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Manager, Employment Law & HR Compliance

Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


Lidl & Kaufland Asia Pte. Limited | Singapore {amount} km
30 Pasir Panjang Road 12-31/32 Mapletree Business City
117440 Singapore

Contract Type

Full Time

Entry Level


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The objective of the position is to lead the Employment Law & HR Compliance function. The holder of the position is responsible for advising and processing all labor law related issues and tasks. The holder of the position is also responsible for ensuring compliance with laws and internal guidelines within the HR department. To this end, he/she is responsible for setting up and operating an appropriate and effective HR compliance management system (CMS HR program). The holder of the position is also responsible for the HR policies and supports the team on efficient processes across HR.

What you'll do

  • Implementation of CMS HR Program by integrating the CMS HR program into daily operations to minimize compliance risks and in alignment with our Headquarter organization
  • Applying measures to control and mitigate HR compliance risks effectively
  • Overseeing the CMS HR program and managing HR compliance within the organization. Identifying and addressing HR compliance risks, coordinating preventive measures across departments
  • Compliance Assurance through enforcing adherence to internal policies, standards, and legal regulations
  • Educating employees about legal and internal obligations to promote compliant behavior
  • Managing employment law matters and regularly updating company personnel documents, eg work contracts
  • Handling labor court proceedings (with external lawyers) and providing legal support for HR-related actions
  • Process Responsibility (ARIS): Ensuring adherence to international HR standards and internal guide-lines. Coordinating HR processes considering legal, economic, and cultural factors. Utilizing HR process models in ARIS and promoting procedural thinking and action
  • Working through ARIS with the HR team on simplification and efficiency projects 

What you'll need

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in a related role
  • Employment Law degree or similar
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and communications skills 
  • Able to work independently and proactively, very high level of attention to detail
  • Collaborative communicator with good interpersonal and stakeholder management skill
  • Very good command of both written and spoken English is essential
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a high sense of efficiency
  • Optional: German language skills would be a plus
  • Experience working for different countries in Asia would be a bonus

What you'll receive


We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems. Working at Lidl & Kaufland Asia is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We are accredited as a Fair and Progressive employer by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP).


Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Annual wage supplement and discretionary bonus
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance

Supportive Environment:

  • Out of Office leave for important appointments
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme

Work-life Balance:

  • 5-day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave 
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events


If you are not invited for an interview within 4 weeks, we regret that your application was not suited to this vacancy.

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