Completed Korea

The Company

Our client is a fun and innovative brand excelling in the retail industry. It’s also a young and dynamic organisation which takes its inspiration from art, design, and innovation. Operating across 18 countries globally, including 7 countries in Asia, our client is looking for a new HR Lead in Korea. The role will be based in Seoul.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Country Manager of Korea with a dotted line to the Asia Head of HR, you will lead a team of two and will be responsible for partnering with business leaders in Korea. Korea is their 2nd largest market in Asia, so this is a critical hire for them. As an HR Generalist, there will be a strong focus on building HR capability and strategy, as well as ensuring operational excellence. The role has potential to be expanded to a sub-regional position which covers Taiwan as well.  

The Individual

We are looking for an individual who has strong HR Generalist experience. Experience working in the retail industry is a plus and you should be comfortable to handle end to end HR activities which include Talent Management, Recruitment, payroll and HR systems.

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, only HR Professionals who are legally able to work in this country can be considered.

Posted on 23 Jun 2017

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Retail & Luxury
International Coverage
Global HQ
Asia Pacific
Global revenue
US$1 Billion and under
Solid report to
Country Manager Korea
Potential upsides
Great opportunity to be a site manager and potential the role can be expanded to cover other markets.
Potential downsides
The current HR function in Korea is still quite administrative, so the new person will need to revamp and upgrade the function.