Senior Specialist/Manager, HR Projects, Asia Pacific

Full Time
Tsuen Wan
Senior (6-10 years)
English, Mandarin (Putonghua), Japanese, Korean

Job Description

Senior Specialist/Manager, HR Projects, Asia Pacific

Location: HK-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Located in Hong Kong, BASF’s regional headquarters oversees more than 16,000 employees at about 100 sites across Asia Pacific. In addition to regional business units, Hong Kong office also houses regional functional units including Corporate Affairs, Finance and Controlling, Human Resources, Management Consulting, Procurement and Supply Chain Services.

Objectives of the Position

BASF in Asia Pacific has more than 16,000 employees at about 100 sites across the region. The regional Human Resources team provides functional leadership and organizational support to countries and regional business units in Asia Pacific. We are looking for a seasoned HR professional to join our fast-paced, energetic team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, HR M&A/Divestiture and Projects, the incumbent will work in a dynamic environment and collaborate with different units and multiple levels of HR teams to contribute to M&A/divestiture projects and implement BASF’s global total offer initiative in the region. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing regional or global HR projects include but not limited to:
  • Total Offer Project
    • Lead the implementation of Compelling Total Offer (CTO), the BASF's global total offer initiative in selected countries 
    • Integrate CTO with other regional HR activities such as employer branding, recruitment, orientation, and provide support to country deployment
  • HR M&A/Divestiture
    • Depends on project scope, lead or participate in due diligence, transition and integration activities from H R perspective in M&A/divestiture projects
    • Provide support for HR M&A/divestiture, including but not limited to, research, consultation with stakeholders, maintain and enhance knowledge database and tools


  • Holder of Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related discipline
  • 7 to 10 years hands-on HR experience in a sizable matrix organization with diverse culture
  • Strong HR generalist knowledge with experience in project management and execution.  Experience in M&A/integration is not a must
  • Knowledge of labour legislation, HR policies and C&B topics
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build working relationships and trust at various levels in the organizations
  • Excellent verbal and written English with an additional Asian language (Japanese / Korean / Mandarin is advantageous)
  • High proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Senior Specialist

Technical Skills

  • Branding
  • C (Programming Language)
  • HR
  • Project Management
  • R
  • Recruiting