VP People (MY) - Online Aggregator
In a bid to strengthen their talent pool and start-up culture, our client is looking for their first C-suite hire to lead the People agenda. This fast-growing and well-funded Series A start-up aims to become the top online shopping site in Southeast Asia, the place where people start their online shopping.
The position of VP People will build out and lead a HR team across seven countries and report to the CEO. This role is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Drive or translate business strategies into HR strategic and operational plans
Translate latest HR trends and thought leadership into best practices for the organisation befitting a start-up culture to ensure a great work environment that transcends current industry practices/norms
Drive our talent sourcing process with creative and data driven solutions to increase Employer Brand awareness and senior management diversity (you will be working closely with a Talent Acquisition specialist on this area)
Be the trusted advisor and sounding board to all people in the company, helping them to raise any sort of organisational concerns to management and C-level
Ensures fairness across the organisation, promotes diversity and inclusion that is rapidly scalable to the organisation's high growth trajectory in the next few years
Coach leaders and managers to build leadership capabilities, work closely with them as a trusted partner, bringing insight and advice relating to people, teams and the development of their organization as their teams’ scale
Ensure organizational compliance with all labour laws
Strong credentials as an organizational leader with deep business acumen, proven ability to understand strategic organizational issues, and lead and influence change.
Proven track record of building credible relationships with most senior levels of the organization and influencing leadership engagement in organizational development to accomplish business outcomes in a fast-moving organisation
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and strong analytical skills
Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for innovation and change
Previous exposure in high-growth startup or management consultancy and deep expertise in strategic & operational HR is a bonus
Are committed to live and work in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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