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HR Director

Posted 9 April by tfconnect Ended

We’re looking for an HR Director to join a large-scale exhibition venue in Shenzhen, China.

This is a varied and exciting role for an experienced, senior HR professional. You’ll need to be astute and financially literate with a strong HR focus. Good command of both English and Chinese Mandarin, both oral and written is strongly preferred.

The Role:

The Director of HR has ultimate responsibility for all people related activity within an organisation from both an operational and strategic perspective. The role will encompass responsibility for; resource planning and recruitment; training; employee relations and engagement.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • As HR Director, you’ll provide inspired and effective leadership across the venue
  • Develops and implements people strategy to support the delivery of the business plan in collaboration with the General Manager
  • Maintains effective and timely engagement with the senior leadership team
  • Develops and implement an annual agenda for HR strategy in line with the business plan; ensure HR plans support the needs of the business but are also flexible enough to cope with changes in the organisation, as and when they occur
  • Provide information and reports on management information such as staff turnover, references, cost per hire, training hours per person, etc.
  • Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business heads
  • Manage costs to budget
  • Ensure all staff receive performance reviews in accordance with company policy and monitors probationary periods
  • Co-ordinate recruitment throughout the company through proactive engagement with line managers
  • Build relationships with recruiters, draft briefs, set up interviews where necessary. Interview senior hires when necessary
  • Ensure all Job Descriptions are kept up to date, create new JDs as and when necessary
  • Deal with any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way
  • Monitor sickness absence.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are up to date and legally compliant.
  • Provide day to day advice to line managers on all human resource issues: management of staff, remuneration, etc.
  • Review all staff salaries and make recommendations for pay rises in consultation with leadership team. Implement any increases and promotions
  • Coordinates and maintain a succession plan for all departments
  • Ensure payroll is completed accurately and to deadline
  • Conduct occupational health referrals and providing pastoral support and advice to employees

Key Requirements:

  • HR Director or broad experience across retail, hospitality and leisure sectors highly sought
  • Bachelor degree in business / public administration or relevant field with at least 5 years’ industry experience in a senior HR role, preferably in a convention center
  • Experience in local employment law
  • Astute and financially literate with strong HR focus
  • Effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills across all stakeholders
  • Decisive and strategically adept with exacting service standards
  • Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information
  • Ability to perform effectively under significant pressure typically associated with meeting the demands and timetables of the business events industry
  • Good command of English language, both oral and written, required
  • Good command of Chinese Mandarin, both oral and written, preferred

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • You’ll be HR Director for a large-scale venue in Shenzhen, a varied and interesting role with plenty of scope for future career progression
  • The salary on offer is $90,000 USD per annum
  • The position is based in Shenzhen, China

Reference: 34371223

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