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Assistant Director, HR Partnering
In this role, you will be a strategic HR advisor who builds strong partnerships with the senior leaders and the HR Centres of Excellence (COE) teams to develop and executive the People Strategies.

Our HR Business Partnering team is structured to offer our stakeholders close support in three clusters - namely the Schools/Colleges, Administrative and Research clusters. All HR Business Partners report to Cluster Head of the HR Business Partnering Team and depending on the role which you are assessed suitable for, you may have a secondary reporting line to the School Chair.

  • Establish strong partnership with the business units to drive organizational effectiveness while implementing HR programmes and initiatives
  • Actively identify gaps and opportunities where people-related risks can be minimized and influence solutions/outcomes
  • Provide advice on HR policies and procedures including but not limited to the following areas - employment legislation, talent management, performance management, recruitment, manpower planning, rewards strategies and employee engagement;
  • Establish clear understanding of the hiring requirements of the Business Units and work closely with NTU's Shared Services team on the hiring of talents and appointment/re-appointment of staff on a timely basis.
  • Be a facilitator and HR advisor to senior leaders in managing matters pertaining to industrial relations, employee grievances, conduct and discipline.
  • Provide advice to stakeholders on policy changes, collaborate with senior leaders and functional HR Centre of Excellence to drive all HR initiatives such as manpower planning , budget planning, employee engagement surveys, people development programs, change management plans, performance management etc.
  • Depending on the eventual deployment of units which the HR Business Partner will support, he/she may be required to supervise a small team of HR professionals

  • Degree with at least 8-12 years of relevant working experience in the Human Resources function, preferably in a HR Business Partnering role
  • Good Knowledge of Employment Act and Labour Laws
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills with strong ability to engage and influence stakeholders at various levels
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability according to changing needs and priorities
  • Collaborative and is comfortable working in a matrix structure with multiple priorities
  • Resourceful and possess strong initiative to drive changes
  • Ability to work independently as well as be active team members within and across the HR team
  • Candidates with prior experience in managing small teams would have an added advantage; appointment will commensurate with candidate's experience

Hiring Institution: NTU
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