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Talent Acquisition Lead, Thailand

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Job ID BAN05128 Date posted 06/11/2020 Location : Bangkok, Thailand

Are you passionate about talent acquisition, and keen to design and deliver talent acquisition solutions and services to support the needs of the business? We are looking for a Thailand Talent Acquisition Lead to join the team!


As a Talent Acquisition Lead for Thailand, you will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and consult with business/functional partners to develop and implement Talent Acquisition (TA) strategies, as well as managing TA processes and service operations for business critical positions. 


You will be responsible for supervising a team to execute and implement the recruitment strategy, governance and compliance with primary focus in Thailand; utilize employment knowledge to implement recruitment strategies, policies, programs and/or processes to source, attract, select and retain talent for Cargill; and get involved in regional or global projects as required.


Draws on a full knowledge of various business environments, requirements and strategies to:  

  • Consult with business/functional leaders to implement recruitment and sourcing strategies, establish priorities, and ensure alignment with delivering business/functional and HR goals
  • Understand and remain aware of industry and market trends, and how they affect sourcing, attraction, and retention of talent
  • Coordinate and align TA resources to deliver strategic activities such as market analysis, talent mapping, candidate pipelining, diversity recruiting, labor market intelligence, metrics and analytics
  • Utilize specific knowledge of the business environment, requirements, and strategies to provide day-to-day oversight for Talent Acquisition Specialists on the delivery of full cycle recruiting services 
  • Utilize recruitment technology systems (i.e. Taleo), process enhancements, and Taleo analytic capabilities to achieve efficiencies in recruiting activities
  • Consult with businesses/functions on proactively focused TA related projects or initiatives; leads and acts as a key participant of project teams
  • Provide full cycle recruiting services for business critical positions including job posting development, candidate sourcing, interviewing, selection processes, offer management, compliance management, and status communication with candidates and hiring managers
  • Manage processes and service operations for recruitments utilizing third-party search firms

Relationship Management:
  • Responsible for the communication and accountability of the recruiting team regarding TA policies and programs, as well as the business/functional partners within the cluster of countries. 
  • Responsible to develop and maintain key internal/external relationships which may include: hiring managers, human resource leaders, candidates, career service centers, student lenders, professors etc
  • Provide counsel to business and HR leadership (e.g. BU Leaders, Business HR Leaders, etc.) regarding branding, recruiting strategies, candidate assessment and forecasting
  • Work in close partnership with Cargill Business Services to deliver TA services and processes delivered in centers
  • Partners with Talent Acquisition Specialists to analyze metrics and report on progress against key local initiatives and communicates to business/function partners    

People, Budget, Resource Management:
  • Manages and provides coaching to a team of Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Accountable for performance management, talent development, succession planning and engagement for the team 
  • Manages budget and resources within the geographical scope

Employment Governance and Compliance:
  • Provides day-to-day oversight to ensure consistent application of TA philosophy and standards, as well as compliance with regulatory requirements within a region or country, working with legal counsel as appropriate
  • Supervises the execution and implementation of regional accountability measures and processes that enforce and ensure compliance
  • Leads and/or acts as a key participant in audits/reviews to ensure compliance

Employment Data Research, Analysis, Tools:
  • Utilizing full employment knowledge, understands and considers internal and external employment leading practices and trends to determine how they may be applied to Cargill locally
  • Responsible for accurate data and metrics (business facing, operational, and position specific) and regularly sharing metrics and insights with the team and clients

Required Qualifications·

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field
  • At least 7 years of recruiting experience of which 4 years reflects experience in recruiting management level professional roles OR having sole responsibility in directing the recruitment strategy for such roles 
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience 
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop a team for high performance 
  • Demonstrated business acumen, business partnering skills and results orientation 
  • Strong Influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to seek out strategic alliances and successfully collaborate with others both inside and outside the organization 
  • Excellent client service skills and ability to build rapport with candidates and clients at all levels
  • Knowledge of industry and labor market trends 
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data to tell a story and make recommendations to improve sourcing and recruiting strategies/methods
  • Desire and ability to champion strategic diversity recruiting efforts. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of affirmative action, employment laws, valuing differences and culturally competent selection processes
  • Solid organization and attention to detail skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities 
  • Experience with a recruiting system such as Taleo, LinkedIn, etc
  • Ability to travel up to 15%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree
  • HR Generalist/Management experience
  • Familiarity with university recruiting/student trends 
  • Marketing and employment branding experience

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