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APAC HR Director, Kuala Lumpur (MY)

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, MY
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We continue to transform how we work and invest in what we do, trusting, inspiring and freeing our people to create better customer experiences and build exciting career experiences along the way and all around the world.

This makes HR here a powerful, business leading function, and this a unique opportunity to do the job of your lifetime in a creative, diverse environment that celebrates vision and purpose.

As part of Electrolux, we will continuously invest in you and your development. There are no barriers to where your career could take you.

If you enjoy to making simple out of complex, build new, have an improvement mindset and you never settle, given HR, employee experience and effectiveness are your things, this role is your calling.

In this position you will help in laying process, systems and mindset that will be the foundations for HR around the region, and will drive the culture and make Electrolux a great place to work.

You will lead building, implementing and continuously improving the HR Operations across the region, working with the team leaders in the key region locations. You will define and build the core of the central HR operations team in KL or Singapore, securing best in class delivery level, speed and impact.

This role is a member of the regional HR leadership team and provides great exposure both to the regional and global HR and business teams.


40% Business Leader:

  • Develop, implement and execute HR operations strategies, policies, programs and processes
  • Identify and implement continued operational excellence and service improvement initiatives
  • Facilitates smooth integration of Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, etc.
  • Ensures clear, accurate and timely communications
  • Ensures positive customer experience through exceptional service delivery
  • Assesses current policies and procedures and re-designs or adjusts workflows accordingly to support accurate, efficient and timely administration of programs in order to meet expectations of clients
  • Responsible for HR operations governance and compliance
20% Talent Leader:

  • Recruit, lead, coach and develop team in very specialized areas including payroll, system admins, SME
  • Lead operational projects and act as project sponsor role within HR Operations department initiatives
  • Build strong engaged and high performing teams
10% Value Leader:

  • Ensure service delivery is compliant regionally with laws, regulations, and corporate policies
  • Ensure application of standard policies, coordinated regionally
  • Maintains relationships with vendors/suppliers to ensure standards are met and constantly improved
  • Partners with key internal clients to achieve business objectives
10% Change Leader:

  • Manage the implementation of new or process changes and provide leadership for HR Operations teams after implementation
  • Represent HR operations in prioritization activities and escalations
  • Provide feedback into services priorities to ensure regional adoption
10% Culture Steward:

  • Build and lead a team, establish the team with a strong client focus, an environment of collaboration and enablement, effective and successful performance and continuous improvement
  • Champion a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure deployment of scalable, simplified and standardized processes
  • Establish a culture of accountability and measurement
  • Strengthen Electrolux employment brand and creating an employer of choice reputation.
10% other projects

Minimum Qualification

Who you are
  • Agile - You work with urgency, analysing and adapting to different situations, quickly understanding changes and reacting confidently and decisively.
  • Collaborative - You build trust, good working relationships and communicate effectively with your colleagues and across functions.
  • Communicative - You can make yourself understood and are a good listener. Have excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization, including top management
  • Energetic - Your enthusiasm is infectious and inspires and engages your colleagues and collaborators to achieve, deliver, be accountable and own their work. You'll also have the stamina essential to delivering results in both the short and long term.
  • Influential - You are a change champion and demonstrate the courage to challenge the status quo; you show initiate, drive and make change stick.
  • A leader - You have a vision and a purpose, and you can inspire and influence others to not only share it, but apply their abilities to achieve it.
  • A strategic-thinker - You can join the dots to take us from where we are to where we want to be, mapping the clear routes and strategies essential to achieving our goals.
  • You have a proven track record as HR innovator and integrator and exhibit knowledge of HR core processes and leverage HR knowledge to drive simplification and continuous.
  • You are on top with the market insights, are up to date with latest trends and thought leaders insights. You know how to use to work with internal and external data and insights to support your recommendations and decisions
  • Have proven skills working across country borders with the understanding and respect for cultural differences. Have experience in working a matrix, multilayer organization
  • Have a track record of setting-up and delivering regional HR operations and HR Shared Services across a range of geographical locations in a complex matrix environment
  • Demonstrate experience with continuous improvement and a track record of structured process mapping, process optimization and controls
  • You have a minimum of 10 years' experience in Human Resources, proving being capable of managing both strategic and operational HR matters to support the business needs.
Travel, working hours

  • This role, being a regional role, doesn't have standard working hours but you will need to manage your own and your teams work life balance across our region with diverse working hours and time zones. On ad hoc basis you might be required to join a global HR / business call at nonstandard working hours also.
  • You will be located in Kuala Lumpur Office and required to travel to other regional locations up to 20% of time
What we offer

As you will be joining the business that is growing, we offer you experience to work in a very dynamic, multicultural environment, where there is a lot of building, developing and improving initiatives ongoing.

The opportunity gives a chance to those who like their days being busy, filled with new opportunities for doing stg better coming every day, with working with colleagues based in every corner APAC&MEA and the globe.

Our HR team is set to become more employee experience driven and aims to make impact on business through providing relevant, embedded in our culture programs. This role will be leading that strategy and gets a chance to make a real difference.

This role is track to other HR leadership positions within region or globally.

HR Solutions Director, APAC & MEA


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