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AVP - Human Resources Business Partner, IT & Operations

BNP Paribas
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 9, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 17,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 73 markets with more than 196,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

* excluding partnerships

Position Purpose

Reporting to one of the Director, the HR Business Partner will provide advisory support for an allocated business group(s) at the territory level to meet their strategic business and HR objectives.

The incumbent will also work closely with designated Regional Business Partners for implementing regional HR initiatives and policies in Singapore.

Direct Responsibilities

Business Partnering
  • Act as strategic and trusted HR business partner to assigned business group(s) by providing HR advisory services and career management support.
  • Implement group, regional and local HR strategies within areas of responsibility and demonstrate understanding of business priorities and opportunities for HR contribution.
  • Uphold the highest ethical standard and provide advice to the businesses to ensure they are compliant with the culture and values of BNP Paribas when dealing with people related matters.
  • Partner closely with HR Specialist in areas of Compensation and Benefits, Global Mobility, Talent Acquisition, HR Support Centre of Excellence, and Learning and Development.
  • Act as a change agent and key enabler to support various HR projects, tools and programs to drive and deliver our HR strategic objectives.
  • Work with the Business Line or Functions to meet their strategic resourcing needs.
  • Work with Talent Acquisition team to deliver recruitment objectives.
  • Manage required approvals within the APAC Delegations process.
Career Management / Talent Management
  • Conduct regular career development interviews with the designated population and complete feedback record after each meeting.
  • Identify and support the initiatives of the APAC talent program, succession planning, and the graduate and internship programs.
  • Facilitate internal mobility, adhering to the APAC Mobility Policy.
Employee Relations
  • Embed the Group's values and code of conduct to adhere with the highest standards of ethics.
  • Handle employee relations and performance management issues, applying appropriate BNPP policies and guidelines and escalating cases when necessary.
Learning and Development
  • Collaborate with L&D partner to support managers on training needs analysis to identify and provide training solutions to employees.
Compensation and Benefits
  • Support the year end performance management and compensation process, working closely with regional HR Business partner and Compensation and Benefits partner during the annual performance and pay review salary and bonus cycle.
  • Actively participate in the annual job matching exercise and regularly conduct compensation analysis to highlight key areas of concern in assigned business group(s).
Control and Compliance
  • Contribute to the Operational Permanent Control Framework and reporting of all incidents according to the Incident Management System.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to all Bank's Policies & Procedure.
  • Comply with all mandatory eLearning requirements.

Technical and Behavioral Competencies / Specific Qualifications (if required)
  • Comprehensive understanding of Singapore Employment Law and local regulation.
  • Sound understanding of the Business Line or Function(s) supported.
  • Analytical skills, ability to assess people and situations objectively.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy with numbers.
  • Ethical, discreet with Collaborative and Inclusive Mindset.
  • Active listener and Client-focused.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English.
  • Ability to drive, manage change and embrace digital mindset and capabilities to drive HR and business transformation journey.
  • Ability to influence and coach managers and employees.
  • Undergraduate degree or above
  • Experience using relevant HR systems advantageous (PeopleSoft, Taleo)
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • At least 7 years of HR business partnering experience, preferably with prior experience of supporting large sized business/ function teams within financial services
  • Other Value-added Competencies :
  • Fluent in English (Written and spoken)
  • Other relevant language skills advantageous
  • Understanding of HR processes and procedures

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