Human Resources Director

Position Title: Human Resources Director
Department: Human Resources Administration
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reports to: Vice President of Operations

Position Description and Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Management Board, you will propose and implement feasible solutions to resolve personnel matters, create processes, procedures and policies as necessary, and develop training programs to further enhance staff skills and learning. Duties will include but not limited to the following:
- Develops, maintains and executes the activities of the HRA Department including HR strategy development, planning, HR development and management, and organizational development.
- Oversee management of personnel including policies, recruitment/disciplining/termination procedures, compensation and benefits (administrative and academic staff), employment contracts, salary surveys, employee satisfaction surveys, improving performance management process and related activities.
- Develop and implement internal training programs and/or coordination of external trainings.
- Manage the HRA Department with focus on quality service, transparency, fiscal responsibility and ensure efficient use of HSU human resources.
- Perform duties in support of and as required by the Management Board.

Qualifications/Required Education: 
- Master’s degree in a field related to Human Resources, Administration or Management preferred; or Bachelor’s degree in Administration/Management or relevant field with solid HR experience.

Required Experience: 
- At least 10 years relevant experience with 5 years in a management position.
- Experienced in various aspects of HR management including planning and staff development.

Preferred Experience:
- Working experience in an educational/training or nonprofit working environment.
- Some experience in change management or organizational development is advantageous.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
- Managerial Competencies: Vision, leadership, empowering others, building trust, managing performance, and judgment/decision-making.
- Good knowledge of, and experience in strategic planning, preparing work plans, monitoring, reporting and budget management.
- High level written and verbal communication skills (Fluent Vietnamese).
- Must have high integrity, accountability, transparency, professionalism and respect for diversity.
- Proactive, dynamic, collaborative team player and promotes a positive and professional work environment.
- Must be flexible and able to juggle multiple and shifting priorities while maintaining focus on overall departmental goals.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
- Good client/customer service orientation and open and committed to continuous learning.
- Intermediate English – can read, write and converse at basic professional level.

HSU is located in Ho Chi Minh City – an exciting and dynamic city in the heart of Southeast Asia. When you come to work for HSU, you have the opportunity to contribute to the development of a growing private university and of the education sector in Vietnam. You will experience a dynamic education environment and work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds. For more information about HSU, please visit our website at

Compensation and Benefits:
HSU offers a competitive package commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon budget limitations.  Benefits include private medical and dental insurance, comprehensive leave, and training opportunities. Faculty and staff also benefit from workshops, conferences and events.

To Apply:
Please email application materials to [email protected] and include a cover letter describing the candidate's interests and qualifications for this position, a current CV (no more than 3 pages), and 3 professional references including one direct supervisor (names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please, only serious candidates with matching minimum qualifications need apply.

NOTE: This position description is current as of November 2011. It may change from time to time to reflect the needs of the University. This position will remain open until filled.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Hoa Sen University (HSU)
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2011-11-30