Head of Human Resources
(Base in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ref No: ESD838
Base Circa MYR 400,000 p.a.
Our client is an established global Digital Group with strong brand recognition throughout the world. Due to its management rotation and development policy, it has an excellent opportunity for a top-notch HR professional to join them as Head of HR for Malaysia. The Malaysian subsidiary generates more than USD 1 Billion p.a. in revenue from consumer electronics products and electrical appliances. They have an opening for HR professionals to join them as Head of Human Resources.
Reports to President for Malaysia.
Leads the human resources functions for the company, with the responsibility for organising, integrating, and directing all human resources activities which support the company's overall business strategy.
Manages compensation and benefits, recruitment and talent acquisition, employees relations, human resource development, learning and career development, and employee communications.
Define and implements company's short and long-term human resources strategy.
Leads a team of direct reports and build team capability
Responsible for management / operations of the human resource department.
Operates / implement policies and program in line with corporate guidelines
Implementation of HR initiatives and programmes in HR information system, organisational development, talent management and succession planning in line with corporate programs
Good Degree from a reputable education institute with at least 15 years' relevant experience and 5 years in a similar capacity
Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills. Able to engage and work with all levels of staff.
Possess a strategic mind-set and approach. Able to customise HR solutions to address business needs.
AGM / Senior Manager of HR
(base in Dongguan, China)
Ref No: ESD827
Base HKD 1M p.a. + benefits
Our client is one of the world’s largest producers of garments. With several factories in Asia and Africa, and plans to add a number more factories in the next few years, our client is seeking dynamic professionals to lead the HR function in their factories as AGM/ Senior Manager of HR.
Report to the General Manager of Human Resources.
Develop and deliver HR initiatives, workforce planning, C&B and staff development programs with the aim to support the companyˇ¦s sustainability growth strategies.
Provide professional consultancy services to management/ line managers.
Responsible for employee communication and caring programs for promoting workplace harmonious.
Ensure compliance on all employee and labour matters.
Recognized degree in HRM or related discipline with at least 10 years of progressively more senior HR experience.
HR experience in large manufacturing facilities with more than 3,000 employees.
Sound knowledge of leading HR thinking and best practices.
Prior experience in China will be advantageous but not compulsory.
Open mind-set, proactive, independent as well as a decisive problem solver.
Head of Human Resources
(base in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ref No: ESD826
Our client is a B2C company linking and building relationships between end- consumers with companies offering products and services. The company has grown exponentially in its first few years, and plans to continue its tremendous growth over the next few years. To cope with this growth, our client is seeking a dynamic HR professional to join them as Head of Human Resources.
Report to the Chief Executive Officer in Malaysia.
HR partner to the CEO and the senior management team.
Develop, lead and manage a team of HR professionals, mainly in Asia.
Responsible for providing functional leadership, developing organizational strategy and building and driving employees' engagement.
Develop effective culture and internal infrastructure to foster team work.
Provide administrative and general HR support and services. These include developing and implementing HR policies and procedures, and staffing strategies, recruitment and retention, training and development, compensation and benefits, communications, employee relations, performance review, change management etc.
Co-ordinate with counterparts in other locations to execute the group's HR policies and requirements.
Develop and drive HR programs and budget.
Ensures compliance on all employee and labour matters.
Recognized degree with at least 15 years of progressively more senior HR experience, with a multinational in a fast pace and dynamic environment.
Hands on and effective leadership in building and directing the HR function for a rapidly growing organization.
Sound knowledge of leading HR thinking and best practices.
Working knowledge of Malaysian and regional labour laws and practices.
Strong communication and presentation skills in English.
Executive Search/ Business Development Consultants
(Base in Malaysia and Singapore)
Ref No: ESD811a
PEOPLENET ASSOCIATES is a Professional HR and Business Consultancy firm established since 1995. We have an extensive network in this region and offices in Singapore, Malaysia and China. We have several openings for Consultants to act as Executive Search Consultants, Business Development Consultants and In-house Recruiters for our clients which are mainly well known Global companies.
Executive Search Consultants (base in Penang or Bandar Utama, Malaysia):
Work independently on Executive Search assignments.
Communicate and work directly with our clients.
Take professional ownership for your assignments and ensure successful solutions with best practices.
At least 5 - 10 years of Executive Search experience focusing on middle and senior management positions.
In- house Recruiters (base in Bandar Utama, Malaysia):
The Consultants will work directly with our clients.
Responsible for research and recruitment on behalf of our clients.
Keep up to date and constant communication with clients.
At least 3 - 5 years of research or recruiting experience.
Business Development Consultants (base in Singapore or Bandar Utama, Malaysia):
Develop new clients for Executive Search and/or Contract Recruiter Services.
Work independently to achieve results.
Recognized degree or diploma from a reputable university.
Experienced and familiar with 2 or more of the following:
Financial Services, Technology, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, FMCG, Healthcare, Hospitality, Property, Media or Transportation industries
Strong confidence and a high achiever with a proven track record.
Good communication skills. Besides Bahasa Malaysia, an excellent command of English is necessary as most of our clients are global companies.
