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Regional Talent Acquisition Manager

Job Field: Human Resources

Location: Bangsar, MY

Company: BASF Asia Pacific

Job Type: Experienced

Job ID: EN_MY_33941

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

For BASF, diversity is one of the essential keys to business success and the well-being of our employees. We promote an inclusive culture that accepts the diversity of people, experiences and capabilities. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost creativity and motivation, and enhance our teams' performance.

Join the team and connect with more than 110,000 other minds.


  • Accountable for Talent Acquisition (TA) topics for BASF Malaysia and its subsidiaries/joint venture.
  • Accountable for in country TA on local policy development, activities and or programs to support the talent acquisition funnel and KPI's, continuous improvement, and/or providing expertise to other HR colleagues to achieve business objectives.
  • Drive & influence TA initiatives in alignment with regional HR, business objectives and country policies.
Job Description Stakeholder Management
  • Partner with the HR Head, Business Heads and Local HR Business Partner to design and execute customized candidate recruiting plans to address current and future talent needs.
  • Establish and maintain meaningful relationships across management and key cross-functional stakeholders, including external recruitment agencies and recruitment partners.
Employer Branding * Responsible for the development and maintenance of the global and local Employer Value Proposition (EVP)
  • Develop and execute a clear communication program to bring visibility to the Company's value proposition externally and internally.
  • Works with identified network or industries to build brand credibility and expose the new workforce to BASF as an employer.
  • Utilize innovative ways of communicating with potential employees, i.e. social media platform, networking, targeted advertising, etc.
  • Develop an integrated sourcing and recruiting approach to support the Company's growth needs and achieve hiring KPI's.
  • Drives overall TA standards nationwide via building a strong foundation for programs, policies and practices.
  • Monitors the performance of the RPO to maximize productivity of investment
  • Explore, evaluate, review and or select recruiting partners that are relevant to achieve business objectives.
  • Monitors performance of recruiting partners from a perspective of relevance, quality of service, cost effectiveness to meet business demands.
  • Oversees the usage of recruitment tools and other systems that enables effective and efficiency of the recruiting process.
  • Develop and utilize dashboards to track overall TA performance, create local recruiting report which enables informed business decisions.
  • Introduce innovative hiring methodologies through identifying unique and non-traditional sources for finding candidates.
  • Provides insights and recommendations on recruiting strategies and best practices that contribute to the achievement of the recruiting KPIs and the business demands.
  • Participates in the selection process for key positions in the organization in consultation with stakeholders. Manages complex hiring and or negotiates on special or confidential roles.
  • Establish, review, monitor and or implement the various programs in supporting the overall recruitment philosophy.
Apprentice Program & Internship Program
  • Together with Learning and Development, contributes to the successful deployment of the Apprentice and Internship program.
  • Drives the promotional campaign of the Apprentice program and Internship programs with identified key universities based on business requirements.
  • Monitor and obtain feedback from interns and provide management with feedback on the progress of the intern.
  • Encourage and establish ideas with BU or FU on internship opportunities in order to drive towards a constant talent pipeline.
  • Review and recommends to the Company relevant or required apprenticeship program to fulfil skill requirements / gaps of the organization.
Policies, Process and Programs / Projects
  • Lead and manage any TA related projects or campaigns that supports the on-going changes in the TA landscape. E.g. Technology, process improvement, data analytics, etc.
  • Participates in local, company or external audits as and when required.
  • Monitors TA service cost and ensures SDM is applied in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Works closely with controlling to monitor budget spend and forecasts.
  • Proposes opportunities for cost efficiencies with stakeholders which supports value to business.
Requirements Education: * Degree or Masters in Human Resources, Business Management or Economics

Working Experience:
  • At least 6 - 8 years working experience as a HR generalist with at least 2 years with recruiting experience in a large multinational or local conglomerate with international presence or manufacturing organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic sourcing strategies including direct sourcing, selection techniques and diversity recruiting.
  • Familiar with similar industries (Manufacturing / Technology / Shared Services / Industrial Products)
  • Enjoys working with diverse stakeholder groups and is results orientated
  • Able to work in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Communicates effectively and is a collaborative relationship builder
  • Has passion for technology and or digitalization to champion change and innovation
Technical & Professional Knowledge:
  • Familiar with Malaysian Employment Act, Malaysian Industrial Relations Act and the Trade Union Act.
  • Has exposure with Applicant Tracking System (i.e. Taleo)
  • Experience in Competency Based Interviewing, assessment methods, assessment centers and selection tools
  • Project Management skills (non-certified)
*We thank all applicants for their interest. However due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. #LI-JOBS
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