HR Operations Manager (South East Asia), Professional Services – Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Job Title: HR Operations Manager (South East Asia), Professional Services – Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reference: HK/15743
Contact Name: Hazel Kok
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2021 14:42

Job Description

We are partnering with a Global Professional Services provider to hire an experienced HR Operations Manager (South East Asia) to be based in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. 


Well established organisation

Newly created positon

A collaborative and dynamic work environment


Reporting to the South East Asia HR Director, you are required to drive compliance and lead the execution of HR operations process in the South East Asia region. You will be managing a small team of 4, responsible for end-to-end HR operations and support of contingent workers in the region. 


Some of the key responsibilities include:

Lead HR Processes, Risk and Compliance

Development and review policies relevant to SEA in accordance to local law and regulations of different geographical locations.

Continuous improvement opportunities for existing HR processes Lead 

Lead HR projects specific to HR operations 


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 15 years of relevant work experience preferably in the management consultancy space. Excellent written and spoken English is a must to excel in this positon. In addition, you will have the following:

University educated with a degree in Human Resources or other business related degree

Good analytical and problem solving skills

Strong stakeholder management skills

Strong project management skills with attention to details



Stakeholder management - ability to work and connect with multi-stakeholders - BCG partners, Function leads (e.g., Finance, Operations, People Team)

Team management – ability to manage a team and provide direction and coaching in the role(s) and career development

Strong project management skills, highly organized, with strong attention to detail

Sound judgment, strong interpersonal skills and collaborative style

Ability to get things done without being prompted. Has a strong drive and ability to work independently and take initiative, even in ambiguous situations.

Comfortable working with virtual teams

Team player, highly motivated, proactive, strong ownership and resourceful

Convey a strong positive image with high standards of professional behaviour and ethics

Experienced HR practitioner, with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience

Excellent command of English, both spoken and written

Strong passion for technology and at ease with digital collaboration tools (Trello, Slack, Egnyte) and video conferencing (Zoom)

Confident in the use of Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel


For further details please contact Hazel Kok by sending in your CV to

Job Code: HK/15743


EA Licence No: 14C6917

Registration No: R1879619 


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