Country : Singapore
  • Full-time

Head of People

About Wavecell

Wavecell's mission is to help companies and developers to easily integrate efficient new communication channels in their products and applications. We provide cloud-based real-time communication services for Enterprises and Application Developers. Services include global SMS and Video Live Interactions API and SDKs.

We deliver services to global customers in more than 200 countries. Our business is growing significantly and we are hiring talents who seek challenges and fun.

Wavecell is headquartered in Singapore with offices in the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Russia and the United Kingdom. Our ambition is to become the APAC leader in Cloud Communications API services.

At Wavecell, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and innovative startup environment. We are looking for a seeking brilliant, self-motivated and passionate individual who is willing to make a difference in the industry.


About the job:

We are looking for an experienced and self-starting Head of People who is ready to help take our company to the next level. As part of the management team and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will work closely with the business to lead and build our People strategy and practices, implement and embed our HR policies and practices in Singapore and across our international locations, help create an exceptional and high-performing workforce and cultivate an organisational culture where employees feel valued and trusted.

To be successful in this role, you should ideally come from a start-up environment, have international exposure and have experience working in fast-moving environments. You should also have a good mix of regional and corporate experiences and have prior experience with HR operational set-up across different legislations and countries. This role is based in our Singapore office.

Main Responsibilities:

·         Lead the HR & Admin team and be a trusted business partner to the management team.

·         Develop and shape our People strategy and practices to build and sustain business performance while ensuring alignment with the stage of the business and our company’s overall business goals and strategy.

·         Build and drive the talent acquisition strategy to ensure a strong talent pipeline including building our employer brand in the market, being responsible for end-to-end recruitment and managing the onboarding process while ensuring a positive candidate’s experience throughout our hiring process.

·         Develop and implement our company’s talent management programmes including performance management, career development, training etc to help retain top talent, boost our engagement and productivity, strength our succession pipeline and creative positive employer branding.  

·         Strengthen and embed our company’s core values and culture in Singapore and across our international locations and in so doing, continuously ensure employee engagement and wellbeing.

·         Lead the HR operational set-up in all new entities to ensure compliance with local employment legislation while ensuring alignment with the Singapore parent company.

·         Work closely with line managers to advise them on various HR matters including employee relations, performance management, career development, compensation and benefits and engagement.

·         Oversee all daily operational HR tasks including reviewing and updating policies and procedures, handling employee relations and managing payroll in Singapore and across our international locations.


Desired Skills and Experience:

·         A proven track record of developing a People strategy and People practices from scratch with ideally more than 8 years of HR experience.

·         Thorough knowledge of HR best practices and experience in implementing HR systems, policies and practices in Singapore and across international locations are essential.

·         Prior start-up experience with a good mix of regional and corporate experiences and with a sound working knowledge of employment regulations is highly beneficial.

·         A sound business acumen with an ability to think and plan operationally and strategically from a People perspective. 

·         A strong team player with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

·         Self-motivated with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and cope with pressure.

·         A robust and meticulous person with excellent organisational skills and with a strong sense of responsibility, initiative and commitment.


·      Bachelors or Master’s Degree from a leading institute

·      Written and verbal fluency in English is required


·         Competitive salary with attractive bonus


Please send your resume to: hr@wavecell.com with the subject header containing: "Head of People".

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