Talent Acquisition Manager - Jobs in Malaysia - 980967

Funding Societies
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Job Description

Reports To

The Talent Acquisition Manager (Malaysia & Singapore) will report to the Regional Head of Talent Management.

Job Overview

Based in Malaysia, the Talent Acquisition Manager (Malaysia & Singapore) will lead a team of Talent Acquisition Specialists and is responsible for the end-to-end recruitment of key positions in the organisation. He/she will be tasked with identifying and putting in place the right search strategy and process for projects spanning across the region, with a primary focus on Malaysia and Singapore. The organisation is undergoing rapid growth and a transformation to poise themselves for future expansion. The TA function is a crucial one in order to support the growth and headcount in transformation and thus having a growth mindset and ability to coach and drive effectiveness across the team is a must.

Responsibilities and Duties

HR Strategy & Workforce Planning

Propose, plan and execute Malaysia & Singapore TA strategy and plan within the approved budget.

Identify the data sources to gather and prepare relevant workforce data to perform workforce gap analysis

Collaborate with business leaders to model and refine the current workforce profile, and project the future skills demand and supply

Assist in the development annual recruitment plans for the purpose of filling resource gaps or redeploying resources based on skills

Calculate and analyse cost and headcount implications resulting from proposed strategic workforce plan and recruitment plan

Manage manpower cost and cost to hire within the approved budget


Recommend hiring standards, selection criteria and job requirements (knowledge, skills and experience) to fulfill the current and future business plans of the organisation.

Execute recruitment plans in collaboration with business leaders to ensure open positions are successfully filled.

Develop a database of contacts to facilitate access to potential recruits of the organisation to allow proactive and immediate sourcing of qualified candidates when the need arises.


Recommend and deploy a range assessment tools, techniques and technology solutions for hiring managers to evaluate the job-fit of candidates in order to reduce time taken to hire and manage hiring costs within the approved budget.

Analyse all information gathered from the screening and assessment process to support hiring managers in making decisions on offers of employment.

Analytics and Insights

Identify, collect and prepare data for analytics and HR metrics benchmarking.

Resolve data availability and data quality challenges with data cleansing techniques

Use HR data to design HR metrics, identify causal relationships, analyse trends, develop forecasts and projections, and draw insights and foresights for decision-making.

Qualifications / Requirements

5+ years of recruiting experience preferably from a startup / IT or banking industry

Experience working in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment

Proven track record of team management across the region

Strong network of recruitment partners and talents in the market


Organising - Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner

Priority Setting - Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.

Ability to deal with ambiguity - can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Strong stakeholder management and communication skills to interact with employees at all levels both internally and externally - including C-suite

Able to keep on top of things in a fast-paced and constant changing environment

Independent and resourceful

Strong business acumen

Profile Summary

Type : Company job

Role : Manager

Industry : Banking/Financial Services

Salary : Not Disclosed

Deadline: 2020-01-12

Company Profile

Funding Societies is a P2P FinTech company that is revolutionising lending in Southeast Asia. By connecting investors looking to earn interest to SMEs that require quick financing, we create win-win situations for both investors and borrowers on our platform. Investors earn interest, businesses obtain fund seamlessly- we are in the business of building Stronger Societies.
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