CCi is seeking to hire a Human Resources Manager to join our team in China. The Human Resources Manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources function and serves as a consultant to employees and management in China on human resources-related issues. The role provides strategic and tactical support to develop the Human Resources infrastructure and cultivate the culture for the China region. This position will be on a contract basis for 3 days per week.
1. Manage Human Resources function
Manage all aspects of the Human Resources function for the China region including the execution of the Global Human Resources Department strategy, talent acquisition, employee relations, governance, total rewards management, HRIS and payroll administration
Drive the understanding of people and organisational implications of the business strategy and goals across the regional leadership team, and, in so doing, influence the business agenda
Be a proactive member of the regional leadership team, participating in the management of the business
Focus on strategic activities and evaluate HR service and value delivered to the region
Work with the region to translate business needs into clearly articulated and actionable organisational and people requirements
Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Mediate and resolve employee relations issues in the region; conduct thorough and objective investigations when necessary
Identify the methods to build morale, improve workplace relationships, and boost productivity and retention
Act as an employee champion and change agent
Consult regularly with management and provide guidance when appropriate
Advise and coach management on performance-related issues
Support the performance management process
Support competency and leadership development for the China region
2. Talent acquisition
Conduct intake meetings and support line management with developing a talent acquisition strategy
Create job posts and identify relevant job boards to effectively attract top talent
Screen CVs and conduct initial phone interviews
Ensure interview panel drafts candidate interview notes in ATS (BambooHR)
Participate in the governance of HR operations to define and review the quality and the cost of the service provided
Create and maintain China employee handbook and other policies specific for the China region
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
Partner with legal as needed/required
4. Total rewards management
Ensure pay and benefit plans for the China region comply with legislative requirements
Ensure salaries, benefits and STI offerings are aligned with CCi total rewards principles
Assist with the annual salary review process for the China region
Administer employee benefit plans
5. HRIS, payroll and HR administration
Maintain HRIS (BambooHR) database with accurate employee and independent contractor information
Create new accounts and manage access permissions
Train system users on functionalities and new features
Ensure all new hires, leave details and payroll changes are updated in time to be actioned in the correct payroll month
Collaborate with the accountant in China to ensure payroll is processed timely each month
Manage the onboarding and offboarding process for the China region
Draft contracts for new hires, promotions and transfers in collaboration with department management
6. Competency and leadership development
Support the development and tracking of team members’ learning paths
Support the leadership development programme for the China leadership team
Liaise with Professional Services and other department function heads to ensure the Competency Development programme is meeting required goals
Represent China region on the global LDAT (Leadership Development Advisory Team)
7. Support Global Human Resources Department
Collaborate with the Global Human Resources Department to create effective and integrated HR solutions
Provide feedback to the Global Human Resources Department about HR solution effectiveness and work with them as appropriate to identify continuous improvement opportunities/gaps
COMPETENCY – KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Human resources capacity
Communication proficiency in Mandarin and English
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
An undergraduate degree in Business Administration or related major; 7+ years’ human resources experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and expertise.
Working knowledge of multiple human resources disciplines, including compensation practices, benefits, organisational development, employee relations, performance management, training, recruitment, and employment laws. Experience working in a start-up environment and the ability to work independently.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
10+ years’ experience in the HR field
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.
The physical demands described below must be fulfilled by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, to talk, to hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to five kilograms in weight.
The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job is based in a professional office environment. This role routinely involves the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, fax machines and filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
This position reports directly the Regional Manager for China with a dotted reporting line to the Global Human Resources Director. This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
KEY RELATIONSHIPS AND CHALLENGES
Global Human Resources Department
China employees/managers/independent contractors
External stakeholders (Labour attorneys, benefits broker, payroll administrator and other vendors as needed)
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