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SEAC HR Manager

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Permanent Full-time
HR & Training
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

  • Act as an interface between the HR Functional Heads and more junior country or project HR executives; guide the team to deliver and implement HR plans, policies and processes
  • Understand the organization wide capability requirements and skill gaps from a short to long term perspective; Guide the more junior country or project HR executives to enhance capability levels through effective learning interventions
  • Support high potential (Hi-Po) talent development in all businesses and building of future leaders through robust succession planning
  • Engage with Senior Management to drive a performance driven culture in LAIO, reward and recognize strong contributors to business and support execution of processes related to appraisals, promotions, increments, etc.
  • Monitor compliance with the various government regulations and state laws and take corrective action as required
  • In conjunction with the Executive General Manager/Business Unit Head, identify, review and monitor short-term and long-term HR objectives & initiatives that would enable the business to deliver on its goals of winning and delivering projects; Develop and implement a HR strategic plan aligned with business requirements
  • Collaborate with the HR Executives (Country / Project) and LAIO HR Functional Heads and provide leadership, governance and direction for all key HR initiatives
  • Ensure that the HR functions throughout the business are appropriately resourced by monitoring the standard of personnel and ensuring that suitably qualified and competent personnel are employed
  • Ensure that the LAIO values are promoted and reinforced by the business leaders through business planning and the people plans
  • Monitor employee engagement levels in LAIO; drive engagement initiatives and healthy employee relations 
  • Evaluate performance of subordinates, provide candid feedback and coach them to higher levels of performance
  • Train and mentor subordinates on technical as well as behavioural aspects of their respective roles

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with major in HR or related field, Master’s degree is an advantage
  • More than 10 years of experience in HR related fields
  • At least 5 years of experience in an HR management position, managing an HR team for a company with headcount > 250.
  • Regional experience would be an added advantage
  • Strong coaching and influencing skills

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

How to apply

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