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Senior Manager, APAC HR Compliance and Governance

Job Title: Senior Manager, APAC HR Compliance and Governance
Location: Singapore
Reference: 78676022723BD798
Job Published: November 26, 2021 00:57

Job Description

A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where success results from the dedication our associates have in building success for our clients. We are a growing organization of associates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We take a long-term view on associates and their careers. Our associates do phenomenal work with purpose, and as a result, we provide growth opportunities through in-person and online training, management development programs, and career development on the job.

If you are seeking a meaningful work experience along with a workplace culture that thrives on teamwork, we invite you to explore the opportunity to join us.


The primary objective of this role is to ensure that T Rowe Prices HR operations, policies and processes are implemented and maintained in line with local regulation and legislation, as well as global standards. This role will focus specifically on the APAC region.

Collaborating with HR leaders and Business Managers, whilst partnering with SMEs predominantly from Legal, Compliance, Risk, Global Privacy and Audit, the focus of this role is to consult on compliance and risk issues that impact HR. Essential to the success of this role, is the ability to provide accurate and business focused advice, support HR teams in reviewing their practices to ensure compliance to legal and regulatory obligations and play an influential role in leading best practice and problem-solving.

The successful candidate will have strong technical expertise in key HR compliance areas such as data privacy, regulatory requirements and employment law. They will also have a deep understanding of HR operations and be able to demonstrate risk awareness, alongside working knowledge of governance and controls.


  • Direct oversight of HR Compliance matters for APAC
  • Work with SMEs to understand impact on HR policies, processes and operations so that appropriate advice can be given to HR teams
  • Partner with SMEs to understand and support their needs (e.g regulatory requests, operational reviews, regulatory reporting)
  • Help to anticipate the changing legal and regulatory requirements that will impact the people, compliance, governance processes and HR technology across APAC
  • Lead projects and serve as the SME for our HR operational Compliance and Governance issues both from the HR business perspective and overall people impact with firmwide regulations
  • Partner with Audit, Compliance Monitoring etc to prepare for HR risk assessments
  • Ensure HR policies and process are kept up to date with regulatory and legal change (e.g update Associate handbooks, review and update existing policies, design and implement new processes)
  • Act as the first point of contact for HR privacy, data protection, incident management matters and ensure that APAC is compliant with local legislation and global policies
  • Execute the Privacy by Design principle within the HR compliance and governance program
  • Develop training material to educate HR teams and key business partners


  • Deep understanding of policies, processes and operation across different functions within HR
  • Track record of working with senior leaders and SMEs from across the business
  • Evidence of partnering and influencing skills
  • Proven experience of interpreting changes in legislation and regulatory requirements and understanding the impact on HT
  • Strong examples of managing complex compliance/legal issues as they relate to HR operations to include a demonstration of independent problem-solving ability
  • Proven multi-tasking abilities and proactive approach
  • Strong background gained in a consulting/advisory role
  • Understanding of HR legal and regulatory landscape for APAC
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Preferred

  • Project management experience
  • Experience gained within asset management/wealth management business
  • Compliance/data privacy/employment law qualifications
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