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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Japan

Job Title: Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Japan
Location: Tokyo
Reference: 44736DA67AD7DE3B
Job Published: March 17, 2019 12:58

Job Description


The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for leading full life cycle recruitment activities for positions on cross-functional teams across Japan, as well as developing innovative and effective recruitment strategies, identifying top talent, ensuring compliance throughout the recruitment process, as well as collaborating with hiring managers and HR business partners to deliver an exceptional customer and candidate experience.

Responsible for leading full life cycle recruitment activities which includes, but is not limited to conducting intake sessions with hiring managers, recommending and evaluating recruitment strategies for effectiveness, guiding hiring managers and candidates throughout the interview process, negotiating complex total rewards packages, and ensuring a smooth onboarding process for new hires
Manage and prioritize multiple searches, projects and customer relationships
Maintain the applicant tracking system to ensure hiring practices are within compliance standards
Design and implement strategies to attract candidates for niche, hard-to-fill positions
Work closely with managers and staff to define and execute local HR strategies that enable the accomplishment of business objectives
Knowledgeable about the business and consultative on HR-related matters, including but not limited to benefits, compensation, etc.
Ensure consistent communication regarding recruiting efforts by providing status updates to all stakeholders through meetings, email updates, and reports
Ability to support other regions across APAC as needed

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of recruiting experience
Prior recruiting experience with progressive experience with sourcing and full life cycle recruiting
Prior experience with ATS and/or HRIS to source, track and manage candidates
Prior experience recruiting technical and professional positions
Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Fluency in Japanese and English

Demonstrated ability to build partnerships, communicate effectively with all levels of employees and ability to foster teamwork within and across the region(s)
Experience with Taleo and LinkedIn Recruiter is strongly preferred, but not required
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Proven ability to develop relationships across multiple teams with all levels of employees
Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision
Able to identify areas of improvement related to talent acquisition and develop strategies to address these areas


Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs - guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:
Customer focus
Results and Accountability
Transparency and Integrity
Sense of urgency
Collaboration and Teamwork

ANSYS does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of ANSYS. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

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