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Amgen HR Manager SEA in Thailand


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 Human Resources Manager for South East Asia (SEA) affiliate based in Thailand and will be reporting to SEA HR lead.


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world. In this vital role, Amgen is seeking a talented Human Resources (HR) Professional with a variety of HR experiences in a client-facing role. This position provides an excellent opportunity to quickly learn Amgen, the HR function, while providing visibility and opportunity to interact with a range of staff and business leaders. This position also provides the opportunity to develop solutions to a variety of complex HR challenges and will be responsible for both strategic and tactical activities, which span across the organization in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide customized organizational and people solutions to support the relevant client base ensuring alignment with business strategy and HR strategy (locally and internationally)

  • Act as a key advisor and coach to managers on the people implications of business unit strategy

  • Manage the talent sourcing process in partnership with hiring managers to ensure the right supply of talent at the right time

  • Ensure a healthy pipeline of talent through Amgen’s career and succession planning process

  • Understand key business processes to ensure HR initiatives add value to Amgen's local business goals

  • Build and maintain knowledge of Amgen's products, therapeutic areas, markets, and business-financial model

  • Contribute to HR policy development and/or review

  • Ensure a clear, shared understanding of HR procedures-policies, and monitor compliance with legal and statutory requirements

  • End to End Employee Life Cycle Management with the support from COE and HR Ops

  • Develop metrics reporting to enable effective decision-making

  • Assist on any additional tasks and responsibilities based on the business needs


  • HR strategic agenda based on client's business objectives

  • Annual staffing plan by functional area developed jointly with finance and management team

  • Local succession plan for client base

  • Local benefits and employee engagement program integrating corporate regional and local programs for HR and functions

  • Policies, procedures, and associated documents for compliance to local rules

  • Payroll and benefits administration

  • Delivery of Global & Regional HR programs into local context

  • Compliant and efficient HR transactions

  • Oversee execution of annual HR processes (performance evaluation, compensation planning, career development, talent management)

  • Policies, procedures, and associated documents for compliance to local rules

  • Quarterly HR metrics dashboard for local management and business review meetings


What we expect of you

Basic requirements:

  • At least 5 years of local HR generalist or HR COE experience with a keen interest to progress into a generalist role

  • Possesses 1-2 years of business partnering experience either as a HR generalist or in a HR COE such as recruitment, C&B, training or employee engagement, etc.

  • Comes from MNC background and understands matrix environment and business complexity

  • Independent self starter

  • Resilient and driven

  • High integrity

  • Technologically savvy at least with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel basics

  • Familiar with HR dashboards and tracking

  • Language – Professional English and Thai

Preferred requirements:

  • Healthcare sector background

  • Regional or HQ HR experience apart from Thailand

  • Degree in HR specific fields

  • Familiarity with Workday


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

Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.