Human Resources Specialist – APAC

Human Resources |
Singapore

As a Human Resources Specialist APAC in a fast-growing company, you will have responsibility for supporting professionals we engage on behalf of our clients throughout the Asia region, and assisting in the management of the back-end HR, accounting, and legal service providers that support the infrastructure of our international entities. We’re looking for someone with experience in Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Australia, China and throughout the region.

We are looking for someone with high energy and a laser-like attention to detail. We also seek someone with the ability and inclination to roll up his or her sleeves and do whatever it takes to get a job done. Finally, we need experienced strong human resources professionals with the creative thinking to roll with the punches in a fast-growing company while meeting the needs of our clients and continuing to make them love us.

This is a key role in our organization and an incredible opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an extremely fast-growing company with a mission to change the face of global business.

Location: Singapore

Note: This is a work from home position. This role also requires the ability and availability to travel to Globalization Partners’ Boston headquarters for training, and approximately 2x per year

Job Duties include: 

  • Support the onboarding of new hires in the APAC region, including payroll setup and benefit enrollments as required
  • Provide senior level support to our clients by negotiating employment contracts and on-boarding employees in various countries in Asia
  • Managing local payroll providers, benefits brokers, HR advisors and other partners
  • Responding to client queries and advising on benefits, international payroll, expense reporting, and other HR matters that invariably arise for clients hiring internationally
  • Supporting with terminations and visa applications, to the extent needed
  • Serve as our regional expert for all human resources functions related to the APAC region
  • Advise clients on market norm benefits
  • Manage client relationships in conjunction with members of the client services team
  • Handle ongoing matters with existing clients by pulling in appropriate members of the team to resolve client queries
  • Negotiating with potential new clients and existing clients expanding
  • Work with the client and operations teams to identify and manage service improvement activities
  • Creative thinking, and the ability to negotiate win-win-win solutions for our clients, our team members who work for our clients, and our company

Skill Set Required:

  • BS/BA Degree or higher in Human Resources, International Business, Accounting, Law, or other depending on experience
  • 4-6 years Human Resources experience
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Additional language skills would be helpful but not required – please advise which languages you speak and write in when applying
  • Experience interacting with people internationally
  • Willingness to work flexible hours across time zones, as required for international business
  • Technical fluency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and SharePoint
  • Experience liaising with and coordinating multiple team members to drive toward a goal
  • Account management experience and Customer Service oriented, highly professional and a great attitude
  • Payroll experience a plus
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail, yet also see “the big picture”
  • Experience working with a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company
  • Creative thinking to solve problems
  • Highly reliable and organized
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Committed to great work
  • Great professional work references

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