Head of Employee Relations

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Argyll Scott Hong Kong
  • 21 Oct 17 2017-10-21

We are currently helping our client, a sizeable financial institution in Hong Kong, in search for an experienced HR professional to oversee and manage Employee Relations function within the office and to achieve a better dynamic across the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop clear communication channels and interact with employees on a regular basis;
  • Carry out investigation of employees for disciplinary matters, review all documentation regarding the investigations and make discipline recommendations in consultation with Head of HR and respective business heads;
  • Drive investigations and resolve all cases as required, and ensure they are completed efficiently and to a high standard;
  • Partner with HR Business Partners to advise the business in the understanding, ownership and application of all aspects of employment ordinance, compliance and best practices;
  • Apply and interpret appropriate and relevant policies and employment laws to resolve employment matters;
  • Act as HR key point of contact to collaborate with different stakeholders to work on disciplinary cases and meet regulatory requirements internally and externally;
  • Effectively deliver comprehensive and accurate reporting of all staff related issues;
  • Design and deliver data analytics relating to Employee Relations with insightful analysis and reporting in order to assist the identification of patterns and trends in employee behaviour and conduct;
  • Design, implement, and facilitate training workshops to enhance employee's understanding of crucial policies and practices, as well as risk and governance awareness on regulatory requirements;
  • Handle employee concerns with integrity and professionalism.

Job Requirements

  • Degree educated in Human Resources, Psychology, Industrial Relations, Law or related discipline;
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience in HR or Employment Law, preferably in-house Employment Law Counsel, Employee Relations, HR Risk & Compliance or Business HR experiences gained in the banking and financial industry;
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate and build relationships with people of all levels;
  • Open minded, creative thinker who is able to view scenarios from multiple angles and can be empathetic towards the business as well as the individual;
  • Exercise good judgment and problem solving skills in order to regularly resolve conflicts;
  • Possess solid knowledge on HK employment ordinance, relevant banking ordinance / guidelines as well as other local ordinance;
  • Good writing ability and sound analytical & organizing skills.

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to Dorraine Tay at dtay@argyllscott.com.hk or call directly on +852 3695 5186 for a confidential discussion.

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