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Country Manager - Malaysia

  • Cookpad Ltd
  • Full time
  • Malaysia
  • 09/07/2021

As a Country Manager, you will focus on delivering the best experience for homecooks in Malaysia. This is a contract position and the successful candidate will be able to work full-time remotely in Kuala Lumpur.

About Cookpad

Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform for people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips. Our mission is to make everyday cooking fun. Not just because we like food but because we believe that cooking is a key to a happier and healthier life for people, communities and the planet.

Everyday, home cooking has a profound impact on ourselves and the world around us: it makes us healthier, connects us with our friends and family, and makes our environment more sustainable. By solving the problems related to everyday cooking and encouraging more people to cook, we believe we can help build a better world.

Cookpad started out in Japan in 1997 and is currently the largest recipe sharing community in the world with around 6 million recipes. There are 100 million people on average in over 70 countries with over 30 different languages using Cookpad every month.

And we’re just getting started. In Malaysia and selected new markets, we launched Cookpad platform in early 2019.

Visit to find out more about us.


What you will do:

  • You will focus on delivering the best experience for homecooks in Malaysia
  • You will own all aspects of Cookpad in responsible regions such as user growth and happiness, strategy design and execution, community building initiatives, product and data analysis, business development, and much more
  • You will build and lead the local operation teams, and work closely with international team to grow together
  • You will have lots of freedom and room to grow along with big responsibilities. Expect an action-packed adventure with new challenges everyday!

What we are looking for:

  • Fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and English
  • Hungry, passionate to solve problems in cooking, food and lifestyle
  • Hands-on, entrepreneurial and thrive on juggling a lot of balls
  • Minimum 4 years of business development experience at Internet companies
  • Proven ability in leading high-performance teams and delivering successful results
  • Experience working in a multicultural team

Even better if:

  • Founder/Country manager experience at startups or Internet companies
  • MBA degree or equivalent from top international schools
  • Experience working in Malaysia

The right person for this role will know exactly why they want to work for Cookpad and what they can contribute to our mission, so please apply using the link and submit your CV, along with a meaningful covering letter telling us why you are the one.

What happens next?

Our hiring process is designed to let your talent shine and for us to get to know each other so we know we’re the right fit. When we receive your application, it’s reviewed by the Asia team to see if your experience and skills are a match for what we’re looking for in the role. If they are, you will proceed to the first interview. The next step is a trial project to understand Cookpad and each other’s working styles. The final arounds are with the International Business Development team & Global Head.

Equal Opportunity

The Cookpad team is made up of an incredible, diverse range of people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

Your Privacy

When applying for a job with Cookpad, we will collect personal data about you. We use that personal data for recruitment and hiring related activities, including analysis of those activities. Such processing is legally permissible under Art. 6(1)(f) of the General EU Data Protection Regulation and UK GDPR as necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, which are the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of applicants for employment.

You can read more about how we use your personal data in our privacy policy, as well as your data protection rights. If you are an applicant from Europe, you can read our privacy policy here. If you are an applicant from a country other than Europe, you can read our privacy policy here.


Why work for Cookpad?

People join us because they share our vision to improve people’s lives. We hire passionate, smart and innovative people who want to make a difference. There is freedom to be innovative and put forward brave ideas. We offer competitive rates as per market standards.

About Cookpad Ltd

ABOUT COOKPAD Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform that enables people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips. It’s a global platform used by on average around 100 million people every month across the world. Over 4 million recipes have been created by people in almost...

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