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Date posted:  Jan 13, 2023

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Human Resources
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  13795

HR Manager

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara is the world's largest producer of ammonia, nitrates and NPKs, offering solutions for sustainable agriculture respecting the environment. Our fertilizers and our crop nutrition programs were designed to help the sector of food production and to meet the needs of a growing world population. Our products and solutions help industry reduce emissions, improve air quality and prioritize effective operations safely.

Yara Africa & Asia (YAA) produces, sells, distributes and markets fertilizers and industrial products across Asia Pacific and Africa regions, with offices location and operational units in 20 countries. The region employs over 1800 employees and has a long history in the Asian Pacific and African markets, focusing on develop crop nutrition concepts that increase food production and create value to the growers, in particular smallholder farmers, whilst minimizing environmental impact of agricultural activities.

YAA is currently undergoing a major transformation, aimed at shifting the existing business models, generating new revenue streams and ultimately delivering profit through new Farming Solutions related activities.


  • Take ownership for the full HR operations.
  • Act as a trusted advisor and coach to leaders for successful people management.
  • Set and manage People policies as well as providing guidance and interpretation, ensuring compliance
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
  • Works closely with managers and employees to improve work relationships, build morale and retention
  • Provide operational support as required by the business, liaising with regional HR for alignment and compliance
  • Manage and implement improvement projects and strategic change initiatives


  • Applicable degree in HR, Business Administration or Social Sciences
  • Past experience overseeing a dynamic, complex administrative and HR environment of a quickly growing team or organization.
  • Experience working with digital teams will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience within different areas of HR.
  • Forward-thinking and analytical with business understanding and influencing skills
  • Self-driven, structured and detail oriented
  • Track record of developing value-added, pragmatic solutions that are aligned with the overall company strategy

Additional Information

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 

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