Director of Human Resources - International Alumni Job Network

Director of Human Resources

Shanghai, China (中国)

ANKEN is Now Hiring - Join Our Team as a Director or Human Resources Manager.

ANKEN is now seeking experienced and suitably qualified individuals to manage our growing number of employees in Shanghai. Both the Director and Manager positions will be responsible for overseeing day to day employee management ensuring professional, attentive and efficient service. 

All team members are responsible for fostering a sense of community around the ANKEN identity between tenants, staff and the public.

Directors and Managers will report directly to the Company Directors and work closely with all other employees.

The successful candidate will be a permanent member of ANKEN’s growing team of over 100 staff, which now encompasses Real Estate Development, Property Management and Investment. 


ANKEN is a comprehensive real estate development company creating sustainable and memorable destinations in Shanghai. We offer a friendly, dynamic working environment with great potential for individual growth.

• We believe in sustainable urban development 

• We design and develop with respect to people, place and environment

• We transform abandoned or overlooked properties into places where people want to be

Job Summary

You will be a key driver responsible for managing all HR functions while contributing a high level of human resource generalist knowledge and expertise. You will develop and implement processes to accomplish objectives in alignment with ANKEN objectives and brand strategies to deliver HR services that enable business success. You will be in charge of the following:

  1. Talent acquisition, 
  2. On-boarding,
  3. Workforce planning, 
  4. Performance management and talent development, 
  5. Staff compensation and benefits, 
  6. Conduct & discipline using technology efficiently,
  7. Team building initiatives,
  8. Coaching others to help influence and execute business objectives in the most efficient manner.  


Candidates with less experience will be considered for the HR Manager role.

  • 3 - 5 years’ relevant experience in human resources or a related field and at least 2 years of relevant experience in real estate industry,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint,


Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline


Fluency in English and Chinese is a must. 

Key Personal Characteristics:

  • Self-motivated, independent, result orientated, organised, professional;
  • Detail-Oriented;
  • Flexible – The ideal candidate must be someone geared towards a moving and changing market place, always ready to react to potential changes;
  • Handle frequent feedback;
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Strong problem solver with ability to respond to inquiries with sound judgment;
  • Thrive in a team environment;
  • Troubleshoot and communicate effectively.


To apply for these positions please click APPLY on the right of your screen and apply with your CV and a cover letter detailing how your qualifications and experience meet the requirements outlined above in one single PDF document