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Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK

Regional Organization People Development Partner APAC


Regional Organization People Development Partner APAC 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role


OPD crafts Swiss Re's culture for business impact by providing simple, creative, and commercial solutions for current and future business challenges.


Are you passionate about how a big company develops its People and Organisation?  Are you someone with a strong dedication for development and growth, with an ability to connect the dots between business strategy, organisational needs, and OPD solutions?


As part of the regional team, you will act as a subject matter guide on OPD global solutions for the APAC region. You will collaborate very closely with partners across OPD and HR, to change, manage plan, market, and implement our global and regional solutions.

Overview of the role


  • Establishing effective links between strategy, global scale projects and practical implementation.
  • Building practical implementation and change management plans in close partnership with HR Country Heads and manage the roll-out in the region.
  • Enabling HR Partners with meaningful material for a smooth landing of the solutions. Fostering positive relationships across HR functions, regions and cultures.

What is the role about?


  • Partner with the regional OPD Lead to advise the Business and HR Partners on OPD topics, understand the challenges and bundle solutions to demonstrate how they create impact.
  • Co-ordinate the planning, organisation and delivery approach of initiatives through strong project management.
  • Scope out a realistic change management and implementation plan in joint cooperation with the regional HR Partners to deliver OPD initiatives, taking into consideration regional activities and measures to facilitate change.
  • Contribute to the global design of solutions so they represent the Region's needs.
  • Tactically outline the delivery mechanism of global solutions across the businesses within the region and handle the regional activities calendar.
  • Closely work with subject matter experts, OPD regional Leads and OPD Partners to ensure high quality service and partnership.
  • Inform and enable HR Partners on our solutions by preparing, curating and updating relevant material to equip them for roll-out (including digital formats).
  • Collaborate and help interpret regional people analytics and use insights for diagnosing root-causes (reporting to be carried out by HR Service Delivery).

About the Team


We in OPD are responsible for the design, planning and landing of various people development and learning programs. This includes strategic initiatives such as Strategic Resourcing, Talent Management, Executive Development, Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion as well as blended, classroom and digitized learning.


We, the regional OPD team, are specifically accountable to synthesize and bundle these solutions in a practical and impactful way. Together with the regional HR teams, we are co-accountable to implement and land the solutions smoothly. We also oversee BU-specific initiatives across the Region to ensure consistent delivery to the business.


You will be joining a high-performing team with a variety of competencies, skills and experiences, committed to improving and shifting our culture.

About You


  • Around 5-8 years of experience in Talent Management, Learning & Development, Leadership Development (one area a requirement; 2 areas a plus)
  • Excellent in managing regional Organisation Development projects, building effective change management plans and implementing initiatives in strong collaboration with the HR community
  • Educational background in Organisational Development or related field, Masters preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong IT/ Digital skills preferred (MS Office/ SharePoint/ Learning Technology/Knowledge platforms)
  • Experienced in creation of on-line learning
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment of a global matrix organisation with shifting priorities
  • Certified in Psychometric tools like TMS and MBTI is a strong plus
  • Strong language skills - Fluency in English is required.

Keywords: Organization Design, People Development, Talent Management 
Reference Code: 92681