General Manager, Human Resources

Date:  13 Feb 2024
Location:  Hong Kong
Company:  Fleet Management Limited

Our 27-year journey rides on the passion of over 24,000 seafarers and 1,000 onshore professionals. Today, we are one of the largest independent third-party ship management companies managing over 600 diverse types of vessels.


Headquartered in Hong Kong SAR, China, we operate on a global scale having 27 offices in 12 countries. Our client base spans over 100 world-class ship owners, including Fortune 500 companies from China, Greece, India, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and the USA, among others.


In a shore career at FLEET, you will be working with a team of a highly passionate, self-driven and committed group of people. We aim to be a place where you can achieve your full potential, regardless of your background. We are looking for individuals who are ambitious about making a strong contribution to FLEET’s short and long-term sustainable growth – whether you are dealing directly with clients or working in a role supporting the business, such as technology, legal or communications.

 

Job Position Summary   

Working closely with the Group HR Director, the MD for Fleet and other senior management, this key role is responsible for leading our global business partnering efforts, HR policy design, total rewards, employee data, structural change and outsourced payroll oversight. In addition, the role holder will directly support Hong Kong and North Asia management and lead a team of two.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Group HR Director to develop and implement strategies to improve HR effectiveness and the continuing improvement of the employee experience
  • Lead global business partnering frameworks, standards and improvement – providing SME support to country leads globally
  • Lead the total rewards strategy including philosophy, job evaluation, pay range creation and management, benchmarking, benefit determination, insurances and lead the year-end pay review process 
  • Oversee smooth and timely onboarding and exit processes, ensuring a seamless link with Talent Acquisition and other HR functions
  • Oversee workforce management, headcount planning, the management of the job description library
  • Provide an advisory service on structural change and related change management activity
  • Coach, support and partner with senior management and middle managers as required
  • Oversee data management accuracy through Success Factors, ensuring information acts as a single source of truth
  • Lead analytics and HR dashboard design activity
  • Review and lead the design and implementation of Code of Conduct / Handbook / and related policies globally
  • Oversee our outsourced payroll operation
  • Work with the team to ensure proper controls and procedures are in place for all offices including the smaller offices outside of Hong Kong.
  • Lead the HR Ops team in Hong Kong

 

Job Experience, Functional Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Passion for the evolving world of work and how that impacts modern HR practice.
  • Strong understanding of HK employment law
  • At least ten years’ generalist HR experience, at least three of which were at a managerial level
  • Experience in executing major organisational change initiatives
  • Experience leading compensation and benefits / rewards strategies
  • Practical experience in coaching and mentoring
  • Experience with cloud-based HR systems such as SAP Success Factors

 

Relationship:

 

INTERNAL:

  • Managing Director, Senior Management, HR Country Lead, Hong Kong managers – and management in other country offices

 

EXTERNAL:

  • HR vendors, Insurance Providers

 

Competencies

  • Industry and business acumen 
  • Setting direction and planning 
  • Including and empowering the team 
  • Developing individuals and teams 
  • Driving high performance 

 

Fleet Management Limited is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by local laws.