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Senior Manager – People

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Posted 9 December, 2019



About the Job

The Senior Manager of Human Resource has primary responsibility to develop and successfully implement the HR Strategic plans to advance the company’s aspirations, goals & objectives. The SM of Human Resource also guides MaGIC’s employees to achieve a high-performance culture, maintain a conducive and harmonious working environment and sustain a superior workforce.


  • Support HR Strategies to complement the overall direction of the company by establishing and enforcing clear HR practices in the areas of Recruitment & Selection, Compensation & Benefits, Performance Management, Learning & Development, Communications, Employee Welfare Management, Succession Planning, Leadership and Career Development.
  • Implements and co-ordinates the application of established HR policies throughout the company.
  • Recommending to VP People on new policies, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) review and improvement.
  • Maintain conducive working environment that is open & proactive where performance issues are identified and resolved promptly to meet business goals.
  • Support the VP People in managing the Industrial Relations issues: Handle grievances and domestic inquiries
  • Ensure Company HR policies, procedures and practices are developed and consistently administered.
  • Maintain a good and harmonious working relationship
  • Ensure that the HR practices of MaGIC are aligned to market best practices.
  • Ensure the company complies to all statutory and government regulations.
  • Review and complies to committed budget and business plans.
  • Actively support inculcate the system of good Corporate Governance, high professionalism and moral standards in line with the aspirations of MaGIC.
  • Actively support the initiatives of MaGIC generally to enhance the achievement of its overall goals and objectives.

Job Requirements

  • A degree in Human Resource/Business Administration/Social Science /Humanities /Psychology.
  • Have 8 – 10 years’ experience in a senior HR position in a large company.
  • Possess personal knowledge of HR best practices. The person shall be a HR generalist with a proven track record. Proven leadership skills and a self-starter.
  • Highly developed negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in job related functional area. Proven ability to identify key issues and to carry forward an idea or project from conception to execution.
  • Track record of thinking conceptually and mastering complex subject matter quickly.
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated capacity to develop and implement practical strategies, plans, and solutions to identified issues and problems.
  • Track record of taking initiative in managing competing organizational and departmental priorities and to work effectively under pressure when facing extremely short deadlines.
  • Exceptional research, writing, analytical and organizational skills, and the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear, concise and logical manner.
  • Good judgment, discretion, tact and the ability to work easily with senior leaders within the government, and business sectors.
  • Ability to partner well with colleagues both in and outside of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and to undertake supervisory responsibilities as needed.
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About Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre ( MaGIC)

MaGIC enables and supports the sustainable growth of entrepreneurship in Malaysia. Our goal is to drive sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem development through innovation and creativity by creating value and new economic drive for Malaysia. We help entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey by collaborating with other government agencies, industries and stakeholders. To build our nation’s innovation and creativity skills as well as grow talent, we offer dynamic programmes and capacity-building initiatives. MaGIC also positions Malaysia as a gateway into ASEAN for entrepreneurs to expand their business and reach. Social entrepreneurship is a key focus for us too as we aim to drive the movement forward through community engagement, capability development and social impact measurement initiatives.

MaGIC is an agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED) with a mandate that realises the aspirations of the National Entrepreneurship Policy 2030 (Dasar Keusahawanan Nasional 2030) and contributes to the evolution of Malaysia into an entrepreneurial nation.