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Director, Country People Partnering, Sri Lanka

London Stock Exchange Group
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a commitment to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge, and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It's how we've contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years.

Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services - and our open-access model - we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG's ticker symbol is LSEG.


People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business.

We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.

We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder - which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and interesting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise.

As a global organisation spanning 70 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.

Role profile:

As Director, Country People Partnering, Sri Lanka, this role will lead a team of Country People Partners (CPP), and will partner closely with our divisionally aligned Business People Partners (BPP), our Centres of Excellence, and our People Operations teams to design and lead on the execution of the Country Colleague Plan (CCP) for Sri Lanka, The role will also be a member of both the APAC Country People Partnering Team and Sri Lanka Site Leadership Team.

This role will report into the Group Head of People, Data & Analytics and Country.

Key Responsibilities
  • One LSEG in the Market
    • Enabling the end-to-end colleague experience and value proposition at a country level and ensuring LSEG is advancing as a leading organisation and employer of choice in the market.
    • Partnering with our CoEs and divisionally aligned Business People Partners to implement global solutions, balancing global consistency with local relevance.
    • Acting as a point of connection across the People functional teams within the country/region to foster a positive culture and engagement and serve as a point of integration for all activities.
  • Local change management and performance
    • Delivering functional / business change in the geography in line with LSEG values and policies, and local requirements.
  • Local Talent Planning
    • Strengthening people leader capabilities through a country level development agenda focused on targeted skill development and learning aligned to divisional / functional people plans.
    • Influencing as a talent broker for local and cross-market talent moves
    • Providing local insight and knowledge to support the Senior Leadership talent review process and succession planning.
  • Colleague Engagement & Advocacy
    • Developing and executing country engagement initiatives to foster a diverse and inclusive culture.
    • Representing the voice of the employee and the needs of the geography to HQ and the wider organisation.
    • Partnering with the Culture, Wellbeing and Inclusivity CoE to appropriately evolve and implement global initiatives to align with country norms and expectations.
    • Ensuring area/site compliance with HR policies, local workforce laws and regulations
    • Partnering with the local leadership team to proactively and reactively manage local crisis management / geo-political issues in line with Global policies, processes and procedures, ensuring alignment and clear communications with relevant groups.
  • Colleague Development
    • Identifying the collective development needs of the local teams through talent reviews, leadership insights and employee feedback.
    • Creating a development strategy for the broader employee base as well as specific plans for addressing the needs of the high potential talent (at Director level and below) using centrally created solutions.
    • Partnering with the global CoEs to ensure the global strategy, tools and initiatives are inclusive of geographic needs.
  • People Operations
    • Partner with the People Operations team to effectively and efficiency deliver HR processes in a compliant manner.
  • Employee Relations
    • Partner with the Employee Relations CoE to ensure local ER matters are appropriately managed in line with organisational values, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance.
Skills and experience
  • Demonstrated experience of successfully operating as a senior HR leader in country
  • Extensive knowledge of evolving local employment legislation and labour compliance in country
  • Significant people management, leadership and collaborator management experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a matrix organization in a global organisation
  • Strong influencing and communication skills, able to cascade complex messages in simple form, and ensure colleagues can see how what they do day to day supports the company strategic priorities and direction
  • Strong understanding of the local talent landscape, pipeline and labour market
  • Ability to think conceptually and strategically, and flex between the big picture view and the detailed execution
  • Ability to identify and mobilise resources to deliver services / solutions in country
  • Based in Colombo, Sri Lanka
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.

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