HR Specialist | Bilingual Mandarin

Western Digital Philippines

  • Biñan, Philippines
    109 Technology Ave SEPZ, Biñan, CALABARZON, Philippines
  • Full time
Posted a month ago and deadline of application is on 13 Jan
Recruiter was hiring a day ago

HR Specialist | Bilingual Mandarin

Western Digital Philippines

Job Description


Inquiry Management

  • Acts as the first point of contact for employees, managers and executives for all general HR questions, seeking support in HR policies, processes, self-service transactions and HR content on online portal.
  • Assumes an end-to-end ownership for resolving inquiries, as well as for helping employees and managers learn about self service capabilities
  • Provide accurate and efficient resolutions of issues and inquiries through multiple channels (e.g., phone, email, Jabber chat, etc.) by following appropriate resolution/assessment methodologies (e.g., investigating and research), utilizing knowledge management tools, educating employees on HR technologies including self-service tools, and determining appropriate course of action or escalation for emerging issues
  • Provide initial contact and support for customers managing sensitive and confidential information related to HR issues
  • Provide timely and reliable employee support that generates a high level of employee satisfaction and inspires confidence through effective communication, expert knowledge, and efficient escalation to resolve issues
  • Communicate effectively (written or verbal) matching customer style, needs, and level of understanding to support optimal employee interaction, including accurate and grammatically correct support through available employee support channels (phone, email, case management)
  • Partner with the entire HR organization by sharing knowledge with peers and cross-functional teams and identifying emerging issues or trends

HR Administration:

  • Accurately and timely processing of employee lifecycle transactions and document management in partnership with managers, Site HR and the Global Service Center with transactions such as new hire onboarding, transfers, compensation changes, exits and ad-hoc transactions
  • Become a subject matter expert and skilled end user for Workday and other HR technologies
  • Monitor and manage transaction workflows for customers in assigned region
  • Collect, review, and approve on boarding documentation as part of recruitment administration or partner with local on-site resource in country to ensure files are maintained as required
  • Respond to all employee verification requests, including mortgage references, employment reference letters, etc.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities focused on enhancing HR Central and HR Support services and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Region or Country Service Center, as well as sharing best practices with HR operations teams in other Service Center as appropriate
  • Ensure all HR processes, standards and protocols are followed, including those focused on data quality controls
  • Role may expand to include responsibilities for administration of additional HR processes

Minimum Qualifications


  • Educational background - College Graduate (preferably Business, Psychology, HRM, IT)
  • Fluent in English and Conversant in Mandarin
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving, and, organizational skills


  • 2+ years of HR experience in a generalist or support/coordination role
  • Experience with Workday, Taleo and Service Now is a plus


  • Comfortable and experienced in processing workflow, transactions and data changes using HR systems and tracking cases in case management tools
  • Ability to promote and implement changes to current practices and processes
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently

Perks and Benefits

  • Paid Holidays Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family Leave Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Single Parent Leave Single Parent Leave
  • Special Leave Benefits for Women Special Leave Benefits for Women
  • Retirement Benefit Plans Retirement Benefit Plans
  • Life Insurance Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans
  • Gym Membership Gym Membership
  • Performance Bonus Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options Stock Options
  • Annual Compensation Review (performance-based)
  • Short-term Incentive Bonus (performance and company-based)
  • Year End Bonus
  • Congratulatory & Condolences Gift
  • Special Skills Allowance and Hazard Pay (upon assessment)
  • Medicine Reimbursement
  • Free Vaccine
  • Annual Medical Examination
  • Further study: Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree
  • Training and career opportunities
  • Scholarship for dependents (global program granted upon assessment)
  • Hi-5 Awards, Model Behavior and Perfect Attendance
  • Small Group Activities (SGA) Rewards
  • Company year-round activities (summer outing, year-end celebration, special gatherings)
  • Hobby Groups (Physical, Recreational, Pursuit of Spirituality)
  • Participation to CSR activities (blood donation, rise against hunger, tree-planting, river-clean up)

Preferred Courses

  • Psychology
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology

Jobs Summary

Job level
Associate / Supervisor
Job category
Human Resources
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
109 Technology Ave SEPZ, Laguna Technopark
2 openings

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