Talent Acquisition Manager

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Industry: Human Resources
Salary: 8000000 - 12000000
Reference: 10962
Contact Name: Jack Stone
Job Published 01 Jul 2019


A worldwide leader in electronic insurance provision is looking for a TA Manager to join their rapidly growing business.

The Role

The TA Manager is accountable for stakeholder management, strategic planning, process excellence, and overall team management. 

The Talent Acquisition function oversees the following segments:
Mid Career Recruitment
Temp Hiring
Campus Hiring

This role is ideal for someone who is motivated, with an entrepreneurial spirit, and interested in gaining further experience in Talent Acquisition and management.


You will manage a team of 3 members as follows:
1 Team Assistant
1 Mid Career Recruiter
1 person handling temp hires

The volume of hires for each segment is as follows:
Mid Career: approx. 70/yr
Temp: approx. 100/yr
Campus: approx. 5 to 7
  • As the Lead of the Talent Acquisition team, a big part of your time will be dedicated to manage and develop the members in the team.
  • You will also be responsible for campus and retained searches.
  • Manage consistent recruiting, interviewing, and hiring processes that support a highly positive candidate experience and hiring manager satisfaction.
  • Lead/Assist in the development of tools/processes to streamline/automate staffing function.
  • Manages communication process with internal and external candidates, HR colleagues and the respective
  • Strategic Sourcing: Lead strategy conversations with hiring managers and develop strategic sourcing plans that are tailored to specific hiring needs.
  • Implement staffing strategies to provide a qualified and diverse candidate pool, fully maximizing the use of all sourcing channels.
  • Identify passive job seekers using full range of recruitment tactics and resources (Local Job Boards, Social Media, etc.)
  • Build and utilize a candidate pool for current and future positions.
  • TA Advisory: Leverage deep labor market expertise to consult with hiring managers and influence hiring decisions.
  • Coach hiring managers on interviewing and selection skills and techniques as well as counsel employees on career development.
  • Identify areas of improvement and opportunities for automation
  • Talent Segmentation: Lead recruitment initiatives such as diversity hiring and/or campus hiring.
  • Diversity Hiring: Strategic sourcing and recruitment initiatives
  • Metrics & Analytics: Ensure time to fill is shortened, cost per hire is monitored, joiner quality, etc.
  • Compliance: Ensures local compliance guidelines are tracked and followed.


BA degree
Minimum of 5 to 10 years of Human Resources experience including at least 3 to 5 years of recruiting experience.
Agency or RPO experience a big plus
Management experience preferred
Confident written and verbal communication style both in Japanese (Native) and English (Business)