HR Business Partner - Supply Chain, Management Services and Global functions (SEA, HK, TW, KR, JP)

Job Location: ​Singapore​


Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

The role is aimed to act as a strategic HR business partner for over 10 functions including Supply Chain, Management Services and Global functions, across South East Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. The incumbent will be the main point of contact for line managers and employees while aligning and executing key KPIs with relevant stakeholders in the organization. The objective of the role is to implement and coordinate with COEs on all HR-related activities, procedures and policies for the entire employee life-cycle: talent acquisition, on-boarding, performance evaluation, succession planning, training and development, internal career moves, employee engagement and retention, job evaluations, salary review, SAP, WFP, exit interviews, ad hoc HR reports, budgeting and OVH monitoring, assigned local, regional and global HR projects.

Main Responsibilities:

Talent Management:

  • Supervise annual PE processes, revise and update IDP, support internal mobility and job rotation, identify potential successors, assess retention risks, address employee engagement issues
  • Guarantee a relevant TNA mapping and implement development programs/activities
  • Address performance issues, manage PIP with line managers according to expectations
  • Collaborate with Talent team to deliver Region Talent agenda

 Talent Acquisition:

  • Be accountable (together with TA Manager) for recruiting the right incumbent into the role. Coach line managers, liaise with business through the selection process
  • Co-own the relevant job postings at Ferrero Careers website, liaise with recruitment agencies and candidates if required


  • Prepare salary offer proposals, manage annual and off-cycle salary review, monitor salary and benefit budgets, provide inputs for payroll process according to assigned scope
  • Own responsibility of Job Evaluation of critical roles as business need arises
  • Facilitate year end rewards process and C&B policies implementation

 General HR Administration:

  • Guarantee timely and appropriate fulfilments of HR administration and labour regulation requirement
  • Use HRIS tools (SAP, WFP) for employee data reports/analysis, budgeting and HC planning, keep strict HC and OVH control
  • Liaise with external legal advisors and specialists in case of any labor law related enquiries, manage employee claims accordingly
  • Support HR Operations/Finance in managing HR vendor payment and Prepare relevant HR reports

 Project Management:

  • Support APAC HR in local, regional and group ad hoc projects as requested to support business
  • Ensure mutual and clear communication between HR and area of responsibility. Be a solid change agent


Who we are looking for:

  • University degree in HR or Business Administration
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the HR, such as HRBP or HR Generalist
  • International experience and/or experience in multinational, matrix organization is a plus
  • High detail orientation, numerical and analytical skillset
  • Advanced communication and cross-teams collaboration skills, effective time management and adaptability to changing environment
  • Strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills, adaptability and proactivity
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • High sense of ownership and responsibility, hands-on approach is required
  • Ability to work independently and be a good team player
  • Advanced MS Office knowledge, SAP proficiency is a strong plus
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken, knowledge of the other language and culture is a plus

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.