Head of Human Resources - Thailand

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Date: 01-Mar-2023

Location: Bangkok, TH

Company: Alstom

Req ID:408808 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Head of Human Resources - Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand.


Purpose of the job:

Acts as an effective Business Partner by developing and implementing strategic and operational HR solutions within the framework of ALSTOM HR Strategy, and act as a change agent to support ongoing organisational and cultural changes. Responsible for the deployment in an optimized manner the HR policies & processes for the Unit in line with the ALSTOM HR guideline



  • Support development & drive implementation of Global HR strategy at a Country/Site or site level in line with the (local) Business strategy
  • Develop and ensure efficient implementation of global and local HR processes, policies and tools at a Country/Site level
  • Support, coach and counsel Line and Senior Management in all HR related matters, e.g. concerning HR processes and tools, leadership and organizational change and development
  • Champions the ALSTOM Code of Ethics and Values, promotes the interests and image of the company.
  • Works closely with Employee services and contributes to the development and implementation of Country/Site HR Policies, in line with its business plans & requirements and ALSTOM HR Policy.
  • Analyze HR data to address issues pertaining to attrition, staffing, employee performance, training.

HR Processes

  • Implements with the support from Employee Services, leads and monitors all HR processes for the defined client group (e.g. performance management process, salary review process, development, separation).
  • Provides coordination and support for management and employees to implement ALSTOM People Management Cycle (PMC) and self-service local deployment; ensures accuracy and timeliness of records.
  • Provides process follow-up and support, especially in terms of training and development planning collectively and individually.

Planning and Budgeting

  • Works out detailed HC budget and respect personnel cost budget and training cost for his/her scope.
  • Responsibility to ensure periodic Work Force Planning, 3 Year Plan, Budget Reviews for scope.

Staffing & Resourcing

  • Lead the recruitment process with active methods of winning over qualified people.

People Management Cycle

  • Drive people management processes (objective setting, development and improvement planning, know-how assessment, performance management, succession planning), facilitate & support management and employees in the implementation of the ALSTOM People Management cycle
  • Provide process follow-up & support, e.g. concerning collective & individual training / development activities
  • Support and advise Line and Sr. Management concerning disciplinary actions, counsel on aspects of local regulations and labor laws
  • Propose and validate compensation reviews (salary and bonus) and promotions
  • Manage & facilitate Internal Mobility actions, growth within the organization (Alstom Level changes Viz promotions etc)

Industrial relationship & local legal regulation

  • Maintain adherence to local statutory compliance norms.
  • Action with the support from Employee Services the legal proceedings, disciplinary actions as and when required for the Unit.
  • Support in maintaining a constructive social relationship and environment.

Educational Requirements:

  • University degree, majoring in human resources, psychology, business studies, social science or economy
  • Minimum 10 years in a similar role as HR generalist in a Professional / Multinational / Multicultural environment; in-depth HR experience/knowledge
  • Working knowledge and experience in recruitment and selection, staff planning and labor cost budgeting skills
  • Solid understanding, knowledge & experience in HR Management tools, policies, processes & best practices
  • Good knowledge of the local labor laws
  • Fluency in English; any other language skills may be of advantage
  • Strategic and strong Business Acumen with Influencing and Persuasion skills
  • Organizational and excellent communication skills with transparency
  • Confident and at ease sharing opinions and expertise
  • Pro-active, drive for excellence, flexible and driven.
  • Knowledge of local and international labor law
  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Able to handle conflict/ crucial conversation.
  • Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency
  • Global & Cultural Awareness
  • Strong team working abilities with an ability to create positive climate between employees at all levels of the organization.
  • High sense of responsibility and ownership as well as good judgment and decision making skills
  • Ability to effectively multitask and to cope with complexity of a matrix organization.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 

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