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Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Date: 17-Sep-2022

Location: Kuala Lumpur, 10, MY

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 35070
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-SSM1
Posting Type LI


About the Role:

As a Specialist / Senior Specialist in the Talent Acquisition Section of the Global Business Centre, you will be seen as a true expert in your field, be able to consistently deliver quality and diverse talent for the organisation that builds and strengthens our future talent pipeline in order to position Kerry as the first choice for top talent. As well as working within a defined regional capacity, this role will be a key interface into the Business that will position Kerry as the first choice for top talent.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for recruitment delivery activity, managing volume and salaried hiring throughout the full recruitment process – nurturing close working relationships with hiring managers through the vacancy lifecycle including thorough briefing calls and weekly updates
  • Liaise and partner with external agencies / partners as and when required
  • Working collaboratively with wider teams to ensure an aligned approach from first candidate / hiring manager contact to offer, pre-boarding and on-boarding.
  • Responsible for candidate experience, championing diversity, inclusion, purpose and culture in all aspects of the recruitment process, from job descriptions, training for hiring managers, formulation of interview panels as well as managing the candidate experience leading to measurable improvement in the attraction, selection and engagement of high-potential, diverse candidates for Kerry
  • Driving Talent Acquisition SLAs, data integrity, pipeline flow, requisition management, and candidate management for specialist/standard roles by region
  • Become ‘expert’ user of our applicant tracking system Success Factors, ensuring compliance in TA activity across the Applicant Tracking System to ensure full compliance
  • Work collaboratively with the wider GBS teams, all relevant COE and Business Partners to find and execute solutions to business challenges
  • Implement and execute talent-sourcing strategies to support and build out pipelines for current and future hiring demands for locality.
  • Implement and execute recruitment marketing for just in time recruitment

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ Year’s Experience, Bachelors Degree
  • Advanced market mapping skills, project management
  • High level of English language proficiency as this is Kerry's most widely spoken language
  • Confidently able to successfully deliver services and have high quality interactions with Business Partners and Customer groups
  • Able to select the most appropriate method of communication to any given situation and tailor approach accordingly to ensure the most receptive audience and the best likelihood of influence and success.
  • Fill volume & standardised salaried roles according to business priorities and SLA’s


Kerry's offices are located at 1Powerhouse, No, Persiaran Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Kerry has an agile working policy - 50% work from office, 50% work from home.