Talent Acquisition Specialist (6 Months Contract)

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Contract

Job Brief:

We at OYO are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Human Resources department and oversee our full-cycle recruiting.

Talent Acquisition responsibilities include sourcing candidates through various channels, planning interview and selection procedures and hosting or participating in career events. To be successful in this role, you should be able to develop long-term recruiting strategies and nurture trusting relationships with potential hires.

Ultimately, you will create strong talent pipelines for our company’s current and future hiring needs.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Ensure 100% staffing as per the agreed People Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
  • Support functional managers in getting the right candidates for diversified roles in the Company
  • Head hunt leadership candidates and source the right candidates for our leadership roles
  • Liaise with external vendors in sourcing the right candidates
  • Enhance the portal utilization by posting jobs in a way to attract aspiring candidates
  • Periodic mass recruitment drives
  • Enhance the employee referral programs


Assessment & Negotiation:

  • Develop tools to do a pre-assessment of cultural & positional fit of the aspirant candidates
  • Negotiate salary fixation as per the recruitment guidelines set in the organisation



  • Support hiring managers in preparing their people AOP
  • Design the campus hiring calendar in sync with the campuses' placement schedule
  • Liaise with hiring managers and prepare the internal talent pool ready for diversified roles in the organisation


Stakeholder Management

  • Manage the expectations of stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of the hiring.
  • Ensure that information systems are put in place to meet the information requirements of all stakeholders
  • Coordinate effective communication among teams and stakeholders



  • Enhance the pull effect of OYO by publishing people experiences on social media and other recruitment search engines
  • Engage aspirant candidates by reducing the recruitment TAT
  • Attending recruitment drives frequently 


Key Skills Required:

  • Experience in mass recruitment
  • Psychometric analysis
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Data Analytics
  • Managerial Skills


  • A minimum of 2 to 3 Years of Experience in a multi-level recruitment
  • Campus recruitment experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in sales team recruitment 
  • Experience in recruitment agency is also an added advantage