APAC AWS Infrastructure, Dir Human Resources
Amazon
Singapore , SG
1d ago

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit within Amazon.com. Since early 2006, AWS has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud.

Using AWS, companies can requisition compute power, storage, and other services gaining access to a global computing infrastructure that is the backbone of Amazon.

com’s multi-billion dollar retail business. Today, AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers millions of active monthly customers from start-ups to multi-national corporations to governments.

We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Human Resources team as the Director, Human Resources for the APAC Infrastructure Operations team.

Based in Singapore and reporting to the Global Human Resources Leader for Infrastructure Operations (Infra),

this role is responsible for leading the APAC HR Infra Operations team and is critical in building and executing our people initiatives across APAC, providing great internal customer support and driving HR functional excellence.

This leader will need to bring broad based experience, having succeeded in a wide range of HR roles. This leader will need to understand what it takes to move a successful, rapidly growing organization from good to great.

We’re looking for a leader who is inherently curious, thinks big, and is comfortable taking calculated risks and implementing innovative solutions.

This person must have the ability to think strategically coupled with the willingness to roll up their sleeves and act tactically when necessary.

An unrelenting focus on the customer and employee experience, a proven ability to invent and simplify, a bias for action and the capacity to conduct and leverage comprehensive root-cause analysis when building business cases or influencing decisions are requirements for success in this role.

The Infrastructure Operations APAC business has a presence in over 7 countries, with an aggressive timeline to expand into further geographies.

The HR function at Amazon Web Services has a focused mission : Cultivate Culture, Grow Talent, Build Organizational Capability, Improve Organizational Health and Increase HR Effectiveness.

This leader will focus on developing and implementing an HR strategy that supports a high growth environment and ensures that these strategies are aligned with the business priorities, as well as Amazon’s culture.

Interfacing effectively at all levels of the organization is a critical success factor with a demonstrated ability to influence solutions / outcomes.

In this role, you will :

  • Partner with the APAC Regional Infrastructure Leader and the organization leadership to drive results creating new programs to accelerate the attraction, development and retention of talent.
  • Partner with HR Lines of Business (LoB) leaders to drive regional priorities, including building and implementing the people strategy for the professional services business.
  • Partner with the AWS organization talent acquisition team to build systemic and scalable recruiting programs to create a sustainable pipeline of talent.
  • Partner with the AWS expansions team to develop and execute the talent strategy for expansions in the APAC region.
  • Function as a thought partner and coach to key Infra Operations leaders and their respective organizations; engage in the business strategic planning to translate business needs into a people agenda.
  • Lead the annual HR talent management cycle relating to Talent and Performance Management, Compensation Management, Succession Planning, and Leadership Development for the APAC Infrastructure Operations organization.
  • Drive operational excellence and efficiency in HR processes to enable the organization to hire and develop talent at scale and consistently to Amazon principles.
  • Lead a direct team of HRBPs in APAC, and an indirect team of HR Partners to support the organization
  • BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor's degree is required. Master’s is a plus.

  • At least 8 years of HR leadership experience within a rapidly scaling tech organization
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hands-on leader who is continually and deeply engaged in the business to understand the current and future talent needs and to be able to provide insight input on the health of the organization
  • Has a data driven approach with strong analytics and the ability to create the right people metrics and implement solutions to drive positive change
  • Known for high judgment, bias for action, and demonstrated ability to deliver results
  • Possesses a mix of intellectual curiosity, creative thinking and pragmatism
  • Has the ability to identify issues and root cause; willingness to dive deep into details
  • Ability to achieve results and earn the trust of business leaders
  • Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders :

  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Hires great people. Develops great people
  • Has relentlessly high standards
  • Able to push and drive for resolution
  • Thinks strategically, but dives deep transactionally and executes with precision
  • Expects and requires innovation of her / his team
  • Thinks big and has convictions
  • Results oriented
  • Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others
  • Influences through data and metrics
  • Deals well in ambiguous environments
  • Ability to adjust one’s own thinking
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