Regional Talent Development & Learning Manager - ASEAN

  • Full-time

Company Description

Informa Markets is a division of Informa plc. With a growing portfolio of 30 trade events in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, we create business growth opportunities for ASEAN and the rest of the world in a wide range of industries including Furniture & Interiors, Industrial Machinery, Renewable Energy, Power, Security, Construction, Food, Oil & Gas, Hospitality, Livestock, Beauty, Water & Wastewater Subcontracting, Environmental Technology and HVAC. As the world’s leading exhibitions organiser, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. Our deep knowledge and passion for the industry sectors we serve allow us to create valuable experiences where people can succeed. At our events, people build relationships, close deals and grow their businesses. These global networks, skilled, passionate people and market-leading events provide exciting opportunities for business people to achieve their ambitions.   

Job Description

Talents Development

  • Lead the talent management program of ASEAN, from talent mapping to development interventions for the identified talents.
  • Conduct half-yearly review on the progress made on planned development plans of the identified talents and successors based on 70/20/10 development model.
  • Work with country GMs to gradually Improve the internal succession pipelines for country management and business critical roles.
  • Work with local HRBP to beef up the capabilities of line managers in conducting development and career conversations.
  • Having periodic conversation with our identified talents and key managers to have better understanding on their career aspirations and flight risk.

Talents Acquisition

  • Responsible for the sourcing strategy for ASEAN, particularly for ASEAN leadership roles.
  • Work collaboratively with all country HRBP in ASEAN and partner with them on talent sourcing for the business’ critical roles.
  • Lead and produce accurate and meaningful data analysis coupled with insights to share with stakeholders and HRBP.
  • Review and strengthen the current interview and selection/assessment processes.
  • Own the SmartRecruiters ATS – be the expert, interface with the region and lead any future enhancement work.
  • Establish and keep track of the hiring KPIs and dashboard for ASEAN.
  • Review the effectiveness of Employee Referral program and find ways to increase the participation of our employees in the program.

Market Talents Intelligence

  • Constantly build and update our database on potential talents in our industry mainly for Country and Event leadership roles.
  • Keep abreast with our competitors organizational changes and key talents movement, by leveraging on country HRBP’s local intelligence.
  • Build rapport and relationship with those potential external senior talents and keep track of their career movements, by having conversation with them.

Campus Recruitment Program

  • Work with country HRBP on a framework of internship program as feeder into graduate program through partnership with identified academic institutions.
  • Support the local HRBP in attending to job fairs at colleges and universities.
  • Develop young talent programs by accelerating their learning and development.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Human Resources Management or related qualifications.
  • At least 6 years' solid HR experience preferably from a multinational organization with proven experience in talent acquisition and talent developments.
  • Successfully rolled out projects on talent development with clear approach in elevating organization capabilities in conducting career and development conversations.
  • Good interpersonal skills with excellent command in English, both written and spoken.
  • Able to work with employees across different culture and hierarchies.
  • Dynamic team player and adaptable to change.

Additional Information

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

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