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Senior Specialist, Human Resources

Req # JR - 054685 Location Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Job Category Human Resources Date posted 11/22/2021

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

There has not been a more exciting time to join Baxter. We are in the midst of a transformation that is building a world-class finance organization. Baxter Business Services is a group dedicated to providing centralized service to many of Baxter’s core business processes. Now we need you. From day one, you will have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of jobs and experiences. When you join us, you can also expect access to training and mentoring in a supportive environment.From day one, you will have opportunities to collaborate with people all over the world.This is where you are empowered to do your best work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

General HR matters

  • Assist with all internal and external HR related matters
  • Participate in developing organizational guidelines and procedures
  • Prepare and update HR policies and employment records as related to hiring, transferring, promoting, and terminating
  • Explain human resource policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees
  • Ensure new hire/exiting employees’ administrative documents and files are processed and completed
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activities, assist with budget monitoring
  • Process all personnel action forms and ensure proper approval in systems
  • Coordinate training programs, such as new joiner orientation, ME modules
  • Support company engagement activities

Payroll, Expatriate and Mobility Management

  • Responsible for all payroll and employment permit processes and liaising with 3rd parties as necessary to complete tasks

Employee Relations

  • Address any employee relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations


  • Work on ad hoc projects, other duties as assigned
  • Keep up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices

Education and/or Experience.

  • BSc/MSc in Human Resources or relevant field
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience


  • Proven work experience as an HR Specialist or HR Generalist
  • Hands-on experience with Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Solid understanding of labor legislation and payroll process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to quickly and accurately manipulate large amounts of electronic data using spreadsheets, databases, and various other types of files
  • Experience in setting up new business or working in shared services environment are a bonus

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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