AECOM Talent Acquisition Specialist / Senior Specialist (Malaysia, KL) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Talent Acquisition Specialist / Senior Specialist (Malaysia, KL)

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies had revenue of approximately $18 billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2016. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at at and @AECOM.

Our Talent Acquisition team is a spirited group of professionals who are committed to building our company’s greatest asset- our people. We enjoy working together in a collaborative culture, identifying and delivering high performing engineers, scientists, planners, designers and architects. We are driven by our passion to help others build their careers. This passion has resulted in AECOM being named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune Magazine.


  • Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Manager, Southeast Asia, the incumbent will be a Talent Acquisition (TA) advisor / partner to provide consultation to hiring managers on all aspects of the hiring process, including hiring strategies, recruitment cycle timing, coaching and guidance on best practices and sourcing trends.

  • Manage full life-cycle recruitment including developing search strategies, actively sourcing candidates, pre-screening, interviewing and presenting qualified candidates to hiring managers, negotiating offers and facilitating the hiring and on-boarding process.

  • Responsible for developing, recommending and executing recruitment strategy with decision makers to ensure a successful candidate search within the identified time frames.

  • Proactively direct source for talent through social media, employee referrals, competitive intelligence/research, sourcing tools and other innovative channels

  • Use proactive methods to network with industry experts and professional industry related associations, in order to build ongoing passive candidate networks.

  • Build relationships and communicates consistently and proactively throughout the recruitment process to ensure all participants in the hiring process are updated and well informed.

  • Create a positive candidate experience (for both the selected and non-selected candidates) throughout

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource or equivalent with some recruiting experience in Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) related industry

  • Minimum 5 years of full lifecycle recruiting experience in preferably from both agency and in-house environment

  • Proven ability to build business partnership with key stakeholders and decision makers

  • Excellent written/verbal, interpersonal communication, negotiation and analytical skills

  • Familiar with Applicant Tracking System and proficient with MS office

  • Must have strong sourcing and networking skills

  • Experience managing confidential and sensitive information with proven ability to make decision based on sound judgments

  • Independent and confident to work with candidates and stakeholders across various levels

  • Ability to work in a demanding, dynamic, and evolving work culture

  • Resourceful and able to navigate ambiguity

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource or equivalent with some recruiting experience in Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) related industry

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Human Resources

Country Malaysia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162586BR