Director, People & Talent

Singapore, Singapore
19 Mar 2023
18 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. With one of the world's most powerful payments and banking infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all in one single platform.

Established in 2015 in Melbourne, our purpose is to connect entrepreneurs, business builders, makers and creators with opportunities in every corner of the world. Today, Airwallex has a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.

This role will lead the People & Talent team supporting Hong Kong, Southeast Asia (SEA) and Japan. Partnering with the regional leadership team, you will provide end to end functional leadership including implementation of People initiatives that enable the delivery of the group strategy and business plans of the region for Airwallex.

    • Provide leadership, consulting and coaching to the HK, SEA, and JP leaders across all areas of People and Talent function including recruitment, employee/industrial relations, performance management, remuneration & benefits, talent management and development, mobility and regulatory compliance
    • Assists and/or leads, as appropriate, with the development and administration of programs, policies, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company, and the specific goals of the HK & SEA region.
    • Lead workforce planning and talent development for the region. Ensuring programs are in place for all key capabilities within the portfolio and implement strategies, such as graduate hiring and development to meet business needs.
    • Thrive to build a culture and working environment to engage, inspire team to achieve company's vision while live in company's core values each and every day.
    • Lead the People and Talent priorities and plan development, ensure the annual calendar of People related activity is executed effectively (eg performance review, remuneration, incentive) across the portfolio.
    • Assists and/or leads, as appropriate, with the development and administration of programs, policies, procedures and guidelines in alignment with company strategies and regional business needs
    • Drive operational excellence. Build strong HR functions, processes and systems to support business growth.
    • Works closely with the Country HR leads to ensure full compliance with systems, policies and procedures,
    • Ensure a highly competent and motivated People and Talent team is in place that is visibly connected across HK &SEA. Thrive to build an environment to engage, inspire team to achieve company's vision while live in company's core values each and every day.
    • Broad experience across the full spectrum of an HR function, including advising and influencing at Senior Executive levels
    • Significant experience working across cultures, and ideally in the HK & SEA region
    • Degree qualified in Business, Human Resources or similar. with min 10 years HR experience and 5+ year leadership experience
    • Relevant industry related experience and scope of responsibility.
    • Excellent leadership skills, high degree of emotional intelligence and resilience.
    • Highly developed interpersonal skills - must be able to work with all levels of internal and external organizations and across cultures and countries.
    • Proficient at dealing with complexity.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
    • Unquestioned integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality
At Airwallex you'll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. We want you to share in our success, which is why you'll be offered a competitive salary plus valuable equity within Airwallex. We also like to ensure we create the best environment for our people by providing a collaborative open office space with a fully stocked kitchen. We organise regular team building events and we give our people the freedom to be creative.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don't regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.