BlackRock HR Consulting Associate, Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit | Twitter: @blackrock at | Blog: | LinkedIn: .

Job Description:

BlackRock was founded to provide answers and leadership to the investors who entrust their money and their futures to us. As the world’s largest investment manager, BlackRock takes its responsibility to build better financial futures extremely seriously. That’s why we bring together the best and brightest people – and give you the skills and support you need to make a career for yourself and a difference in today’s New World of Investing™.

BlackRock provides a range of solutions from rigorous asset management aimed at maximizing returns, to highly efficient investment strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets, to alternative investment strategies such as hedge funds, private equity and real estate. Our clients access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

Role Background:

The HR Consultant position reports to the Director HR, in Hong Kong. For this role we require an individual who is flexible and can work across a broad range of responsibilities within a fast paced, commercial environment. The primary responsibilities of the HR Consultant will be to provide support and guidance across the full range of HR services (on boarding, talent management, talent acquisition, employee relations, mobility, compensation and rewards, terminations etc.) for all functions across the Hong Kong business. This role will also provide support on a variety of local, regional and global HR consultant projects and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide HR support to management across Australia to assist in enhancing the capability of the firm and implementing effective talent management strategies

  • Work with specialist HR teams within APAC and globally to deliver the full range of HR services to the business

  • Work in partnership with the APAC HR Processing and Payroll teams to provide general HR advice in response to employee queries

  • Support the Director HR in providing high quality HR advice and coaching to managers to effectively minimize risk to the firm

  • Assist in the timely implementation and execution of HR processes including on boarding, talent reviews, promotion, performance management, recruitment and total rewards processes

  • Assist in managing employee relations issues (grievances, performance related issues, termination of employment, litigation etc.) in conjunction with relevant internal functions.

  • Partner with the Director HR, to successfully deliver all components of the Talent Agenda for the local business

  • Effectively manage the local Australia on boarding program to ensure all new hires are effectively integrated into the firm

  • Support the ongoing management and build out of the Australia Graduate Recruitment Program

  • Prepare communications and presentations to ensure relevant HR initiatives are communicated and positioned to the business as key deliverables of the local HR strategy

  • Assist in the development and implementation of business-driven HR policies and ensure compliance with relevant local legislation and employment law

  • Contribute to a range of local, regional and global HR consulting projects

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in HR, psychology, business/commerce or related field

  • Previous work experience in a generalist HR advisory role, ideally within the financial or professional services industry

  • Previous experience working within a global matrix structure (highly preferred) Previous experience in managing end to end recruitment processes

  • Previous experience in assisting with the management of employee relations issues, including understanding of Australian employment law

  • Strong client focus and proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines within a fast paced, high pressure environment

  • Well-developed organizational and project management skills

  • Proactive attitude and proven ability to complete tasks and independently work on multiple priorities

  • Sound judgment, professionalism and discretion Strong team orientation

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.