Manager, HRBP (Malaysia)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Informa Markets is a division of Informa plc. With a growing portfolio of 30 trade events in Southeast Asia, we create business growth opportunities for ASEAN and the rest of the world in a wide range of industries including Furniture & Interiors, Industrial Machinery, Renewable Energy, Power, Security, Construction, Food, Oil & Gas, Hospitality, Livestock, Beauty, Water & Wastewater Subcontracting, Environmental Technology and HVAC. As the world’s leading exhibitions organiser, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. Our deep knowledge and passion for the industry sectors we serve allow us to create valuable experiences where people can succeed. At our events, people build relationships, close deals and grow their businesses. These global networks, skilled, passionate people and market-leading events provide exciting opportunities for business people to achieve their ambitions.   

Job Description

Role Summary:

The incumbent will partner with the Regional HR Director and local country management team in achieving the overall business goals and priorities. This will be done by providing advice and delivering programs in all areas of human resources including recruitment, performance and talent development, organizational design, rewards & compensation, and employee engagement.

This is a single contributor role with an Office Manager reporting into this role. Payroll, contracts generation, data / system maintenance and letter generation are managed separately by the HR Operations team. The workforce is around 80 employees currently with the potential to grow to 100 by early 2024 with the newly acquired business being fully integrated.

The incumbent should be a proactive communicator and change agent, who can successfully balance employee needs with business objectives to create integrated solutions.


  • Partnering with the country management team on full spectrum of HR activities.
  • Involve in organization design review to meet the business expansion and growth.
  • Supporting workforce planning, hiring and onboarding, employee movement and employee engagement initiatives to ensure the needs of business are met.
  • Identifying talents for succession planning of critical positions and talent management initiatives. 
  • Maintain and review the Company’s HR Policy, SOPs and Employee Handbook and recommend improvements on HR practices and in compliance with the relevant laws and regulations.
  • Providing consultative support, mediating and resolving employee relations issue in accordance to the Company Policy and prevailing laws.
  • Execution of Corporate and regional HR programs for local country implementation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or related qualifications.
  • At least 7 years of HR generalist experience in HR, preferably from a multinational organization with good track record in implementing HR programs and initiatives.
  • Familiar with Malaysia Employment Act and related statutory requirements.
  • People oriented with strong stakeholder management skills, resourceful and able to interact with individuals of all levels.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of all HR processes; strong problem-solving skills with exemplary customer service.
  • Strong generalist competencies; demonstrated business partner experience in a nimble, fluid environment.
  • Effective communication/presentation skills and ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders within the business.

Additional Information

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

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