HR Manager / Senior HR Manager

OWIS is looking at appointing an HR Manager / Senior HR Manager who will be responsible for aligning human resource strategies with the goals of the company. This person would serve as a consultant to the management on HR-related issues for OWIS campuses in Singapore. The role holder will play a crucial role in promoting a positive work environment and supporting the success of the organisation through effective HR practices.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Lead HR activities within the country for all OWIS campuses
  • Supervise, develop and provide guidance to the country HR team for all campuses
  • Manage stakeholders regarding all aspects of the HR function – talent attraction and selection, onboarding, performance management and rewards, talent management and learning, employee engagement, off-boarding and regulatory laws of
    Singapore, etc.
  • Manage operations to hit performance metrics for the HR team in all campuses
  • Oversee and ensure timely processing of payroll for all employees
  • Advise the Heads of School and Country Director on HR matters for all campuses
  • Oversee all work pass applications, ensure renewals and cancellations are done on time and guide business stakeholders on MOM guidelines and changes
  • Implement initiatives, action plans, procedures, policies, and processes in the country and ensure alignment with the organisation
  • Drive corporate engagements surveys in the campuses
  • Conduct regular engagement activities in the campuses
  • Oversee and manage the rewards programme for employees
  • Manage the performance management process in the campuses and support the Corporate HR in the organisation-wide performance management process
  • Monitor and ensure appraisals are completed in accordance to the timelines
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation to all stakeholders and management
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the country’s legal requirements relating to the day-to-day management of employees
  • Ensure compliance with statutory matters, such as application for employment passes, renewal of work permits, etc.
  • Work closely with the recruiting teams and hiring manager, sharing forecasting needs and role requirements
  • Supervise the recruitment, selection, orientation, and training of employees in the campuses
  • Work closely with the Training team, encouraging uptake of training and identifying training needs in the campuses
  • Address complex employee queries relating to HR
  • Maintain networks and relationships with internal and external partners at the working level to keep abreast of the current industry climate and macroeconomic trends
  • Collaborate proactively with Recruitment team to continuously increase competency within the team to meet future organisations needs through the development and recruitment of talent


Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree; Preferable MBA in Human Resource Management


  • 12-15 years of experience in HR
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and work in a fast-paced and diverse environment

Working Days: 5.5 working days
Location: On-Site

Job Categories: Non-Academic
Job Type: Full Time
Job Locations: OWIS Digital Campus* (Punggol) OWIS Nanyang OWIS Suntec
Start Dates: Immediate