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AVP, Talent Acquisition Specialist

Posting Date:  01-Apr-2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Human Resources function balances organisational aspirations and employee needs, as we accelerate and strengthen people capabilities to enable sustainable business growth at UOB. Our team of Human Resources specialists are guided by four employee commitments: do what is right, build meaningful careers, make a real difference and lead by positive example.

Job Responsibilities

Be a Recruitment Specialist in sourcing and providing the appropriate talent profile for current job openings and identify future talents needs and proactively sourcing and recruiting for future business expansion.  Your roles in this respect shall be guided by and not limiting to the following;

  • To manage the recruitment process and life-cycle, including initial assessment, interviews, offers, counsel candidates on corporate benefits, salary and corporate environment and on-boarding process;
  • To use social media, job boards, internet sourcing and other technical means to source candidates for job openings and future talent needs;
  • To promote internal employee referral program by encouraging internal employees to refer friends to the organization;
  • To participate in recruitment events both public and in-campus.
  • To ensure that the internal service level agreement is met at all times.


Be a Liaison Officer in managing and coordinating the recruitment activities with the assigned internal stakeholders, external business partners and universities within the budget allocated. Your roles in this respect shall be guided by and not limiting to the following;

  • To work with HR Business Partner and line managers in identifying talent needs both short-term and long-term and develop/maintain the talent pool for business expansion;
  • To work with assigned job boards to maximize the return of investment i.e. talent / pipeline pool, enhance market visibility.
  • Be the Custodian of assigned recruitment related policies, procedures and process or any subject matter experts in recruitment areas. 
  • Manage / Assist in Ad-Hoc Projects / Bank’s Events.
  • Be a Team player and ensure good teamwork within and outside the division. 
  • Be a Champion in Own Learning. In this, it’ll be your responsibility to seek understanding of your roles, continuously update yourself on the developments in the Bank and/or any current issues locally and internationally
  • Any other related roles relating to HR resourcing.

Job Requirements

  • Have 8 - 10 years working experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in volume hiring is an added advantage.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Strong Stakeholder management including senior management.

  • Preferably those with banking knowledge or specialising in wholesale banking.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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