpage for details of our international offices:

Within our worldwide network, Cornerstone Singapore has proven expertise in the key sectors of the global economy, as well as the horizontally transferable expertise of General Management, Sales/Marketing/Business Development, Communications, Human Resources, Finance/Accounting/Audit, Information Technology, Legal/Contracts and HSE (Health, Safety and Environment).

Our Client

We are assigned by a Regional Corporation in the industrial sector. Our client is a vibrant and established group with a strong and very clear vision for growth. They specialize in the precious metals recycling domain.

Our client has asked us to target & identify high caliber individuals capable of filling a strategically vital role in leading the Human Resources Capabilities for their business.

More about our client:

  • This is a multi-million US$ business that is regional financially healthy and transnational.
  • They are more than 10 years old and actively growing young, dynamic and well-founded team.
  • Top ranking and award winning, they constantly innovate to stay ahead of the curve.
  • Role Description

    Our client's Human Resources Manager is the custodian of the organisation's Human Capital asset. He / she is an important partner to the Founder and Managing Director.

    Our client believes that Human Capital is an important key pillar of the organisation and, therefore, continuous positive transformation of that pillar is critical for success.

    Our Client has operations in the geographical markets of Singapore, China and Cambodia. The Human Resources Manager will initially be accountable for Singapore's HQ Human Capital headcount of 26 employees (which includes 3 Management Level professionals). The responsibility to cover the other countries - resulting in a total headcount of 70 - will be an opportunity for growth in the role.

    Reports To:Founder &Managing Director

    Job Overview:

    The Human Resources Manager's duties will involve managing activities such as job designing, talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, training & development and talent management.

    In addition, all HR initiatives to drive continuous improvement in the HR function and competencies will be the purview of the Human Resources Manager.

    Primary Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Formulate and manage the recruitment and selection process.
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and retention of human capital.
  • Monitor overall HR strategies, systems, policies and procedures across the organization.
  • Nurture a positive working environment.
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance.
  • Managing succession planning program.
  • Formulate employee benefits and salary program.
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs.
  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics.
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances, disciplinary issues.
  • Lead the HR team, providing training and development opportunities for the HR team.
  • Manage HR related projects and reporting.
  • Job Requirements:

  • At least 8 years experience as a HR Manager.
  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases.
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company.
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices.
  • Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • Fluency in both the English and Mandarin languages - the latter for communications with colleagues in China.

  • A trusted partner to peers, including having passion in their businesses
  • Appetite to grow and develop at fast pace
  • Have POSITIVE energy and able to provide the right pace
  • Possess Macro and Micro insights
  • Transformative be a lead change manager
  • Proactive approaching, engaging, start initiatives, plan and execute actions with business partners.
  • Individual with exemplary ethics, incorporating integrity and authenticity in decision making and leadership.
  • Superb communicator able to win over hearts and minds and obtain buy-in convincingly.
  • Warm interpersonal skills able to connect with all stakeholders, including senior management, peers, subordinates, internal and external parties.
  • Dynamic, highly energetic, great executor and hands-on.
  • Proactive and high impact person that is able to command respect
  • Change driver - seek opportunities, challenge status quo, remove barriers, and commit improvements.
  • Effective team player & collaborator using team approach as an important part of managing and decision making.
  • Keen to take on challenges and participate as a member of the senior management team; including regional roles.
  • Passionate about Human Capital and keen to push the envelope.
  • Healthy curiosity, committed and hungry to learn
  • Commercially focused with strong business acumen
  • Responsible and results driven - hold self and others accountable for achieving performance objectives.
  • Analytical & problem solver - analyse situations and make informed decisions with courage and conviction.
  • Innovative - fosters an environment that encourages creativity and openness to new ideas.
  • Customer-focus i.e., promote the value of the customer and make the organisation an essential partner in the formers success.
  • Build talented team - create a high performing organization by having the right people in right roles.
  • Deep experience in the manufacturing or related industries would be highly preferred.
  • We invite top-notch and suitable candidates to submit:

  • Complete overview of your background in the form of a comprehensive CV in MS WORD format via the "Apply" button at the top of this posting or to
  • Detailed employment history, including achievements
  • Education background
  • Current remuneration (or last one if not currently employed) in full detail
  • Recent business photograph would be appreciated

  • Tell employers what skills you have
    Talent Management
    Talent Acquisition
    Interpersonal Skills
    Succession Planning
    Salary and Benefits
    salary management
    Employee Benefits
    HR Policies
    training programs
    Resource Management
    Human Resources
    Performance Appraisal
    Legal Compliance
    Employee Relations
    Performance Management
    Human Capital
    Job Evaluation