Malaysia, HR Manager in Kuala Lumpur at CDNetworks Global

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Job Description


This individual will function as the HR Leader representing the Malaysia, Singapore and India region, working with the management to focus on positive and constructive Employee Relations Management initiatives and cultural integration, yet strategically focus on expanding the business to neighbouring regions.


  • Interface with global HR teams, as needed/scheduled on various HR-related facets, not limited to global reporting.
  • Business Partnering - Work in partnership with global teams, as applicable.
  • Employee Relations/Legal – Create a sound counselling board where positive rapport & trust is built between HR, Employees and Leadership team. Provide an advisory service down the line ensuring that employees are fully aware of their rights and entitlements, as per legal country & company practice. Ensure HR matters are handled fairly and consistently in line with legal and company requirements. Handle grievances, disciplinary activities, investigations and related hearings.
  • Global Initiatives – Assist with ad-hoc global HR initiatives as needed.


  • Internal - Accurately record-keep accordingly.
  • Recruiting – Facilitate all recruitment related matters.
  • Onboarding - Ensure new hire processes are followed and maintain accuracy and integrity of personnel files.
  • Deboarding - Ensure employees are separated from the company appropriately (and according to company practice and country laws), systems/records are updated, and property returned.
  • Performance Management – Prior experience with an automated performance management process preferred.
  • HR Administration, Policies & Procedures & Professional Communication Practices - review and update all policies in line with current legislation and best practice.
  • Office Management – Assist with managing the day-to-day office management
  • Event planning for the Malaysia office.
  • Other duties assigned by managers.

Job Requirements


  • BS/BA or University-level equivalent education;
  • 8+ years related experience, 5 years of which you have already functioned in an HR/GA Manager capacity.
  • 3+ years supporting a field Sales operations organization, as well as, recent experiencing working in the internet-based and/or software industry.
  • Recent experience (within last 3-5 years) working in a start-up capacity within a global-matrix-managed environment and with all line levels – Leadership team down to line employee.
  • Functioned in a HR Generalist-capacity during the bulk of your current career
  • Additional experience as an Office Manager & payroll-related matters and exposure to facilities-related tasks, preferred; knowledge of the basic payroll processes will be advantageous.
  • Comfortable working autonomously yet possesses the professional maturity & experience to know when to reach out to international HR counterparts for appropriate support and to provide real-time status updates of what is occurring in the region.
  • Ability to travel internationally if needed (~5%). Assist other employees with travel arrangements, as well.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Fluent in both English and Chinese in order to liaise with international HR counterparts. 

 Preferred skills and experience

  • Strong experience with Outlook and MS Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Hands-on working knowledge with SAP.
  • Ability to analyse and provides appropriate response in any given situation.
  • Resourceful – thinks ‘outside the box’ to find viable solutions and time-saving techniques to accomplish tasks & projects.
  • Meticulous to detail.
  • Amiable; personable; approachable; well-nature/balanced temperament when it comes to addressing sensitive situations based on the audience (who/when/how and if a line employee versus a Manager)
  • Sense of accountability, sensitivity, confidentiality and transparency.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.


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