Senior 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 Senior Recruiter to be based in Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur to work onsite. As a Senior Recruiter, you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end recruitment process whilst being a subject matter expert around applicant tracking systems, candidate sourcing methodologies and recruitment process effectiveness.


Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the recruitment life-cycle for a number of key and high-profile business areas, with a strong focus on direct sourcing and diversity
  • Discuss relevant recruitment strategies with hiring managers and be involved in creating various strategies to ensure maximum successful output
  • Develop and maintain strong stakeholder and hiring manager relationships
  • Utilise all available direct sourcing tools to ensure a quality candidate pipeline and actively source candidates and build candidate talent pools
  • Be a ‘recruitment best practice’ champion into the business and support and deliver on the overall service delivery targets
  • Provide information to Hiring Managers regarding market conditions, candidate availability, salary benchmarks
  • Maintain critical metrics and provide the highest data integrity within reporting


Professional Experience

  • At least 8 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 Commercial and Shared Services roles within the Life Sciences sector, mainly supporting Malaysia and other SEA countries
  • Ability to interpret reporting data and advise on solutions for process innovation and high-performance working
  • Experience developing and executing sourcing methodologies to include market mapping, recruitment strategies and Boolean searches as well as working with an ATS
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and show flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Shown team working capability, stakeholder management and networking skills
  • Ability to be involved in a wide range of talent acquisition projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia, IT Literate with MS Office suite
  • 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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