Assistant Manager, Corporate Services – Human Resources

Job Purpose

The HR Assistant Manager will be responsible for the full spectrum of HR functions of the administrative staff in the School. As this is a managerial role, the HR Assistant Manager role will have a greater focus on HR planning, policy and development work e.g. learning and development, talent management, environmental scans, implementing best HR practices in the School.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Responsible for the full spectrum of HR functions related to administrative staff in Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP).

B. Recruitment of administrative staff in LKYSPP

  • Manage the selection and recruitment of administrative staff in LKYSPP.
  • Work closely with various hiring departments on their hiring requirements.
  • Liaise with NUS Office of Human Resources (OHR) on all recruitment matters e.g. job postings, pre-employment formalitites, appointments etc.
  • Responsible for HR dashboards and strategic manpower planning reports (incl. manpower budgeting)

C. Learning and development

  • Plan, manage and review the learning and development programmes for all staff in LKYSPP
  • Identify training needs and work with external vendors to develop and implement organise relevant training programmes
  • Track training budget and provide regular training updates/ reports to the management

D. Talent management

  • Plan and administer talent management and development programmes for admin staff in LKYSPP
  • Coordinate and track the career development plans and progression of talents in LKYSPP
  • E. Employee Engagement

    • Administer employee engagement survey, analyse findings, track implementation plans of departments

    F. HR Projects

    • Undertake HR projects e.g. People Developer

    G. Other HR functions:

    • Undertake a strategic business partner role and work closely with all stakeholders
    • Analyse HR statistics and trends
    • Draft written responses (email and/or letters) for the management
    • Cover the duties of other HR Managers/ Executives, if required.
    • Follow-up on any other tasks/ duties as and when assigned by Associate Dir (HR) and Dir (Corp Services)


    • Basic degree with at least 5 years’ work experience in HR
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Meticulous and organised
    • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and SAP systems

    (The NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is located 5-8 minutes’ walk from the Botanic Gardens MRT, which is served by the Circle and Downtown 2 MRT lines).

    Application Procedure

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please click here to submit an online application form via our Career@NUS website.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.