Job Location:
Mumbai (IND)

At Dow, we believe in putting people first and we’re passionate about delivering integrity, respect and safety to our customers, our employees and the planet.  


Our people are at the heart of our solutions. They reflect the communities we live in and the world where we do business. Their diversity is our strength. We’re a community of relentless problem solvers that offers the daily opportunity to contribute with your perspective, transform industries and shape the future. Our purpose is simple – to deliver a sustainable future for the world through science and collaboration. If you’re looking for a challenge and meaningful role, you’re in the right place. 

About you and the role:

Dow Human Resources in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI) region comprises of multiple disciplines, managing the entire Employee Lifecycle related activities.

This role is in the Workforce Administration (WFA) discipline of HR function. WFA disciplines primarily focuses on all the employee life cycle related activities starting from onboarding, managing employee data, life cycle changes, absence management and offboarding of all Dow employees.

This role enables a best in class employee experience through exceptional subject matter expertise, consultation and service delivery in the areas of WFA for several countries where Dow has a presence. This includes the management, implementation, and delivery of innovative solutions specific to WFA.


  • Manage employee life cycle activities with the help of technology, Workday and Service Now, and also off line.

  • Support the implementation and delivery of end-to-end solutions in WFA discipline(s) to deliver a best in class employee experience.

  • Support program development related to WFA in order to improve the employee experience, balanced with function-specific needs and drivers.

  • Lead WFA specific project teams, for improvement projects.

  • Engage with third party providers to establish, develop and review the suite of services in WFA.

  • Address escalated HR inquiries and reviewer/approver of transactions, as applicable, with support from more senior team members.

  • Ability to lead the country cluster independently.

  • Provide information and insights to Team Leaders to continuously improve the operating standards and resolves employee queries on daily basis.


  • 4-5 years previous relevant HR experience.

  • A minimum of Bachelor's degree is required.

  • Fluency in English and additional language is an advantage.

  • Ability to work in hybrid international culture with multilingual team members.

  • Understanding of labour relations is an advantage.


  • Proven work experience as a Senior HR generalist in a similar role for minimum five years. 

  • Proven work experience in an international environment (responsibility scope of more than one country).

  • Prior experience with Workday business process part of the employee life cycle: Onboarding, Job Change, Personal Data changes, Reporting, Terminations, Position Management and Supervisory Organization management.

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or relevant field .


Preferred skills:

  • Ability to work independently with multiple stakeholders in an international and matrix organization.
  • Collaborative and innovative mindset.
  • Ability to work on cross-discipline projects.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills in English and effective time-management abilities.
  • Skills & expertise in MS Office.

Additional Notes:

  • You are living within a commuting distance of max 1 hour from our Mumbai office.
  • Relocation is not supported for this role.

Benefits – What Dow offers you 

We invest in you. 

Dow invests in total rewards programs to help you manage all aspects of you: your pay, your health, your life, your future, and your career.  You bring your background, talent and perspective to work every day. Dow rewards that commitment by investing in your total wellbeing.  

Here are just a few highlights of what you would be offered as a Dow employee: 

  • Equitable and market-competitive base pay and bonus opportunity across our global markets, along with locally relevant incentives. 
  • Benefits and programs to support your physical, mental and emotional well-being, to help you get the care you need…when you need it. 
  • Competitive retirement program that may include company-provided benefits, savings opportunities, financial planning and educational resources to help you achieve your long term financial-goals. 
  • Become a Dow shareholder through various employee stock programs.
  • Opportunities to learn and grow through training and mentoring, work experiences, community involvement and team building. 
  • Workplace culture empowering role-based flexibility to maximize personal productivity and balance personal needs. 
  • Global Paid Time Off (PTO) policies:
    • Paid time off for new parents (birthing and non-birthing, including adoptive and foster parents).  
    • ​Paid time off to care for family members who are sick or injured.  
    • Paid time off to support volunteering and Employee Resource Group’s (ERG) participation. 

Join our team, we can make a difference together. 

About Dow Chemical International Pvt Ltd

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) aims to be the most innovative, sustainable, inclusive customer-centric materials science company. The company is committed to delivering the right solutions to its customers’ challenges. With broadest technology sets spanning performance materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics Dow India delivers differentiated science-based products and solutions in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, automobile, and consumer care.

A Great Place to Work® Certified company with approximately over 1000 employees, its operations comprise of manufacturing sites, innovation center, established centers of excellence, and commercial office. As a responsible corporate, the company supports its Corporate Social Responsibility (program) with technology expertise and employee volunteerism. Dow India works with non-profit partners towards the empowerment of differently abled, women, and children in communities where it operates. The company aims to redefine the societal blueprint, by supporting holistic sustainability and circular economy initiatives.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment.  We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.