Human Resources, HR Coverage Manager, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 20 Apr 18 2018-04-20

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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 42 countries.

Human Resources

Morgan Stanley Human Resources provides advice and insight to attract, retain, reward and develop a talented global workforce, giving employees the support and tools they need to succeed. Our HR professionals partner with each of the firm's businesses to provide a full range of services including: human capital planning; creating strategies to attract, develop and reward employees; promoting a diverse workforce; fostering employee engagement; designing competitive pay and benefit plans; and proactively addressing employee matters.

Key Responsibilities: Actively working with business leaders, employees and global and country HR colleagues to support the day-to-day needs of the client groups including:

Workforce Planning

• Partner with the business to understand resource requirements and assist with headcount planning and required metrics

• Guide the business on mobility and flexible work arrangements

• Conduct exit interviews, analyze feedback and interpret/respond to feedback

Employee Relations

• Collaborate with the business, employee relations, legal, and compliance (as appropriate) to interpret and apply Morgan Stanley policies and procedures

• Advise and coach managers across a wide range of employee relations issues taking into account best practice, legislative framework and commercial outcome

• Influence and partner with managers to effectively and appropriately manage a range of performance issues

Talent Management

• Monitor and support managers through the annual Performance Evaluation process

• Work proactively with managers to identify and develop top talent and successors to critical roles

• Work with Learning & Development as required to ensure appropriate training is delivered to managers and employees

Reward and Compensation

• Stay abreast of market developments to ensure ability to proactively provide business with valuable market insight

• Advise managers on appropriate compensation levels for all employees

• Work collaboratively with managers, data team and HR counterparts throughout the annual Year End compensation processes and promotion exercises

• Own completion of monthly audits, in order to ensure accurate and reliable data, giving guidance as necessary.


• Drive or support any other initiatives that progress the people agenda

• Participate in or lend expertise to ad hoc HR projects (e.g., process optimizations)


Qualifications / Skills Requirements:

• University degree and 3-6 years of Human Resources generalist experience
• Self-starter, confident, and articulate; able to work independently whilst operating with a “one team” mentality
• Strong client focus with outstanding judgment and ability to effectively communicate across different audiences
• Analytical and influential with strong attention to detail and excellent prioritization skills
• Ability to develop effective and productive working relationships with clients and colleagues
• Thrives in a dynamic and challenging environment