Country Head of HR - China (role will be based in Shanghai)

  • Location

    Shanghai, China

  • Sector:

    Pharma & Life Sciences

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  • Contact:

    May-San Ng

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Country Head of HR, China

  • Strategic HR leadership position to drive excellence for a high-performance market
  • Role is based in Shanghai

About our Client

We are delighted to partner exclusively with a Fortune 500 US MNC with significant market share and is a global Pharmaceutical leader in many areas of its business, and has strong ambitions to become a global leader in the remaining areas where it is not yet. To support their YOY results, we are recruiting for a high calibre Country Head of HR, China to take on a strategic leadership role for the company's biggest and fastest growing market.

Job Description

Managing a sizeable team, the Country Head of HR, China will play a critical role in conceptualising and driving HR strategies to support a market which is positioned for exponential growth.

Possessing a strong commercial acumen, the Country Head of HR will recommend the necessary HR programmes and initiatives to support their business objectives and drive a high-performance management culture across its multiple sites/offices. These will include, but not limited to, organisational design, talent development / management, talent acquisition and total rewards programmes to engage, retain and develop strong talents across. As an advisor to a highly dynamic leadership team, the Country Head of HR a will be pivotal in provide the necessary insights or recommendations to support or influence their decision making.

The Successful Candidate

To succeed in this role, you must have a proven track record in managing a high growth organisation, preferably with extensive experience in Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices / Healthcare / FMCG or equivalent industry. You must have extensive experience in China.

With a least 15 years of experience as a Senior HR Leader, you are comfortable in working in a highly matrix and fast paced environment, coupled with the ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines. You should have immaculate and efficient communication skills to influence, negotiate and support a diverse group of senior leaders. You possess strong leadership and mentorship experience to coach and develop a high performing HR organisation in China. You must have a strong knowledge of legislation and laws in China, and the ability to speak, write and read business level Mandarin.

What's on Offer

Our client is uniquely positioned in China, and this is an incredible opportunity to take a lead HR position to support their vision for China market. As one of their biggest markets globally, this role is highly visible and will be an excellent platform for further aspiration.

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