SABIC Manager, HR Operations, South SEA in Singapore, Singapore

Position Title Manager, HR Operations, South SEA

Auto Req ID 7994BR

Relocation Assistance No

Region/Pole Asia Pacific

Job Purpose & Responsibilities The HR Manager is primarily responsible for the human resource operations for SABIC Singapore Manufacturing site and other smaller sites offices such as Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia offices.

  • To act as business partner to the Plant Manager and his team on all HR issues and their resolutions. Implement HR policies and practices that meet the business needs

  • Support global / regional initiatives such as Employee Survey and Top Employer Award related activities etc.

  • Personnel Administration; includes maintain all personnel records are updated in P-file and administer SG government legislated work passes for employees and family

  • Payroll: Provision of monthly payroll transactions to outsourced payroll vendor for payroll processing. Assist manager in yearend tax submission for all entities under his/her care.

  • Benefits Administration such as leave system, outpatient medical, dental, optical, (VISTA) Insurance administration (AON), manage Employee Referral Program, Reward & Recognition Program

  • Training Administration : administer training applications is in accordance with policy, liaise with local institutions on training for employees

  • Co-ordination of regulatory training requirements for Benoi plant

  • Support yearly individual performance review process for manufacturing non-exempt employees

  • Co-ordination for yearly regulatory Manufacturing health examination

  • Expatriate management and tax assistance (GMEs)

  • Preparation of all HR monthly accrual to Finance.

  • Preparation of local regulatory surveys and C&B surveys (Mercer)

  • HR Representative for Benoi Plant EHS committee

  • Assist in yearly payroll audits by Ernest & Young

  • Update and maintain HR SOP and identify opportunities for process improvement for assigned countries.

  • Support the HR Manager in the implementation of ad-hoc HR projects and initiatives with key drivers on install retention, career planning.

  • Initiate employee communication programs and recreational activities

  • Handle work grievances


  • Diploma/Degree in any discipline, preferably with HR specialization

  • At least 8 - 10 years of relevant experience in an MNC and manufacturing environment

  • Manage team experience.

  • Well-versed in the respective countries labour laws and legislations

  • Proficient in MS Office applications and HR systems

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Display maturity, tactfulness and confidence in communicating and dealing with all levels of people.

  • Meticulous and details oriented.

  • Able to multi task and work under tight datelines.

  • Possess initiative, resourcefulness and analytical to solve problems and work out issues.

  • Pleasant personality, self-motivated and ability to work independently and with team.

  • Ability to adapt to change by continuously improving tasks and work methods.

Country Singapore

City Singapore

General Please visit us at to learn more about SABIC.

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements.

Together, we are even better!

At SABIC, we get how business works and what brings sustained growth and market leadership. Our ultimate goal is to power our customers competitive advantage for the long term.

It is from a deep understanding of our customers commercial ambitions that we challenge the status quo working relentlessly to deliver on that challenge.

We seek the best and the brightest employees throughout the world to become part of our vision.

You are ambitious and talented. You are looking for a career that will equip you to make the best of your strengths, both personally and professionally. That is why we are pleased you are visiting our careers website.

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation SABIC is a highly successful, rapidly expanding global manufacturer of chemicals, fertilizers, metals and plastics. We are as ambitious as you are and we have the track record to match.

SABIC prides itself on its world class expertise and technology, its ability to create specific solutions to meet individual customers circumstances and needs, its global reach and product depth, and commitment to a sustainable future.

We intend to be the preferred world leader in chemicals. To achieve our vision, we need to attract, develop and retain dedicated people of your caliber.

That is why this is the perfect time to build our futures together. Our comprehensive training and development programs are among the best in the petrochemical industry. Our pay and reward packages are always competitive and we offer you career opportunities in a diversity of disciplines and locations worldwide.

Choosing an employer is among the most important choices you will ever make.

Disclaimer: SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.