Completed Permanent China - Regional

The Company

This is a mid-sized global organisation in the technology and analytics sector and a leader in it’s field. Headquartered in the US, their products and technologies are widely used across different industries. The company has a robust global footprint and is committed to leadership in innovation through substantial investments in R&D and technology.

The Role

Based in Beijing, this role will serve as the key HR business partner to the Asia Pacific regional leadership team and oversees a small HR functional team. He or she will manage the full spectrum of HR across key geographies like Greater China, Singapore, Japan, Korea, and ANZ. The business is growing significantly and is looking to double the size of business over the next 3-5 years. This critical leadership role is newly created to be accountable for delivering long term strategic value and enhancing the effectiveness of the regional HR team. As the business is still growing and transforming, this role has a true mixture of strategic and tactical activity in order to address core business needs and further enable the growth agenda. This position reports to a very senior American HR leader who is an open and direct communicator and expects this from her team.  

The Individual

We are looking for a strong HR Generalist with regional experience. A well rounded leader who can work at senior levels but also be very hands-on is required. He or she should have experience working regionally and should be comfortable facing out internationally. Mandarin and English language fluency will be required. Candidates who do not have prior regional experience can be considered provided they have prior experience reporting out regionally or internationally and provided they are well travelled and have a strong understanding of business culture across the region.

Posted on 12 Jun 2018

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
IT & Telecommunications
International Coverage
Global HQ
North America
Global revenue
US$1 Billion and under
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Potential upsides
This role offers a lot of autonomy to someone who would like to run a regional HR function.
Potential downsides
A challenging role requiring the ability to deal with a highly matrixed organisation and a fast-paced transformation agenda.