Diageo HR Business Partner in Shanghai, China




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Human Resources

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Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local - the depth and breadth of our product portfolio across beer, wine and spirits is second to none, with brands sold in 180 countries, at almost every price point in every category. We're a young company born from an incredible entrepreneurial legacy. The success of Guinness, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Tanqueray and many more, over hundreds of years, led to the formation of our company in 1997.

With a history of more than 100 years in the Greater China market, Diageo now offers a wide collection of premium drinks including Johnnie Walker, Windsor, Baileys, Smirnoff, Guinness and many others in this huge potential market. Established in Shanghai in 2002, our Greater China Hub office oversees the international spirits business in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you!

As the HR Business Partner , you will partner with the HR Director and business leaders to drive and lead in delivering people agenda and achieve Diageo China ambitions – to be the most trusted and respected company. We have a dedicated team based in China that recruit, inspire and nurture the best people we can find that ensures that your growth and development continues.

What is the culture like?

We are an organisation that creates products that are part of celebrations, and our culture reflects this. Our culture is rooted in a deep sense of our purpose and values, our personal connections to our brands, our relationships and our passion to win in the marketplace. Our values are not just words on a page. They underpin our business and guide how we work: we are passionate about our customers and consumers and want to be the best. We give each other the freedom to succeed and value each and every person’s contribution. Pride is a source of energy for our company. We work hard so we can be proud of what we do, and how we do it.

We have a passionate team in Greater China which celebrates diversity and strives to be the best they can be!

What you will need to accomplish in the role:

  • Design and lead Diageo China 3rd party and JV business units people agenda, manage end to end people processes and deliver outcomes

  • Partner with GC HRD to design organizational structures for future transformational growth

  • Be the change engine for Diageo China to initiate internal and external engagement programs that link with Diageo reputation ambitions and lead for execution to deliver outcomes

  • Identify and lead talent development opportunities and translate into themes/programs to develop L5+ talent across GC and responsible for China International Spirit business execution

What you need to bring to the table:

  • University graduate

  • Solid HR experiences in partnering with senior leaders in HR strategies and executing HR performance

  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills

  • Excellent communication skills (employees, media, policy analysis and argumentation)

  • Good listener and open mindset, yet confident, driven and focused professional

  • Good commercial understanding

  • Commitment to Diageo values

  • Fluency in verbal and written English

This role will close on 16th of May 2018 so be quick to apply and show us your interest!

External Job Title:

HR Business Partner



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