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Senior People Business Partner (Learning & Development)

Ref: JN -012020-69734
Asia, Singapore
Business Support, Business Support
3rd February 2020
Job Type

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the senior leadership team and provide strategic and operational advice on key People related matters
  • Consult with business/functional senior leaders to understand business needs short, medium and longer term in order to design and deliver high impact people, talent, learning and diversity initiatives and programs across the region
  • Lead the global employee engagement survey deployment and communication strategy across the region
  • Partner at a strategic level with the business on employee engagement action planning
  • Lead the regional talent and succession planning process across the business ensuring the identification of high potential talent and targeted development plans are in place and executed on
  • Ensure at a country level diversity action plans are in place and implemented supporting the development of an inclusive work environment
  • Develop and manage the overall learning curriculum ensuring current and future needs are aligned to the strategic business priorities for the business
  • Plan, coordinate, design and deliver training solutions, ensuring most appropriate expertise used in the subject area
  • Evaluate and report on the business impact as a result of people and talent, learning and diversity programs
  • Adopt best practice learning methodologies, incorporating innovative learning principles and blended learning techniques that best meet the needs of the business
  • Any other ad hoc assignments and special projects as required

Education and Experience:

  • Formal qualifications in Business, HR, Organisation Development or related disciplined preferred
  • Ideally 8-10 years' experience in a Talent Management or Learning & Development leadership role in a global MNC
  • Experience working across the APAC region within a highly matrix-ed work environment Demonstrated understanding of future learning trends and innovation

Communication Skills:

  • An ability to work with and build diverse teams
  • Ability to engage and interact at a senior executive level
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation with strong influence skills
  • Strong business partnering/consulting and negotiation skills

Leadership Skills

  • Ability to motivate and inspire a team
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to link HR initiatives to business outcomes
  • Ability to coach, develop and manage talent
  • Able to identify learning and career opportunities for self and others
  • Ability to collaborate and influence across business lines, geographies and teams

Financial Knowledge:

  • Requires solid knowledge of financial terms and principles
  • Experience in preparing people and talent & learning operating budgets
  • Ability to review and interpret HR/financial metrics and data

Other Skills:

  • Highly organised, with attention to detail and flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
  • Able to manage projects, milestones and deliverable
  • Must be capable of establishing internal and external networks and working on cross-functional teams globally and in-region
  • Flexibility with working hours when required
  • Ability to travel to regional offices when required
  • Experience using Microsoft office suite

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