Candidate Success Stories

Marketing Head to SE Asia MD

Late 30s Singaporean, 15 years FMCG experience, takes career to the next level

Before

Senior Marketing Director in FMCG, earning $200,000

After

Managing Director with South East Asia responsibility in FMCG, earning $250,000

Background

Wendy Tan a Singaporean in her late 30s was earning $200,000 as a Senior Marketing Director with more than 15 years experience in FMCG across a variety of brands and products. She was ready to be the head of an organization, running a P&L, and with regional responsibility. However, there were no options for her to make this move within her current organization.

The approach that en world took

en world focused our face to face meeting time with her to confirm both her hard and soft skills as well as understand her motivations that would attract Wendy to her next role.

The results that en world brought

en world’s passion to understand her unique selling points meant we were able to show our client the need to think outside of a rigid job specification in order to pinpoint just the right candidate.

Expand expertise across APAC

Early 40s Supply Chain Manager gains Regional Responsibility and Pay Rise

Before

Supply Chain Manager in the Pharmaceutical Industry, earning $200,000

After

APAC Procurement Manager in the Pharmaceutical Industry, earning $230,000

Background

Damien Wong, a Singaporean Supply Chain Manager in his early 40s, was working in the pharmaceutical Industry earning $200,000. He was interested to develop his career to include regional coverage and had exhausted all options in his company.

The approach that en world took

en world held an in-depth interview with Damien to develop a list of possible target companies that would match his experience and expectations.

The results that en world brought

en world met with Damien and was able to introduce him to a confidential role through our Asia Pacific network connection. He is now working as APAC Procurement Manager in the same industry earning $230,000. His role and responsibilities have expanded greatly.

Mid-Career Industry Change

40s Singaporean Business Development Manager moves to Pharma from Manufacturing

Before

Business Development Manager in Manufacturing

After

APAC Business Development Manager in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Background

Steven Soh, a Singaporean in his mid 40s was looking for an opportunity to move to the pharmaceutical industry. However, his attempts at direct recruitment had met with failure as hiring managers were usually looking for someone with prior industry experience.

The approach that en world took

Steven met with an en world consultant who saw his potential as a future leader with our client. en world’s position as a trusted advisor to our clients meant we were able to highlight Steven’s transferrable skills and secure him several interviews.

The results that en world brought

en world’s strong relationship with the VP at global pharmaceutical company meant that we were able to support Steven’s industry change and he is now working as the APAC Business Development Manager in his desired industry with more responsibility.

A Passion for Consumer Goods

Late 30s Singaporean Professional finds her dream job in a new niche

Before

Local Manager in Manufacturing earning $65,000

After

Demand Planner in FMCG earning $75,0000

Background

Vivien Lee, a Singaporean in her late 30s was earning $65,000 in her role in the manufacturing industry. However, she had always been passionate about FMCG and felt that an opportunity to grow her skills in another industry would round out her experience.

The approach that en world took

Our relationships in the region meant that we were able to map the market with Vivien and find opportunities with clients where technical skills and cultural fit were more of a priority than industry experience.

The results that en world brought

en world successfully introduced her to one of the leading FMCG companies in the region and Vivien is now working as a Demand Planner earning $75,0000 in a regional role.