Regional HR Manager (Regional Talent Lead)

Human Resources | Singapore

We’re the Airbnb HR team - playful, fun, helpful, and dead serious. We’re tasked with one of the company’s most important goals: preserving and driving Airbnb’s amazing culture. We do this by making sure we work with brilliant, inspiring individuals and teams. It’s our job to make sure we raise the bar with every hire. We work hard - very hard - but every day, we are rewarded by the amazing, joyful people around us. We’re creating the best team in the world.

The Role

A successful candidate is someone who thrives in a fast-paced and challenging environment, has a passion for creating meaningful experiences and builds strong relationships with leaders and employees. This person will report to the Talent Partner that supports the Local Operations. Airbnb’s Regional HR Lead will deliver a full range of HR products, services and solutions for our teams located in: Singapore, Australia, Japan, Korea, China and India.  We need an HR rockstar to come in with a hands on attitude and develop already existing processes as well as growing brand new ones in line with the San Francisco operations.


  • Partner with our recruiting team to ensure a positive and seamless candidate experience
  • Educate employees regarding local benefits such as leave policies, social benefits and parental rights
  • Participate in local leadership meetings to understand business and talent needs
  • Advocate for local teams and represent their needs to the global talent team and senior leadership
  • Maintains HRIS records and compiles reports from database
  • Partner with regional legal team to be compliant with country and local employment regulations
  • Understand the needs of the local teams and makes recommendations regarding local policies and recognition and rewards programs
  • Implement and communicate local talent programs across regional offices
  • Respond to local employee questions timely and provide advice when it makes sense
  • Mediate between team members when appropriate and escalate to senior leadership and broader talent team if necessary.
  • Work with managers and advise on performance and behavioural issues. When appropriate, escalate to broader talent and legal team.
  • Manage relationship with Payroll provider, in partnership with Finance, to ensure all employees are paid accurately and on time, and that new hires and transfers are set up appropriately.
  • Work with payroll and benefits providers to educate new and transferring employees about contract terms, benefits, and payroll.
  • Work with talent partners to conduct performance reviews for different teams
  • Partner with Ground Control (employee experience/office culture) on on boarding and off boarding processes as well as other initiatives.
  • Promote a culture of feedback and open communication
  • Share knowledge appropriately and proactively look for ways to raise the bar
  • Partner with HR Operations to implement check in and check out processes in the local offices
  • Work with the Talent Partners and Learning and Development team to create and implement development programs and trainings for our teams worldwide.


  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience in a high speed,  high growth environment
  • A high energy, thoughtful HR partner who can work at a detailed tactical level and also see the big picture.
  • Strong communications and relationship building skills to effectively support and connect with a diverse and valuable team.
  • Not afraid to roll sleeves up and get involved in all aspects of the role - no job too big or too small
  • Well-developed analytical and influencing skills, unquestioned integrity and a confident presence to effectively resolve sensitive employee issues.
  • Experience working for a global company and/or with remote employees in APAC
  • Experience managing HR Operations for multiple countries (is preferred)
  • Ability to speak, read and write fluently in multiple languages is preferred
  • Genuine curiosity and strong desire to continuously learn and grow
  • Self directed but also great at collaborating with employees at all levels and with many different teams
  • Ability to be patient and communicate respectfully in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to perceive, understand, judge, and come to a reasonable and logical conclusion in order to have the best outcome in any given situation
  • A sense of humour and passion for Airbnb are essential - we are really excited to work here, and you should be too! 


  • Quarterly Employee Travel Coupon (For Full Time Employees)
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid time off
  • Apple equipment
  • Company social events and themed dress-up workdays
  • Much more...

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