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Lead Recruiter

Req ID: J2321768

  • Location
    Penang, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia
  • Category Human Resources
  • Posted Wednesday, June 8, 2022
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


Responsible for managing the full recruiting process, from discovery with a hiring manager, through sourcing/screening, interviewing, offer process, up to on boarding. The Lead Recruiter will focus in the areas of candidate talent search and placement, process improvement, strategy development and will act as client lead for supported groups. They will foster a collaborative team environment and a strong service oriented culture that ensures delivery of efficient, effective, quality driven services to customers.

The Lead Recruiter works closely with human resources business partners and talent acquisition managers to develop and execute tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow that meets diversity and overall recruiting goals. Acts as the “go-to” member of the team for expertise in candidate approach, candidate engagement, consulting with hiring teams, and the negotiation/presentation of offers. Acts as the lead recruiter in our team and work to influence other recruiters to improve recruiting competence and execution. Acts as a full-cycle recruiter, and has the ability to step in to a sourcing function as needed. Proven expertise in managing the candidate process and engagement with hiring teams.

As a Lead Recruiter, have a disciplined focus on your customers, executing focused attention to their needs, and using insights gained through relationships to anticipate future needs and consistently add value for the customer.


·         Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates, attracting highly qualified candidates, moving them through our talent acquisition process, resulting in hires of the highest caliber
·         Prepares candidates for interviewing with specific hiring managers by providing detailed information on the company, our business strategy, department background, job descriptions, and expectation-setting
·         Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management; conducts in-depth interviews of potential candidates, and partnering with business units to understand and meet business talent acquisition needs
·         Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level openings
·         Manages the presentation, selection, offer, negotiation, and closing involved in full lifecycle recruiting
·         Leverage online recruiting resources, including job boards, niche sites, and social networking sites to identify and recruit the very best candidates
·         Works closely with hiring managers and business leaders to determine the human capital needs of the departments and positions identified to ensure efficient and effective hiring
·         Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy
·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


·         Consistently delivers results and are fueled by passion to win, executed by setting personal performance & development goals, assessing steps & activities required to achieve those goals, adjusting efforts & strategies to accomplish the goals within the expected delivery range, and taking personal responsibility to ensure success
·         Acts as an agile communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills, understand audience, and can quickly adapt to meet the needs of differing audiences
·         Seek to collaborate with peers to support team activities and accomplish organization-level goals
·         Hold peers accountable for commitments, but demonstrate loyalty to the team through competent delivery and approachability
·         Analytical approach, considering data from multiple sources & relationships, can identify links between dissimilar data sets, and draw conclusions & assumptions that will best benefit the business
·         Must be able to manage competing demands within a very fast-paced environment
·         Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required
·         Demonstrated ability to recruit for a broad/deep range of positions
·         Demonstrated ability to function/recruit on a national, international and multi-location level
·         Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
·         Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills
·         Must have the ability to quickly learn systems, processes, and procedures
·         Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, must pursue conscious cost-containment efforts in recruiting, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer
·         Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision; proven ability to act at both the strategic and tactical levels in a fast paced; must be extremely organized, detail oriented, and able to multi-task
·         Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and Powerpoint) and e-mail skills required

·         Bachelor's Degree required
·         Degree in Human Resources, Communications, Marketing, or equivalent discipline preferred
·         Eight (8) to ten (10) years of experience in full lifecycle recruiting with 3+ years executive/ senior leadership recruiting experience
·         Candidates must be heavily networked and knowledgeable of leading search practices
·         Possess an expert level of knowledge in all full lifecycle recruiting components including, but not limited to, sourcing, qualifying, networking, assessing, legal, job analysis, wage and salary trends, relationship management, and due diligence
·         Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

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