Our story.

'It feels like working with a Search firm but at a contingent price and cost structure...'

'For over ten years, KS has provided us with experienced employees for our offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney and across the Middle East locations; they truly understand our international business and cultural needs...'

 

'It's about going the extra mile and you really feel it when working with a boutique firm like KS - they work so hard to deliver, they stay in touch, they know their markets, they are committed, confidential and responsive...'

The team who first built KS in 2007 in Singapore had a goal to build a recruitment firm based on values of integrity, loyalty and confidentiality. This was achieved and Singapore quickly grew to become a great business that supported our clients across APAC, working on searches mainly across business support functions. 

 

With the success of APAC, we set our sights on the Middle East and opened an office in Dubai in January 2015 which extends our reach and offers additional global support to our clients. From here we can run more generalist professional role searches. 

KS Search FZ LLC (UAE) and KS Consulting PTE Ltd (APAC) operate under the brand of the KS Talent Soluions Group. 

 

More than a recruitment firm.

We are more than just a recruitment firm - we manage Talent and Careers. We provide solutions to our clients and work closely with our candidate market to manage their careers for the long term.

 

Our services include:

 

Permanent Search: We have a dedicated and loyal team who have all been employed by KS many years. They know their markets and are well networked in their space.

 

Contract Search: For a number of years, we have been offering contract recruitment solutions to our clients. Whether you need someone for a particular project, maternity leave or need cover whilst waiting for permanent headcount approval, we can help. We have a robust back office to manage the payroll and are fully insured. This service is currently only available in Singapore.

 

WDA Jobs Bank Management: Save your time on admin and let us manage this process for you. If you are hiring a non-Singaporean and need to advertise your role on WDA, we can do this for you and collate the data and send you a detailed report.

 

Payroll Services: If you are hiring a contractor and need to outsource the payroll element, we can manage this for you. This is only available for Singaporean/PR employees.

 

Personalised, Confidential Leadership & Career Coaching: KS Talent is able to offer a range of coaching solutions to both individuals and organisations. Harry Marshall, our 'resident' leadership, career and presentation coach works with both emerging and established leaders in multi national organisations across the Asia Pacific region. He supports these leaders to help build their presentation skills, understand their influence, communication and leadership styles and obtain clarity during a time of change and complexity. 

 

As part of KS Talents solutions offering, Harry is able to offer a variety of coaching tools and programmes including: 

• Career coaching and outplacement support

• Probation (first 100 days) coaching

• Leadership Coaching

• Transition Coaching

• Customised Programs

• Leadership/Behavioural assessments 

• 360 degree stakeholder interviews

 

Why us ?

Our team is made up of experienced Partners and between us we have over sixty years of industry experience from Europe, Asia, the Middle East and India meaning we are extremely well networked. 

 

Partnership is key with our clients and candidates alike and our length of time in the market, our industry knowledge, networks, experienced team and boutique service ensures we continue to lead. 

We help our clients and candidates across the Permanent, Contract and Interim markets.

 

We have built an incredibly robust back office over the years made up of Research and a payroll function for our contracting business.

Successful placements have included; CFO, COO, Finance at all levels, Fund Management, Technology, Compliance, Risk, Audit, Business Administration, Project Management, Private Equity, Business Operations, Relationship Management and VAT / GST Specialists and Relationship Managers.

 

Meet the team.

Sonia Fuller

Founder & Managing Partner

I have been a Financial Services recruiter for over fifteen years and prior to setting up KS in 2007, I worked for Hudson and Morgan McKinley.

 

I saw a gap in the market to build a boutique search business that focussed on quality rather volume and I am proud that we have achieved that and more. I am supported by a strong team of experienced and empowered women who thrive in our culture of being able to 'have it all' - our online systems and flexibility allow for time to be managed effectively around our clients and our families.

Komal Mehta

Director, Singapore

Delivery is my strength and having been with the KS group for nearly ten years, I have always specialised in Financial Services. I started my recruitment career in India before spending a year in Barcelona to study for my MBA in HR. I then joined KS in Singapore and have been instrumental in helping to build out business.   Testimonial: 

 

Our new employee had wonderful things to say about Komal and how she has been nurturing and transparent through the whole process. She certainly has felt that she’s been treated with excellent service.

Manisha Doogar

Talent Manager, Singapore

In 2014 I joined KS for a brief period before starting my family. Because of the flexibility KS offers, I was able to re-join them and have been a Talent Manager for nearly three years. 

Testimonial: ‘Manisha has the zeal and enthusiasm needed in recruitment. She is a very fast and keen learner.

 

She has an analytical mind and also has the ability to see the larger picture’.

Meghna Parthan

Talent Partner, Singapore 

I am excited to start my journey with KS and am focused on expanding the Executive Search offering in the non-Financial Services sector for Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

With a strong affinity towards SMEs and niche businesses in an international environment, I have developed a strong understanding of business complexities, challenges and requirements which I leverage to propose solutions to my clients that are optimum through a consultative approach. My clients include Intertek, Linkbynet, Sigfox, Bunge, HomePro and SGSCO.

Poonam Singh

Talent Partner Singapore & Dubai

I've had a great journey with KS, originally joining in Singapore in 2015 and then relocating with them to Dubai in 2016. 

 

This was after seven years of working in the recruitment team for a leading bank.  

 

My successes so far have been in VAT (Tax roles), Trade Finance, Fund Admin, Operations and Finance and Relationship and Wealth Managers into Private Banking, both permanent and contract hires.

 

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