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APMEA Graduate Opportunity - HR

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Date: 11-Apr-2019

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 4624
Position Type Kerry Graduate
Posting Type DNI


At Kerry, our mission is to help nourish and delight consumers across the globe. Since our start as a dairy co-operative in Ireland in the 1970s, we've grown to employ over 24,000 people in more than 30 countries. Although we continue to provide dairy to the world, our expertise and offerings now include the customisation and production of ingredients, flavours and technologies across the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry.

All day, every day, we draw on our values of Commitment, Teamwork, Excellence, Entrepreneurship and Value Creation as we partner with other industry leaders to bring better food, beverage and pharma products to consumers around the world. With over 4,500 employees across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA), Kerry has many exciting opportunities at our many Development & Application Centres, Sales Offices and Manufacturing sites. Spread over 18 countries – and growing – Kerry plays a large role in supplying food & beverage solutions to this diverse region.


About the Role


This position is an excellent opportunity for a fresh graduate to obtain a broad introduction to Human Resources and is a stepping stone to a HR leadership role in Kerry. You will have the opportunity to gain real breadth of HR experience across different sites and business areas.  

From day one, you will be placed in an actual role and work alongside with the HR team to attract, develop, mobilise and retain great talent. As a graduate, you will be also be given real responsibility to drive projects that optimize existing processes, migrate to new processes or systems, or roll out processes within the site.  


Key Responsibilities


Talent Acquisition

  • Support the recruiting and hiring process, including: posting job openings, reviewing resumes, conducting telephone and in-person interviews, making job offers and negotiating starting salaries


Talent Development

  • Work with the HR Business Partner and the Kerry Learning Academy on the development of relevant training initiatives, coordinate the training events Enhancing Employee Experiences
  • Collaborate closely with HR Shared Service, Recruitment, IT & Facilities and takes ownership of on end to end HR processes for employees
  • Able to work independently to resolve HR issues and handle special cases
  • Coach Managers and Employees on Kerry’s Performance Management process and any related follow up activities
  • Work on continuous improvements projects to optimize current processes and elevate employee experiences to the next level
  • Involve in driving HR Excellence Projects
  • Prepare manpower data and reports
  • Manage and involve in Employee forums and events
  • Drive process improvement works


Person Specification


  • Minimum second upper honours or its equivalent in Human Resources or related specialization
  • Fresh Graduate or with less than 1 year working experience who is able to demonstrate a keen interest in a fast-paced Manufacturing environment
  • Active involvement in co-curricular activities
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Proactive and solutions focused
  • Good aptitude in data processing and reports
  • Technically savvy in computer software (e.g. MS Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable working in a diverse environment
  • Acute attention to details

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