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Vacancy title
Human Resources Business Partner, Malaysia
HR & Admin
Petaling Jaya
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Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 120 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®. Globally, the company serves 40,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in 3,600 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops. The Triumph Group is a member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).

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Our Human Resources Department at Triumph in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia is looking immediately for a highly motivated


Human Resources Business Partner 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Acts as first point of contact for social partners and local authorities
  • Acts as a trusted go-to HR person for all employees by demonstrating discretion, confidentiality and good judgement at all time
  • Possesses strong knowledge of country-specific HR practices, including but not limited to employment terms & conditions, polices and statutory laws & regulations
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation to all levels of management/employees
  • Collaborate closely with the relevant departments to ensure the company stays in compliance with the local law at all times
  • Provides advice, coaching and support to managers on topics such as performance management, employee relations, employee disciplinary matters, employee engagement etc
  • Maintain a favorable working relationship with all employees in promoting a cooperative and harmonious working environment
  • Facilitate positive employee morale, productivity and continuous improvement of the organization
  • Responsible for candidate selection (screening, interviews, contact offers) and drive on boarding process to ensure smooth and quick integration to the company for all levels below senior department heads
  • Ensure Triumph’s Values and Principles as well as the Code of Conduct are adhered and complied to at all time
  • Support the HR BP SG/MY with deployment of new global policies by engaging stakeholders, communicating and executing implementation actions within the area of responsibility
  • Support with people interventions when required
  • Is the key HR Partner for the local leadership team to ensure local engagement, cohesion and compliance
  • Supports the cohesion of the HR team locally (HR business partners and shared services)
  • Escalates compliance matters to the relevant HRBP, SG/MY in a timely manner
  • Provides regular feedback and recommendations to the HRBP, SG/MY and Corporate Centres of Excellence about local issues linked to people engagement and communication
  • Ensures that HR tools, processes and policies are embedded locally across all BUs and in line with Corporate HR guidelines
  • Maximizes organizational effectiveness, improves performance and ensures compliance within HR locally
  • Ensures a consistent approach across BUs in line with Corporate HR guidelines on Workforce Strategy and Planning, Performance Management, Recruiting, Compensation, Employee Relations, and Compliance
  • Advises relevant global HRBPs on HR matters in line with the local regulatory environment, as and when required
  • Builds strong relationships with key partners for HR outside of the company e.g. governmental bodies, labour associations, etc.
  • Supports the GHRBP in implementing a cohesive, coherent people plan for the respective business area and country where the subsequent solutions and actions are aligned with the business strategy
  • Provides support and advice to the local leadership team on HR and labor-law related topics
  • Ensures local compliance according to GDPR for personal data collecting, transferring, storing, archiving and processing
  • Collaborates closely with the local leadership team in all matters representing the company in front of internal and external stakeholders
  • Takes the lead in driving the implementation of strategic projects linked (for example) to local organizational changes, labor law, compensation, collective bargaining agreements and performance management processes
  • Ensures that Triumph’s Values, Principles and Code of Conduct are adhered and complied to at all times.
  • Oversee any ad-hoc projects or HR initiatives, when required.


Your ideal profile:

  • Broad generalist HR experience gained across a variety of businesses, markets, cultures
  • Experience as an HR leader/team management
  • Operational & strategic HR experience
  • Experience of leading organizational change projects
  • Financial acumen
  • Experience in collaboration with authorities and social partners
  • Business orientation and stakeholder management at all levels
  • Local labour law understanding and experience
  • Bachelor Degree Level in Human Resources or Business Administration from a recognized university
  • CIPD or equivalent certification would be an advantage, however is not a must
  • Language Skills: Fluent in verbal and written communication skills in English, Mandarin & Bahasa Malay
  • IT proficiency: Computer literate, Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • Other skills: conflict management, relationship building, influencing, cross-functional collaboration, project management
  • Ability to work independently with tight timelines and multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment to deliver against operational and strategic business priorities, handling operational HR activities on a local scale
  • Solid HR technical skills and knowledge in the key areas of responsibility
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, diagnose and resolve employee issues affecting business performance
  • Ability to establish relationships with all levels of a multicultural organization
  • Business and solution oriented
  • Hands-on, pragmatic, energetic and high sense of initiative and drive
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Pro-active, independent, hands-on and result-oriented person who demonstrates effective leadership in achieving positive outcomes for the business
  • High level of assertiveness
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective listening & strategic thinking skills
  • True team player who is comfortable working in virtual and multi-cultural teams
  • Intercultural Awareness


We offer an opportunity in a fast paced organization which gives those looking for a challenge the possibility to grow with the company and shape the future.

We are a family owned company with strong values, operating at a global level with key markets in Germany, Japan and China - where our iconic brands, Sloggi and Triumph, continue to delight our consumers.

Triumph Group is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. 

If you are seeking a great opportunity to develop your career, please send us your application letter and CV in English, diplomas and expected salary range by clicking on Apply.  


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