Employee Relations Lead, Asia

Macquarie Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Are you a senior Employee Relations professional looking to make your mark across exciting and diverse markets in Asia?

This is an opportunity for you to take ownership and accountability for the delivery of the Employee Relations service to businesses across 11 markets in Asia, based in Hong Kong or Singapore.

As our Employee Relations Lead, you’ll report into our Regional Head of HR with a matrix report to the Global Head of Employment and work within a supportive and high performing Human Resources team. You will manage a team of direct reports in various locations, and be responsible for the delivery of comprehensive Employee Relations services directly to the business. This will include a broad range of areas including:

  • strategic employee relations advice
  • employment documentation
  • regional HR policies and processes
  • restructures and mergers and acquisitions.

You will also be responsible for supporting employment-related litigation and employment legal risk management within established governance frameworks, including partnering with our Conduct Risk and Compliance teams in respect of employee conduct data analysis and review. You will be required to work closely with the HR Business Partners and Country HR teams to assess and respond to Employee Relations matters. You’ll also play an important role in driving global and regional ER compliance projects for Asia.

With a tertiary qualification in a relevant field (Legal qualification preferred), you will have proven experience in employee relations, preferably from the Financial Services industry. Additionally, your expertise and skills will include:

  • practical knowledge of providing Employee Relations advice to a number of different markets in Asia with
  • an ability to show good judgement including balancing commerciality with risk management.
  • a solutions-focused approach, sensitivity and diplomacy
  • an ability to gain and maintain credibility and trust with all levels of employees including senior management.

This is a truly dynamic role that offers the opportunity to utilise your experience in Employee Relations as well as work on rewarding and complex projects across our business. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging role, apply now.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.


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