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We understand that no two organisations are the same. Find out more about how we've customised our recruitment offerings to help clients across South East Asia meet their needs.

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We understand that no two organisations are the same. Find out more about how we've customised our recruitment offerings to help clients across South East Asia meet their needs.

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About Robert Walters Malaysia

Since our establishment in 2006, our belief remains the same: Building strong relationships with people is vital in a successful partnership.

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Our people are the difference. Hear stories from our people to learn more about a career at Robert Walters Malaysia.

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Permanent recruitment

Attract the right talent for your business through our permanent recruitment solutions tailored to your hiring needs. Partner with our industry-leading recruiters who will support your vision by connecting you with permanent professionals who will propel your business forward.

People are at the heart of every business.

As global leaders in recruitment, we understand hiring the right people unlocks your ability to deliver key goals. Hiring the wrong people, no matter how talented, can hold your organisation back while your competition thrives.

To attract the professionals that can take your business forward, you need to tell your organisation’s unique story in a truly engaging way. That’s why it’s vital that you partner with a recruiter who deeply understands you, your market and the professionals you need.

At Robert Walters, we see beyond the job description to understand your organisations real story. We then use our specialist industry expertise, hyper- local knowledge and global reach to champion your story and connect you with the best professionals who will transform your business.


 

Secure top talent for your next hire

Let us connect you with the talent that can take your business forward. 

Why choose Robert Walters to handle your permanent recruitment needs?

  • Recieve a tailored service. With over 38 years in operation, we have gained a proven record as a permanent recruitment agency that delievers a professional service that is crafted to meet your business needs. 
  • Partner with industry experts. Many of our permanent recruitment consultant come from the industries they serve, meaning they have built hyper-specialist knowledge of the industry you operate in.
  • Acquire data driven insights. Our permanent recruitment strategy is highly targeted, defined by the insights of our market intelligence function.
  • Take advantage of our global reach.  Our International Candidate Management teams have access to the top talent pools from across the globe. 
  • Share our expertise. Giving you access to our specialist knowledge and in-depth experience though a broad range of insights, advice and thought leadership.

Why choose Robert Walters to handle your permanent recruitment needs?

  • Receive a tailored service. With over 38 years in operation, we have gained a proven record as a permanent recruitment agency that delievers a professional service that is crafted to meet your business needs. 
  • Partner with industry experts. Many of our permanent recruitment consultant come from the industries they serve, meaning they have built hyper-specialist knowledge of the industry you operate in.
  • Acquire data driven insights. Our permanent recruitment strategy is highly targeted, defined by the insights of our market intelligence function.
  • Take advantage of our global reach.  Our International Candidate Management teams have access to the top talent pools from across the globe. 
  • Share our expertise. Giving you access to our specialist knowledge and in-depth experience though a broad range of insights, advice and thought leadership.

Our hiring locations

We can help you find people who are the perfect match for your organisation's needs.
 

Permanent hiring in Malaysia: Our specialist recruitment approach


We pair you with a consultant proficient in your industry, specialising in matching candidates  possessing the unique skills your organisation requires.  Supplying you with a comprehensive shortlist aligned to your recruitment brief.


Our specialists conduct thorough research, multi-channel sourcing, and market mapping to build a personalized talent pool. This approach grants unparalleled access to both active and passive job seekers beyond traditional channels.


Whether you are scaling a team or seeking cover for existing positions, we offer continuous support to both you and the candidates throughout the entire hiring process, from application to their first day in the role.

 

 

Our track record

  • 43,000

    Professionals we help start their next chapter

  • 11,000

    Organisations who we help acquire talent

  • 85%

    Of professionals refer us to a friend

  • 90%

    Of organisations recruit more than one role through us

Speak to our expert permanent recruiters

Ai Rene Tan

Ai Rene Tan

Robert Walters Malaysia Malaysia

With over thirteen years of recruitment experience, Ai Rene plays a pivotal role in shaping the firm's legacy. Her influence underscores her role in shaping the recruitment industry and fostering a culture of inclusivity and support.

Sammie  Sam

Sammie Sam

Executive Search, Malaysia

Having been in the company for over 14 years, Sammie has a broad industry expertise in financial services & technology. She focuses on providing executive search advisory on Board and C-Suite search.

Lim Chee  Ming

Lim Chee Ming

Executive Search, Malaysia

Chee Ming is a seasoned engineer and 11-year recruitment veteran, specialising in executive search, supply chain, engineering, and sustainability, with a track record of hiring top-level executives.

Raja  Ahmad Muzamir

Raja Ahmad Muzamir

Banking & Financial Services, Malaysia

Muzamir, Director of Financial Services has over 10 years' experience recruiting C-Level executives, predominantly in financial services and Islamic Banking.

Marie  Lee

Marie Lee

Sales & Marketing, Malaysia

With 10 years of recruitment experience, Marie is overseeing Sales & Marketing for B2C and B2B. Her expertise in recruitment strategies and industry trends ensures the selection of top-tier candidates.

Hua  Choon Gan

Hua Choon Gan

Tech & Transformation, Malaysia

With over nine years of recruitment experience, HuaChoon has a successful track record in recruiting senior level to C-suite finance positions.

Aaron  Low Yew Weng

Aaron Low Yew Weng

Engineering & Manufacturing, Malaysia

With over a decade of experience in recruitment consultancy, Aaron is a Director overseeing the Supply Chain, Engineering & Northern Region divisions.

Our success stories

Hear inspiring success stories from our clients and candidates as they flourish in their new career journeys. 

 

 

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FAQ's

Permanent recruitment serves as an excellent solution for businesses seeking to meet long-term resource requirements. Within this model, organisations engage potential employees under contracts without predefined end dates. This traditional employment approach involves direct hiring by the company or a preferred third-party agency, ensuring roles remain open-ended.

Permanent recruitment offers valuable advantages for businesses looking to fill gaps or scale their teams for long-term growth. This solution ensures consistency in knowledge, serving as a stable resource for teams and organisations. Moreover, it fosters talent investment, nurtures company culture, retains expertise, provides cost-efficiency, and enhances overall productivity.

The primary differences between contract and permanent recruitment revolve around the duration or nature of employment. Contract recruitment provides flexibility for short-term projects or specific tasks requiring temporary assistance, allowing for rapid adaptation. Permanent recruitment focuses on establishing a stable resource for long-term strategic goals within the organisation.

We recommend getting in touch to explore the best option for your organisational requirements. Reach out to us today for an initial discussion

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