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Gynn Kok

Gynn Kok

Singapore, Singapore

20+ years of experience in HR, In-house Talent Acquisition, RPO Operations, as well as 360 Head Hunting across APAC & EMEA region.

Focus
Generalist
Hourly rate
70 USD
Avg project cost
$10,000
1 reviews
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Experience:
Having worked in the clinical/biotechnology industries for about 6 years across APAC region, I am familiar with the industry trends, desireable traits of the talent in the market.
Roles hired:
Clinical Operations Manager Clinical Research Assistant (All levels) Medical Writer Clinical Research Director Start-up Specialist Regulatory Director/Manager Clinical Trial Manager Clinical Trial Coordinator Clinical Project Manager Medical Technologist Labotory Technologiest Lab Manager Lab Scientist Nurse Research Nurse Satistician QC Manager QA Director Chemist Medical Affairs Manager Process Technician etc
Clients:
Clinical Research Pharmaceutical LifeSciences Biotechnology Hospitals Healthcare Services etc
Experience:
I have over 10 years of experience in recruiting Information Technology including telecommunications,software, infrastructure, digital, IOT, Cloud, E-Commerce, Fintech and Risk Management professionals for start-ups, MNCs and SMEs (Product Companies, integration companies as well as IT Consulting firms) across different sectors.
Roles hired:
Risk Management Consultant Implementation Consultant Cloud Engineer Project Manager Solution Architect Business Analyst Pre-Sales Manager Technical Writer Software Developer Mobile Application Specialist Project Director Prodcut Development Manager Technical Consultant Application Specialist System Analyst Database Administrator Program Manager Business Transformation Manager Cyber Security Officer CTO Desktop Support Engineer Helpdesk Support Engineer Web Designer Web Developer IT Manager IT Officer Data Centre Operator IT Audit Manager IT Compliance Manager Data Analyst R & D Engineer Automation Engineer Technician Site Engineer Field Engineer Test Engineer Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineer etc
Clients:
Information Technology & Services Risk Management Software Telecommunications Clinical Research Hospitality Property Development Financial Services Manufacturing FMCG E-Commerce Internet Services LIfeSciences Management Consulting Banking etc
Experience:
Good track record of placing Finance and Accounting professionals within APAC region in Singapore, China and Malaysia. Some of the key skillsets and qualifications required are CPA, ACCA, SOX, IFRS, Full sets, Costing, Financial analysis, budgetting and forecast, financial and management reporting, taxation etc.
Roles hired:
Tax Director Finance Director Accounting Manager Finance Manager AR Assistant AP Officer Payroll Specialist Financial Analyst FP & A Manager Financial Controller Financial Planner Internal Audit Manager External Audit Manager
Clients:
Clinical Research Information & Technology Services FMCG Pharmaceutical Banking Manufacturing Automation etc
Experience:
Gynn has 20+ years of experience in HR, In-house Talent Acquisition, RPO Operations, as well as 360 Head Hunting which include business partnering covering APAC & EMEA region; Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Dubai, UK. Specialities: Direct sourcing, performance management, new employee on-boarding, employee engagement, resource planning, pipeline planning and building, internal and external stakeholder relationship management, business development, candidate and client account management, recruitment project delivery and execution, career coaching, conflicts resolution and change management.
Roles hired:
Human Resources Director Human Resources Manager VP of HR HRBP Talent Acqusition Manager Recruiter ORD Specialist Talent Management Specialist Compensation & Benefits Specialist Training Manager
Clients:
Chemicals Semicon Information Services Pharma Manufacturing Biotechnology Payment Solutions Software Development Clinical Research Automation IT Hospitality Retail FMCG etc
Experience:
I was responsible for building the core team in APAC for a few Companies I worked for previously whiich inlcluded hiring key marketing professionals and country heads. Some of the key traits of a successful marketing professional are : 1. Know the market, product and audience well 2. Numeracy and analytical ability 3. Outgoing personality 4. Confident 5. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 6. Highly adaptable 7. Keen information seeker 8. Trend and Tech savvy 9. Data-driven 10. Creative 11. Global Perspective 12. Influencing and negotiation skills 13. Team player 14. Flexible to Changing Market Conditions
