HR Business Partner Korea

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Since selling our first timepiece in 2011, Daniel Wellington has evolved into a global phenomenon that has disrupted an entire industry. We are an exciting, vibrant, and innovative brand that challenges old conventions - continuously striving to enrich our customers' style through timeless pieces. 

When you join us, you are joining a brand that values entrepreneurship and inspires growth. Together we can achieve our aim of building the world's leading accessory brand. If you would like to contribute, here's how:

We're now looking for a HR Business Partner to join our Team in Korea 



Working closely with the local General Manager, and Regional HR Function, this role will be focused on supporting and leading HR activities in the local organization in Korea. You will be responsible for the end-to-end employee life-cycle, including; recruitment, employee engagement, setting up structures and workflows, payroll, people management and general office administration. You will partner closely with the local organisation Management team to facilitate and support HR and people initiatives, activities, and projects. We want you to come in and take ownership of the HR area. This role requires taking initiative and working independently as well as being a strong team player and positive contributor to the DW culture. The Reporting line is to the General Manager Korea, and will be part of a broad regional and global team.

 Your main tasks are: 

• Handle overall talent acquisition and recruitment processes 

• Facilitate smooth new hire onboarding process 

• Proceed and manage local, global HR projects. 

• Coordinate and oversee the administration of compensation, benefit plans and leave • Provide support to employees and managers on various HR-related topics 

• Maintain employee files and records in electronic and paper form 

• Ensure compliance with labor regulations 

• Assist in development and implementation of HR policies and procedures 

• Arrange monthly, quarterly, and annual events based on business’ needs (such as social and team building initiatives) 

• Support operational and administration needs of the Office 


We see that you know how things work in a global company and have bright and exciting ideas and thoughts on how HR will change in the coming years. We want you to have experience of, and love, to build things from scratch. 

We see that you must have: 

• Minimum 5 year to 10 year work experience in a broad/generalist HR role 

• Experience in recruitment and people management

 • Experience in end-to-end Employee Lifecycle 

• Local Payroll knowledge and experience 

• A curiosity about people and what makes them tick 

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 

• Proficient in Korean and English 

• Good knowledge of labor laws, employment, and workplace regulations 

• Experience in delivering and executing project plans 

• Strong team player and know how to have fun! Preferred 

• Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related fields 

• Analytical mind with problem solving attitude 

• Experience from retail and/ or fast-moving growth companies 

• Big interest in the next generation HR 


In this job, you get to work in a fast-paced and rapid-growing environment where you need to be flexible day to day. You will spend your days with a highly skilled team who are all ambitious and who loves to do a great job. And have fun while doing so. We want you to come in, take ownership of your area of responsibility and make sure you take our brand to new levels. If you’re the right person we will offer you a great role, in a fun company with great benefits. Join us in our exciting journey ahead.


As a member of the DW team, you are a part of an inclusive and diverse workplace, where we want you to be yourself. You are given the opportunity to make an impact and directly contribute to our success. Along with continuous learning, you will have the chance to work and interact with people from all over the world, and together we create a world-class company. You will spend your days in collaborative and dynamic offices with a highly skilled team, do great work, and have fun while doing so.

Are we ticking your boxes? 


This process will house personality tests as a first step, and case assignment at later stage, to help us break human biases as we believe in giving everyone an equal opportunity. Do your best and hope to see you in the process!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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In addition to great benefits, you will get the chance to work in a global fast-paced and rapid-growing environment, constantly provided with new and exciting challenges. We take pride in building everything in-house, are all about constant learning and with that finding our own way of doing business. 

You will spend your days in collaborative and dynamic offices with a highly skilled team, do great work, and have fun while doing so.

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