Director of Human Resources

Job title: Director of Human Resources
Job type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Sector: Human Resources
Salary: Negotiable
Startdate: October 2020
Job ref: JN -072020-450955
Contact: Mani Rakhra
Published: July 13, 2020 13:07

Job description

Our Client

A global finance services firm with a deep-rooted presence in Asia is hiring Director of Human Resources to lead the HR agenda across Southeast Asia and India markets.


  • Reporting to the Regional Head of Human Resources and the SVP, Managing Director, you will have overall responsibility for managing all aspects of Human Resources function for the Southeast Asia & India business units
  • Formulates a clear vision for Human Resources, including employee value proposition consistent with group strategy.
  • Partner with business leaders to implement procedures to achieve the most effective use of human resources to achieve profitability and business objectives for our shareholders whilst ensuring the business is legally compliant and risk protected.
  • Partner with subject matter experts in Organizational Development to plan and execute learning and development activities.
  • Actively creates a learning environment so that talent can be identified and supported. In this way ensuring development plans can be maximized.
  • Adopt a planned approach to self-development and encourages others to do the same; stays fully up to date with developments in field of HR.
  • Overall Strategic HR partner for the SVP, Managing Director and geographic leaders.


  • Experience within the financial services/insurance industries or global consulting firm.
  • Bachelor's Degree, M.B.A. Preferred
  • Formal tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management is a plus.
  • 15+ years' experience in Senior HR management and leadership positions with experience on an Executive Committee and leading teams
  • 10+ years' experience working across Southeast Asia markets including India
  • Board and Renumeration Committee Experience
  • Experience working in a multi-national, matrix work environment.
  • Comfortable managing team members in a remote work environment
  • Ability to think strategically as well as act operationally and demonstrated ability to execute on those plans.
  • Experience working in a highly technical environment.
  • Must have analytical skills and be knowledgeable of HRM systems (Workday)

EA Registration Number: R1768804
Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8105