Manager, HR Business Partner

Location: Rayong, Thailand

Reporting to: Director HRBP GPSC APAC (based in Rayong)


Directly reporting to the Director HRBP GPSC APAC, matrix report to the Manufacturing Managing Director, Rayong manufacturing plant and support global function teams who base internal and outside of Thailand. The role partners with the Rayong and functional leaders in aligning business objectives with developing and implementing strategies and design plans focused on human capital management, employee engagement and people performance.

This is an individual contributor role based at manufacturing site.

Job Description

  • Effectively balances business partner responsibility with employee advocacy, fosters a positive culture and high performing work environment
  • Demonstrates a relentless approach to talent: a) Strategic workforce planning b) Talent planning and succession planning c) Capability gap assessments d) Organizational design and structure
  • Champions talent development and movements to build organization overall capabilities and bench strength
  • Serves as a change agent and curator of culture
  • Collaborates with HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) to execute enterprise-wide programs and solutions that advance the business
  • Develops and implements plans and actions to improve employee engagement and leadership effectiveness
  • Supports leaders as strategist, coach, change agent, curator of culture and architect
  • Partner with assigned business leaders and HR teams to set both long-term and short-term organization strategy and implement strategic HR initiatives to ensure the effectiveness of the organization
  • Develop communication plans and actions to improve employee engagement and manager effectiveness, and foster inclusion
  • Influence and support country leaders and local leadership team in making key people or HR related decisions
  • Participants and influence decision making on hiring of key positions and talents
  • Influence and directs implementation of compensation and benefits programs that provide a competitive level of pay, motivation, and reward to employees
  • Work closely with Regional HR team and establish strong network and ties with HR team
  • Lead and participate in local and regional HR initiatives/projects as required
  • Willing to take challenging work assignment and cross functional team /cross country project

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in Human Resources or related discipline is required
  • A minimum of ten years of related business partnering experience is required
  • At least five years experience working at a manufacturing site
  • Previous experience working in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industry is a plus
  • Previous experience working with unionized company is a plus
  • Previous experience to manage talent planning, career development , talent development is advantageous.
  • Must be able to demonstrate project management, time management, priority management, planning and coordination, multi-tasking skills and attention to details
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing competing priorities and fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work as individual contributor and independently with a high level of discretion and confidentiality required
  • Strong computer skills and experience
  • Demonstrate sense of urgency, learning agile and willing to take challenging works
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to develop working relationships with cross functional teams and understanding leaders and employee needs
  • Native Thai and excellent command of business English (verbal and written)


Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.