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HR Generalist, IKEA Damansara

Petaling Jaya, Selangor People & HR Full Time

Job description

Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

Job description

You support your manager to establish IKEA Damansara as the preferred employer by attracting those who share the IKEA values, ensuring a systematic development for all co-workers, inspiring co-workers to perform and remain with IKEA Southeast Asia.

• Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, you contribute to the creation and operational implementation of the local HR action plan.
• You support and guide in the recruitment and introduction process. Responsible for value-driven recruitment strategy in the store to be aligned with overall regional recruitment strategy.
• You use the PEOPLE strategy framework and work towards attracting and retaining people. Create a business and value-driven diversity adapted to the store needs.
• You ensure that remuneration practises in the store are competitive within the local market and retail industry; which enables us to attract and retain the right people in our business.
• You ensure that all our work processes follow company guidelines, national legislation and regulations.
• You act as a Business Partner to department managers, advising and support assigned department in all general HR-related matters.
• You ensure staff recruitment costs and salaries costs are in line with set targets as set in the budget.
• You handle employee grievances in an effective and efficient manner so as to preserve good employee relations and industrial harmony.
• You investigate, manage and control all the disciplinary and grievance mechanism, as well as conduct and participate in disciplinary process {e.g. disciplinary domestic inquiries (DI)} as prosecutor and prepare recommendation papers for appropriate disciplinary actions.
• You are also responsible to ensure uses of HR data to enable better management of all human resources related processes, payroll accuracy and timely, timekeeping and attendance and staff planning works in a timely and efficient way.


• You have at least 5 - 7 years of experience in Human Resource. You are people-oriented, you have good working knowledge of the full spectrum of HR functions, specifically in areas of recruitment, industrial relations, employee relations, engagement and compensation and benefits.
• Partnering the business, you are well versed in the local labour legislation and have strong interpersonal skills in providing HR advice to the operations and co-workers’ performance management and handle employees’ grievances.
• Understanding the business priorities, you are able to proactively handle internal as well as external factors when planning and implementing long-term priorities.
• A team player, you enjoy sharing of knowledge and building good working relationships at all levels.
• Leading by example, you have a passion for the home furnishing business and will be able to show commitment to develop the IKEA business by being a change agent and focusing on developing the people.
• High integrity and professionalism.

More Information

Please apply by 17-DEC-2019.