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Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Lahore, PK

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

Support the Country HR Manager for the operational HR delivery aligned to the business or functional  agenda and to the HR agenda  (TA, Rewards & L&D)                                                                                                                                                                   

Support the Country HR Manager to help the business or function to achieve  objectives by giving good quality HR advice and guidance based on sound HR knowledge, professionalism and an understanding of the AkzoNobel HR Strategy and practices (TA, Rewards & L&D)

Work with other areas of the HR Operating Model (People Services and CoE) to ensure a comprehensive high quality HR service to our internal customers   (TA, Rewards & L&D)

As the key custodian of the Policy & Entitlement Database – ensure alignment & compliance and advise the PM & employees accordingly.                                                                                                                                               

Key Accountabilities

Coach and support people managers so that they have the necessary capability to carry out activities in the annual employee calendar (P&D and talent management processes, annual Reward calendar, Talent Acquisition processes and Talent Management exercise etc).  Where necessary guide managers to the other areas in the HR model that will support them (people services)

Facilitate the P&D and Talent calibration processes

Facilitate Operational Workforce Planning (Quarterly Rolling Forecast) at the relevant level working with the business/function

Provide day to day coaching and advice to managers to facilitate planning and decision making in areas such as recruitment, development and local restructuring requirements (subject to the standard business/function approval processes)

Key Activities

Recruitment support on approved hiring requisitions

Prepare the salary offers

Offers to the finalized candidates

Liaison with the Regional CoEs for solutions/advice

Preparing & sharing the RF inputs to payroll


Bachelor’s Degree required.

At least 7 years of HR generalist experience in HR

Native local and fluent English (both written and spoken) 

Service and solution focused mindset

Ability to work with some level of ambiguity

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, highly developed interpersonal skills – individual, group

Ability to excel in a fast paced, complex environment and meet tight deadlines

Ability of travel when needed


#PaintYourFuture #ColorYourDream 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 10661