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Human Resources, Manufacturing | Selangor, Malaysia | Up to MYR 200,000 per annum | 28 Dec 2018

Country HR Head of Malaysia


Specialisation: Human Resources; Manufacturing

Email Karen

Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Salary: Up to MYR 200,000 per annum
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 28th December 2018

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a MNC Manufacturing company who is the World’s Largest Manufacturer  of Glass and Glazing Products. They are looking for a Country Human Resources (HR) Head of Malaysia, reporting to the Regional HR Manager Asia who is based in Japan and also work closely with respective SBU/Function Heads and Country Managers in Malaysia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and directs all aspects of the Company’s human resources policies, objectives, and initiatives in Malaysia.
  • Responsible for employment, placement, orientation and training, labor relations, compensation, benefits, internal communication, and other employee services in Malaysia with a prior approval by Regional HR Director/Regional HR Manager and other relevant stakeholders including Regional/Country SBU/Function Heads.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Provide HR Service to all Business activities in Malaysia.
  • Regular communication with local business management team in Malaysia.
  • Maintain expertise in local HR legislation and practice.
  • Establish a good labour-management relationship in Malaysia.
  • Talent Management within HR and within Business in Malaysia.
  • Manage costs within approved HR Budget.
  • Monthly reporting and HR KPI’s.


  • Number of people supervised by in HR Organization: 1 Manager, 1 Deputy Managers and 9 Staffs in 2 Sites, Sungai Buloh and Johor Bahru.
  • Number of people service provided for in Malaysia – 810 at Sungai Buloh and 480 at Johor Bahru in 3 Strategic Business Units and Support Functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources topics with at least 10 years of HR practitioner experiences.
  • At least 5 years of proved people management and supervisory skills.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of regional/local cultures.
  • HR managerial experiences in a global organization with a significant size.
  • HR management experiences in unionized organization.
  • Preferably leadership experiences of performing project management with regional/global HR topics.
  • Must have knowledge of HR relevant law, regulations and practices in Malaysia.
  • Must possess high level and versatile local HR expertise and know-how.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Windows and Office software).

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Karen at or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!