Careers with IHRP

“Nothing we do is more important than hiring people. At the end of the day, you bet on people, not strategies.” – Lawrence Bossidy

Product Innovation & Insights

The Product Innovation and Insights team oversees the end-to-end business operations for the national HR certification and multiple Human Capital (HC) projects on behalf of government agencies and statutory boards. These include projects aimed at establishing the current state of HC maturity in organisations and initiatives to strengthen the HR profession in Singapore through training and skills development.

Role(s) available:

You will report to Head of Product Innovation & Insights and ensure that certification products and business operations for IHRP meet the organisation’s desired business outcomes and are consistent with quality standards for certification bodies.

The scope of your role will cover:

Human Capital (HC) Solutioning

  • Supporting the development of HC diagnostic products
  • Engaging with an eco-system of HC Associate Consultants and Licensed Partners
  • Fostering partnerships with relevant sector agencies to promote the adoption of human capital diagnostics and benchmarks
  • Undertaking industry research and consolidating use cases for the purpose of developing HR playbooks, white papers and other resources intended for self-use by companies

Certification and Credentialling Products

  • Working with Business Operational Teams for IHRP certification
  • Conducting Product enhancement & development for IHRP certification (e.g., certification content, assessment policies and assessment systems)
  • Analyse HR competency data to present compelling business insights for stakeholders
  • Pilot testing the creation of new IHRP micro-credentials and pathways




  • Bachelor’s in Business or Human Resource with a working understanding of current I-O methods and HR functional areas
  • 2 – 5 years of relevant experience in human resources / product development related to HR solutions
  • Prior consulting / functional HR experience will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with design and development of assessment questions, tools, and tests
  • Comfortable with data analytic and visualisation software
  • Self-directed and able to manage a project

Other Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential to partner with a community of external stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task across concurrent projects
  • Passionate about making a difference in the HR Professional community in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement and make decisions considering existing conditions and constraints
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation

For any further enquiries or to apply, please send your resume to hr@ihrp.sg with the Job Title in the subject line. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Professional Practices & Community

The Professional Practices and Community team champions the setting and upholding of the gold standards in HR by implementing the IHRP Professional Certification Framework and promoting public confidence in the standards of HR professionals certified under IHRP.

Roles available:

The following are the key areas in scope for the PPC team:

  • Certification, BoC and CoC – Develop and maintain frameworks for certification, recertification, Body of Competencies (BoC) and Code of Professional Conduct (CoC)
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – Develop and maintain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) framework, HC playbooks/tools/platforms, content and programming to uplift
    HR capabilities
  • Community Engagement – Establish a close-knit community to reinforce a sense of belonging for the HR community and develop advocacy strategies to enhance HR’s standing in the industry
  • International Partnerships – Establish and maintain partnerships with international HR professional bodies (e.g. CIPD UK, AHRI Australia and SHRM US), enabling IHRP’s standing as
    an internationally recognised authority of HR
  • Content & Thought Leadership – Develop IHRP branded content and undertake/partner on research studies to develop HR thought leadership publications

Job Description
You will be responsible for supporting the Assistant Director of Professional Practices & Community with learning programmes and continuing professional development initiatives to drive capability development of the IHRP certified professionals.

a) Design, develop and manage the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Learning & Development Programming to uplift the HR capabilities of the IHRP community

  • Establish partnerships with the HR ecosystem to curate content, programmes and activities toprovide programme breadth and depth to the IHRP community
  • Identify Community of Practice (CoP) Champions from IHRP-MP pool and CoP Programme leads to support the roll-out of CoP programmes
  • Lead quarterly CoP programme lead meetings and ensure coordination across the overall CPD programming calendar and resource cascade

b) Manage and maintain the IHRP Learning Management System (LMS), which is a platform that provides digital content and a forum for social learning

  • Liaise with and project manage the LMS vendor
  • Manage user administration, content upload and ensuring smooth user experience on the
  • Curate and design bite-sized learning modules to offer unique, exclusive content for the IHRP
  • Monitor conversation buzzes and run analysis of the learning consumption patterns, platform
    access and community activities to draw insights to improve content and functionality

c) Manage the engagement of and rapport building with the IHRP community, to better understand their profiles, aspirations and CPD needs

  • Analyse the data from various resource points (e.g. IHRP Connect, CRM portal, community feedback forums, etc.) to understand the persona types, profiles, experience/skills levels and needs of our IHRP community
  • Monitor the CPD fulfilment and tracking of the certified professionals, and support PPC team on recertification value proposition and campaigns
  • Identify, build rapport, and liaise with IHRP certified professionals to identify volunteers for CoP taskforce and other volunteer activities

d) Develop and manage the IHRP-Involve volunteer programme, to offer meaningful opportunities for IHRP certified professionals to give back to the community

  • Create a set of guiding principles to guide the evaluation of volunteer project requests (i.e. prioritise demand and meet the best interests of our community)
  • Manage the volunteer programme and supply vs. demand matching
  • Define and track the learning objectives, business outcomes and success metrics for the project and overall programme
  • Manage budget, programme admin and programme finance requirements

e) Additional support for PPC key activities

  • Co-manage the query response on the IHRP community mailbox and monitor the chatter on IHRP Connect (IHRP’s mobile learning platform) to identify common themes and develop/update the FAQ document
  • Support the PPC team with managing a community of 2,200 and growing certified professionals by driving account creation and content curation/posting on IHRP’s mobile learning platform (IHRP-Connect)
  • Provide secretariat support Professional Practices Committee quarterly meetings and CoP Taskforce Meetings (if applicable)
  • Support the PPC team to conduct Code of Professional Conduct (CoC) investigations for the Discipline Committee (as applicable)



