Project Manager


Kuala Lumpur

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.

Our 10,000 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions:

  • Organizational Strategy
  • Assessment and Succession
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Leadership Development
  • Total Rewards

About the job

We are currently searching for a Project Manager in Malaysia.


As a Project Manager, you will contribute to Korn Ferry’s growth and profitability goals by delivering best in class recruitment services to our newest RPO client. This role is responsible for the day-to-day operational aspects of the project deliverables. A key objective of the role is to ensure high quality service delivery and customer satisfaction is consistently maintained and achieved.


Key Responsibilities

 - Manage RPO project tightly end to end, ensuring quality assurance on day to day recruitment activities and attainment of project deliverables in line with KPIs and Service Level Agreements (“SLAs”) established for the project.

- Manage a 10-15 member recruiting team spread across 4 countries - Malaysia , Singapore, Philippines , Thailand

-Anticipate and minimize risks on project at both micro and macro levels.

-Build trust and confidence with key client stakeholders. Through this relationship building process, ensure effective expectation setting and management of client communications.

-Continually seek out opportunities to increase customer satisfaction.

- Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change, including proposed change management steps.

-Prepare and actively participate in project reviews with client and senior management. Effectively communicate relevant project information to superiors. Escalate and resolve issues in a timely fashion.

-Ensure all systems are updated on a timely basis by the delivery project team. Conduct ad hoc quality checks to ensure completeness and accuracy of data added to the systems.

-Work with the Project Director in developing value-added reporting to our client and ensure all reporting, internal and external, is accurate and complete and delivered against pre-established deadlines.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for a motivated individual who has a strong understanding of full life cycle recruiting and industry practices. The successful candidate will also ideally have:


-12-15 years’ experience in Talent Acquisition , 5+ years in team management .

-Experience In managing a team of at least 5 – 7 resources.

-Managing end to end recruitment process, stakeholder management, process and compliance management

-Must have managed a hiring of volume of minimum 500 -700 annually

-Experience in managing hiring across multiple levels, not just junior or entry level positions

-Past experience in managing hiring for 2 – 3 countries would be ideal.

-Current scope - Malaysia , Singapore , Philippines and Thailand

- Job location – KL

- Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.

- Energetic, confidence, maturity, and interpersonal sensitivity.

- Bachelor’s degree or five years of equivalent experience in lieu of a degree




Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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