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HR Business Partner

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Human Resources
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
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What Will You Be Doing

The HRBP will be accountable for implementing the People Agenda on the ground and customizing the framework according to the country's needs, delivering HR support to the business and ensuring HR delivery is aligned with business goals in their area of assigned business. You will collaborate with the business for the creation of a high-performance culture by implementing team and organization design solutions and providing measurable performance indicators and improvement plans.

You bring HR insight (including Employee and Industrial Relations) to bear on all people-related issues (people, capabilities, organisation, leadership and culture), facilitate HR service delivery to the business and support the business and teams in business delivery. At the same time, you always ensure daily front-line support to the local team with the purpose to provide the best employee experience possible (onboarding, training, well-being).

Team Structure

  • Reporting to: Personal Care SEA HR Lead & Head of HR, Vietnam

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Being the first point of the HR contact in the area of assigned business for a seamless employee experience journey.

  • Responsible for the activation of the People Agenda in the area of assigned business in the country but not limited to, local Talent Management, Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, Conflict Resolution, Employment Law/Legal Compliance, Performance Management, well-being and advising in HR processes.

  • Maintains effective employee relations through regular connection with employees in their functional organization, including field locations where applicable.

  • Provides input into the Talent strategy through developing insight and analysis of people-related business issues and opportunities which may involve activating global solutions (Talent Management tools/processes and diversity metrics).

  • Implements and coordinates change initiatives to support enhanced organisational effectiveness within the business.

  • Tracks delivery against the case for change using analytical and data-driven approaches to business and organisational issue analysis.

  • Collects Human Resources/Organisation Effectiveness metrics and measurements for the business across the entire HR lifecycle.

  • Monitors and addresses legal compliance issues ensuring that the organisation complies with local and national laws (e.g., recruitment, diversity, data protection, employee contracts).

  • Interacts with HR and business colleagues within and outside the business to ensure alignment of HR activity in the spirit of One Unilever.

  • Works with HR colleagues from Expertise Teams to deliver HR interventions within the business.

Key Stakeholders


  • Functional Directors, Line Managers, Global/Regional Expertise teams


  • External market peer contacts and HR bodies


No travelling is required.

What’s in You

  • Bachelor Degree.

  • You have relevant experience in HR/Employee Relations systems and processes and working in cross-cultural and matrix organisations.

  • You possess a good knowledge of key HR processes, roles and responsibilities across the entire HR lifecycle.

  • You are action-oriented to initiate appropriate resources and tools to ensure the delivery on time of HR processes.

  • You embrace the continuous improvement and simplification mindset and experience.Ideally has had experience in HR service centre environment and/or expertise teams as well as hands-on HR management experience in the business.

How to Apply:

Please apply online and add your updated resume. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application if shortlisted.

About Unilever:

Be part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas, and disrupt processes: use your energy to make this happen. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best. Every day, many Malaysian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life-giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future.

Every individual here can bring their purpose to life through their work. Join us and you will be surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers. Among them, you will channel your purpose, bring fresh ideas to the table, and simply be you. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we will work to help you become a better you.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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