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Country Head of Talent Acquisition, Tokyo (JP)

Status shortlisting
Tags Talent Acquisition


Date posted

24 Mar 2020

The Company

Our client is a Japanese e-commerce company currently operating in Japan and parts of North America. They are one of Japan’s largest customer focused marketplaces with over 100 billion (JPY) in transactions carried out on a year to year basis. They are currently in a growth mode and are one of the most popular apps in the market today, having widespread success and positioned to expand at a fast pace both locally and overseas.

The Role

The role will report directly to the CHRO and will be responsible for creating the recruiting platform. This person will oversee the set-up and scaling within Japan and be responsible for the overall strategy for talent acquisition activities to attract and hire top talent in the market. In addition, the individual will oversee the effectiveness of the talent acquisition activity and onboarding experience of both internal and external candidates to create a comprehensive ‘candidate experience’ that is considered to be industry leading and leverages new technologies.  

The Individual

This individual must have 10+ years of recruitment experience, and ideally both agency and in-house experience. Experience within the IT industry, and large team management experience will be strongly preferred. The individual must be willing and have the ability to work with and influence multiple business stakeholders and demonstrate agility in a fast-paced environment, dealing with potential ambiguity.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Talent Acquisition
  • Industry
    IT & Telecommunications
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    Asia Pacific
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
  • Potential upsides
    An opportunity to work for a rapidly growing organization with an international team based locally and overseas. This role will be challenging whilst offering many opportunities for professional development and career growth to a regional or global level.
  • Potential challenges
    There are still a lot of systems and processes that are yet to be or are in the process of being created, so having the ability to deal with ambiguous situations will be plentiful.
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