Roles hired:
Marketing Manager Digital Marketing Manager Marketing Communications Specilaist Product Manager Branding Manager Merchandiser Buyer Public Relations Manager Content Marketing Specialist Product Specialist Salesforce Embassodor CRM Manager Pricing Analyst Commercial Pricing Analyst Demand Generation Specialist
Clients:
Information & Technology Services Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Untilities E-Commerce FMCG Retail Hospitality AIrport Retail Financial Services etc
Experience:
Sales is the most important function in an organization as it is a revenue generator. I have solid experience in working with the hiring managers on designing behavioural questions and presentation model, must have skillset as well as profile test to determine the specific characteristics of strong sales candidates should possess. In addition, I believe in continuously building a talent pipeline in identifying top performers in the marketplace.
Roles hired:
Sales Operations Manager Sales Director Pre-Sales Manager Sales Manager Key Account Manager Account Manager Country Head Business Development Manager Channel & Distribution Manager Inside Sales Specialist Sales Representative Area Sales Manager Sales Consultant Retail Sales Representative
Clients:
Fintech Payment Solutions Software Development Financial Services Information & Technology Services Pharmaceutical Clinical Research Electrical/Electronics Manufacturing Hospitality Retail FMCG Telecommunications Biotechnology Retail Banking Property Development Semiconductor etc
Experience:
I recruited office administrator and Senior Secretaries for some of my clients previously when I was a head hunter.
Roles hired:
Admin Officer Office Manager Office Administrator Admin Manager Personal Assistant Secretary Senior Secretary Documentation Officer etc
Clients:
Information & Technology Financial Services Management Consulting Logistics FMCG Manufacturing etc
Experience:
I believe in partnering closely with my internal and external stakeholders in managing their expectations and understanding their requirements. My goal is to create the best client and candidate experience for each role that I am tasked to recruit.
Roles hired:
Telemarker Inside Sales support Customer Service Representative Client Services Manager Sales Support Officer Desk Top Support Specialist etc
Clients:
Telecommunications Information Technology & Services Automotive Consumer Banking Consumer Services Retail Hospitality Property Development etc
Experience:
I have experience in recruiting legal professionals for legal firms as well as in-house legal council.
Roles hired:
Legal Council Paralegal Executive Documentation Executuve
Clients:
Legal services IT
Experience:
Experienced in recruiting for logistics, retail, hospitality, F&B and production operations professionals.
Roles hired:
Logistics Manager Warehouse Manager Production Planner Inventory Control Planner ISO Specialist Safety Officer Retail Operations Director and Manager Front Office Manager F&B Operations Manager Environmental & Safety Officer
Clients:
Logistics & Supply Chain Freight Forwarding FMCG Hospitality Travel Services Manufacturing etc

Where I work...

Physically
Singapore, Singapore
Virtually
Singapore: Singapore, Singapore; Australia; Indonesia; United Arab Emirates: Dubai; Bangladesh; United Kingdom; China; Malaysia; Thailand; New Zealand; Japan; Vietnam; South Korea; Philippines; Cambodia; India; Hong Kong: Hong Kong; Taiwan
APAC, EMEA

I worked with Gynn on several recruiting projects under Hof Consulting. She did a great job on some tech reqs for Singapore, Japan and China. She was able to source candidates fast and develop a good rapport with passive candidates.

Steven Yeong Talent Sourcing & Recruiter Trainer - Asia Pacific, Freelance Consultant, LinkedIn profile
Positions held:
Onboarding Specialist 2018 - current
Consulting Director 2018 - current
Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, APAC 2018 - 2018
Senior Talent Manager 2016 - 2018
Senior Recruiter (Contract) 2014 - 2015
Recruitment Manager, APAC - Strategic Resourcing 2012 - 2014
Recruitment Operations Manager, APAC 2010 - 2012
HR & Talent Acquisition Manager, APAC 2006 - 2009
Lead Consultant, Technology & Industrial 2004 - 2006
Education:
PSB

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