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Regional Talent Associate, Asia Pacific

  • Strategy & Communications Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong
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Regional Talent Associate, Asia Pacific

Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm. We partner with our clients globally to do great things for a better future.

Drawing upon our global team and expansive network of senior advisors, we provide advisory services across our five business segments on a stand-alone or fully integrated basis to help our clients solve complex business challenges. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other corporations, financial institutions and organizations.

Our full range of advisory services includes strategic communications, investor relations, financial advisory and restructuring, management consulting, physical and cyber risk, organisational design, board and executive search, geopolitics and government affairs, corporate governance, ESG and DE&I.

Teneo is seeking a Regional Talent Associate to join our team and support the Asia Pacific HR function.

As a Regional Talent Associate within Teneo you will be responsible for all people operations, administration, policies and processes across all business units in Asia Pacific to ensure we provide a first-class seamless service to all colleagues. The role will primarily be responsible for providing administrative support to the essential day-to-day Talent function, meaning you will be involved in the entire lifecycle of employees during their time with Teneo.

Within this role you will demonstrate foundational knowledge of HR policies, processes, systems, and employee relations to drive process changes and efficiencies and make decisions in a timely manner that are logical, rational, and well-reasoned as well as be a collaborator across the wider team.

This role will suit someone who is experienced in HR Operations or has a strong administration background with exposure or interest in HR. The ideal candidate will be approachable and organized with strong attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handling the onboarding process for all our new starters ensuring a world class employee experience; administration of all employee documentation, coordination with relevant internal teams in order to ensure smooth first day, liaising with Learning on induction programme and scheduling, creating employee profiles on HRIS, communication with new starters pre-joining and running first day welcome meetings.
  • Working with managers during employee’s probation period to ensure employees are on track, working alongside colleagues to manage any probation extensions.
  • Co-ordination and processing of employee documents throughout the employee lifecycle as required, e.g. promotion and pay rise confirmations, changes to contracts, references.
  • Co-ordination of efficient leaver process, ensuring all employees leave as positive ambassadors for the firm.
  • Supporting on administration of all employee benefits, holiday and absence records, and payroll support.
  • Support people operations, administration, systems, analytics, reporting (experience of implementing and integrating new systems highly desirable)
  • Be responsible for all HR policies and process design and implementation, as well as contribute and add value to any current policies in place
  • Manage employee relations matters, working closely with senior stakeholders whilst ensuring the firm's compliance with local employment legislations
  • Be a key point of contact for all people related queries and providing an exceptional level of service to all employees.
  • Playing a key role in the administration of Workday as  HRIS system
  • Providing administrative support to Talent functions in international offices when necessary.

Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience within the Human Resources function and general understanding of local employment legislations in Teneo’s key Asia Pacific offices.
  • Extensive experience in report building, analytics & operations, with a strong attention to detail to offer insights and inform decision making.
  • Operates at a fast pace demonstrating the ability to influence and challenge when needed.
  • Acts with discretion, integrity and professionalism at all times and is a key source of advice and support for managers and senior leaders.
  • Creates an immediate, positive and credible impression on others, building trusted relationships.
  • Has a continuous improvement mindset that drives efficiency and effectiveness of the Talent function and provides a seamless service.
  • Actively participates in continual professional development and keeps up to date with trends, technology and possible future policies affecting the firm and our people including any relevant statutory changes in employment law.
  • Can skillfully and confidently influence, negotiate and maintain a positive relationship with all parties during negotiations.
  • Proactively takes on the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
  • Possess a high level of discretion, confidentiality and professionalism when handling sensitive data.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organisational Psychology or Industrial Relations is desired.
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