Due to the growth of our APAC operations we are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to strengthen the existing People team in South Korea.You will provide both operational and strategic HR support to the line managers and the employees within your own accounts within the APAC region. You will need to be proactive, able to complete a wide variety of tasks and be passionate about adding value to your business partners. You will join our rapidly growing and successful company, in a fast paced role and exciting environment. You will be supporting our Customer Service and Partner Services entity in South Korea and our Customer Service Team in Singapore.You will report into the Head of HR APAC in Singapore. This is a full time position, based in Seoul, South Korea.



Business partnering:

  • Maximize people capability and organizational effectiveness through expert consultation and coaching
  • Proactive assessment and identification of people issues and opportunities via solution-oriented data, trend and scenario analysis

Talent management:

  • Guide managers through the annual performance cycle and investment in (internal/external) talent:
    • Performance: Reviews, feedback, improvement
    • Development: PDPs, training
    • Talent needs: Org review, succession planning
    • Talent acquisition: Active participant in talent selection for all supervisory and above roles


  • Identify learning needs and facilitate targeted developmental trainings

Employee relations leader:

  • Manage issue intake, investigation, path to resolution and communication to minimize risk, protect the culture and retain employee trust

Change management:

  • Facilitate organizational change in all aspects from planning, communication and execution. Implement global HR initiatives and ensure that local activities are aligned to the global HR strategy;

HR account teams:

  • Act as project manager and legal advisor on behalf of your account team consisting of HR Specialist, Payroll Specialist and Recruiter


  • Minimum of 3 years of strategic HR Business Partnering experience in an international company within Korea or another country;
  • Regional (APAC) HR experience is a requirement;
  • Previous experience in a fast paced commercial and international environment (preferably e-commerce);
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to flex own communication style;
  • Proven track record of developing strong relationships and influence a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Ability to leverage data and trend analysis to identify issues then advise on path to improvement or solutions
  • Experience coaching and developing new managers;
  • Proactive, takes initiative, able to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Ambitions, striving for professional development, and proven ability to learn fast;
  • Flexible and able to cope well with change;
  • Fluent in English and Korean;
  • Being humble and people oriented;
  • Proficient with local legislation;
  • Able to travel within APAC and to HQ in Amsterdam (30% of time).

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