Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Role Overview:

As a Manager, Talent Acquisition, you will be responsible for daily operation activities in your assigned function or territory. You will be responsible for managing daily operations, defining appropriate programs, planning, and sourcing to meet current and future needs. Additionally, you will also serve as a Career Advisor and lead teams working on medium sized projects

Key Role Responsibilities:          

Day to day you will:

  • Lead the day-to-day recruitment operations for assigned group.
  • Lead, manage, and provide direction to the recruitment team across multiple strategic directions (e.g., sustaining client-recruitment relationships, creating recruiting plans to pipeline for passive talent, etc.)
  • Develop creative marketing, and sourcing strategies and techniques, specifically for hard-to-fill, pivotal positions
  • Collaborate with global and other regional recruitment leaders to implement key programs that drive group success
  • As the functional lead, build and establish a strategic partnership and alignment with the respective group leaders.
  • Partner with business leaders to define new and/or update all position job specifications to meet the business climate and demand.
  • Participate in HR regional and/or HR global leadership strategic initiatives as needed and be a project lead or a driver for Talent related initiatives.
  • Have oversight and responsibility for recruiting data integrity and tracking for the region.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly recruitment metrics and scorecards to respective regional leadership as well as to HR global leadership.
  • Review/Validate and Delivers in Recruitment Strategy, Sourcing, Recruitment Process. Deliver in Coordination focus areas

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

Required Qualifications

  • Highly knowledgeable of general recruiting principles, practices; demonstrated experience in developing strategic recruiting plans
  • Display capability for creative, non-routine sourcing and candidate experience strategies
  • Great presentation, communication, active listening, and story-telling skills-Great at building and managing relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Experience improving end-to-end recruiting processes and programs Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in an environment recruiting applicants with "hot"; (tech) skills highly valued
  • Knowledge of Microsoft technologies and solutions (nice to have)
  • Developed skills in negotiation, persuasions research
  • Experience acting as direct partner to senior leadership
  • Experience working in a matrixed, collaborative environment, particularly consulting
  • Certification in behavioural interviewing is a plus
  • Fluent in Japanese and English

Preferred Education Background:

You will likely possess a bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or Psychology recommended, advanced degree considered a plus; work experience may substitute

Preferred Years of Work Experience

You will likely have 6+ years of increasingly diverse or complex recruiting experience

Preferred Years of People Leadership Experience:     

1+ years' experience leading people and/or projects

What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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