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Manager - People & Culture

Posted on:  23 May 2023
Job Req ID:  2477
Division:  School (SCH)
Department:  Operations (40000792)

JOB TITLE: People & Culture (P&C) Manager

Links to: Head of Operations 



Nexus is an empowering, learning-focused community. We strive to create an honest, open and innovative community with our learners, parents and peers. We believe that we have something unique and special here, we are proud to be different in the way we work; and how we teach and learn.



At Nexus, we do things differently.  Each member of staff is valued and recognised as a unique individual collaborating as part of a supportive community, to elevate one another with innovative ideas. Our strategies emerge from the collective positive mindsets of our colleagues.  You will experience high levels of ownership and empowerment in your role. 



​​​​​​​The People & Culture Manager has responsibility to plan, organise and control the internal administration and participate in formulating the HR policies of the school (i.e. compensation and benefits, recruitment and selection, training and development, payroll administration, promotion and performance management etc). You will lead and direct the routine functions of the People & Culture (HR) function including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.



  • To plan, develop and implement structure and procedures to improve HR matters and efficiency of the function

  • Ensure timely and accurate production of all budgetary requirements relating to HR matters

  • Produce forecasts and management reports, as directed, to facilitate strategic planning

  • Perform comprehensive analysis of quotes and tenders for significant expenditure items relating to HR (e.g. company medical insurance premiums), to proactively drive cost savings and company efficiencies

  • Promote the functions of the HR team to the wider school community and group, as appropriate, to ensure high expectations are Lmaintained and met

  • Prepares reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to leadership team

  • Building & maintaining Employee Relations- Build effective relations with Employees and Management and manage the ongoing change within the organisation. 

  • Provide guidance to the leadership team on managing people issues effectively

  • Act as an ambassador for the school and maintain an efficient and productive close working relationship with Taylor’s Schools and Group People & Culture (HR) team

  • Involvement in whole school events and activities as required.

  • To perform any other duties as assigned by the management, stakeholders and line manager



  • A relevant degree/Master in Business Management, Finance Management, Human Resource Management or International Human Resource Management

  • At least 5 years in a managerial level or similar work experience

  • Experience in an International School environment or educational institution preferred

  • Good knowledge of HR-related laws and regulations as well as best HR practices in the market

  • Possess good IT skills and knowledge (E.g. Google doc, slides, sheet, Microsoft MS office applications - v-lookup, mail merge, powerpoint and etc) 

  • Knowledge of HRIS system - Engage, G-Suite, SAP and payroll software are a must

  • Analyses data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to payroll, recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations


Nexus International School (Singapore) is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our children and families. Nexus endorses the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which Singapore ratified on 11 December 2008, and establishes a clear policy and guidelines to protect our learners from maltreatment by any person or persons who come in contact with them in any environment.


Nexus International School (Singapore) is an equal opportunity employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and value the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our school.


Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities, the role may be revised from time to time.

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