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Dow Jones Senior People Advisor/Manager, APAC in HONG KONG, Hong Kong

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Job Description:About the Role

Dow Jones, a leader in the global media industry, is looking for a Senior Advisor, People to work as partner and consultant to our global departments. The Senior Advisor is a resonant leader who operates by using and supporting our core values of curiosity, trust & humility.

The People team is uniquely positioned as a partner to our employees and departments to co-create and develop relationships strategically focused on both people and business goals. Senior Advisors endeavor to understand the evolving needs of the business. Through collaboration with the People team’s Centers of Expertise and People team leadership - Advisors ensure the workforce is fit for the future. Reporting to the Vice President, People Advisors APAC, the Senior Advisor will help develop team effectiveness and improve ways of working. A true proponent of data-driven strategies, the Senior Advisor is capable of challenging convention, building relationships, and thinking critically.

The Senior Advisor is a mid-level individual contributor who may be embedded in business sectors (Sales & Marketing; Data Strategy; B2B Products; etc) who understands the skills, talents and abilities needed to build the strategy. The role will plan for both people and organizational opportunities, and manage the challenges and changes required.

As a key member of the People APAC team, you will:

  • Provide a consultative experience that aligns with business needs and strategy of the department, and initiatives that support enterprise activities.

  • Partner with senior management and department heads on strategic initiatives including: employee engagement, retention, performance planning, compensation/title analysis, employee relations matters, career development, information collection, reporting requirements and metrics, succession planning and organizational structuring.

  • Work with Department leaders to implement People initiatives that support the needs of the department, 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 ensure that a positive employee relations climate is developed, reinforced and maintained.

  • Participate in the creation and upholding of best practice human resource practices and systems which help attract and retain 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 daily 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.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, preferably Human Resources or Organizational Development.

  • Human Resource Management or industry certifications. (preferred)

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

  • 5+ years combined human resources & managerial experience.

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

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Problem solver and agile learner.

  • Self starter and eager to grow.

  • The ability to work with multiple teams and to create positive changes in a collaborative, convincing manner and the ability to manage client expectations.

  • At ease with handling HR operations, with history of work with HR information and data collection and reporting requirements.

  • Experience with managing labor relations, including successful handling of grievances and arbitration.

  • Ability to operate effectively in ambiguity. Understanding the issue and utilizing the resources available, to achieve the desired solution with sensitivity.

  • Proactive team player, flexible, and be able to work under pressure.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including collaboration, coaching and counseling skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.

  • Media industry experience is preferred.

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare & Insurance Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Wellness and Fitness Programs

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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.

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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