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People Lead Malaysia

  • Human Resources
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Cathay Dragon

Reports to:      Country Manager and Regional Head of People

Job Level:       B


The purpose of this role is to be the business partner for all Human Resources processes, policies and practices for the country team and partner with all departmental heads and line managers to recruit, develop and support all employees.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide a reliable, approachable point of contact for Human Resource queries from the local team
  • Act as a contact point for union or employee committee relationships on a day to day level and cater for different requests from employee groups
  • Ensure that Cathay people processes are conducted in an accurate and customer focussed manner
  • Ensure that all people processes are conducted in a compliant manner and work with regional teams to address any compliance issues in a timely fashion
  • Ensure key processes such as timekeeping, leave and attendance, payroll and related administration are completed in an effective manner and that country line managers and employees are well informed of processes and policies
  • Provide input on local legal requirements or industrial circumstances
  • Assist in the preparation of annual staff budgets and remuneration review processes, analysis and communications to support this
  • Provide professional advice and support to line managers and the Country Manager on day to day people issues and concerns
  • Actively support the Country Manager to create a positive and supportive culture within the Outport such as supporting the cascade of key communications on strategy or people processes
  • Provide immediate and hands-on support to people issues that emerge and escalate to country leadership or the regional people team for support
  • Work with the global people team and regional people manager to design and execute local programmes to drive engagement, performance culture, training, reward, and recognition to help nurture the Cathay culture
  • Proactively support line managers on performance management process, performance improvement programmes and team building
  • Provide professional advice on Human Resource policies, contractual entitlements and day to day processes
  • Support and coach line managers on the application of company policy



  • A degree in Human Resources or related discipline is an advantage
  • At least 3 years recent experience working in a Human Resource capacity
  • Experience of working in airlines is an advantage
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator with strong English language skills
  • Demonstrable ability to handle conflict and mediate to achieve a timely and positive outcome
  • Has an approachable and open style of communication
  • Practical knowledge of Human Resource compliance and processes
  • Collaborative and works well with remote teams
  • Proactive and energetic
  • High levels of integrity, trusted and able to exercise discretion
  • Must have the legal right to live and work in Malaysia


Closing date for application: 12 December 2018


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