(Senior) Talent Acquisition Staff/ (Senior) Recruiter




Multiple Locations


Position summary

Description and Requirements

Employer: Lenovo Japan, LLC

Work location: Akihabara UDX (Tokyo); (3 onsite and 2 remote days in a week)

Smoking: Not allowed in the office, but smoking room is available in 5th floor of Akihabara UDX

Employment condition: Permanent Staff (Probation period: 6 months)

# of hirings: 1-2HCs

Expected salary: JPY5.5-7.6M (B6)/ 7.5-10M (B7), depending on the current salary and experience, we would make our decision

Overtime allowance: Sub-chief (B6) or Specialist (B7) allowance will be applicable

Working hours: 9:00-17:45 (Rest time: 1 hour (12:00-13:00))

Holidays: Saturday, Sunday, national holidays, year-end holiday, established anniversary day, special holiday, and compensatory holiday

Social insurance and benefits: Comprised of Pension, Health, Unemployment and Worker's Accident Compensation.Defined-contribution pension, property accumulation savings, Lenovo employee group life insurance, etc.

Job contents:

  • You are responsible for 2-3 of the 6 Lenovo group companies in the areas of mid-career and new graduate recruitment activities as (Senior) Talent Acquisition (TA) Staff under Band 6 or 7 (internal grade).

  • Partner closely with assigned business units to manage full-cycle end-to-end recruitment processes, to ensure sourcing and hiring strategies are aligned with our HR standard, and to ensure a seamless and enriching experience for candidates and hiring managers.

  • Communicate with business leaders and hiring managers to evaluate their talent requirements and advise the best way of hiring strategy, including effective sourcing plan.

  • Use various types of sourcing channels, including direct sourcing tools via web, job fair, networking event, employee referral, agency vendors and identify/attract the best talents, especially by data mining and scouting activities.

  • Create and maintain pipeline of the candidate list for corresponding to the urgent request of the hiring.

  • Attend job fair events for attracting the best talents for Lenovo group companies.

  • Screen and select candidates effectively by assessing both the technical and business skills as well as culture fit within our environment.

  • Provide a productive experience for all candidate from the application submission stage to offer, by evaluating the correct/matching skill for your requirement, driving the interview and offer processes efficiently, including reference checks, salary recommendations/negotiations and closing of candidates.

  • Be conscious of aging requirements and plan for filling them quickly while receiving support from TA manager and hiring manager.

  • Utilize internal recruitment system, follow up the TA process and execute the recruitment activities accurately, while being conscious of compliance matters.

  • Provide progress reports upon requested schedules.

  • Cope with the other members in TA team and try to fulfil the requirements for all the Lenovo group companies.


Must Have - essenial experience

  • 3+ years of experience in successfully managing recruiting process in a fast-paced/precise environment at a foreign-invested company.
  • Deliver exceptional support to candidates throughout the recruitment process, while ensuring positive candidate experience.
  • Demonstrate capability to cultivate strong, productive relationships with hiring managers and internal stakeholders.
  • Exposure to a full-lifecycle recruiting, for example; req consultation, direct sourcing, screening, interview arrangement, offer negotiations, closing, and candidate relationship management.
  • Experience in utilizing applicant tracking systems (ATS)
  • Maintaining effective relationship with agency partners

Nice to Have - desiable experience

  • Campus recruitment experience
  • Agency recruiter experience
  • Business consulting firm experience
  • Some experience in working together with RPO recruiters

Qualifications (Skill, Competency)

  • Bachelor's degree or higher with brilliant academic record
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to build rapport quickly with candidates, agency vendor consultants, hiring managers and cross-functional partners.
  • Language skills: Japanese (Native-level); English (Business-level, such as TOEIC 800 points or higher)
  • Pleasant character

Target candidate

  • Working experience in a recruitment team at a foreign invested company in Japan

  • Business consultant in HR domain

Additional Locations:

  • Japan