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APAC HR Manger - 6 month maternity contract

Want to work with modern HR?

Since selling our first timepiece in 2011, Daniel Wellington has evolved into a global phenomenon who has disrupted an entire industry. Continuously challenging and innovating, Daniel Wellington is an exciting and vibrant brand; striving to enrich the lives of our customers with timeless style. When you join us, you are joining a brand that will give you the guidance and tools to develop and succeed.

If you would like to contribute to our global movement, here is how you can help us to engage the world:

We're now looking for a 6 month contract APAC HR Manager to cover maternity leave, starting in March 2019. 


The APAC stronghold is 1 year into a huge development phase and still in a time of fast and exciting growth. You will lead HR activities and continue to build up the local HR functions in our countries, following a pre-defined strategy set by the APAC HR Manager. 

You will be responsible for recruitment, driving organizational development, employee engagement, setting up structures and workflows, just to name a few. This role requires taking initiative, working independently as well as being a strong team player. You will get to be a part of a Global HR Team, and have support from a Global Talent Acquisition team. The role reports to the Executive Director for APAC. There are two direct reports to this role in HK, one HR Specialist and one Office Admin. You will also be expected to give guidance and coaching to HR Specialists/BP's in Korea, Japan, Australia and Singapore. 


We see that you know how things work in a global company and have bright and exciting ideas and thoughts on how HR will change in the coming years. As we are only seven years old we still have some elements to implement in the coming years and we want you to have experience of, and love, to build things from scratch.

We see that you must have:

·       Minimum 5 years’ work experience from a broad HR role

·       Experience of recruitment

·       A curiosity about people and what makes them tick

·       Great communication skills, both written and spoken English

·       Good knowledge of labor law

·       Experience of driving projects

·       Know how to have fun


And we’d love if you recognize yourself in these:

·       Know more languages than English

·       Experience from retail and/or fast-moving growth companies

·       Passion for digitalization

·       Big interest in the next generation HR


All in all, we want you to be an ambassador for the Daniel Wellington culture and spirit, and build a super strong team together with awesome people. Help us create an atmosphere where we all can grow together and make Daniel Wellington the number one Employer of Choice.


As a member of the DW team, you are a part of an inclusive and diverse workplace, where we want you to be yourself. You are given the opportunity to make an impact and directly contribute to our success. Along with continuous learning, you will have the chance to work and interact with people from all over the world, and together we create a world class company. Situated in Hong Kong, you will join a vibrant and driven workplace. Are you ready for the time of your life? Join our movement. 

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In addition to great benefits, you will get the chance to work in a global fast-paced and rapid-growing environment, constantly provided with new and exciting challenges. We take pride in building everything in-house, are all about constant learning and with that finding our own way of doing business. 

You will spend your days in collaborative and dynamic offices with a highly skilled team, do great work, and have fun while doing so.


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