HR Manager, WRI China

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Beijing China


World Resources Institute China Office

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WRI is looking for a Human Resources Manager in the WRI China office to play an integral role in the talent management agenda for our staff in China. In this role, you will work with institute leaders to set people priorities and drive the progression of the people agenda including talent management and organization and leadership effectiveness. You will also be an integral member of China management team and the global HR network, leading the way in optimized delivery of HR solutions and priorities, data-driven, growth oriented and strategic HR.

A successful candidate for this position will be a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and a track record in, and passion for engaging staff and managers to drive for results. Ability to collaborate across a global network and managing remote relationships is an added advantage.


HR Policies and Procedures
•Communicate HR policies to employees and managers while providing guidance and support with respect to all areas of HR
•Review HR policies and practices to ensure compliance with the national legal and regulatory framework in conjunction with legal counsel
•Conduct new employee orientation and train employees on HR policies and procedures

Employee Relations
•Facilitate to create a healthy employee relations environment.
•Provide guidance and assist in employee relations issues and concerns
•Maintain personnel files and HRIS database
•Conduct and provide guidance in termination processes including exit interviews
•Ensure all termination processes are performed in accordance to relevant legislation

Performance Reviews
•In partnership with WRI China management team, to manage the annual performance review and 360 feedback process
•Providing guidance and training to staff on performance management

Salary/Remuneration Structure
•Reviewing and benchmarking staff salaries and benefits
•Ensure compliance with local laws
•Planning, implementing and facilitating communication of annual salary increases
•Coordinating employee payroll for accurate and timely payroll transfers

Talent Acquisition
•Facilitate the recruitment cycle and participate in the selection process for both staffs and interns
•Manage relocation, immigration and other responsibilities related to staffing administration
•Undertaking quality checks of selection and recruitment processes and liaising with management to ensure effective meeting of guidelines and standards

Change Management
•Influencing and facilitating the process of organizational change and development, leading to improved organizational and individual performance

Performs other human resource/administration projects and functions as needed and shows consistent familiarity and willingness to help with WRI specific HR processes.

Occasional international travel may be required.

•7+ years of experience as an HR Generalist with a focus on employee relations plus one or more additional core areas of HR
•Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related; master’s degree preferred
•Certification in Human Resources is preferred
•Familiarity with Chinese labor laws is a must.
•Ability to use discretion in handling confidential information.
•Customer service orientation and strong interpersonal skills.
•Fluency in Mandarin and English required
•Ability to communicate clearly and compellingly to a wide range of audiences.
•Results focused, works effectively both independently and within a team environment, as well as the ability to work well under pressure.
•Commitment to WRI’s mission and institutional values.
•Strong computer skills (especially excel spreadsheets, MS Word, PowerPoint).

How to Apply

To Apply: Qualified applicants should apply online at All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.

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