  • Approximately 2-4 years of work experience in Learning & Development and HR
  • Prior experience with design, development and delivery of multi-modal learning & engagement programmes (preferred)
  • A relevant degree in human resources and certification in DACE and/or ACTA or ACLP is desirable

Other Requirements:

  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to present with confidence
  • Self-directed, attention to detail and ability to multi-task across concurrent projects
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement and decisions
  • A strong project-manager, service-orientated and systematic thinker with the ability to manage diverse external and internal stakeholders
  • Passionate about making a difference in the HR Professional community in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

For any further enquiries or to apply, please send your resume to hr@ihrp.sg with the Job Title in the subject line. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Strategic Planning and Partnership

The Strategic Planning and Partnership team facilitates IHRP strategic planning and Workforce Transformation and Human Capital capability building though partnership engagement.

Roles available:

IHRP is seeking expressions of interest to undertake professional services on a contract basis, for key project deliverables as follows:

  • Project management for the conceptualisation, planning and development of HR playbooks
  • Build Communities of Practice (CoP) to network and sustain the engagement of HR professionals in the Financial Services sector.
  • Research, curate and write sector-specific content for HR playbooks for validation by CoPs, Sector Agencies and Trade Associations and Chambers of Commerce (TACs).

Key Deliverables and Scope of Work

A) Project management for the conceptualisation, planning and development of HR playbooks

  • Identify business challenges for the relevant sector through engagements with Sector Agencies, TACs and industry players (minimum of 3 business themes)
  • Validate business challenges/ issues with IHRP Management & Committees, CoP Leader
  • Conceptualise the HR Playbooks to meet objectives and deliverables.
  • Planning of activities, milestones, budgets and resources, etc in coordination with other HR Playbooks as well as IHRP Content Strategy.
  • Test/trial the delivery of the sectoral HR playbook with CoP members e.g. user test for specified platforms/delivery modes
  • Regular review of sectoral HR playbook to ensure relevancy

B) Build Communities of Practice (CoP) to network and sustain the engagement of HR professionals in the Financial Services Sector.

  • Develop and implement engagement roadmap for the CoP i.e. work with SPP Department to consult stakeholders on agenda/scope for engagement with the CoP
  • Schedule, organise and facilitate the CoP engagement sessions (e.g. virtual meetings, webinars, physical group sessions with social distance measure in place etc)
  • Leverage IHRP platforms such as IHRP Connect mobile app to support and encourage CoP members’ interactions and feedback

The Community Manager is expected to plan and organise at least 4 engagement session with CoP Members over a 12-month period.

C) Research, curate, and write relevant content for HR playbooks for the sector CoP concerned

The community manager will need to work with a Panel of Practitioners and CoP members to:

  • Identify a set of defined business challenges faced by the sector (minimum of 3 business themes)
  • Curate and develop content structure based on the set of defined business challenges/ issues
  • Curate and develop relevant content such as “101” information / introduction, step-by step implementation guides, templates and use cases etc, that support the defined HR plays (i.e. as per HR playbook content structure)
  • Validate sectoral HR playbook content with CoP members (e.g. facilitate trial / get feedback on HR plays and resources recommended in the sectoral HR Playbook)


  • Minimum 10 years of in-house HR experience at a Director or equivalent level or HR consulting experience (i.e. regional / international client projects would be an advantage)
  • Prior working and/or client experience in both SME and MNC environments in the Financial Services sector
  • Prior working experience in community engagement and business strategy-related roles

Other Requirements

  • Possess a wide network of HR and business community as well as key ecosystem players (e.g. business /trade associations) in the Financial Services sector
  • Confidence and ease in interacting with and managing multiple stakeholders e.g. senior HR and business leaders, representatives from business/trade associations and government agencies etc
  • Strong communication skills i.e. written fluency and impactful presentations; able to facilitate group discussions/conversations
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Strong influencing and problem-solving skills; resourceful
  • Collaborative team player; able to build strong internal and external working relationships
  • Proactive and self-directed, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

For more details or to apply, contact Winnie.ng@ihrp.sg. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject title.

Customer & Corporate Services

The Customer and Corporate Services team oversees the day-to-day implementation of the operational activities of the company and ensuring they are run effectively and efficiently in line with IHRP’s strategic plan, developmental plan and operational plan and objectives.

No available roles currently.

Digital Marketing & Corporate Communications

The Digital Marketing and Corporate Communications team spearheads the development of the marketing, brand experience and digital strategies to establish our market positioning, attract and engage HR professionals, and develop a strong close-knitted community.

No available roles currently.

Digital & Technology

The Digital and Technology team is responsible for supporting our Organization’s Technology requirements and Digital solutions implementation. They work closely with other teams to implement strategies to engage our audience through digital channels and provide platforms that support the communities we had built.

No available roles currently.

Engagement & Outreach

The Engagement and Outreach team is the business development and partnership function of IHRP that drives engagement and outreach to the HR and business communities in support of Human Capital development and building the pipeline that will ultimately lead to conversion.

No available roles currently.

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