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Amgen Senior HR Manager, South East Asia in Singapore, Singapore

Senior HR Manager, South East Asia

Location: Singapore


Amgen is one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies. For over 4 decades, Amgen has pioneered biotechnology breakthroughs, to bring state-of-the-art medicines from laboratory to the patient. Amgen has not only discovered and developed innovative human therapeutics, but has invested in cutting edge manufacturing capability and support services to deliver these exciting therapies to medical teams around the world. Japan and Asia Pacific (JAPAC) is the fastest growing region in Amgen. Now we are hiring a Senior HR Manager, South East Asia based in our Singapore Duo Towers office.


What you will do

Reporting to the Japan Asia Pacific (JAPAC) HR leader, the Senior HR Manager will support the South East Asia (SEA) Affiliate and the JAPAC Regional office. In this vital role, you will be a key member of the JAPAC HRBP leadership team, partnering with the SEA senior leadership team on a variety of workforce strategy topics, including organization design, change management, workforce planning, leadership development, employee engagement, & continuous listening efforts with staff. You will communicate, execute and deliver key HR programs, best practices and people solutions to our SEA affiliate countries. This role is ideally suited for a relationship-oriented, data-driven HR professional who is inspired by working with senior leadership to help further Amgen’s mission of serving patients while providing you with visibility and an opportunity to build a high-performing, diverse and innovative workforce. This position provides an excellent entry point to quickly learn Amgen and the HR function.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide overall HR partnership to business leaders to achieve key business objectives.

  • Provides overarching HR strategic advice, support and counsel to business

  • Drive a strong culture through application of organizational development interventions, coaching and business partnership with leadership

  • Identify key capabilities aligned with business goals, conducts gap analysis and develops and implements buy/build strategies in partnership with business leaders

  • Develop and execute on strategic workforce plans geared toward fueling business growth

  • Attracts, retain and integrate an educated, high quality, motivated and engaged workforce – anticipating growth through talent management.

  • Coaches leaders to use their management capabilities to own Amgen’s talent development for their department/functions


What we expect of you


  • Bachelor’s degree. Master or MBA degree a plus

  • 10+ years of progressively complex/strategic HR experience, including organization effectiveness, staff relations, compensation, staff development and recruitment in Pharmaceutical Industry

  • 5+ people leader experiences with a strong drive to create a positive work environment in Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Strong leadership skills; operates as a strategic leader with understanding and appreciation for business differences

  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and develop strategic and practical solutions to tangible business challenges, sound knowledge of business practices related to the field of Human Resources

  • The ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and orientated on results

  • Relationship management, coaching and collaboration skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills

  • Ability to interact with and influence all levels of management, and executives

  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney diseases, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.