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APAC Executive Recruiter (Korea)

Location:  Youngdeungpo-gu
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 28, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  982863

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The recruitment landscape is changing rapidly. We need to embrace the disruption to ensure we are equipped to capitalize on the changes. The highly-skilled recruitment and talent acquisition experts in the Recruitment Services team provide cross-border sourcing and recruitment delivery for both executive (Partner, Associate Partner and Director) and experienced hire populations. We continuously strive to deliver the best possible candidate and client experience in a constantly changing market.   


Join our Recruitment Services Team and help drive the Partner and Director recruitment strategy to grow our businesses across APAC. You will work as part of a high performing team, and with a highly engaged and committed group of business leaders across the region. 

About the opportunity 

As part of our APAC Executive Recruitment Team, you’ll build strategic relationships with senior leaders and other recruitment professionals around the globe to take our executive recruitment capability to the next level. Understanding our business imperatives and identifying and executing executive recruitment solutions which best deliver against these will ensure your success as part of this high performing and growing team. A wide variety of new experiences in a dynamic environment will help you to move quickly along the career path you choose. 

About you  

In your role as APAC Executive Recruiter, you’ll: 

  • Report to the APAC Executive Recruitment Leader.  
  • Operate as a member of virtual executive recruitment team within Asia Pacific and act as a member of a global executive recruitment network 
  • Be responsible for defining and executing winning strategies for executive recruitment across the service lines in your portfolio to fill the hiring targets across our growing markets  
  • Collaborate extensively with senior cross border stakeholders in multiple geographies  
  • Be required to enhance the current recruitment process, create a strong Employer Brand and drive innovative resourcing solutions to attract the best talent  
  • Drive delivery of a “best in class” experience for all candidates  
  • Provide thought leadership and recommendations around Executive Recruitment to the Service Lines and Regions to drive continuous improvement and innovation 

We’re looking for people with the following experience: 


  • Recognized university Bachelor or Master Degree with extensive experience in Executive recruitment, preferably with at least 13 years in a resourcing role with leading international search firms or corporations. 
  • Experienced in talent sourcing and driving end to end recruitment across multiple regions for C-Suite talent in a large, matrix environment. 
  • Executive Recruitment experience in Korea is a must. 
  • Well versed and innovative approach to resourcing platforms, tools and techniques.  
  • Knowledge of international hiring principles including some understanding of international labour laws 
  • Experienced in working closely with senior management on resourcing matters. 
  • Demonstrated capability to design and implement resourcing solutions, with a strategic perspective while maintaining a hands-on approach. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.  
  • Strong Problem solving skills. 
  • Global and growth Mindset 

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer: 


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team. 


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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