Talent Partner

Job type:Permanent
Industry:Manufacturing, Food & Beverage Manufacturing, Agriculture
Expertise:Human Resources & Administration
Job published:5/30/2023
Job ID:V-39325

Our client is a leading global ingredients solutions company, with a 100-year history of innovation.

As part of the global Talent Acquisition team, the Talent Partner - APAC will work on recruitment across the region, with a focus on Thailand, India, and Malaysia, as part of a matrix-style team.

This role requires leveraging traditional and creative channels to ensure the delivery of high-quality candidates.

The successful candidate will bring a proactive talent-hunting approach to the organisation. The Talent Partner – APAC will be expected to provide an excellent candidate experience, while effectively managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Business partnering - Build productive, collaborative relationships with hiring managers and HR business partners to identify and attract high quality talent for open positions. Anticipate and resolve issues with effective communication and customer service. Build and enhance existing networks with internal customers and HR Business Partners.
  • E2E recruitment - Responsible for the entire life-cycle of recruitment: develop compelling job descriptions and sourcing strategies; develop passive talent pools and partner with third-party recruiters; develop interview strategies; collate candidate feedback; lead debriefing sessions; facilitate offers and negotiations; conduct pre-employment checks and preboarding.
  • Utilise social media and other tools to expand the candidate pool and identify qualified passive candidates. Review CVs, screen applicants for technical competence, applicable background and skills. Evaluate candidate behaviour and competency to assess individual goals and ensure they are a good fit with the organisation.
  • Candidate Management - Engage and build trust with internal and external candidates as a representative of the company. Mentor hiring managers and HR business partners to improve their effectiveness and provide a best-in-class candidate experience.
  • Build Talent Pipelines - Attend conferences, seminars, networking events, and career fairs to expand the candidate pool and identify qualified passive candidates. Initiate first-round candidate contact; persuasively communicate the benefits of the job opportunity to qualified talent.
  • Talent Advisor - Stay abreast of market trends and challenges, and advise hiring managers and HR accordingly; and build networks with external industry sources to identify qualified passive candidates. Provide information to internal and external stakeholders, always representing the department and company with the utmost professionalism.
  • Data Management - Demonstrate data integrity in the Workday ATS; ensure consistent ATS utilisation & updates to meet compliance and business needs, as well as HR reporting.
  • Vendor Management - With prior approval of the TA Leader, engage third-party recruiting agencies as needed for difficult-to-fill requisitions and as an additional source of candidates during peak requisition volume periods. Manage relationships with key recruitment partners
  • Global TA Projects - Manage key improvement projects and initiatives in the areas of Diversity & Inclusion, Candidate Experience Enhancement, and Talent Acquisition.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in a senior TA role
  • Sold track record of end-to-end recruitment – for agencies and in-house
  • Experience recruiting managerial level positions
  • Proficient with LinkedIn Recruiter, job boards, social networks, and other digital tools for sourcing and talent-pooling
  • Strong experience in stakeholder management for a multinational company

Desirable experience:

  • Knowledge of Workday ATS
  • Experience in Manufacturing / Operations / Supply Chain sectors
  • Food industry knowledge
  • Experience working for a regional / global organisation
  • Experience working in a matrix-built organisation

Required characteristics:

  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence while serving internal clients
  • High level of enthusiasm, with customer-service orientation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills