- Direct and manage the daily operations of the Human Resource Department of the Bar Council Secretariat (“Organisation”).
- Manage overall human resource functions of the Organisation, including recruitment and selection, remuneration, compensation and benefits, performance management, and employee engagement / relations, such as handling and resolving conflicts, grievances, and disciplinary matters.
- Develop, execute, monitor, evaluate and refine human resource-related policies, systems and processes, and identify areas for improvement to support the attainment of the organisation’s values and objectives, as well as implement other value-added initiatives as necessary.
- Keep abreast of relevant legislation and employment law-related issues, provide advice on appropriate and/or necessary changes to the Organisation’s policies and procedures, and ensure such changes are communicated clearly and effectively to relevant parties within the Organisation.
- Support employee development / training and professional development requirements of all levels.
- Recommend and implement suitable change management concepts for effective transformation.
- Recommend and implement strategies to support the well-being of employees.
- Manage internal communications and serve as the primary reference point for matters relating to employee relations and employment issues.
- Report to the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (“DCEO”) on matters pertaining to the human resource functions and requirements of the Organisation.
- Perform other ad hoc duties or special projects assigned by the CEO and DCEO.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Possess an undergraduate degree or postgraduate degree in a relevant field, preferably in human resource-related discipline, eg Human Resource Management, Psychology, Education, or Business Administration.
- A minimum of eight years’ professional experience, including at least five years in a managerial or supervisory position.
- Experienced in implementing practical and effective organisational / human resource-related policies and strategies.
- Possess sound knowledge of local employment law and practices.
- Possess an adequate understanding of trends in human resource and change management to drive transformation.
- Able to develop clear and accessible human resource-related policies, systems and processes.
- Able to manage and resolve employee relations and employment issues.
- Excellent command of English and good command of Bahasa Malaysia, both written and spoken.
- Must exercise a high degree of independent judgment and initiative. Detail-oriented, consistent, and have strong analytical, problem-solving, and organisational skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Able to build and maintain productive relationships with diverse individuals and groups.
- Possess experience in successful recruitment, change management, organisational development, employee development, training and professional development, and coaching / mentoring.
- Possess a sense of discretion and able to maintain confidentiality.
- Self-motivated, dedicated, with a strong sense of purpose and responsibility, and possess strong leadership skills and people skills.
- Adaptive and collaborative, yet able to work independently in a challenging environment with minimum supervision.
- High level of computer literacy, including proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite or Google Workplace applications. Able to use online management systems.
The successful candidate can expect a competitive remuneration package based on his/her qualifications and level of experience.
Interested candidates are required to submit a cover letter in English, which specifies your relevant experience, and provide the requisite details and your portfolio in connection with the requirements listed above, as well as your contact particulars. Your portfolio should include samples of work, in any form, that reflect your capabilities.
Candidates should specify their current and expected salary, and send their cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and a recent photograph (non-returnable), on or before 1 May 2023 (Monday) to:
Human Resource Department
Bar Council Malaysia
Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia
2 Leboh Pasar Besar
50050 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2050 2056
Fax: 03-2050 2065