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Senior HR Business Partner - APAC

Job Title: Senior HR Business Partner - APAC
Location: Singapore
Reference: 6DC2D380A96C35ED
Job Published: November 25, 2021 20:01

Job Description

The Red Hat People (HR) team is looking for a Senior HR Business Partner to join us Singapore. In this role, you will provide business performance consulting and coaching on organizational design and effectiveness, talent strategy, and associate engagement to our leaders in the Asia Pacific (APAC) Sales team. As a trusted adviser and partner to senior leadership and their teams, you will engage in business strategy assessment and review and contribute to that strategy by helping leaders identify where their organization can invest resources to increase business performance. Additionally, you will assess organizational capabilities, identify competency and talent gaps, consult on organizational design initiatives, ensure development and engagement of HR associates, and support talent assessment and succession planning. This will be achieved by demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of Red Hat's high-growth, multi-product technology environment and its crucial link to customer success. Equipped with this insight, you will connect the business strategies required for success to people strategies and talent actions. As a Senior HR Business Partner, you will partner with other HR business partners and HR specialists from teams like like Talent Acquisition (TA), Talent Development, Compensation, and Employee Relations to use a team-based approach to deliver high-quality, consumable HR services that will enable the attainment of strategic business goals and critical initiatives. You will support the implementation and adoption of new HR programs by guiding effective change management practices within customer groups. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

What you will do

  • Identify, integrate, and deliver effective HR services like talent management and development, organizational design and effectiveness, change management, strategic consultation and coaching, and employee engagement strategies
  • Serve as an ambassador of talent management and provide development coaching to leaders
  • Collaborate with fellow HR colleagues around the world on talent initiatives for the business
  • Partner closely with HR Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and global HR teams to ensure the successful design and implementation of HR solutions and programs across customer groups
  • Consult and coach customers around our total rewards philosophy and its application to guide quality decisions
  • Use our tools and knowledge and other information sources to identify business trends and ensure that appropriate CoE solutions are in place to support
  • Advise customers regarding promotion and career progression decisions, including effects on organizational design

What you will bring

  • Bachelors degree or higher in a related field
  • 8+ years of progressively increasing responsibility as a strategic HR business partner in a high-tech or high-growth business with global reach
  • Experience partnering with sales business groups
  • Demonstrated history of inspiring senior-level leaders globally to adopt best practices in HR
  • Ability to guide leaders through organizational effectiveness, design, and change initiatives
  • Compelling and naturally persuasive communication skills with the ability to help shape the direction of the ultimate outcome in a collaborative manner; ability to communicate decisions in a style that reflects a team-oriented culture
  • Ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches to affect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity, and development of HR within the company
  • Solid executive presence with excellent communication and operational instincts; good strategic skills and sound business judgment
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting multiple projects simultaneously with a solid focus on results
  • Dynamic leadership and interpersonal skills including persuasion, coaching, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven experience working with global HR counterparts and supporting global team structures in a rapidly changing and complex work environment

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the worlds leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

Red Hats culture is built on the open source principles of transparency, collaboration, and inclusion, where the best ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. When this is realized, it empowers people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to come together to share ideas, challenge the status quo, and drive innovation. Our aspiration is that everyone experiences this culture with equal opportunity and access, and that all voices are not only heard but also celebrated. We hope you will join our celebration, and we welcome and encourage applicants from all the beautiful dimensions of diversity that compose our global village.

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Red Hat, the world's leading open source and Linux provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with satellite offices worldwide. Red Hat is leading Linux and open source solutions into the mainstream by making high-quality, low-cost technology accessible. Red Hat provides operating system platforms along with middleware, applications, and management solutions, as well as support, training, and consulting services to customers worldwide and through top-tier partnerships. Red Hat's open source strategy offers customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures that are based on and leverage open source technologies with a focus on security and ease of management.


Founded in 1993, Red Hat is the premier Linux and open source provider. The most recognized Linux brand in the world. We serve global enterprises through technology and services made possible by the open source model. Solutions include Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platforms, sold through a subscription model, and a broad range of services: consulting, 24x7 support, Red Hat Network. Red Hat's global training program operates in more than 60 locations worldwide and features RHCE, the global standard Linux certification.

Product & Services

Red Hat offers a comprehensive line of software subscriptions, services, and support, making it the leading resource for open source solutions.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Red Hat Network
  • Red Hat infrastructure solutions

Additional Company Information

Registration No.


Company Size

2001 - 5000 Employees

Computer / Information Technology (Software)

Benefits & Others

Miscellaneous allowance, Medical, Regular hours, Mondays - Fridays, Business (e.g. Shirts)