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HR Digital Manager

Date:  13 Sep 2023
Job Req ID:  2854
Company:  John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


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John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


A highly-diversified and global corporation, the Swire Group’s businesses encompass property, aviation, beverages and food chain, as well as marine and trading & industrial activities. Its core businesses are mainly focused in Asia, with its key operations in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland. Within Asia, Swire's activities come under the Group's publicly quoted arm, Swire Pacific Limited, which is the largest shareholder in two Hong Kong listed companies: Swire Properties and Cathay Pacific Airways.


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Ltd. Our Staff Department is now inviting candidates to apply for the following position:


HR Digital Manager


We are seeking a process-driven and change-oriented HRIS professional to join our team as HR Digital Manager. As part of HR transformation of the end-to-end process from hiring to retiring, the role will take the lead to design, implement and manage digital initiatives that enables all Staff Department teams to improve the employee experience. The job holder will act as the central source of knowledge and a recognized Subject Matter Expert of HR systems within Staff Department.



  • Lead the digital transformation of HR processes by identifying opportunities for automation, streamlining workflows, and implementing HR technology solutions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, design and implement HR systems, and ensure seamless integration with existing platforms
  • Develop and maintain HR analytics and reporting capabilities to drive data-informed decision-making and provide insights on key HR metrics. Work closely with IT & Digital team to deliver analytic dashboards to support data-informed decision making in HR
  • Provide daily support and maintenance of HR systems, including processing employee data, generating HR-related reports, performing system testing, and maintaining data integrity
  • Collaborate with IT & Digital team on system operations and projects around security and change management processes, roadmap prioritisation, and solution selection
  • Oversee the update and generation of staff’s leadership profiles for Swire Group’s Staff Conference
  • Ensure data usage and management adhere to IT security and Group Personal Data Policy
  • Contribute in budget process, and perform duties consistent with strategic plans and directives as determined by management


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • At least 6-8 years of experience in leadership role of HRIS operations, HRIS implementation or related areas. Exposure to HR Digital Transformation is desirable
  • Working knowledge of data management and data governance, with good understanding of key HR processes and talent management
  • Solid experience in project management methodology such as PMP and Agile Scrum
  • Sound knowledge of SAP/SuccessFactors
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Self-motivation and a drive to solve problems
  • The agility to multitask, prioritise, and organise multiple projects / tasks concurrently
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English. Proficiency in Chinese is an advantage


At Swire, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for all our people regardless of their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship, family status, disability, race, ethnicity, nationality, religious or political beliefs. We believe in creating an environment where people feel comfortable at work and are able to realise their full potential.

We offer a competitive package to the right candidate. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this position, you can send your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’. We will contact all shortlisted candidates.


The Swire group is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorised personnel only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group (please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.) Following the data privacy ordinance, all unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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