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HR Manager in Nationwide Thailand at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV003528

About Us

KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community.  KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential.  KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments.


Purpose of Position:
Responsible as HR Business Partner, to lead and provide support to core HR functions, including Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Talent Management & Succession, HRIS & Data Management, Compliance & Integrity, Employee/Industrial Relations and Organizational internal communication.  This role supports the Thailand DentalCo team, as well as People Programs for the APAC/SEA region.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Business Partnering
  • Works closely with Thailand Country Manager and his/her direct reports to establish the HR / talent action plans, in support of the business 
  • Act as contact point for Thailand associates in relation to all HR matters, related to policy, procedures, processes, career, performance/development and benefits programs.
  • Keep up to date with HR market practices and drive for continuous improvement.
Resource Management & Talent Acquisition
  • Partner leaders to plan for manpower needs, analysis of manpower statistics and staff movement/turnover rate etc.
  • Drive end to end recruiting actions to attract and hire talent in line with the growth headcount plans.
  • Works closely with APAC Talent Acquisition manager to support and/or implement any regional objectives, reporting and initiatives, as necessary.
  • Manage the new hire process (induction, track probationary completion and employment confirmation)
  • Conduct orientation and facilitate immersion of new hires.
  • Support and ensure smooth transition for internal fill/transfer. Assist with all relocation/secondment.
Compensation & Benefits Management
  • Oversee all local policy, compensation and benefit programs to ensure competitive programs, alignment to Danaher companies and local compliance.
  • Analyze, design & implement compensation & benefit programs to ensure the total reward system remains competitive in the local market.
  • Participate in compensation & benefits survey, job benchmarking exercise and industry trends analysis, as required.
  • Interface with Payroll vendor – monthly payroll, claims, tax reporting.
  • Negotiate rates and benefits for Group Insurance, Workmen Comp, Travel Insurance, etc.
  • Liaise with insurance vendor on outpatient/specialist/ inpatient medical claims i.e. administer enrolment/ withdrawal of benefits and insurance program for new hires/ current employees and leavers.
Talent & Performance Management
  • Drive Performance and Development management process and ensure that reviews and evaluations are carried out in an effective and timely manner.
  • Co-ordinate the bi-yearly performance review & calibration exercise
  • Co-ordinate the bi-yearly talent review and succession planning discussion with leaders
  • Guide leaders on performance management, coaching, performance & development improvement processes.
  • Recommend & implement various talent attraction, retention & engagement programs to assist the company to attain employer of choice status.
Change Management & Organizational Development
  • Advice, support and guidance to leaders on effective human resource management practices and counselling.
  • Provide coaching to business leaders and associates as part of development.
  • Recommend and implement appropriate organizational development & change management measures.
Employee Relations & Engagement
  • Organize regular employee communication, feedback, skip level and focus group meeting.
  • Work with global/regional HR to roll out Annual Engagement Survey according to stated timelines.
  • Analyze employee survey reports, facilitate and assist leaders to communicate results and roll out action plans to bridge the gap.
  • Effective management of labor relations and deal with various legal litigation matters as necessary.
HR Policy & Procedures and Operations
  • Periodically review employee handbook to ensure that the HR policy & procedures are up to date.
  • Off-boarding: exit paperwork, conduct exit interviews.
  • Local champion for Workday (Employee Database System), Taleo (Employee Recruitment
  • Database System).

Job Requirements


Requirement for the Position
  • Degree holder, with about 8-10 years of MNC working experience in HR with good foundations in HRM (recruitment, HR operations, performance management), preferably from the healthcare/life science industry of a commercial setting (sales & distribution).  
  • Both oral and written English skills must be good, and the candidate should be conversant with HRIS systems and be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  
  • Travel requirement for this role is low.
Other requirements:
  • Possess highest standards of integrity and discretion.
  • Hands-on, detail-oriented and meticulous.
  • Proactive, self-driven, good analytical and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Courage and influence without authority with regards to peer relationships.
  • Build strong and effective partnership with country leadership and regional HR team.
  • Able to ensure compliance of all regulations across the business. 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.