Diageo HR Advisor in George Street, Singapore




Reporting Location:

George Street




Human Resources

Type of Job:


External Job Description:

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local – the depth and breadth of our product portfolio across beer, wine and spirits is second to none, with brands sold in 180 countries, at almost every price point in every category. We only thrive today because of the talent of our people to grow our brands and keep them strong by acting with the same entrepreneurial spirit and determination as the giants of our industry such as Arthur Guinness and Alexander Walker.

Our purpose is to make the most of life, to be the best we can be at work, at home, with friends, in the community and for the community - for our brands to be part of celebrations big and small.

Every employee is inspired and loves working for Diageo. Our inspirational leaders create the conditions for our people to significantly contribute to our breakthrough outcomes, achieve extraordinary growth, and grow our people. One of the key elements fundamental to this being achieved is that the HR function executes brilliantly for our people.

Our Singapore team is looking for an outstanding talent to join us as a HR Advisor. Reporting into the HR Effectiveness Manager, you would

  • Uphold the reputation of Diageo’s reputation as the best performing, most trusted and most respected consumer products company in the world by ensuring a zero risk environment with the Singapore office operating in full compliant to local and Diageo HR/CARM processes/policies;

  • Build positive employee experience by continuously identifying, proposing and acting on feedback from our employees. The candidate should also capitalize on current and new programs offered by the Government of Singapore to further enhance this experience and contribute towards the building of talent in Diageo Singapore;

  • Champion the delivery of world class HR support services to our employees/stakeholders and ensure that all advice provided is consistent, aligned with business principles, policies/procedures and in line with current Singapore legislation;

  • As gatekeeper to the payroll and benefits process, provide timely, accurate and efficient execution of our payroll, annual taxation and benefits administration through the effective management of the process both internally and via our 3 rd party vendor;

  • Contribute to the strategic HR decisions by providing timely and accurate reports including monthly Organization Churn report that will facilitate effective decision-making and proactive HR actions to the Organization; and

  • Working in partnership with the HR Effectiveness Manager and First Point, identify and propose key improvements and streamlining of current HR processes that will help drive the efficient delivery of HR services across the Organization.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • University degree

  • 3 to 5 years of HR experience including HR administration and Employee Lifecycle

  • Exposure to process controls and maintenance

  • Knowledge on Singapore employment law

  • Proactive with a solution mindset; always identifying new opportunities for improvement

  • Strong engagement skills with the ability to sell possibilities and set new benchmarks.

  • Bold and willing to push the boundaries; able to elevate transactional HR services to one that would truly bring about positive employee experience across Diageo Singapore

Barriers to Success in Role

  • See role as merely transactional with no initiative to drive positive shifts

  • Lack of sensitivity in dealing confidential matters

  • Lack of attention to details

  • Inability to deal with repetitive workload

  • Prioritization and time management

  • Willingness to help out on an ad hoc basis as required

External Job Title:

HR Effectiveness Advisor - Payroll & Onboarding