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Learning & Talent Partner, Thailand

Requisition ID:  7255

Job Summary

At Suntory Beverage and Food, we boldly move forward together to realize the dreams of becoming a world-leading next-generation global beverage company, always together with Seikatsusha – you are an important part of this and here’s how your role helps us win.


The purpose of the Learning & Talent (L&T) partner is to lead the delivery of Learning & Talent agenda in the responsible market and ensuring an integrated approach to Talent is realized, contributing to fueling our Talent pipeline, building an effective organization, and unlocking our unique culture. The role will be based in Bangkok, Thailand. 


As part of the Region Talent CoE leadership team, this role collaborates closely with the rest of Talent CoE team to ensure Learning initiatives are aligned with organization strategy both from a Global/Regional and local perspective. S/he will bring the Gemba voice to the Regional Talent CoE team and at the same time, ensure to bring a One Suntory and global thinking in approaching local needs.

The L&T partner will also be responsible to ensure talent core processes defined globally are embedded in responsible market, enhancing manager capability to uplift talent development and performance management.  

Job Responsibilities

Delivery of Global learning program in own market as well as drive/Support Regional priority
•    Take ownership in delivering global learning and talent programs within the responsible market, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives and local nuances (e.g. COMPASS roll-out)
•    As part of the leadership team, contribute to the overall APAC L&C and Talent strategy and in order to leverage skills/capabilities across APAC Region, lead or support/pilot learning related initiative that is relevant for multiple markets (e.g.  change management, Leader as Coach, transformation mind-set, etc.)

Delivery of local Learning / Talent development needs in partnership with BPs
•    Define and strategize local Learning & talent development needs in line with business priorities. Provide thought leadership and an holistic approach to address the business challenges 
•    Deliver the training, leveraging external and internal resources including global/regional programs and tools or best practices from other markets

Talent Development & Performance Management in partnership with BPs
•    Collaborate with the APAC Talent Management Partner and regional/local stakeholders to identify talent development priorities and implement targeted initiatives to nurture talent pipelines and succession planning
•    In partnership with P&C BP/PEPs, ensure the talent core process is implemented in responsible market, following the Global/Regional guideline, process and tools, to ensure consistency and effectiveness.


Deliver training to uplift leader capability in core process to support BPs 
•    Deliver training sessions to enhance leader capability in talent and performance core processes within the responsible market, supporting P&C BPs in building leadership excellence across the organization (e.g. SLS training, IDP training, how to give feedback, etc.)


Stakeholder engagement 
•    Build strong relationships with P&C BPs, business leaders, and other key stakeholders in responsible market to understand their needs and priorities, and to ensure the successful adoption of talent and learning initiatives.
•    As part of APAC Talent CoE, ensure alignment within the CoE to deliver a consistent learning and talent experience for our employees across the Region


•    10+ years of experience in P&C with a solid knowledge and experience in talent development and learning & capability
•    Solid experience in designing and delivering learning / capability programs, good facilitation skills
•    Solid project management skills with the ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously and drive projects to successful delivery
•    Excellent communciation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization as well as in market and regional/globally
•    Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage data to drive decision-making and measure the impact of learning and talent initiatives
•    Solid People management skills – engage, equip, and empower to develop team
•    Strong understanding of our Suntory Leadership Spirit and demonstrates them as a leader
•    Strong passion for developing people and helping the organization build capability for the future
•    Able to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a proactive mind-set
•    Proficiency in both English & local language, other languages are an advantage
•    Previous experience working in a regional or global P&C role is an advantage

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