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Top jobs in demand in Malaysia 2019

by StudyMalaysia.com on July 16, 2019 | Top Stories

Top jobs in demand in Malaysia 2019 - StudyMalaysia.com

Are you wondering what jobs are most in demand? Knowing which industries are hiring more and understanding what skills they are looking for can give you an advantage when you’re planning your career. Here, we take a look at the Michael Page Salary Benchmark, an annual salary report that provides a reference on salary ranges across various industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceutical, Technology & Telecommunications, and more.

Financial Services

Roles in demand

  • Head of Corporate / Commercial Banking
  • Relationship Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Credit Risk / Analyst
  • Compliance Manager

Trending skills

  • Digital analytics
  • Digitalisation and automation
  • Risk management

Top paying jobs in this sector

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Insurance Manager
  • Head of Compliance
  • Head of Finance
  • HR Director
  • Head of Internal Audit
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Head of Marketing
  • Head of Corporate Banking

Healthcare & Pharmaceutical

Roles in demand

  • Procurement Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • HR Manager

Trending skills

  • Therapeutic sales
  • Financial planning & analysis
  • Data analytics

Top paying jobs in this sector

  • Medical Director
  • Factory Manager
  • Operations Director
  • Quality Director
  • Technical Director
  • Senior Engineering Manager
  • HR Director
  • Sales Director
  • Country Head

Manufacturing & Industrial

Roles in demand

  • Sales Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Accountant
  • Finance Manager

Trending skills

  • Electrical and instrumentation
  • Business partnering
  • Financial planning & analysis

Top paying jobs in this sector

  • Operations Director
  • Head of Operations
  • General Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Supply Chain Leader
  • Quality Director
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Group Corporate Assurance Head
  • HR Director

Services

Roles in demand

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Head of Sales
  • Financial Controller
  • Head of Business Operations

Trending skills

  • Strategic commercial thinking
  • Account management
  • Financial planning & analysis

Top paying jobs in this sector

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Managing Director
  • Head of Shared Service Centre
  • Marketing Director
  • Director of Sales & Marketing
  • Business Unit Director

Technology & Telecommunications

Roles in demand

  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Application Consultant
  • Data Warehouse Architect
  • Chief Technology Officer

Trending skills

  • Java scripting
  • Mobile application development
  • Cloud-based application development

Top paying jobs in this sector

  • Head of Business Operations
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Regional BD Director
  • Chief Sales Officer
  • Sales Director
  • Chief Technology Officer

Want to know which of these industries suit you best? Read our Career Guide to find out more about the 27 Fields of Study!


Source: Michael Page Malaysia Salary Guide 2019

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