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Shanghai, SH, CN

HR Advisor iTAP China

About iptiQ


iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.


Position Summary:

•    You will act as a trusted HR Advisor to execute and implement the iptiQ China HR solutions to support the business growth. You will work in collaboration with the APAC iptiQ HR team and China HR team to support, advise and counsel the business leaders, by owning and driving the iptiQ people strategy execution in China. 
•    You will co-create the People agenda for iptiQ along with the iptiQ HR Head and Head of HR China to execute the strategy in China, adapting it for local needs. 
•    You will partner with the business leaders to invest and build the iptiQ China human capital to enable the ambitious business growth in China, including workforce planning, employee branding, talent acquisitions, culture integration and capability development. 


About the Role

•    Partner with the business leaders to define and execute the People agenda for iptiQ China and ensure the alignment with the business strategies and overall human capital strategy
•    Act as a trusted partner and coach to senior managers, supporting and challenging them on people decisions, providing people solutions and interventions to support the growth
•    Implement organizational development initiatives and change management projects related to people and culture in iptiQ China, in collaboration with the regional and country HR
•    Drive and own the execution of functional and departmental performance management, talent review, succession planning, leadership development and compensation planning.
•    Advise and support business leaders on recruiting and sourcing strategies, including global mobility
•    Work closely with the local HR to manage recruitment process and handle local ER and employee escalated queries
•    Work across organizational borders ensuring that all HR processes are managed consistently

•    The ideal candidate will be opened for mobility


About the Team:

•    Reporting to Head HR China, you will be part of the China HR team based in Shanghai to support the iptiQ business. You are expected to have close alignment to the Global and regional HR iptiQ team and be part of the team. In addition you will work closely with other HR partners/generalists in APAC and China, as well as specialists from OPD, Reward and Service Delivery to provide pragmatic and commercial HR solutions and services.
•    This is a multi-faceted position in a high performing, rapidly growing and dynamic environment, with significant change management activities


About You:

•    A bachelor's degree or equivalent and 10+ years of work experience in Human Resources, with at least 5 years in HR Business Partnering, ideally in the Asia-Pacific region and a global and matrix organisation
•    Experience working in the technology sector. Scaling businesses in a hi-tech environment is desired
•    Experienced professional with in-depth HR expertise of all human resources core topics such as performance, reward, culture, organisational design and people development is desirable
•    Proven track record of successful implementation of HR related projects and change/transformation projects
•    Personable individual with very strong relationship building, collaboration and interpersonal skills
•    Exceptional client management and stakeholder management skills 
•    Capability to effectively influence and reach aligned results with senior executives and within HR
•    Strong execution focus and results oriented
•    Able to work with ambiguity, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to set priorities in parallel
•    Comfortable in working within a dynamic, global and matrix environment with changing priorities
•    High level of integrity and trustworthy
•    Strong problem solving and decision making skills
•    Analytical mindset and strong business acumen 
•    Knowledge of HR systems and processes
•    Willingness and flexibility for travelling regionally as needed
•    Fluent in written and spoken in both Chinese and Business English




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