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Talent Acquisition Specialist

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


About the Role:

Our TA GBS team is growing!!

We currently have an opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the Kerry GBS APMEA (Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa) TA team. This role will be based out of Selangor (Bandar Utama) in Malaysia. In this role you will handle end-to-end recruitment for roles across manufacturing and supply chain functions primarily and also get an opportunity to handle roles within other functions like Sales, IT, Finance & HR. Working closely with several stakeholders, your focus will be to recruit and deliver diverse and top talent for Kerry. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end to end recruitment; 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
  • Liaising and partnering with external agency's / 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
  • Be responsible for 100% data accuracy, job position compliance and system compliance
  • Become ‘expert’ user of our applicant tracking system SuccessFactors, 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
  • Implement and execute recruitment marketing for just in time recruitment
  • Participate in Continuous Excellence (CE) activities and support process improvement activities

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Minimum 5+ Year’s experience as an integral part of a Talent Acquisition team
  • Bachelors Degree in any discipline
  • Advanced market mapping skills, project management skills
  • High level of English language proficiency as this is Kerry's most widely spoken language
  • Proven experience to have successfully filled vacancies across the region. (both volume & salaried roles)
  • Experience handling Graduate recruitment across a few or several countries within APMEA will be a plus
  • Recruitment background from a manufacturing set up (within an F&B or other FMCG industries) will be highly preferred
  • Strong references that show high quality interactions with HR Business Partners, Hiring managers, COE leads, vendors and other business managers
  • Interest to remain up to date with knowledge of employment laws for locations supported by the role
  • High level passive sourcing skills using LI and other social media platforms
  • Advanced use of MS Office, Power BI, and any recruitment ATS is necessary. Knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors and ServiceNow will be a significant advantage.


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.

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