Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Human Resources Business Partner, APJ in Singapore, Singapore

Senior Human Resources Business Partner, APJ

Singapore, Singapore

Human Resources

Oct 28, 2018 Post Date

014458 Requisition #

About Akamai

As the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery and security platform, Akamai makes it easier for our customers to provide the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere. Akamai’s massively distributed platform is unparalleled in scale with over 200,000 servers across 130 countries, giving customers superior performance and threat protection. Akamai’s portfolio of web and mobile performance, cloud security, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions are supported by exceptional customer service and 24/7 monitoring. To learn why the top financial institutions, e-commerce leaders, media & entertainment providers, and government organizations trust Akamai please visit www.akamai.com, blogs.akamai.com, or @Akamai on Twitter.​

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at www.akamai.com/diversity.

About the Team

The Akamai Human Resources (HR) team guides and coaches leaders and managers in effective HR and management strategies and practices that positively impact our dynamic business. This role is an important part of the HR team ensuring consistency in our practices and advocating for the business, employees, and managers.

About theJob

As a Senior Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) you will be an integral part of the Human Resources strategic business initiatives during a transformational time, working closely with peers and the Centers of Excellence across HR (COEs), in support of the Divisions and functions within APJ. You'll be on the front line of partnering with Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents and Senior Directors, driving all organizational development needs, talent management, change management and business initiatives. You will be a crucial member of the Leadership team as well as the HR Business Partner community and practice. You will drive processes that support change and optimize the company’s investment in human capital while ensuring alignment and support of corporate culture and business initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Assess culture, market andemployee trends. Educate leaders on effective HR practices that willpositively affect the business.

  • Identify, support, and drivechange management and OD efforts as needed, consulting with relevant HRleaders as appropriate.

  • Coordinate with other Global HRBusiness Partners on shared issues and solutions.

  • Act as the Geographical HRBPPartner within the APJ region.

  • Collaborate with the functionalHRBPs in implementing HR initiatives across the Divisions and functionswithin APJ.

  • Work with the employee relationscenter of excellence to facilitate the resolution of all matters.

  • Collaborate with appropriate COEorganizations and peer HRBPs (both functional and GEO based) to gatherinformation, address concerns proactively, and ensure business compliancewith HR programs.

  • Ensure that business leaders aremaking decisions and taking actions that are in accordance with companypolicy and legal requirements.

  • Assist in the development,design and execution of corporate HR programs and projects. Mustpossess the initiative and capability to own and drive a program orproject to completion with little to no supervision.

  • Improve manager and employeeperformance by pro-actively identifying and assessing problems; evaluatingpotential solutions; implementing selected solution; coaching andcounseling leaders, managers, and employees.

  • Partner with COEs (within HR andexternal to HR) to actively manage the employee life cycle; pro-activelyidentify trends, gaps in process, support, capabilities and/orefficiencies and address to resolution.

  • Protect organization's value bykeeping information confidential.

  • Update job knowledge andcapabilities by participating in educational opportunities; readingprofessional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating inprofessional organizations.

  • Enhance department andorganization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new anddifferent requests; exploring opportunities to add value to jobaccomplishments.

  • Support Functional programs asapplicable and appropriate.

  • Participate in M&A processas applicable.

Qualifications

BasicQualifications

  • Minimum 8 years of related HR experienceplus a Master’s Degree or Minimum 12 years related HR experience plus aBachelor’s Degree.

  • Ability to successfully navigate anddeliver in a global, high-growth, changing environment in high tech workingwith technical organizations.

  • Executive presence and strongcommunications skills, and ability to influence at the senior leadership level.

  • Demonstrated success working in a highlycollaborative, matrixed environment, with a track record of accomplishments withmeasurable business impact.

  • Ability to travel up to 20%.

DesiredQualifications

  • Experience working both with both technicaland field Sales organizations and understand the nuances in approach andenabling success with each.

  • Ability to address difficult issues andmake tough decisions.

  • Skilled at driving change, shaping culture,influencing leadership, developing talent, managing risk and ensuringcompliance.

  • Full knowledge of legal implications of theemployment relationship in the U.S.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communications andpresentations skills.

  • Excellent project management skills alongwith negotiation and mediation skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and abilityto communicate with all levels of management and employees.

  • Proven background as an effectivestrategist and practitioner with a solid track record of successfullyimplementing HR programs and initiatives.

  • Versatility, flexibility and enthusiasm.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.