Director, HR APJ Singapore

Human Resources




This role provides a broad range of strategic HR services to leaders within the Asia Pacific Japan (“APJ”) region and business area(s) they support. This role will work in partnership with business leaders to address operational, performance, and talent lifecycle–related issues, including change management, organizational development, culture, employee relations, workforce planning, talent growth, development, and coaching. This position leads companywide programs and initiatives, champions the organization’s culture, and develops practical local solutions to achieve business objectives.




Key Accountabilities


  • Designs approaches to improve organizational, operational, and people strategies. Customizes HR, talent management, and operational solutions to address specific business objectives and local compliance standards to positively impact operational performance.
  • Identifies and solves critical gaps in operational and organizational capabilities/design, as well as opportunities in the marketplace that enable the enterprise to capitalize on new business.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative, credible, trusting partnerships with individuals across a broad range of people and groups, both internal and external.
  • Influences and leverages HR groups (Centers of Excellence, HR operational services) to deliver required expertise, resources, and services to drive customer / organizational imperatives.
  • Understands business objectives and needs, and connects teams to the right individuals, business strategies, HR strategies, practices, and solutions.
  • Uses data analytics and reporting to advise and guide senior executives for effective and insightful decision-making. Distills complex information into key insights, clear recommendations, and action plans.
  • Leads challenging conversations and interactions.
  • Coaches and develops leaders and managers to deliver people-management capabilities.
  • May manage other HR personnel.



  • University degree in Business, Management, Human Resources, or equivalent field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive HR experience, with at least three years in a regional or global role.



  • Demonstrated capability in providing thought leadership. Effectively articulates a point of view and communicates information that is relevant to the business.
  • Customer focused, results oriented. Collaboratively works toward solutions. Readily establishes credibility with others.


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