HR Business Partner, China for a start-up Technology company

Job Title: HR Business Partner, China for a start-up Technology company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 0004_1557742880_1557801321
Contact Name: Shelya Zhou
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Job Published: May 14, 2019 10:35

Job Description

Work closely with global HR team and VP, China to support full spectrum of HR processes and programs, including talent acquisition, onboarding, total rewards, employee engagement, and employee relations. Provide a business partnering approach to shape a people-focused agenda in a new market.

Play a primary role in high-growth recruitment. This includes headcount planning, building job descriptions, identifying & interviewing candidates, managing hiring manager expectations, negotiating offers, and partnering with internal and external recruitment partners.

Build & pitch programs to position the company as an employer of choice. Ensure our rewards offerings, perks, career development opportunities are competitive.

Play a hands-on role to build foundational processes within HR operations, including personnel file management, liaising with payroll, benefits management, policy interpretation, and recruitment processes.

Serve as the go-to expert on Chinese labour law, and the impact of ongoing reforms on our workforce plans. Work closely with internal and external legal counsel.

Provide support on day-to-day performance management, including providing coaching to employees and managers.

Partner with global rewards and talent development team to identify gaps and trends, and to lead local programs.

Build and support employee experience initiatives.

Help maintain the integrity of the HR team and our practices. Play an active role in engaging with global team members to ensure consistency and alignment on global programs and initiatives.


Proven track record within multiple HR disciplines, especially business partnering, recruitment, talent management, employee relations, and labour law compliance.

8 years+ of human resources experience in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

Strong understanding of the intersection of people initiatives and business priorities.

Bilingual English and Mandarin Chinese. Excellent communication skills, able to influence and develop strong relationships with a wide range of audiences.

Possess a process-oriented approach. Ability to connect day-to-day tasks to a larger people agenda.

Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

A self-starter, with the ability to cope through change and uncertainty.