About You

As Director, People Development you will develop, manage and drive a Leadership & Development (L&D) strategy to strengthen people and organisational capabilities and performance. You will create a future-focused and effective global learning ecosystem, which inspires and enables impactful development experiences and shifts in learning mindsets and behaviours.

You will deliver a world-class L&D service which provides thought-leadership and robust future-proof learning tools and solutions. You will partner with and influence leaders to optimise L&D resources and integrate L&D into organisational practices to attract talent and build and sustain a skilled, vibrant and agile workforce.


Your Day-To-Day

  • In partnership with the Chief People Officer, your peers in the People team, and other business leaders develop the corporate People Development Plan
  • Lead the development and oversee the implementation of a culture of continuous learning and development aligned with the requirements of the company’s current and future strategies.
  • Facilitate the delivery of executive coaching and high-quality action learning to senior leaders and business heads across the Organisation.
  • Create and execute learning strategies and programs
  • Evaluate individual and organisational development needs
  • Implement various learning methods companywide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training)
  • Design and deliver e-learning courses, workshops and other trainings, customised by banding
  • Assess the success of development plans and help employees make the most of learning opportunities
  • Help leaders develop their team members through career pathing
  • Track budgets and negotiate contracts with external providers
  • Hire a and oversee training by team of Development Specialists


Your Know-How

  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in one or more of the following; Education/Professional Education and Training; HR/Human Resource Development; Organisational Development
  • More than 10 years of professional expertise backed up by substantial experience in L&D (Training & Development), ideally in a regional or international role in Asia.
  • Deep understanding of L&D and capacity building practices, challenges, trends and best practices in the wider L&D industry.
  • Strong instructional design, coaching, facilitation and training skills with evidence of effective application across international contexts and cultures.
  • Expertise in specific areas of Learning & Development practice, in particular utilizing a competency-based approach to staff skill building. (e.g. must demonstrate personal expertise in several of the following: learning strategy, needs analysis, programme design, curriculum design, instructional design, learning evaluation, e-learning, facilitation, competency design, competency assessment).
  • The position may require the ability and willingness to travel domestically and regionally up to 20% of the time.