Senior HR Business Partner , AWS HR - Asia Pacific Japan Commercial Sales
Amazon Web Services NZL Ltd
Auckland, Auckland, NZ
3d ago
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Senior HR Business Partner , AWS HR - Asia Pacific Japan Commercial Sales

Senior HR Business Partner , AWS HR - Asia Pacific Japan Commercial Sales

Amazon Web Services NZL Ltd - Auckland City, Auckland

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field required;
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Industrial / Organizational Psychology and / or an MBA preferred.

    Job summary

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) Commercial Sales Organization is seeking a Principal HR Business Partner for Australia and New Zealand Region to fuel business as we continue to rapidly scale and achieve unprecedented success in the cloud.

    Cloud computing is arguably one of the most impactful developments in technology within the last 20 years, and the successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to play a significant role in this endeavor as a member for the AWS business and Amazon HR Team.

    Reporting to the Regional HR leader Principal HR Business Leader for ANZ and NZ Commercial Sales org, the position holder will work closely with Director Commercial Sales ANZ and NZ and the leadership team to build strategic talent agenda for the organization.

    Partnering with business leaders, employees, and HR and Talent Acquisition peers within AWS and across Amazon, this leader will utilize, build, define, refine and implement progressive and industry defining HR practices.

    Through at-scale programs and high touch engagements, this role will develop and lead the ANZ / NZ human resource agenda of Commercial Sales Business.

    They will advise, consult and broadly contribute as a member of the HR team in the development and execution of AWS HR short-term and long-term plans based on corporate goals, strategic planning and growth objectives.

    Key job responsibilities

    Specifically, he / she will :

  • Serve as a senior advisor and confidant to senior leaders on human capital related matters, helping to ensure that AWS has the talent, culture, and commitment necessary to grow and evolve in Australia and New Zealand and supports these outcomes with efficient processes / systems, relevant compensation / benefits, compliant practices, and smart people analytics;
  • Focus on and deliver against the following key priorities : cultivate culture, grow talent, build organization capability, improve organization health, and increase HR effectiveness;
  • Foster positive consistent engagement beginning with a great first day and consistent support and development through the employee lifecycle.

    Oversee and enhance the talent management processes and employee development processes to build world class sales organization.

  • Identify, develop and improve retention of high performers / high potentials;
  • Build mechanisms that reinforce and strengthen Amazon’s culture. Ensure people systems work together to support a high achieving, empowered, healthy and transparent culture.

  • Avoid bureaucracy while building sustainable systems capable of handling additional growth and complexity;
  • The role will based in Sydney.


    Be an innovative thinker who understands how to build an effective strategic HR agenda in high growth, fast-paced, technology driven environment.

    Be an approachable hands-on leader with ability to engage on strategic business matters at both the conceptual and tactical levels, high judgment, excellent organization and systems thinking, and a passion for building and driving results through collaborative engagement at all levels of the organization.

    In addition to broad HR expertise and experiences, also have a his

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