Human Resources

HR Manager / HR Business Partner

Seoul Korea, Republic of
40 hours / week
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Based in Seoul, the purpose of the role is to be an effective HR business partner to the Reed Exhibitions divisions. The HR partner reports to the Reed Exhibitions Vice President, HR, APAC.


  • Set the HR in conjunction with business priorities for the Korea business units
  • Effectively plan and implement the strategy within agreed time frames
  • Play an active role in the regional HR teams of Reed Exhibitions
  • Effectively support the changing needs of the business (change management, restructures, role changes etc)
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current market remuneration and benefits and participate in appropriate surveys / groups
  • Ensure new employees undertake appropriate onboarding activities
  • Coach and support managers in the full range of people management skills (effective communication, morale/team dynamics, career development, coaching, discipline, grievance etc)
  • Drive the implementation of results sharing and engagement activities around the Employee Engagement/Opinion Surveys 
  • Educate & train line managers and employees in appropriate performance management and development techniques 
  • Work closely with the management team to identify high potentials and develop succession plans
  • Ensure employees have appropriate career development conversations and follow up as part of the Enabling Performance cycle 
  • Develop and deliver in-house training where appropriate & source external L&D service providers as required
  • Work closely with APAC colleagues to ensure Core Management Courses are delivered to a high standard 


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years HR experience
  • Relevant degree & professional HR qualification
  • Experience in a multi-national 
  • Strong generalist HR knowledge across all aspects
  • Up to date knowledge of Korean legislation
  • Strong MS office skills (word, excel, power point)
  • Native Korea speaker and fluent in English

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