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, the largest food delivery service in Singapore, and a member of the founding-team of Nova Founders Capital, one of the largest digital marketing agencies in South East Asia.

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.

Your Tasks

  • Ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the recruitment team for the region, while maintaining a fun, but hard-working culture.

  • Manage the Human Resources team while we quadruple our headcount over the next several months.

  • Hire, manage, develop, coach, and motivate team members and oversee recruiting budget in order to ensure that firm resources are used appropriately.

  • Own recruitment projects where you’ll identify where to source a role, build an international recruiting pipeline, handle interviews, and onboard new employees into the UMAI family.

  • Develop and implement special initiatives/projects to continuously improve recruiting efforts, both within your own team as well as across the region.

  • Manage our onsite and offsite recruiting events.

  • Being the voice and face of the firm, you will create a memorable experience in each of your interactions and present the “UMAI” brand in a professional manner - we believe in creating a lasting impact.

This will help you build a strong communication, knowledge, and personal relationship network locally and with recruiting leaders in the firm.

Your Profile

  • You have studied Human Resources, Recruiting, Business, or similar subjects.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in recruitment.

  • Presence and credibility, strong problem solving, analytics, and program design skills.

  • Excellent coach and people developer; demonstrated leadership and strategic vision.

  • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills, attention to detail yet mindful of the big picture with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize.

  • Ability to engage positively with customers and stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated openness to feedback and professionalism to support a culture of integrity

  • Demonstrated initiative, judgment and maturity; track record as a self-starter; mindful of external reputation; ability to handle confidential information with discretion, respect and care.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a strong virtual and local team environment, yet work independently to see projects through to completion.

  • 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.

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


If you are interested in this position and would like to become part of the The UMAI International team, apply here