UMAI is a software provider that helps restaurants to save time and increase revenues by automating manual tasks, minimize last minute cancellations, upsell customers more effectively and provide more personalized service.

The team has extensive experience in building internet companies and has been part of building some of the largest e-commerce ventures in the Asia Pacific Region. Founded by the former MD of Foodpanda.sg, the largest food delivery service in Singapore, and a member of the founding-team of Nova Founders Capital, a fintech focused Venture Capital firm based out of London & Hong Kong.

This is not a formal corporate role. We are looking for someone who has a “hustle” attitude, who is results driven, who is comfortable with ambiguity, which is a self-starter and has a sense of humor.

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Your Tasks

    1. First and foremost, you will ensure that UMAI reaches its headcount growth goals across several countries in the Asia Pacific region while maintaining a fun, but hard-working culture.

    2. You will support the Recruitment / People & Culture team while we grow as a company and take over your own projects and responsibilities (administrative processes, employer branding, cultural topics, planning events etc.)

    3. Recruitment responsibilities:

    • You will source for candidates on LinkedIn, Facebook + other platforms and screen their CVs
    • You will handle interviews and fill in a scorecard about your candidates.
    • You will establish lasting relationships with your candidates and follow up with them
    • You will own recruitment projects: e.g. you’ll identify where to source a role and build your international recruiting pipeline
    • You will onboard new employees into the UMAI family from contract preparation to their first weeks with us

    4. You will help your team to improve UMAI’s culture by organizing team events and other initiatives (BBQ nights…!)

    5. You will work alongside and with our Head of People and Culture (https://www.linkedin.com/in/la...) and together shape the People & Culture Department and company further.

Your Profile

  • You have studied or are studying Human Resources, Recruiting, Business, Management, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sales or similar subjects.

  • You have an entrepreneurial way of thinking and interest or experience in project management or entrepreneurship (e.g. working student jobs or internships, or through a company you have founded).

  • You have a keen interest in the startup world, and also in developing people and improving company culture.

  • You have relationship building and communication skills.

  • You have an innovative state of mind.

What We Offer

  • An opportunity to work with some of the best entrepreneurs in the world

  • Insight into all relevant aspects of founding a company, and the opportunity to build up an impactful, international network

  • A dynamic and highly motivated team with flat hierarchies

  • Great working atmosphere in an international environment

  • Challenging and diversified tasks with direct responsibility

  • We can only consider applications from candidates who are able to stay with us at least 4 months, in order that you can take full ownership of your projects!

  • We provide a monthly compensation of 500RM or 750RM depending on your experience


We thrive on the diversity of our company with a team coming from over 14 different nationalities thus, no matter where you are in the world, we urge you to apply!