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Manager, Talent Acquisition and Business Partner

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hong Kong
Department: People

HK Express is Hong Kong’s first and only low-cost carrier, always offering great value, affordable fares on one of the youngest and most modern aircraft fleets in the world.

Like you, and just like many people across Asia, we love to travel and discover new places across the world’s most diverse and dynamic region; and at HK Express, we’re opening up new travel experiences that inspire and invigorate millions of people across the region we’re proud to call home.  Everything we do is focused on encouraging the spirit of adventure. Our routes provide the inspiration and spontaneity to try somewhere new, disrupting monotonous modern life. As we continue to open up new routes, often in secondary and emerging destinations, our passengers will gain access to an incredible range of places, exploring hidden gems and experiencing local cultures.

We have a diverse and vibrant team that embodies the adventurous spirit of our customers, and loves to travel too. Join us in this journey to make your career even more fulfilling and rewarding.

Role Purpose

Business Partnering

  • Act as a key contact point with line departments to develop and implement the overall people strategies and priorities to support the delivery of business objectives
  • Provide HR consultancy to line managers not limited to recruitment, performance management, discipline, employees’ relations, training, and development
  • Develop talent acquisition strategy to cope with hiring demand for future business expansion, including working closely with the hiring managers to identify recruitment needs, sources, process, budget etc.
  • Support in creating high quality People Experience and implementing propositions based on the defined departmental OKRs efficiently and effectively
  • Facilitate organizational changes of the Company in line with the business and expansion plan by communicating collaborating closely with line department

Talent Acquisitions
Handle end-to-end recruitment cycle in a timely manner, which include but not limited to:

  • Identify recruitment need, prepare job description, source talent via appropriate channels, arrange rounds of interview and offer proposal
  • Enhance the talent pool and promote the HKE brands among online and offline channels, to find the right fit for the LCC structure Enhance the onboarding process for key talent and experienced hires
  • Build and maintain relationship with universities and schools to build the brand among the millennials
  • Source and identify the interview evaluation tools and uplift the recruitment efficiency
  • Manage and maintain the staff record, data in an accurate and proper manner
  • Prepare the visa application for non-local staff and ensure smooth onboarding experience
  • Participate in the yearly promotion exercise and work closely with Performance and Rewards team on the salary benchmark exercise and offer proposal.
  • Manage the talent acquisition budgetary control.

Project Management

  • Drive key enhancement projects for the People Experience Team
  • Identify key areas of improvement for the UO People Journey and design a fit for purpose process to enhance the UO People Experience

People Management

  • Coach and develop team members to grow within the airline
  • Provide feedback and drive high performance within the team
  • Demonstrate leadership skills to support PPL management in driving strategic People roadmap.

The Ideal Candidate

  • 6-8 years’ HR experience with focus in business partner and/or talent acquisitions within sizeable organization, ideally in Aviation, Commercial related industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in HRM, Psychology, Business Administration or related disciplines
  • Well versed with HK Employment Ordinance and regulations
  • Goal-oriented, self-starter
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to details
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple and varied tasks, while meeting all deadlines
  • Can demonstrate customer service orientation and relationship/partnership building
  • Positive attitude towards work and be a team player

Please note that with effect from 1 June 2022 onwards, all HK Express employees and contractors who work in Cathay House and all other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong must have received a third dose of COVID 19 vaccine. Being tested regularly for COVID-19 is not an option. Consideration will be given to those who are unable to get vaccinated for valid medical reasons.

Your Future Work Life

  • Fly anywhere we fly for free with your friends and family to explore the world
  • Hybrid working with flexibility in workplace and working hours to foster work-life harmony
  • Open office to collaborate, connect and share great ideas
  • Energetic and multicultural teammates from up to 50 nationalities!
  • Company-organized shuttle buses connecting the workplace with major locations in the HK Island, Kowloon and N.T. 


Apply now to make YOUR MOVE!

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