VP HR Business Partner - APAC

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore

  • Sector:

    Automotive, FMCG / Consumer Goods, Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    S$200000 - S$240000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Brian Hardiman

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A globally recognised brand from Europe are seeking a strategically minded HR leader to join their global HQ here in Singapore. With an APAC/Emerging Markets focus but with global responsibility this role provides the opportunity to be involved in significant transformation work and upcoming M&A as the business strengthens its market leading position.

Reporting into the Global Head of HR this hire is being made with future sucession planning in mind.


A premium product in its segment renowned for its sleek design style this is a design and manufacturing business that helps keep business moving.

Talent is a high priority and with a well defined company cluture they pride themselves on being seen as a 'go to' smployer in the market. This means HR are instrumental in key business decision.


As part of the senior leadership team this is a business critical HR Business Partner role with direct involvement in all of the HR activities and processes withing the business. Sitting at group level and part of the senior leadership team you will strategically partner with the managers in the planning and execution of the people strategy.

With a decentralised model the VP HRBP will help to roll out practicies in country and will be be the lead Business Partner on projects.

Translating business strategy into HR plans and activities in line with company values, HR policies and service delivery model, strategic objectives and processes.

With Talent being a key focus this HRBP will support the management in developing the organization and employees to meet business needs, particularly around talent management, performance management, succession planning and competence development.

With existing JV partners and planned growth through acquisition in the region, there will be an opportunity to be an integral part of integration and transformational HR practices in the future.

This is very much a strategic HR Business Partner role that will continue to evolve and will be a challening but highly rewarding and engaging opportunity.


A highly knowledgeable HR Business Partner with at least 15 years HR leadership experience with a leading MNC in the manufacturing/engineering sector.

Must be a tenacious operator, able to build credibity and be an engaging communicator who can engender trusted relationships with senior leaders as well as shop floor staff.

Highly qualified with exceptional technical HR capability.

Team leadership experience

Asia emerging markets experience

Ideally have led major transformation projects including mergers & acquisitions

A stable and progressive career history

Salary - SGD$200,000 - $230,000 + Significant Bonus and Benfits

(Please note this role is only open to HR professionals with existing eligibility to work in Singapore. Due to the high number of expected applicants only those successful will be contacted)

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