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Dow Jones Human Resources Director in HONG KONG, Hong Kong

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Job Description:

On our People team, we are empowered as partners with our business leaders and our employees. This allows us to successfully anticipate and respond to both the work and personal needs of our employees with a combination of creative and practical approaches.

This incredible HR opportunity will not disappoint. The successful candidate is smart, has a high emotional intelligence, is outgoing, and possesses an appreciable sense of humor. Finally, you must love learning, reading, and media - after all, we are a leading global publishing company.

As one of the key members of the People team in APAC, You will

  • Partner with senior management and department heads on strategic initiatives to support the needs of the business unit, as well as initiatives that support company-wide activities, ensure that company policies and procedures are consistently and equitably applied and that all legal requirements are met, and make sure that a positive employee relations climate is developed, reinforced and maintained.

  • Participate in the creation and upholding of best practice human resource policies, practices and systems which help attract, retain and mobilize high quality employees, support business priorities and collective bargaining agreements, and promote competitive advantage.

  • Partner with the internal recruitment team in ensuring and maintaining the integrity and quality of the recruitment efforts including candidate selection and interview process

  • Partner with our multiple Communities of Expertise to support our day to day operations such as Benefits, Compensation, Talent and HRIS such as WorkDay.

  • Be an active member of the wider Global HR team and coordinate with the HR teams based in other regions, as appropriate.

What Should You Bring To The Table

  • Excellent knowledge of Hong Kong labor ordinance is required. Strong knowledge of Asia-Pacific HR practices and policies, industry trends.

  • Degree with 7 - 10 years combined human resources & managerial experience.

  • A proven track record of creating and/or expanding best practices, human resources and benefits administration and selection, and business programs, processes and systems.

  • Experience with labor relations, include contract negotiations, handling grievances and arbitrations, and contract interpretation.

  • The ability to live in the “gray”. A large percentage of issues HR professionals face begins in “the gray area”. Understanding the issue and utilizing the necessary resources available, is critical so that you can achieve or solution the desired result.

  • Experience working collaboratively with the legal department on employment negotiations, compliance, and other regulatory matters.

  • Expertise working with a global HR team and knowledge of current employment/Asian labor laws.

  • Excellent written and verbal Communication.

  • Effective collaboration, coaching and counseling skills.

  • Experience with HR information collection and reporting requirements.

  • Ability to to work under pressure and be a proactive team player.

  • Ability to manage and resolve sensitive issues/negotiations.

What We Offer

  • Full-time position with Variety: There is no typical day in HR.

  • Work in a global Company with a dynamic, multicultural atmosphere.

  • Comprehensive benefits including private medical insurances, fitness and wellness programs.

If this position matches your experience, skills and motivations please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

[Please note only candidates requested for interview will be contacted.]

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Human Resources Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 20406

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