Recruiter - Life Sciences/ Medical Devices (Kuala Lumpur)


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

Position Summary

We currently have an exciting and challenging opportunity available to be part of the Korn Ferry RPO team! Our client, a global leader in Medical Devices is looking for a Recruiter to be based in Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur to work onsite. This role requires a close partnership with stakeholders and optimizing client relationships through excellence in the recruitment process including sourcing, screening and assessing candidates, whilst becoming an expert in the market and helping guide our clients through the recruitment process.


Key Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the full recruitment process cycle from initial role briefing through to offer stage
  • Build strong partnerships with the business area you support and candidates to drive client and candidate satisfaction
  • Work with the sourcing team to drive strong recruitment strategies to ensure you have strong talent, with a strong focus on diversity within the shortlist
  • Utilize all available direct sourcing tools and technology to ensure a quality candidate shortlist/pipeline 
  • Communicate effectively with the client to identify needs and evaluate alternative recruiting solutions 
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction, driving continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Provide information to Hiring Managers regarding market conditions, candidate availability, salary benchmarks  


Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in a full cycle recruitment role, from direct sourcing, screening, assessing/ interviewing, and offering candidates, either in an in-house, agency or RPO environment 
  • Prior experience in hiring for technical and non-technical roles in Life Sciences/ Medical Devices/ Pharmaceuticals industries
  • Shared Services hiring experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to build strong relationships at different levels within an organisation  
  • Strong organisation skills, and the ability to delegate, where applicable, certain aspects of the recruitment process i.e. interview scheduling and sourcing 
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a fast-paced service environment 
  • Expert in sourcing, screening, interviewing, and hiring techniques 
  • Effective communication and listening skills 
  • Experience and ability to navigate ambiguity and prioritise different needs and plans to accommodate a broad range of stakeholders and responsibilities
  • Must have good written and communication skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia
  • Able to commute to Bangsar South City at least 4 times a week (1 day WFH)


This is a rare opportunity to become part of a high performing and growing team. If you have an interest in expanding your expertise in talent acquisition, please apply today!

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