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Senior Executive, HR

Job Title: Senior Executive, HR
Location: Singapore
Reference: E6732A335C54EAC2
Job Published: January 06, 2022 00:24

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

The Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) is a unique interdisciplinary Research Centre of Excellence (RCE), funded by National Research Foundation, Singapore Ministry of Education, Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore. Hosted by NTU in partnership with NUS, SCELSE is linking new insights from the life sciences with expertise from the emerging technologies in engineering and natural sciences to understand, harness and control microbial biofilm communities.

SCELSE seeks a Senior HR Executive who will be responsible for executing full spectrum of HR activities for all staff schemes and support the implementation of university-wide HR initiatives/ programmes.

Key responsibilities

HR Operational Excellence and Support

  • First point of contact to provide professional advice on the interpretation of HR policies and procedures, employment legislation and processes.
  • Execute full spectrum HR activities in relation to talent acquisition, management, retention and separation (recruitment, induction, performance appraisal, promotion, staff welfare, on/off-boarding etc.) for all staff schemes.
  • Liaise with Shared Services on job postings, and with approved recruitment agencies for temporary hiring requests.
  • Liaise with People Managers for manpower budget/costings to ensure available funding for hiring.
  • Liaise with Shared Services and People managers, grant administrators to ensure timely staff contract renewals.
  • Assist HRBP on faculty related HR activities including but not limited to faculty manpower planning, search, appointment, reappointment, promotion and tenure, performance management, mentorship programme.
  • Assist HRBP in university-wide HR exercises and programme implementation.
  • Support for HR activities may not be limited to one business unit.
  • HR Policies, Processes and Systems

  • Communicate effectively with People Managers and employees on policy/ process/ system changes and implications, and escalate feedback/inputs to HRBP, if any.
  • Initiate continuous improvements to internal HR processes, systems and communications to enhance service experience.
  • Enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness (through use of technology).
  • HR Database and Reporting

  • Maintain, update and manage staff information databases for reporting and analysis.
  • Coordinate EOM reports for billing, audit purpose.
  • Collate and compile data when required.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor degree with at least 2 years of HR generalist experience, preferably in a large organization; Diploma holders will be considered based on merit of experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access etc.).
  • Good knowledge of Employment Act and Labor Laws
  • Strong HR administration experience (in the academia or research sector would be advantageous).
  • Experience in HR Information System Workday would be an advantage.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills with sense of urgency
  • Resourceful, strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage deliverables under tight timelines
  • Outstanding attention to detail, follow-up and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all levels

  • Tell employers what skills you have
    Manpower Planning
    Operational Excellence
    Multitasking Skills
    MS Office
    Attention to Detail
    HR Policies
    Team Player
    Life Sciences
    Performance Appraisal
    Performance Management