BitMEX is seeking a Global Head of People who will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive human resources (HR) and talent management strategy to support the business and the growth of a young and highly successful company.
Based in Hong Kong and reporting to the Global Chief Operating Officer, you are a key hire who will be a part of a very motivated and collaborative management team who wants make the company even more successful.
You are a hardworking, smart, resourceful, who has a proven track record in global human resources management from a major financial services firm or technology company.
You are confident you can walk into an unstructured work situation, survey the working environment, roll up your sleeves and establish a global people function.
You are a team player who loves challenges and likes solving real world issues to make whatever you do a success.
Goals, Success Metrics and Deliverables
You will be responsible for building a Global HR function working with the Company’s Executive Management Team and provide overall leadership and guidance to overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training, leadership development, compensation / benefits and a fostering a culture that follows the core values of the Company.
In the first six months in the role, you will very quickly learn and understand the operations of a highly successful financial services company that trades in cutting edge products.
You will implement the results of a global HR and compensation review which will entail : the development of a comprehensive human resources plan including a standardised hiring process, compensation and rating system, and establish a global best in class benefits program.
You will draft and implement a human resources / code of conduct company manual as well as talent management policies. You will also build and nurture a team of human resources professionals.
Over the rest of the year, as you will have international experience in dealing with different jurisdiction’s HR practices, conventions, rules and regulations, you will put in place an international HR and recruitment plan for the Company’s overseas subsidiaries and spend time in those offices building out a strong HR team in each location.
You will provide strategic leadership on HR, recruitment and talent management topics to the Executive Management team and the Board of Directors on strategic HR issues.
You will also identify and implement policies that will help BitMEX be known as a great place to work and an employer of choice.
Key Skills, Traits and Competencies
Able to advocate for employees concerns yet also to enforce top management policies and be able to win trust from both sides.
Required Education and Experience