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HR Business Partner/Senior HR Generalist

Job Title: HR Business Partner/Senior HR Generalist
Location: Kuala Lumpur, KUL
Reference: 7A0C7A820FF37AE7
Job Published: September 12, 2018 13:52

Job Description

Vacancy: Senior HR Manager 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location: Kuala Lumpur (KL)

A little about us

Johnson Matthey is the global leader in sustainable technologies, applying our cutting edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. Our science and research helps to reduce pollution, relieve pain, restore hearing and boost crops.

Behind all of this, were an international business made up of many extraordinary parts. We have been in business for over 200 years. From a single office in London in 1817, we've built a global presence with significant operations in more than 30 countries. We support our customers' needs from 43 major manufacturing sites all around the globe, providing consistency and quality wherever they are.
Our culture

Johnson Matthey employees own what they do. We take the initiative, seek clarity and demand high standards from ourselves and our colleagues. We encourage collaboration inside JM and out, sharing and embracing diverse viewpoints and tackle problems together.

Our focus is to protect people and the planet. We do the right thing, for people and for the world. We do what we say well do, expect the same of each other and speak up when theres a problem. We place importance on relationships internally and externally, treating others with respect and care.

What we need

We are actively seeking a HR Business Partner / Senior HR Generalist to be based in our Central KL office, initially on a 12 month fixed term contract. Our KL office focuses on Johnson Mattheys global IT function.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsibility for delivering high quality service and support on all aspects of HR relating to the JM IT workforce in our KL office

  • A ssist management and global recruitment team on local recru itment and retention strategies

    Ensuring continuous awareness of and alignment to the wider global JM IT ways of working, projects and initiatives

  • You will champion the behaviours and culture we strive to create while also ensuring we raise our brand awareness in the local market.

  • Establishing the HR foundations for the KL office

  • Develops and deploys human resources policies and procedures across the full employee life cycle for all individuals located at the JM IT KL office to ensure effective operating practices

  • Manages the compensation & benefits scheme and ensures an equitable and competitive remuneration structure is in place to attract and retain the right skills and capabilities

  • Proactively manages the employer / employee relations and communication to maximise on-going productivity and efficiency and ensure the maintenance of positive relationships

  • M anages the training & development function for all employees for the purpose of on-going skill development to meet business requirements

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Degree in Human Resource Management

  • Experience of working within an IT organisation or similar technical functions within the KL market

  • Knowledge of recruitment in the local KL market

  • Knowledge of local employment legislation and employee relation practices

  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation across multiple sites and time zones.

How to apply:

Internal applicants should advise their line manager before applying. A full job description is available on request from If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online via:

Closing date for applications: 20 th September 2018

Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.