HR Manager, Asia
The Economist
Hong Kong, China

HR Manager, Asia

Job Locations China-Hong Kong Singapore-Singapore ID 2021-7383


We are recruiting a HR manager for Asia who will be responsible for the recruitment and development of top quality media professionals.

This HR generalist role is to support the Regional HR Director, Asia Pacific, in the development and delivery of a best practice regional HR service.

The key responsibilities of the role are to look after key staffing functions including recruitment, policies and procedures, training and performance management.

The role will be based in Hong Kong or Singapore.


How you will contribute :

  • Manage the entire recruitment cycle for all levels of staff across the Asia region
  • Work closely with hiring managers to design and develop appropriate recruitment channels
  • Deliver timely, quality and professional HR advice on recruitment, employee engagement and performance management
  • Manage staff transfer with global HR team and manage regional staff work visas
  • Keep update on regional employment laws and employment best practices
  • Execute HR policies and procedures in compliance with appropriate ordinances
  • Review, manage, and advise on contracts / agreements and regulatory reporting
  • Manage an on-line recruitment tracking system
  • Conduct training needs analysis and assist in formulation, planning, implementation and administration of regional training and development activities
  • Design and implement various HR programs to enhance employees’ engagement
  • Compile regular HR-related statistics and reports for management review
  • Conduct regular HR research and surveys, including compensation benchmarking surveys
  • Manage and / or participate in ad hoc regional / global HR projects
  • Experience, skills and professional attributes

    The ideal skills for this role are :

  • University graduates with four to five years’ experience as a HR generalist with Asia regional exposure
  • Solid recruitment experience in Hong Kong and China is essential, Singapore, Japan & India experience an advantage
  • Good knowledge of the employment laws in Hong Kong, China and other Asian countries
  • Knowledge of compensation and benefits best practice in Asia
  • Good knowledge with practical recruitment experience through on-line and social media recruitment channels in Asia
  • Hands on experience of HRIS and recruitment tracking system
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Good Google for work and Microsoft office skills
  • You will be able to demonstrate :

  • The ability to work independently with minimum supervision within a matrix international organisation
  • A strong sense of commitment and being a resourceful and self-driven team player
  • Good interpersonal skill and the ability to communicate and influence a diverse workforce
  • The ability to solve problems independently and to facilitate resolution of sensitive matters
  • A can-do attitude and being well organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Enjoy working in a diverse and fast-paced environment
  • The Economist Group values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees.

    We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, gender identity, race, colour, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation , age or marital status.


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