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Local Delivery & Payroll MY+SG Team Lead

Local Delivery & Payroll MY+SG Team Lead

  • Location Malaysia - Central - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No
  • Job category HR Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 133665BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting line managers to manage engaged, high-performing teams, using sound technical capabilities to provide day-to-day advice, case management, line manager support for critical 'moments that matter' and project delivery in line with the business' people plan, local legislation, BP policy and best practice.

We’re modernizing and simplifying the way we run HR in BP and our Global HR Services team is at the heart of this new way of working. A global shared services organization; every effort is taken to ensure consistency and standardization of the HR processes across the globe. However, we understand that every country has their unique legal, fiscal and regulatory requirements and there is still a need to support them.

Join our People and Culture Team and advance your career as Local Delivery & Payroll MY+SG Team Lead.
If you join our team, these will be your following accountabilities:


  • Accountable for Malaysia & Singapore payroll and statutory processing, to maintain compliance to legal, fiscal and regulatory requirement. This includes any of form of remunerations, statutory contributions, fund release to statutory bodies, tax reporting and clearances, payment to vendors and employees.
  • Provides operational support and inputs to local country Centre of Excellence (CoEs) teams such as Reward and Tax on any new or update to employee’s compensation and benefits and ensure accurate governance and change control.
  • Coordinates with Finance teams to ensure all the financial related transactions relating to payroll activities are in place
  • Responsible for ensuring the Business Continuity Plan (BCP) around the payroll process is constantly reviewed, updated and tested to ensure BCP readiness.
  • Conducts annual tax review to ensure existing compensations are correctly mapped for tax reporting.

Local Administration

  • Responsible for leading third party benefits and insurance vendor for Malaysia and Singapore and act as an escalation point.
  • Responsible for employee communication for any updates in relation to payroll and local statutory.
  • Act as Tier 2 support for enquiries pertaining to compensation, benefits, payroll and tax.
  • Physical Record Management - filling and extracting physical records based on customers’ request

Leadership Expectations

  • Leads a team of direct reports, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver the plan and deliver excellence, whilst providing performance management, technical development and mentoring.

In this role we have the following requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum 10 years of in payroll, service desk and HR compliance role
  • Demonstrated ability in leading, developing and coaching teams.
  • In-dept knowledge of legal, fiscal and regulatory principles for Malaysia & Singapore
  • Ability to engage with and influence key business and HR partners. Uses partnering, basic consultancy skills and a ‘mentor approach’ to build trust. Is continually improving skills in active listening, influencing and communication.
  • 3-5 years working experience in a HR Shared Service environment or HR Operations

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