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Human Resources Regulatory Affairs Manager, Vice President

Job Title: Human Resources Regulatory Affairs Manager, Vice President
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: AD8650E9CF0A0A59
Job Published: October 13, 2018 13:55

Job Description

As part of a regional team, this person will be responsible for HR-related regulatory matters for India, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong (and support on other countries in the region as necessary) from monitoring and understanding regulatory requirements (in partnership with the relevant subject matter experts) to drafting regulatory disclosures.

Specialist Area Key Responsibilities:
  • Ability to understand the impact of regulatory and other external and internal changes on HR.
  • Collaborate with the country HR, Compliance and Legal teams and key global stakeholders to produce integrated solutions to regulatory matters.
  • Acts as a trusted counselor and partner to help the country HR functions interpret and implement regulations and regulatory findings. Is a proactive and strategic thinker.
Role Specific Responsibilities:

The role will focus on HR regulatory matters and provide regional HR regulatory support on other APAC countries, as necessary.
Regulatory Disclosures
  • Prepare regulatory submissions and correspondence
  • Ensuring proper governance over the review, approval, and disclosure of information to regulators
  • Representing HR Regulatory in meetings pertinent to the disclosure of HR-related information and partnering with Compliance, Legal, Employee Relations and global stakeholders on HR-related regulatory matters.
  • Providing regular updates to stakeholders regarding regulatory matters and proactively identifying trends or issues that require attention or resolution.
  • Providing ad hoc advice to HR Specialists and Generalists, other specialist functions outside of HR and members of the business on HR Regulatory issues
Regulatory Change
  • Ability to digest, interpret and explain the impact of regulatory and other external and internal changes and requirements on the Firms HR policies and practices Tracking the progress of new HR-related regulations
  • Overseeing compliant implementation of new regulations (including incorporating local requirements within the global framework) in accordance with established governance.
Advocacy Partnership
  • Being a value added partner through proactive identification of potential risks or challenging protocols to ensure adherence to regulations and firmwide alignment.
  • Identifying, understanding and communicating the regulatory trends in APAC and making recommendations, where appropriate.
  • Regularly updating the country HR teams, regional and global stakeholders on HR-related regulatory matters in APAC.
  • Leading and/or advising on country-specific HR regulatory projects.

We are looking for a highly motivated and driven individual who is ready for a role that will allow them to put into practice many of the skills they have developed in their career to date. They must have a keen attention to detail with strong communication skills, and an ability to distill and retain quickly new information.

Prior experience of regulatory work is desirable, although not essential, as is prior legal experience (in particular drafting skills).

The role will provide the successful candidate with a challenging learning curve in a constantly changing environment. The successful candidate will therefore demonstrate the following skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to quickly distill complex issues, regulations or proposals into a succinct summary
  • Excellent drafting skills with proven experience of policy review and amendment
  • Project management expertise with proven record of taking a project through all lifecycles, and ability to prioritise among multiple initiatives
  • Ability to work across multiple teams and stakeholders integrating information and clearly articulating impacts and solutions
  • Mandarin language skills a plus
  • JD or background in legal studies preferred

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