Regional Senior Manager, Compensation & Benefits

Regional Senior Manager, Compensation & Benefits

BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC
Singapore Thailand
12-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

The BASF Shared Services Center Kuala Lumpur was established in 2005. Located in Kuala Lumpur, it has approximately 700 employees and provides functional services in the areas of Finance, Controlling, Information Services, Human Resources, Environment, Health & Safety, Procurement, and Import-Export Order Management to BASF companies and affiliates in 17 markets across Asia Pacific. BASF also has three other Shared Service Centers that cover Europe and the Americas, located in Berlin and Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Montevideo, Uruguay.
Objectives of the Position
  • Lead the team to deliver all C&B topics to the service recipients and coordinate the related governance implementation within the region
  • Act as expert for all HR M&A activities in the region – from project kickoff through due diligence and integration. He/she will work in a team environment, will act as HR point of contact for the regional M&A/Integration team and will lead HR M&A and divestiture activities
  • Contribute to the development of the team, and participate global C&B communities for knowledge exchange and support the development / revamp of C&B initiatives
  • Be the regional contact for HR risk management and regional officer for labor standard

Main Tasks
  • Supervise the team to complete major annual cycles including performance management, annual salary review, insured benefits renewal, internal & external compensation & benefits surveys, internal employee engagement survey, etc. from vendor management, data preparation and analysis to expert recommendation and management approval, etc. where appropriate.
  • Arrange resources and lead the team to provide service in ad hoc HR M&A activities (from due diligence, negotiation support, closing readiness execution to integration, etc.), projects, unplanned C&B service demands (e.g. job evaluation requests, incentives scheme design & review, etc.)
  • Partner with relevant stakeholders in global community to share, develop & retain knowledge of C&B / HR M&A expertise, optimize resources, review and improve process, shape the R&R in defined/ changing service & operational models
  • Collaborate with diverse HR stakeholders (country HR, business HR, hub HR service team, etc.) to drive the implementation of global C&B policy changes / new initiatives in all countries in the region
  • Be the Regional ILSS (International Labor & Social Standard) Officer to carry out the necessary d governance requirements to support the compliance to the defined standard
  • Partner with corporate risk management to collect and report people risks in the region and prepare for mitigation measures

  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related disciplines

Working Experience
  • 12 years or above HR experience with at least 6 years hands on experience in leading core C&B topics including design of pay structure & incentive scheme, insured benefits. Additional experience in diverse HR areas e.g. job evaluation, performance management, organizational development, employee engagement, employee development, HR M&A a plus.

Technical & Professional Knowledge
  • 3 years leadership experience in developing and organizing a regional CoE team
  • Experience in global organization and MNC environment, process knowledge of multiple countries and ability to comprehend diversity of the region
  • Good understanding of characteristics of the local labor laws and local labor market culture of APAC countries
  • High organizational awareness with strong communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent analytical skillset with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Good skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Job Details


We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

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