Philippines, Makati, Global Business Solutions+

Payroll Team Manager (APAC)

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

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  • Oversee daily operations and manage workload of Asia Pacific Payroll team; Drive project planning, implementation and process transition to operations
  • Recruit, interview, hire and train new Payroll team members; Provide constructive and timely performance evaluations and develop the knowledge, abilities and skills of payroll team
  • Coordinate payroll team and related business teams in the countries to ensure service delivery in respective business or function areas; Foster and ensure proper and effective communication of the GBS operative team with the related business teams of different countries
  • Organize work schedule planning and ensures service continuity ensuring adherence to SLAs / KPIs and quality and speed of services using defined measurements
  • Identify process gaps or inefficiencies and improves the existing processes; Clarify non-standard inquiries with respective counterparts; Support and involve team members in different process areas, triggers process alignment and improvements proactively
  • Facilitate process delivery within Global Business Solutions or detailed elaboration of processes based on the global process frames; Ensure effectiveness, efficiency and engagement of the team and fosters improvements and process optimization initiatives
  • Support proper maintenance and functionality of the IT modules related with the responsible operative area, in alignment with IT Acts as de-escalation point and also de-escalates topics according to the respective de-escalation path


  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Human Resource Management, Business Administration or equivalent
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant working experience in handling Asia Pacific Payroll with extensive knowledge in Payroll Operations, Pre- and Post-Payroll Preparation, Payroll Internal Controls, and Payroll Taxation; Preferably obtained from a multinational company, shared service, or business process outsourcing organization
  • Must have at least three (3) years of People Management, Project Management, and Change Management experience
  • Proficiency in Payroll Applications is required; Experience in using SAP and Microsoft Office Suite is needed
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, strong organizational skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Amenable to report on a dayshift schedule (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM) in Ayala Avenue, Makati

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24062521
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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