Fresh graduates can apply to be in for our Management Trainee Program.
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Compensation & Benefits Manager
(base in Senawang, Negeri Sembilan)
Ref No: ESD772
Circa MYR 80,000 - 120,000 per annum
Our client is a leading US Technology company with its main manufacturing hub in Senawang, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. They are currently seeking an experienced professional to join them as Compensation & Benefits Manager.
Report to the HR Director.
Formulate compensation strategies, develop and implement compensation policies and procedures in order to attract, retain and motivate competent employees.
Develop plans and strategies in succession planning and performance management, in ensuring that the company is staffed with highly competent employees which meet current and future staffing requirements.
Ensure wage plan and benefits package are administered in accordance to company's policies and in compliance with the corporate objectives.
Ensure the effective implementation and management of the performance management process through regular and accurate reviews.
Ensure the proper handling of the evaluation process for all management positions.
Ensure that employees are accurately compensated.
Participate in management development committee and related committees, in developing plans and programs.
Provide data analysis as and when required by immediate supervisor, line managers and Head of Department.
University Degree in Business Administration or Human Resource Management.
Minimum 8 years of related experience, of which 5 years at the supervisory role.
Our client is an international group of corporate and secretarial advisors with several offices in the world including UK, Hong Kong, China, India, BVI, UAE, Malaysia and Singapore. To cope with rapid expansion, its Malaysian office has several vacancies for company secretaries from Senior Managers to entry level juniors.
Provide company secretarial services and advisories to clients of the firm.
Managers will need to
Manage relationships with clients
Lead one or more teams
Business, Accounting, Law or relevant degree or professional qualifications. ACIS or FCIS will be preferred.
Those without ICSA will be encouraged to pursue the qualification when hired.
Managers should have at least 5 years of relevant experience.
Senior Human Resources Manager
(Base in Shanghai, China)
Ref No: ESD757A
Circa SGD $200,000 per annum (inclusive of allowances) + tax equalisation
Our client is a leading company in the business of providing innovative technological and leading environmental solutions with a global footprint. They manufacture a spectrum of innovative products and as well as providing total solutions in the building, maintenance and operations of large scale water and wastewater treatment facilities. The company services customers in industries which includes electronics, chemicals, food and beverages, biotechnology and pharmaceutical. The company has a global workforce of more than 1000 staffs and are currently looking to fill a key senior role in Shanghai.
Reports to the Country CEO and corporate CHRO.
Responsible for providing functional leadership, building and driving employee services.
Manages HR activities which include the following:
Development and implementation of HR policies and procedures
Recruitment and retention
Ensures compliance on all employee and labour matters.
Maintain overall staff conformance to all HR and company's rules and regulations.
Evaluate company recruitment needs, interviewing and meeting operational needs.
Recognized degree with at least 10 years of progressively more senior HR experience, with a multinational in a manufacturing environment.
China working experience is compulsory.
Hands-on, with sound knowledge of leading HR thinking and best practices.
Strong experience in Chinese labour law, industrial laws and practices.
Good leadership and team building skills.
Strong command of written and spoken English and Mandarin.
Employee Relations Manager
(Base in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia)
Ref No: ESD748
Circa MYR 100,000 - 150,000 per annum + MYR 1,000 transport allowance
Our Client is a global Fast Moving Consumer Goods company with strong product presence in every part of the world. In line with their business expansion, our client invites strong and eager candidates to join them as Employee Relations Manager.
Reports to Regional HR Director.
Responsible and take ownership of plant disciplinary issues, staff grievances, Domestic Inquiry and counselling, and labour disputes towards betterment of Employee Relations.
Develop strategies towards positive Employee Relations and to enhance the capability of People Managers in handling people related issues and execute those strategies.
Manage Employee Programs by leading, organizing and managing plant events in line with the company's culture.
Manage IR process and compliance, and keeping abreast of judicial precedents on IR disputes.
To facilitate collaborative problem solving strategies to resolve employee relations' issues through effective communication with all levels of employees.
To plan employee relations activities.
To develop & implement employee communication channels for direct labour & indirect labour
To implement employee engagement survey action plans.
To develop and implement Industrial Relations Union proposition.
Possess a minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent.
At least 8 to 10 years' experience, added advantage if exposure to both Employee Relations and Industrial Relations in MNC environment.
Well-versed in Malaysian Labour Laws, Industrial Relations Act, Employment Act and Trade Union Act.
Independent, result-oriented and demonstrate ability to work in a fast paced/dynamic environment.
Strong time management skills with demonstrated ability in setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
Possess high level of confidentiality and integrity.
Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact comfortably with all levels of staff.
Good command of written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Regional Manager/ Director Human Resource (Industrial Relations)
Based in Malaysia/Singapore
Ref No: ESD668
Circa MYR 300,000 per annum/S$200,000 per annum
Our client is a global leader in the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry, offering innovative services and solutions to world leading electronics companies. For more than three decades our client has focused on developing a broad cache of high quality services and complete product lifecycle solution from design and prototyping to manufacturing and repair and warranty. The company has a position for a dynamic professional to join them as Regional Manager/ Director Human Resource (Industrial Relations).
