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North Asia People Transition Manager

shanghai , Mainland China

Ref#: 20031725

Date published: 7-Jan-2021

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Job Summary
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership for the People Workstream in regional transitions.

Key Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
•Identify and integrate employees acquired from clients who are outsourcing to CBRE as well as employees transferring as a result of business acquisitions.
•Create, implement, and manage People Transition and Integration plan for acquired employees.
•Prepare and lead the People transition and integration plan, serving as a People Project Manager and ensuring key milestones are identified and communicated to key stakeholders
•Conduct client compensation and benefits analysis with Regional Compensation and Benefits Lead to support the absorption of transferred employees into CBRE.
•Performing People aspects of the due diligence and estimate assumptions where deemed necessary to determine the baseline people-costs of the customer
•Implement and oversight of terms, conditions, and benefits of transferring employees
•Develop and implement geographically tailored communication plans in conjunction with the global/regional outsourcing program
•Coordinate and manage Country People resources to assist/facilitate the transfer of the employees
•Manage multiple internal and external key stakeholders in ensuring alignment and effectiveness of functions related to ensuring completion of the transition plan and its key milestones
•Coordinate the logistics and delivery of on-site orientation and training programs for newly acquired employees.
•Develop and follow strategies for handling various aspects of the transition process, people, and technology challenges
Supervisory Responsibilities
•No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. 
•Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to co-workers. 
•May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employee

Required Knowledge and Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Communication Skills 
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
•Strong organizational and analytical skills. 
•Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. 
•Ability to effectively present information.

Financial Knowledge
•Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles.
•Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.

Reasoning Ability 
•Ability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret complex documents. 
•Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. 
•Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

Other Skills and Abilities 
•Intermediate skills with project management software and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of project databases is an added advantage.
•Ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach including managing multiple deadlines and changing project scope/direction.
•Exercise project leadership skills combined with strong business acumen and in-depth analytical skills.

 Scope of Responsibility 
•Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. 
•Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. 
•Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

Qualifications and Education:
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. 
•At least 5 years of successful experience as a Human Resources practitioner/consultant or 7 years of successful experience in Project Management and Transitions. A blend of internal and consulting experience; including experience in recruitment/staff transition/ merger or re-badging.
Advantageous Qualifications:
•Proven ability to lead & provide direction on transition activities
•Strong business orientation. A business problem solver with a proven ability to both conceptualize & deliver results
•Outstanding personal presence & communication skills
•Sound understanding of legal effects on employee transfers and will have led the transfer of employees on more than one occasion
•Excellent interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills
•People/HR Generalist with special depth in compensation & benefits background
•Excellent demonstrable Excel spreadsheet skills
•Certification(s) in PMP (Project Management Professional)