Head of Human Resources – APAC

Melbourne, Australia

People 2.0 is a global company, providing contingent workforce solutions, headquartered in the USA, outranking among the largest independent workforce deployment platforms in the world. Services are provided through in-country establishments in 40 countries spread across three regions – the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

People 2.0 combines unmatched industry knowledge, an outstanding compliance record and superior customer service to simplify processes and ease the complexities associated with flexible work arrangements. Further information about the People 2.0 global group, including information on the countries in which we operate, can be found on our website by www.people20.com.

The Head of Human Resources provides overall direction and oversight of human resources functions in the Company’s APAC region – Australia, India, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. This role reports to the Global SVP of HR in the US. The primary responsibilities include workforce planning, culture and engagement, talent acquisition, employee relations, talent and performance management, compensation, and benefits oversight. Serves as a strong business partner and advisor to regional executive and leadership team. If you are looking for a role where you can make your mark in an inclusive, fun and professional environment look no further.

What you'll get to do:

  • You will be responsible for the APAC HR function delivering both strategic and operational people support which is commercially focused across the region.
  • Lead integration efforts for acquired companies and newly hired talent in the APAC market.
  • Work closely with the Executive Leadership team to support decision-making across the region by ensuring critical HR information is appropriately communicated.
  • Conduct market research to ensure fair and equitable compensation and benefit packages across countries and offices.
  • Developing the strategic plans for the region from a people and culture perspective.
  • Leading by example to provide effective people coaching to Leaders and continuously embedding our HR principles and practices.
  • Creating a HR business partnering model ensuring compliance and operational day to day activities are efficient and customer focused.
  • Apply your coaching skills to manage and develop you team, which will include HRBP’s and payroll across the region.
  • Continuously improving HR function/service including processes, systems, and tools with efficiency, effectiveness, and customer service in mind.
  • Partnering with other HR Directors globally to drive strategic HR projects and align on key HR practices.
  • Travel to offices in other locations both nationally and internationally to provide HR support when required.
  • Create and support frameworks that nurture and enhance a healthy, vibrant, and productive workplace culture.

Skills and experience we value:

  • Energy, passion, skills, and experience that prove you are the best person for the role described above.
  • Leadership style, how you can and will influence senior leaders, to make change or implement new ideas.
  • Ability to nurture, guide and promote a healthy workplace culture across a workforce of 180 over four countries plus working from home arrangements.
  • Experience as an HR professional, proving your expertise in the essentials of contemporary HR practice.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and relationship management skills with a passion for customer service and team development

Benefits and location:

  • This position is based in the Melbourne, Australia
  • An excellent base salary, a market-leading bonus scheme and flexible working,
  • Training and development opportunities through our online University.
  • An autonomous working environment where you can have ownership and accountability.
  • International network for knowledge sharing Social activities, CSR initiatives and end of month celebrations.
  • Modern CBD office with fresh fruit, snacks and coffee
  • Day off on your Birthday
  • Hybrid flexible working
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee appreciation programs to recognise individuals and team effort

People 2.0 is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, uniformed service member status, gender identity, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) and any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

In furtherance of this commitment, the Company is committed to providing a work environment that is free of prohibited harassment. As a result, the Company strictly prohibits sexual harassment and harassment against applicant and employees based on any legally recognized status, as defined above, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

How to apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to recruiter@people20.com and reference the job title and location.