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HR Transformation Specialist

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Job Description

HR Transformation SpecialistTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

The HR Transformation Program (HRTP) is a business-led program that will help to underpin the new ABB Way operating model and the decentralization agenda. It is a key step in modernizing the HR part of our legacy ERP estate and will create sustainable benefits for ABB.

Join us as HR Transformation Specialist where you will execute and/or support the change, communication and training activities in the country under your lead business. You will work closely connected to the HRTP Change Lead of your country to ensure alignment of local activities with the HRTP change strategy and approach.

The role’s mission is to support the Change management lead of the country to ensure business and end-user readiness by delivering major aspects of the organizational change management to engage local HR, managers and employees and other stakeholders and build their commitment to change.

This role is part of the HRTP core country/cluster team and reports to the HRTP Country Change Lead. This project role will end mid-2025 – a permanent assignment in the post-project organization will be assessed in due course. The location of this role is [Malaysia].

Your responsibilities

  • Supporting building the change approach based on the findings
  • Collaborating with relevant communication functions and the Change Lead, supporting to ensure that program communication is tailored to local needs, customized per audience, and released at the right time through relevant channels
  • Supporting in Identifying local needs for change and communication initiatives and contents –This includes translation of material as needed.
  • Coordinating training activities
  • Organizing and supporting local training initiatives and other program activities. Supporting localization of training material as needed
  • Validating the language translation from text, add any localized nuance that is missing to improve / enhance the translation in the program and all communications prepared for the change management process

Your background

  • University Degree with 2 to 5 years of experience within HR function or Change Management role
  • Experience in transformation programs and change management skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with different organizational levels and thorough understanding of how to engage diverse audiences – able to build trustful relationships
  • Creativity and readiness for innovation to break new ground.Workday experience (nice to have)
  • Excellent communication skills: in English


  • Life insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Paid Parental leave (gender neutral)
  • Sick pay

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future. Together. We reserve the right to withdraw this posting at any time

ABB Motion keeps the world turning, while saving energy every day. Our pioneering drives, motors, generators, traction converters and mechanical power transmission products are driving the low-carbon future for industries, cities, infrastructure and transportation. Through our global presence we are always close to our customers. We help them optimize energy efficiency, improve safety and reliability and achieve precise control of their applications.

We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

Work model: hybrid

Publication ID: MY89602010_E21

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