Identify the strategic issues in the Industrial / employee relations function and provide high level strategic, tactical and policy advice to the management in the region, in particular for Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and India.
Maintain active networks and enhance relationships with key stakeholders, unions, peak employer bodies and Industrial Relations agencies/commissions.
Prepare for and conduct formal and informal negotiations with employees and unions whilst maintaining company’s interests.
Provide the leadership in dealings with union officials and government officials on matters pertaining to Collective Agreements, and other business decisions including changes to pay or conditions, disciplinary action, promotions, demotions, transfers, redundancies and terminations.
Lead the planning, formulation and negotiation of Agreements which meet the needs of company and oversee their implementation throughout the life of such Agreements.
Review company policies, programs and change management initiatives; advising management of any employee relations implications or problems
Prepare briefs for Industrial Commission, Tribunal or civil cases and conduct presentations at court hearings as required.
Management oversight in the entire spectrum of industrial relations management on all employment related matters.
Provide assistance and advice on grievances and disciplinary matters
Representing at reconciliation meetings and at Labour Court / Industrial Court hearings
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource or related fields with minimum 8 years relevant working experiences. Master's degree in Human Resource will be an added advantage.
In depth knowledge of the Industrial Relations Act, Employment Act and other relevant legislations in the region.
Experience in large Electronics Industry would be an added advantage
Able to interact with people at all levels
Dedicated and possess analytical capabilities and good writing skills
Able to work independently, proactive and have solid interpersonal skills
Must have excellent team spirit and leadership qualities
Site Human Resources Manager/ Director (Based in Malaysia)
Ref No: ESD667
Circa MYR 300,000 per annum
Our client is a global leader in the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry, offering innovative services and solutions to world leading electronics companies. For more than three decades our client has focused on developing a broad cache of high quality services and complete product lifecycle solution from design and prototyping to manufacturing and repair and warranty. The company has a position for a dynamic professional to join them as Site Human Resources Manager/ Director.
Accountable for building employee and organization excellence at Plant by ensuring optimal flexibility in resource planning, talent acquisition development, retention and progressive recruitment, C&B policies and harmonious industrial/union relationship management.
To drive the development of organizational capability, continuous improvement culture, commitment and performance in line with the business manufacturing road map.
Partner with the Plant Manager in meeting the people agenda in the areas of Manpower Planning and Management, Recruitment, Performance & Talent Management Partner with the Plant Management team to build an adaptive work culture that promotes site & company growth.
Developing and maintaining harmonious and progressive employee relations climate in the plant through 2 way communication and employee involvement.
Providing opportunities for and ensuring the growth and development of employees through HR interventions.
Leading change initiatives in HR area and supporting Continuous plans in the plant
Ensuring strict adherence to statutory laws.
Ensuring minimal turnover through engagement and retention interventions.
Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree or Master's Degree in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic) or equivalent.
A self starter with excellent listening and facilitating skills strong leadership skills
Ability to think creatively and implement tactically with excellence.
Capable of dealing with large number of subordinates and handling multiple customers.
Our client is a leader in heat transfer and graphic arts industry headquartered in the USA with presence in 17 countries. They specialize in the design and manufacture of high quality thermally applied graphics for automated application that can be use on a wide range of surface types. They are now seeking for experienced professional with proven track record to join their management team as Human Resources Manager, Asia,
Reports to Group GM, Asia Pacific
Leads the HR function in Asia covering China, HongKong, Taiwan, Korea and Thailand.
Key accountabilities includes
Partners on long range and annual plan development.
Organization Design & Effectiveness
Assesses organizational capabilities and identifies gaps.
Talent Management / Employee Development
Consults with and advises business leadership on organizational design that will enable the business to grow and operate effectively.
Develops and administers job evaluations, salary ranges and annual merit review programs, using relevant market data as needed to maintain competitiveness.
Builds and drives employee engagement. Advises and coaches business unit management on resolving employee issues.
Fosters positive employee relations and maintains a union free environment
Technical HR Support
Directs, recommends and proactively communicates appropriate local implementation of HR policies, practices, and initiatives.
Fosters continuous improvement by analyzing processes, monitoring effectiveness, and identifying actions to reduce complexity and/or enhance operational performance
In concert with management, builds and drives a positive employee culture
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Company policies and applicable laws.
Safety and Workers Compensation
Promotes reporting of safety issues and ensures appropriate follow-up.
Performs other incidental and related duties as assigned by manager. Provides assistance to other units as requested.
Bachelor's Degree in Business or equivalent required.
With at least 8 years of experience in HR Generalist or HR leadership positions.
Experienced in all facets of human resources including knowledge of recruitment processes, benefit and compensation administration, employee relations, and legal compliance requirements.
A team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the Company and who is sensitive to cultural differences.
Strong PC skills/aptitude and experienced in using HR systems e.g. PeopleSoft, Taleo etc.
Ability to speak and write both English and Chinese
Strong in both written and verbal communication skills