Manager, Human Resource (4 Months Contract)











Do you want to work with passionate teams, providing excellent business and digital services to the Asia Pacific region?


Do you want an open, supportive, and caring working environment?


Do you view your development needs seriously as we do?


If YES, then take your career to the #NextLevel with BASF !

Objectives of the Position

  • Work closely with the local leaders and people manager, in HR Advisory and support them to translate business priorities and organization needs into people and HR initiatives within Malaysia. Work will include supporting Managers with organization development, employee communications, HR framework execution, HR operations, talent acquisition, policy advice & adherence.

  • Effectively manage special projects assigned in HR area in line with the project deliverables and manage all stakeholders to ensure project deliverables are communicated effectively.


Main Tasks

  • Work with people leaders and managers in Malaysia to consult, share insights and execute critical HR topics, with a focus on creating a high-performing and productive workforce, and enhancing a change mindset as aligned with the Business and Corporate Strategy

  • Build and maintain a relationship as trusted HR partner with key stakeholders within BASF offices.

  • Support the management and administration execution of BASF HR framework incl. annual salary review, performance management, talent forum, succession planning, talent program nomination etc.

  • Coach manager and employees on people matters including performance, terminations, disciplinary issues, career development, covering office employees

  • Support ER & IR matters within offices, which consist of staff disciplines, industrial relations disputes and being part of Collective Agreement panel discussions and negotiations. Advise office staff as to appropriate resolution of employee relations

  • Ensure coordination and facilitation of new hire orientation program to generate a positive first impression for employees and emphasize the importance of belonging in our company culture

  • Work closely with HR teams to ensure successful deployment and embedment of various HR projects.

  • Work closely with HRBP and HR CoEs together to find the best solution for the stakeholders.


Continuous Improvement

  • Recommend and implement continuous improvement initiatives to improve HR excellence and customer satisfaction

  • Process operational tasks along the HR Processes and identify areas for process improvement, automation, to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the HR team as a whole


Professional Guidance / Multiple Reporting Lines

  • Administratively reports to Head of Business Services, Malaysia & Singapore and Operationally to Senior Manager,HR.

  • Works closely with internal HR colleagues within Malaysia (BMS & BASC)


Frequent Cooperation outside BASF Group

  • Networks and builds relationships with other HR professionals to identify and learn best practices and to generate


Degree of Supervision required in the job

Works with minimal supervision



Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related discipline;


Working Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of professional HR experience in a multinational company environment, specifically in HR generalist and/or business partnering areas

  • Solid experience and knowledge in local HR practices and statutory requirement 

  • Solid HR advisory experience across multiple groups (Office locations)

  • Proven record of driving and implementing people initiatives

  • Exposed and experienced in managing HR project will be an added advantage

BASF Asia-Pacific Service Centre was established in 2005. Located in Kuala Lumpur, the regional service hub has approximately 1,100 employees and growing. Focused on being a competency and digitalization driven hub, it also provides quality functional and know-how services in the areas of finance, controlling, human resources, real estate and facilities management, communications, environmental, health and safety, procurement, import-export order management, and information services to BASF companies and affiliates in the Asia Pacific region. BASF also has two other regional hubs located in Berlin, Germany, and Montevideo, Uruguay that cover the Europe and Americas regions.


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at

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