Head of Learning & Talent Development

Job Title: Head of Learning & Talent Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -072018-174202
Contact Name: Mani Rakhra
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2018 09:27

Job Description

Our client is a tier-one Global Financial Services business with sizable operations across the APAC region. They are hiring a Head of Talent Development and Learning to lead the people development agenda across Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.


  • Define the Learning and Talent strategy and policy, aligned to the Group strategy, reflecting specific business requirements.
  • Lead the Learning And Talent team, ensuring expertise is best in class by researching leading practice, monitoring external market. developments and trends and providing a program of continuous development consistent with meeting business requirements.
  • Understand the relevant business environment and engage with Learning and Talent team, Human Resources and business leaders in providing strategic products and services aligned to the business agenda.
  • Re-position the Learning and Talent function, using Group wide frameworks.
  • Integrate Learning and Talent activities to deliver holistic HR activities aligned to business needs.
  • Develop internal capability for manpower and workforce planning addressing both short and long-term needs of the region or global.
  • Manage Development budget and plans within standards defined by HR Business Support, monitoring key trends in people plans.


  • Degree in Human Resources or Psychology or Organizational Development or relevant Human Resource experience preferably in a bank or financial institution.
  • Broad Human Resource functional knowledge including Generalist, Learning and Talent areas.
  • Technical expertise in tools, methodologies and application of principles around general Human Resource and Talent areas.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interaction skills with the confidence to resonate with senior management locally and Region.
  • Adaptable team player who can work resourcefully and within a dynamic work environment.

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.