Malaysia, Selangor, PJ8
Business unit: Human Resources
Responsible for the operational HR delivery aligned to the business or functional agenda and to the HR agenda
In their area of responsibility they help the business or function to achieve objectives by giving good quality HR advice and guidance based on sound HR knowledge, professionalism and an understanding of the AkzoNobel HR Strategy and practices
Where required this role will take the lead in managing employee and industrial relations at the relevant level working with employee or works councils and local Union representatives.
Work with other areas of the HR Operating Model (People Services and CoE) to ensure a comprehensive high quality HR service to our internal customers
Employee Lifecycle Management:
Coach and support people managers so that they have the necessary capability to carry out activities in the annual employee calendar (P&DD and talent management processes, annual Reward calendar etc). Where necessary guide managers to the other areas in the HR model that will support them (people services, CoEs)
Facilitate the P&DD and Talent calibration processes
Facilitate Operational Workforce Planning at the relevant level working with the business/function.
Provide day to day coaching and advice to managers to facilitate planning and decision making in areas such as recruitment, development and local restructuring requirements (subject to the standard business/function approval processes)
Support and coach managers in dealing with day to day employee management, including individual performance issues and absence management
Support and coach managers in discussions relating to job evaluation, pay and reward working with the Regional Rewards CoE as required.
Work with local business/functional teams to identify learning and development requirements and liaise with the regional CoE partners to deliver solutions
Work with the regional CoE partners to roll out AkzoNobel global learning initiatives in their area.
Work with managers to identify and manage talent locally. Leverage the CoE's expertise and resources to define an actionable development plan and ensure follow-up to build a talent pipeline and ensure succession planning.
Work with managers to improve employee engagement. Work with site or other management teams to encourage employee communication and support local engagement or community events.
Be a role model for the company values and leadership behaviors and champion these locally.
Support and/or lead local plans for standardization and continuous improvement within the country
Work with other HR colleagues in the country to ensure that AkzoNobel global HR processes are implemented within their area of responsibility
Explain and support the standard HR Operating model, directing managers and employees to the correct part of the model
Take ownership where they identify data inaccuracies and address them with the appropriate part of the model/business
Ensure managers and employees are using the self-service tools available and address transactional HR topics with People Services.
Act as CoE ‘Champions’ i.e. as a local extension of the CoE team to provide delivery of services such as training or rewards.
Assess quality of service and provide customer feedback to the HR function to drive continuous improvement
Manages the company’s compensation and benefits programs
Assist in salary surveys, job evaluation, life and health insurance, etc
Recommend and implement new benefit packages / new policies, ensuring there are current and competitive and in line with legal requirement
Include the revised/ new policies into Employee Handbook
Communicate / announce employee on the current or new policies introduced by conducting communication session
Improved the channel of communication eg HR Manual
Safeguard the company by ensuring compliance to local legal requirements in all aspects of HR policy, taking advice from outside legal advisors where required
Help to promote awareness of the AkzoNobel Speak Up process and participate in investigations as required
Manage local labor relations (unions, work councils)
Counsel line managers and/or employees in employee relations procedures, including labor disputes.
Participate in local internal and external audits
Provide the relevant level of HR input to the AkzoNobel internal compliance processes e.g. ‘In Control’
August 31, 2019
Full time/part time
Job requirements/Candidate profile
Competencies and Experiences
Bachelor’s Degree required.
At least 5 years of HR generalist experience in HR, exposure to Rewards practices is an added advantage
Native local and fluent English (both written and spoken)
Service and solution focused mindset
Ability to work with some level of ambiguity
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, highly developed interpersonal skills – individual, group
Ability to excel in a fast paced, complex environment and meet tight deadlines
Ability of travel when needed
Key Behavioural Competencies
Influencing and problem solving skills
Conceptual, analytical and result-oriented approach
Interpersonal, integrity and relationship skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Decision making and courage to challenge
Interested candidates, please contact email@example.com
Applicable to Malaysian citizen only. Only shortlisted candidate will be notified