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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (6 Month FTC)

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Date: 04-May-2021

Location: Singapore, 05, SG

Company: Kerry

About the Role: 


We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the Kerry APMEA region (Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa) Talent Acquisition team on a contract basis. Working closely with senior stakeholders and your other APMEA / Global HR colleagues, your focus will be to recruit for immediate / planned / project requirements; to build a strong talent pipeline for the business; and to develop and promote the Employer Brand. 


This role is a 6-month contract and requires an immediate, or near-immediate start. 


The scope of the role will include supporting recruitment activities at a mid- to senior- level, and if the selected candidate has experience in managing any regional / global Talent Acquisition related projects there will be opportunities to get involved!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Adopt a hands-on role in the end-to-end recruitment cycle. You will be driving the definition of role requirements, identifying the most appropriate recruitment channels, screening / interviewing / assessing candidates, and monitoring pipelines through to negotiation and candidate acceptance
  • Implement creative recruitment strategies to meet hiring demands across the business - using various recruitment methods as appropriate - job boards, LinkedIn, networking, referrals, etc.
  • Work closely with the regional and global HR teams to assess internal talent, to review and assist with future talent moves, to participate in brainstorming and strategy sessions, to advise on offers and facilitate smooth pre-boarding of candidates
  • Build strategic relationships with the Senior Executive team and the Regional Functional Directors, bringing updates, insight and market intelligence – communicate challenges / opportunities / ideas
  • Build strong, external, strategic relationships in order to promote Kerry as an Employer of Choice – develop and maintain fruitful working relationships with our preferred external partners / vendors
  • Maintain candidate and requisition data accurately on the global ATS - SuccessFactors. Be responsible for accurate and timely reporting when required by the Senior Executive team. Keep Projects and Notes up to date on LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Report and measure the impact / return-on-investment of various activities including spend, agency usage, recruitment campaigns and various recruitment metrics
  • Work cross-functionally to promote our Employer Brand and always represent Kerry in the best possible way
  • Assist with other projects on occasion


Person Specification:

  • Minimum 8 years’ dedicated recruitment experience – applicants will need to have worked in an in-house Talent Acquisition / RPO capacity previously
  • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers and team members throughout the recruitment process
  • Preference shown for those candidates who have previous experience working in a multinational Manufacturing environment
  • Experience in recruiting for multiple countries in Asia Pacific / Middle East & Africa   
  • Previous TA related projects experience is preferred
  • Must be well organised and place an importance on delivering within timelines – must place great emphasis on quality but also quick delivery, with a sense of urgency
  • Must display a passion for recruitment with an innovative, creative, collaborative attitude



Work from Home, Singapore / Biopolis


Reporting to:    

Senior Regional TA Manager APMEA