Country Head of HR - Global Financial Services Organisation (Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Kerry Consulting Pte Ltd , EA Licence No: 16S8060
  • 19 Feb 18 2018-02-19

* Global Financial Services Organisation * Country HR Leadership role * Growing business

This is a leading financial services organisation with an established global footprint. They are aggressively expanding their APAC market presence. We are delighted to be working with one of our clients to help appoint their Country Head of HR to be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Reporting directly to the Country MD and SEA HR Director based in Singapore, this role will manage a small team and be responsible for all aspects of human resources business partnering for several business units covering areas such as performance management, organization development, rewards, talent selection & management, HR Processes, and strategic business planning. This role has wide exposure throughout the organization and will play a key role in support the Country MD’s commercial strategy and actively participate in senior leadership decision making, develop a robust learning & development agenda, lead change management initiatives, and create an innovative and commercially focused HR team.

You are degree qualified with at least 15 years+ of relevant experience in MNCs (financial services experience is highly preferred). You must be able to build rapport across all levels and markets, demonstrate strong leadership abilities, and display a partnering mentality.

As this role will be based in KL, Malaysia and requires to liaise with local authorities and employees, this role will be seeking a candidate that resides in Malaysia with a strong command for both Bahasa and English.

To apply, please submit your resume to Finian Toh at, quoting the job title and reference number FT12449. We regret that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted.