Manager, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Location KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Human Resources & Diversity
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Job Summary
  • To manage the Recruitment & Selection function for AAGI by providing key services to the business including professional advice and support across the full range of employee recruitment & selection.
  • To provide support in the management and deployment of Employer Branding Strategy

Job Responsibilities:



·  Design and implement external candidate marketing and proactive recruiting programs and processes that attract, select and retain a qualified and diverse workforce including but not limited to: identifying and connecting with passive talent through targets direct calls, canvassing efforts, networking and building partnership with universities, communities, and organizations/associations, conducting presentations and speaking engagements, utilizing complex Internet searches and social recruiting methods, attending external job fairs, arranging and leading internal hiring events.

·   Creates a culture of innovation by taking the initiative to look for and suggest ways to continuously improve the recruiting process and drive toward higher efficiency and quality.

·    Establish and ensure appropriate use of metrics to gauge recruiting status including cost per hire, hiring cycle time, quality of hire, turnover, competitive hiring measures, and new hire engagement measures.

· Delivers a positive candidate experience through continuous communication, follow-up, and engagement throughout the selection process.

·   Manage agency relationship and negotiate rates with external service providers to reflect the company’s budget.

·     Monitors and evaluates the performance of the Recruitment team against stated objective, developing performance measures and ensuring feedback to staff on the department’s performance in meeting targets and objectives.

·    Setting up and managing an online marketing program to promote job openings and career opportunities at the company


Strategic Workforce Planning

·  Collaborates and partners with the HR Business Partners, Hiring Managers and the Regional Attraction team to forecast staffing and market needs.

·      Proactively conduct market research in an effort to develop knowledge of current external industry/market/competitor trends and concurrently develops internal knowledge of the business.

·     Involve in strategic planning and development of the capacity planning and staffing function. Forecasts potential impacts to operations and ability to meet service goals for all activities.


Employer Branding

·      Provide support for the deployment of employer branding in the market. Work directly with the HR stakeholders to adopt common EVP elements, localise EVP materials, manage changes needed to reflect the EVP, and manage a consistent and cohesive brand image.

·   Communicate AAGI Value Proposition by understanding and utilizing candidate’ varied interest to tailor marketing messages to be as compelling and persuasive as possible.

·    Acts as an employer brand ambassador and helps to drive candidate interest in career opportunities.


HR Administration and Reporting

·       Statistical data and reporting – Manage and maintain HR statistical data and provide reports as and when required by group, regional office and local management as well as group & local regulators.

·      Provide support in building advance analytical capability in and for the HR function.

·  Interpreting and communicating personnel policies and procedure information to department heads, manager and employees. Responding to inquiries verbally or in writing.


Playing the role of Centre of Expertise for the “Attract” and “Culture Transformation” pillars of the HR strategy that is expected to create, lead and implement Company’s Attraction/Employer Branding Strategy as well as oversee the Culture and HR Transformation across Company together with Diversity & Inclusion initiatives


Build Attraction Strategy, implement Employer Branding/EVP initiatives to ensure AAGI attracts the right talent for the right job, to meet today’s and future needs
3. Identify the career digital ecosystem strategy for AAGI and build the best social media platforms to attract talents.


Ensure AAGI embed one robust and best in class recruitment process across Asia


YES Recruit (Taleo) System

Ensure YES Recruit is fully operationalize and effective across company

Responsible to ensure adoption/utilisation of YES Recruit (Taleo) system is increased among the Hiring Managers and Recruitment team members.


Drive the pilot of “Sourcing by country” model


Oversees the company's social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogging websites.


Writes creative, persuasive copy for various social media platforms


Expanding the company's online presence on different employment sites, developing creative ways to draw prospective employees to the company's website and identifying new recruitment opportunities through social media


Set, monitor and review social media standards and ensure that marketing and recruiting goals are aligned


Campus and industries engagement. (Career Talk, Visit, Campus Fair etc)


Participate in the relevant awards competition/programmes in order to benchmark the Company’s standard

Job Requirements:



Degree or Master Degree in any relevant discipline.


(i.e. insurance / accounting, etc.)



7 years of experience in HR preferably in Recruitment and / or similar role


(i.e. language, IT software, etc.)

·  Sourcing Talent – Employer Branding, Requisition marketing, employee & social media referral strategies

·  Selecting Talent – Talent Assessment, Behavioral Interviewing

·  Strong ability to communicate both verbally and in writing independently

·  Experience in TALEO & Strategic Workforce Planning is an added advantage


·  Able to work independently and as a team

·  Able to interact well with all levels of stakeholders.

·  High level of empathy, responsiveness and relationship oriented.

·  High level of maturity and tact in dealing with all levels of stakeholders. 

·  Able to work independently and as a team.

·  Self-motivated.

·  Able to work well under tight deadline.



·  Consulting and interest-based negotiation skills

·  Able to successfully manage multiple projects and competing priorities

·  Detail-oriented, able to audit and maintain accurate data

·  Demonstrates the ability to be self-motivated and collaborative with the team; able to work in a fast-changing environment; is resourceful; possess problem-solving skills and strong sense of urgency for business needs  


Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life?  Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.  


In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

AXA Affin General Insurance Berhad is a joint venture between AXA Group and Affin Holdings Berhad. We are one of the fastest growing general insurance companies in Malaysia, and the No.1 leader in Medical and Health insurance (source: ISM). We provide comprehensive and tailored protection solutions to individuals and businesses in the areas of Motor, Home, Accidental, Travel and Commercial insurance. 
We pride ourselves in conducting business responsibly, and building long-term relationship of trust when serving almost a million Malaysian customers, with over 800 employees in 22 offices, as well as over 4,000 agents nationwide, as well as our brokers and key bank partners.

We are the best organization that demonstrate drive, commitment and tenacity to champion diversity and inclusion with workplace practices that enable our current & future employees to achieve work-life integration. 
So, what are you waiting for? Come and JOIN us!