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Title:  Human Resource Business Partner

Job ID:  86383
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Human Resources
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 0000


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We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries. But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel, and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. 

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. (Learn more:

This job advertisement will remain open until filled

Local applicants are welcome.

Department: People and Culture

Location: Taguig City (Hybrid Work Set Up)
Reporting to: People and Culture Director

Role: Permanent



  • The incumbent is responsible for acting as a business partner and contributing to the achievement of business objectives by efficiently driving People & Culture related processes within the assigned business area, including and not limited to: Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, Learning & Development, Talent Management, Performance Appraisal, Internal communication, Succession Planning, Organization Development, Employee/Labor Relations, Creation of Policies & Procedures and elements of Personnel Administration to ensure full compliance. This role provides day-to-day support for the managers and employees within the designated functions and develops strong business relationships to be a trusted partner to the assigned HoD and line managers. The incumbent shall possess commercial awareness of the business operations to anticipate challenges and propose effective solutions. The incumbent fosters collaboration to increase effectiveness between the People & Culture function and the business.



  • Business Partnering:

    • Act as a business partner within the assigned function for all P&C-related matters. Provide P&C strategic direction to contribute to the achievement of the company's business objectives. Proactively and independently support P&C Director, Local Excom, and line managers in identifying key people, business, and organization challenges & opportunities, and partners with stakeholders to ensure effective solutions are developed and implemented from start to finish. 
      Prioritizes and executes operational P&C delivery through relevant processes, coaching, and support to ensure the smooth running of the business operations through effective employee lifecycle management. Supports and advises employees on P&C-related topics. 

  • Talent Management

    • Drives Talent Matrix review process for WG3 and WG4 and promotes talent management awareness across the organization. Initiates and drives annual performance appraisal process and training need plans for assigned business areas. Responsible for performance discussion process: encourage employees to complete all performance discussion stages, drive the proper usage of the My Talent Journey portal, develop and deliver related refreshment sessions, and provide employees with coaching and guidance on the process. Manages any updates/changes in Success Factors when needed. Provides line managers with coaching, guidance, and recommendations on effective learning and development solutions for their employees according to development goals and effectively plan, implement & maintain annual training and development plans. 

  • Performance Management

    • Drive the Performance Management processes, including all stages of performance review, and performance improvement plans. Ensure all population within an assigned function is well educated on Performance Management processes.

  • ​​​​​​​Recruitment

    • Responsible for supporting line managers in recruitment activities, including support for: job postings, screening, interviewing, feedback, working with vendors & GBS, managing promotions and any employee movements as well as managing the full onboarding and induction activities. 

    • Proactively identify recruitment needs while taking into consideration the HC plan and available budget. Ensure the efficient use of recruitment tools and sourcing channels.

  • ​​​​​​​Org design

    • Together with the function management, ensure that the organizational structure design serves current business needs and is in line with the AP headcount plan. Review the job content and positions descriptions when required

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Compensation & Benefits

    • ​​​​​​​Provide full support in Compensation & Benefits area including consultancy of employees regarding the C&B package, support to managers related to HC planning, promotions, and other related matters, including comp scenarios proposals, correct PIR, and guidance for ASR.

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Learning & Development

    • Support all L&D-related activities (onboarding/training programs/conferences) to ensure that programs are in-line with the expectations of internal customers and developed based on the learning needs analysis of the employees (development plans).

  • ​​​​​​​Projects, Engagement, and Employer Branding

    • Responsible for working and implementing Local, Regional, and Corporate Projects as assigned either individually or in teams. Responsible for driving annual projects - Employee Engagement Survey, TOP Employer and supports in developing P&C or cross-functional policies as required. Drives engagement initiatives in cooperation with other P&C BP targeted to the whole organization. e.g. GBS Huddle, GBS Channel, D&I-related activities, etc. Support Employee Engagement activities including minor activities and major events with strong internal P&C communication to ensure a fun and engaged culture. Works with stakeholders on the implementation of corporate or local EB strategy as required. Identifies and drives opportunities to attract talent and advertise JTI as an employer of Choice in line with all local regulations.




  • Employee/Labor Relations
    • Provide expertise on Labor Code, P&C policies, Compliance, and corporate culture aspects to support all LR and EHS-related processes with proper documentation, communication flow, and full compliance with company and country standards. Manage P&C administration processes to ensure compliance with internal policies and local legislation.






  •  University degree or diploma in Human Resources or related business area.
  • At least 7 years of working experience in various areas of HR preferably in a multinational company and GBS/shared services industry
  • Fluent in English both written and oral
  • Well-versed in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Intermediate knowledge of Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, Learning & Development, Performance Management, Internal communication, succession planning, Organization development, Philippine labor code as well as principles of Policies & Procedures creation, and Personnel Administration.
  • Independent with good interpersonal skills, well organized, and able to navigate through various HR areas comfortably.  



  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
  • We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.​​​​​​​


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