AECOM Senior Director, Human Resources (Southeast Asia) in Singapore, Singapore

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152173BR

Position Title Senior Director, Human Resources (Southeast Asia)

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Country Singapore

State/Province/Region SG - Singapore

City Singapore

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

AECOM Shared Services

We support our employees globally by coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of General Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Information Technology. We pride ourselves on ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible to our people while building trust and relationships with all of our constituents.

Job Summary

  • Reports to the Senior VP, Human Resources, APAC (Head of HR, APAC)

  • Act as HR Business Partner to lead full spectrum of HR function for SEA operations including compensation & benefits, training, talent management, organizational development, employee relations, etc.

  • Provide strategic HR advice to Business Line leaders to cope with the business growth and challenges in the market.

  • Drive the implementation of effective HR policies and procedures.

  • Recommend and implement operational process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.

  • Lead and guide a team of HR professionals to work as team in delivering quality HR services.

  • Responsible for ad hoc HR projects and tasks assigned by APAC HR from time to time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years extensive HR business partner experience in sizable MNCs

  • Experience in leading M&A and various HR projects

  • Strong knowledge of local / sub-regional employment laws and HR practices

  • Excellent cross-cultural and cross-functional management skills in a matrix organization

  • Proven leadership qualities, excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels.

  • Strong people manager, with proven experience.

  • Excellent influencer and communicator with a logical and pragmatic style.

  • Demonstrates focused approach on client service excellence working in collaboration with key stakeholders and Business Partners.

  • Evidence of leading and delivering change within an HR function.

  • Comfortable working in a changing complex organization with evolving requirements.

  • Ability to contribute new ideas and suggestions to make a difference to the HR organization.

  • Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented

  • Sound experience of working with HR information systems, fully competent in MS Office suite.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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