HR Business Partner

Job Type: Contract
Posted: over 2 years ago
Contact: Maricris Fermin
Reference: 212558_1619423038

HR Business Partner

  • 6 months contract role
  • Role will report to the Head of HR for Singapore and Australia

Our Client

  • An investment and risk management company

The Opportunity
This role offers a great opportunity to partner in executing the Talent & Diversity agenda for our client's Singapore office. We are looking for an individual who is flexible and can work across a broad range of responsibilities within a fast-paced, commercial environment. The primary responsibilities of the HRBP will be to provide support and guidance across the full range of HR services (Onboarding, Talent Practices & Processes, Employee Relations, Mobility, Employee Engagement, Covid-19 related employee management activities, etc.) for the Singapore office in partnership with the Head of HR, regional HRBPs and HR COE teams. This role will also contribute to a variety of local, regional and global HRBP projects and initiatives.
Key Responsibilities:
Supporting the Talent & Diversity agenda

  • Provide HR support to execute the Talent & Diversity priorities for the Singapore office. These range from Employee Engagement, Inclusion & Diversity, Career Development, People Manager Effectiveness, Total Rewards, etc.
  • Work with the regional and global HR COE teams to deliver the full range of HR services to the business
  • Assist in the timely implementation and execution of talent processes through data and people-driven insights, including Onboarding, Promotions, Employee Opinion Survey, etc.

HR Advisory Support

  • Partner with the APAC HR Operations teams to provide general HR advice in response to employee queries
  • Partner with the relevant regional and local HRBPs in providing HR advisory support and coaching to managers and employees

Managing & Mitigating Risk

  • Assist in managing employee relations issues (grievances, performance related issues, termination of employment, litigation etc.) in conjunction with the Employee Relations team
  • Ensure risks relating to employees, HR policies and practices are mitigated through appropriate actions and robust control mechanisms
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with relevant local legislation and employment law

Regulatory Obligations

  • Partner with the HR Operations team and Country COO team for regulatory reporting to the MAS, MOM etc.

Covid-19 Response

  • Provide advisory support to employees in response to Covid-19 related queries, in conjunction with the relevant partner teams like contactHR, immigration, benefits, remote working, enterprise security etc.


  • Continue to support the evolving culture of the Singapore office in partnership with the Country Leadership team
  • Partner with the employee networks in the Singapore office to channel their efforts towards the key employee engagement priorities for the office like Mentorship, Career Development, etc.

Regional & Global Priorities

  • Contribute to a range of local, regional and global HRBP projects

Your Background

  • 5 to 7 years of demonstrable work experience in a generalist HR advisory role, ideally within the financial or professional services industry
  • Previous experience working within a global matrix structure (highly preferred)
  • Previous experience in assisting with the management of employee relations issues, including understanding of Singapore employment law
  • Strong client focus and proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines within a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Well-developed organizational and project management skills
  • Proactive attitude and proven ability to complete tasks and independently work on multiple priorities
  • Sound judgment, professionalism and discretion
  • Strong team orientation
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
Interested parties please click "Apply Now" or send your CV directly to Maricris Fermin (EA Reg no: R1110126) at

Peoplebank Singapore Pte Ltd, EA Licence Number: 08C5248.