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Global HR Manager - APAC Region and China

Posted 18 Dec 2023
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0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
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Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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YOU ARE ALL ABOUT

As we expand our footprint in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region and particularly in China, we are seeking a Global HR Manager to join our international HR team. As the Global Business Partner for the APAC region, China and Hong Kong, you will play a pivotal role in navigating the complexities of diverse cultures, stakeholders, and work environments. Reporting directly to the International HR Director, you will be responsible for fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment, translating Global HR policies, and supporting the director APAC in making Rituals the iconic global beauty brand. Next to this, you support the franchise partners (SE Asia) in shaping their HR policy so that the teams radiate Rituals. This includes support for recruitment and development.

YOUR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Collaborate closely with local HR teams at CHO, China and Hong Kong, understanding and addressing their unique challenges and needs.
  • Shape align and execute Rituals people & organization strategy within the regions, working close together with the business.
  • Act as a strategic advisor to senior leadership, providing insights and solutions on talent management, organizational development, and employee engagement tailored to the cultural nuances of each region.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives that promote cultural integration, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Drive change management initiatives effectively, ensuring smooth transitions in processes and policies across different regions.
  • Champion effective communication strategies to bridge gaps between teams and ensure alignment with global objectives.
  • Partner with the Country Directors at CHO, China and Hong Kong to drive initiatives that elevate our brand recognition and market presence.
  • Manage the HR teams in China and Hong Kong
  • Foster strong connections with the local teams in the APAC region, China and Hong Kong, working seamlessly with teams operating from a distance.

THIS IS YOU

Highly energetic, humble, and with a good bit of humor. You are naturally curious, business-oriented, and act bold & swift to address business needs. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are committed to driving excellence. On top of it, you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Proven experience working several years as an HRBP or in a relevant HR role in a global organization and are now ready for the next step. A previous focus on the APAC region or China is of course a big plus.
  • You are an ambassador of the strong Ritual cultural values and combine this by understanding the cultural nuances and the ability to adapt HR strategies accordingly.
  • You have a track record in building strong relationships and stakeholder management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and effectively collaborate with remote teams. You poses a great deal of flexibility; what needs to be done gets done.
  • The ability to translate business needs into HR initiatives and solutions.
  • Fluently skilled in the English language.

JOIN OUR TEAM

Rituals Asia is a newly established team with a mission to contribute to Rituals’ ambition to become a global and iconic wellbeing brand. The team acts as a start-up, while leveraging the functions at Central Head Office. As Global HR Manager, you will have a unique opportunity in helping shape the future and contribute to the success of our organisation.

You will spend (most of) your time at our Amsterdam Central Head Office. We hope you can appreciate the view of one of the most iconic Amsterdam canals.

A GUIDE WITH YOUR BENEFITS
If you feel good, our customers feel good. Therefore, you get:

  • A salary that matches your knowledge and experience
  • Unlimited access to the “Rijksmuseum” in Amsterdam
  • 20% discount on our products
  • Discount on a OneFit or ClassPass subscription
  • a MacBook and iPhone
  • An annual bonus based on business goals
  • Opportunities to continuously develop yourself by attending trainings and courses

YOUR PATH TO A NEW CAREER
Grow with us! The next steps are:

  • Our recruiter will contact you within 10 working days
  • A (digital) introductory meeting with a team member and the hiring manager follows
  • An online assessment
  • A second interview
  • In the event of a positive outcome, you will receive a proposal with the terms of employment

Any questions? Let Frederik know via frederik.vanzeggeren@rituals.com

''We're not here to sell you beauty, we are here to make you feel good''
We are a Dutch brand with a focus on international expansion. Our ambition is to grow sustainably and become the number one global luxury brand in cosmetics. The first stand-alone store was opened in 2000 at Amsterdams’s Kalverstraat. Today, Rituals operates in more than 730 stores…


''We're not here to sell you beauty, we are here to make you feel good''

We are a Dutch brand with a focus on international expansion. Our ambition is to grow sustainably and become the number one global luxury brand in cosmetics. The first stand-alone store was opened in 2000 at Amsterdams’s Kalverstraat. Today, Rituals operates in more than 730 stores across 29 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East and the Americas/ North and South America; with the aim to open 1,000 stores by 2020.

Retail
Amsterdam
Active in 33 countries
5,000 employees
30% men - 70% women
Average age is 36 years

What employees are saying

Eline van der Wallen

recruitment intern

Eline van der Wallen

From the first day of my internship onwards, Rituals really felt like a second family for me. Somewhere you don’t feel judged and where you have the opportunity to learn and grow as an individual. I’d highly recommend Rituals as an internship company to anyone!