Head of HR (Thailand)

Location Bangkok
Discipline Health Care & Life Science
Job reference BBBH33714_1674576138
Salary Negotiable
Job startdate ASAP
Consultant email napak.d@manpower.co.th

HR Director - Thailand

  • Support development & drive implementation of Global HR strategy at a Country/Site or site level in line with the (local) Business strategy
  • Develop and ensure efficient implementation of global and local HR processes, policies, and tools at a Country/Site level
  • Support, coach and counsel Line and Senior Management in all HR-related matters, e.g. concerning HR processes and tools, leadership and organizational change and development
  • Works out detailed HC budget and respect personnel cost budget and training cost for his/her scope.
  • Close cooperation with internal (e.g., Global HR Management, Payroll) and external interfaces
  • Champions the company Code of Ethics and Values and promotes the interests and image of the company.
  • Works closely with Employee services and contributes to developing and implementing Country/Site HR Policies in line with its business plans & requirements and company HR Policy.
  • Analyze HR data to address issues of attrition, staffing, employee performance, training
  • Implements with the support from Employee Services leads and monitors all HR processes for the defined client group (e.g. performance management process, salary review process, development, separation).
  • Provides coordination and support for management and employees to implement People Management Cycle (PMC) and local self-service deployment; ensures accuracy and timeliness of records.
  • Provides process follow-up and support, especially in terms of training and development planning collectively and individually.
  • Responsible for ensuring periodic Work Force Planning, 3-Year Plan, and Budget Reviews for scope.
  • Lead the recruitment process, including job descriptions and candidate profiles for all positions, with active methods of winning overqualified people.
  • Follow business and local procedures regarding recruitment approvals.
  • Lead employment process in line with legal requirements and procedures
  • Cooperate with external institutions and firms in the scope of staff recruitment and development
  • Ensure local headcount reporting and administrative record accuracy in the system
  • Drive people management processes (objective setting, development and improvement planning, know-how assessment, performance management, succession planning), facilitate & support management and employees in the implementation of the company People Management cycle
  • Provide process follow-up & support, e.g., concerning collective & individual training/development activities
  • Support and advise Line and Sr. Management concerning disciplinary actions, counsel on aspects of local regulations and labour laws
  • Propose and validate compensation reviews (salary and bonus) and promotions
  • Ensure data record accuracy
  • Manage & facilitate Internal Mobility actions, growth within the organization


  • Minimum 15 years in a similar role as an HR generalist in a Professional / Multinational / Multicultural environment; in-depth HR experience/knowledge
  • Understanding of financial concepts relevant to business P&L, Balance Sheet
  • Knowledge of region HR practices, key talent pool sources in the region with competition
  • Working knowledge and experience in recruitment and selection, staff planning and labour cost budgeting skills
  • Solid understanding, knowledge & experience in HR Management tools, policies, processes & best practices
  • Good knowledge of the local labour laws
  • Fluency in English; any other language skills may be of advantage
  • Experience in HR operational aspects (Talent availability, Salary & Benefit, Legal/Labour Compliance, Income Tax, Social Context)
  • Exposure to various international delegation methodologies and assignment of staff
  • Exposure to People Soft and SAP locally used HR systems and tools.