Manager, Human Resources Job

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Singapore, SG

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Requisition ID: HUM005394

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product categories include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, infectious diseases and women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Cancer - while further expanding our strengths in areas such as vaccines and biologics. We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

Our Manufacturing Division, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

  • This is a great opportunity for a highly experienced HR Business Partner to join MSD, a company Fortune Magazine named as “One of World’s Most Admired Companies”
  • Pharmaceutical environment, working across formulation operations and engineering services
  • Supportive team environment
  • Opportunity based at Tuas manufacturing plant

About the Role

As a Business Partner, you will work to enhance organisational performance, productivity and effectiveness through our people. Partnering with operations leaders at our formulation plant and our engineering services team, your objective will be to support the achievement of organisational goals and objectives in a team setting. Your role will have responsibility to drive and deliver HR projects for our manufacturing operations and take responsibility for supporting change initiatives across your client groups. You will play a key role in building people manager and leader capability, utilising organisation development interventions to drive employee engagement and deliver operational outcomes to meet client needs. Key focus areas:

Change Management

  • Proactively guide our operations leaders and employees through exercises and activities that better position the organization to implement and realise change;
  • Help to align our leaders and employees, support engagement activities, minimize risks and maintain an open dialogue/solid partnership to influence and drive the change agenda.

Organisation Effectiveness

  • Use leading theories and methodologies to design and implement organisation structures, positions and jobs and utilise organization design to account for our manufacturing strategic objectives.
  • Apply appropriate steps to understand or anticipate people difficulties at our manufacturing operations, identifying root causes and developing solutions based on data, facts and sound judgment.
  • Build relationships of trust, create interventions and apply appropriate methods and tools to achieve mutually beneficial results and improved behaviours.

HR Analytics and Solutions

  • Understand our manufacturing operating model, business priorities, talent strategy/profile and use this knowledge to identify opportunities where HR processes, programs and initiatives can further our manufacturing strategy. 
  • Proactively use data to anticipate future manufacturing HR practices, trends and issues, as well as systematic practices trends and issues, in an effort to make meaningful improvements.



  • 5 - 6 years of relevant work experience as a HR practitioner, desirably with a minimum of 5 years in consulting and/or relevant experience in organization design, business transformation, analytics/business intelligence
  • Experience in a multi-national, heavily regulated manufacturing environment.

This is an exciting and challenging role that offers you the opportunity to have a significant impact. We offer a highly supportive and collaborative team environment, as part of a multi-national pharmaceutical organisation, offering a competitive range of health, wealth and lifestyle benefits.

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