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Local Human Resources Business Partner– Hong Kong

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong Kong

Job function

HUMAN RESOURCES

Reference

HUM000128

Position Purpose
 
The Local HR Business Partner to support the business at the country level and provides, in his / her area of expertise, value added advice to help the teams to meet its strategic objectives.  The coverage may extend to regional support as and when it required by Regional Business Partner for B.A.U. cycle.
 
Responsibilities
 
Direct Responsibilities
  • Generalist HR
    • Provide general HR advice and support
    • Strive to become a trusted partner of the Business Line or Function
    • Implement Group and local HR policies within areas of responsibility
  • Recruitment
    • Work with the Business Line or Function to meet their strategic resourcing needs
    • Manage recruitment within designated tool, where available
    • Identify recruitment agencies that are able to support recruitment initiatives within Business Line(s) or Function(s) and ensure that terms of business are in place governing their engagement which are compliant with local regulations.
    • Manage required approvals within the APAC Delegations process
    • Work with internal Recruitment Desk, where applicable
  • Career Management
    • Know managers and staff within scope (background, skills, career motivations etc.)
    • Conduct regular career development interviews with targeted staff and complete feedback record after each meeting
  • Performance Management
    • Advise client groups through the annual appraisal process (including providing difficult messages, objective setting, 100% completion rate)
    • Conduct Exit Interviews and provide feedback to relevant stakeholders
  • Compensation
    • Inform RBP(s) on packages for new joiners, based on salary benchmarks provided by the APAC Compensation & Benefits team when within delegation, highlighting to RBPs where Regional delegation is exceeded
    • Liaise with APAC Compensation & Benefits for technical validation of all compensation packages.
    • Advise RBP(s) on bid back, retention and termination packages
  • Employee Relations
    • Facilitate leave of absence (maternity, long service leave, sabbatical…), retirement and exit processes (including exit interviews) for employees in scope
    • Handle employee relations and performance management issues
    • Assist with communication initiatives to employees and managers

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Strategy
    • Understand the Business Line(s) or Function(s) strategy and keep up to date with their organisation, products and HR needs
    • Take ownership and deal with the country specifics including sizing redundancy packages, understanding GPS results
    • Assist with workforce planning
    • Maintain a general knowledge of BNP Paribas and Pole strategies
    • Assist with the development and implementation of sound local HR practices
    • Contribute to promote specific HR initiatives (TDP, 360, Graduate Program, Diversity & Inclusion)
    • Contribute to the annual budget exercise.
  • Career Management
    • Help RBP(s) identify Top Talent, APAC Management Pool and Graduates
    • Facilitate internal mobility with areas of responsibility adhering to the APAC Mobility Policy
  • Performance Management        
    • Liaise with L&D to provide appropriate solutions to training needs within areas of responsibility
  • Compensation
    • Participate in the annual Compensation Review Process (CRP)
    • Contribute to data surveys where required (e.g. McLagan)
  • Coordination within HR
    • Contribute to the flow of information within HR (bottom up and lateral)
    • Utilise and partner with HR Competence Centres where necessary

Contribute to the Operational Permanent Control Framework and reporting of all incidents according to the Incident Management System.


Technical and Behavioral Competencies required
  • Comprehensive understanding of Hong KongEmployment Law and local regulation
  • Sound understanding of the Business Line or Function(s) supported
  • Analytical skills, ability to assess people and situations objectively
  • High attention to detail and accuracy with numbers
  • Ethical and discreet
  • Client-focused
  • Active listener
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English
  • Ability to manage change
  • Ability to influence and coach
  • Embraces the principles of diversity, inclusion and non-discrimination
  • Delivery focused

Experience and Qualifications required

  • Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese speaking
  • Understanding of HR processes and procedures
  • Other relevant language skills advantageous
  • Undergraduate degree (minimum) preferred
  • Experience using relevant HR systems advantageous (PeopleSoft, Taleo)
  • Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • 5 years HR experience