The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Associate Director/Director, China Human Resources in Shanghai, China

Associate Director/Director, China Human Resources

Tracking Code

864-679

Job Description

Summary of the Position:

The Associate Director/Director, Human Resources - China, direct line reporting to Senior Director of China Operations, dotted line reporting to USP Global HR Vice President, is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining policies and programs for HR functions including compensation & benefits, talent acquisition, learning & development, performance management, and staff engagement for the China site. The Associate Director/Director will also be responsible for determining most effective approaches to integrate the China site’s and corporate HR’s initiatives within China operations while partnering with USP China leadership as well as USP Headquarters HR. This person will be a member of the Global HR Management Team and thereby considered a thought leader in advancing Global HR strategies and tactics globally. In addition, the Associate Director/Director will be responsible for updating local HR practices and regulations for local management and providing strategic recommendations shaping the HR policies as applied to the China site.

The determination of Associate Director/Director will be based on a combination of meeting basic and preferred qualifications and demonstrated competencies in prior work experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Partners with and maintains effective communications with local leadership team and global HR leadership team, and consults with senior leadership on China HR strategy and implementation of HR initiatives. Provides recommendation on solution to issues.

  • Counsels, guides, educates and monitors employees regarding China HR policy interpretation, performance management and career development. Ensures compliance with all China HR policies, procedures, regulations and requirements.

  • Develops and implements workforce planning, recruitment strategies and activities to ensure USP China attracts, on-boards, retains, manages and rewards the performance and development of a workforce capable of effectively executing organizational strategy.

  • Collaborates with HQ HR in developing and administering compensation and benefit programs that reward employees for achieving individual, team and organizational goals.

  • Implements corporate talent planning initiatives for key staff. Partners with global HR to champion people development programs to build future leadership capabilities and professional capabilities.

  • Supervises local HR on daily HR operations in accordance with all regulatory requirements and company policies. Manages specific project assignments. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements

Associate Director

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Communications or related field.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in compensation & benefit programs, people development & performance management solutions, talent acquisition strategies and execution, and organizational effectiveness strategies.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of people management experience.

  • Prior experience in China-based multinational companies.

  • Chinese native, fluent in English speaking and writing.

Director

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Communications or related field.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in compensation & benefit programs, people development & performance management solutions, talent acquisition strategies and execution, and organizational effectiveness strategies.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of people management experience.

  • Prior experience in China-based multinational companies.

  • Chinese native, fluent in English speaking and writing.

Required Experience

Preferred Qualifications (formerly Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources or related field.

  • Human Resources Professional (HRP) certification preferred.

  • Prior experience in a science-based or healthcare industry.

  • Familiarity with the US business culture and extensive experience blending Chinese and US business cultures for mutual benefit and collaboration.

  • A proven people manager with high integrity and strong HR proficiencies and customer service oriented.

  • Excellent consulting, diagnostic and proactive problem-solving skills.

  • Highly autonomous, self-motivated, result-oriented with the ability to work within a complex business model.

  • Able to act as an expert advisor on professional and technical HR issues with a strategic view.

  • Commitment to high quality and accuracy.

  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in multiple geographies and time zones.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Will supervise two people, an HR Manager and Senior HR Specialist.

Job Location

Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category Human Resources