Amazon hires thousands of students around the world each year, and this talent is critical to achieving Amazon's mission of being the earth's most customer-
centric company. The Student Programs (SP) team mission is to attract, hire, and integrate the best student talent from all backgrounds to build the future of Amazon's global workforce.
We are responsible for finding diverse, bar-raising students, delivering a frustration-free candidate and intern experience, and ultimately connecting top talent to the most in-
demand opportunities at Amazon.
The SP Japan team needs an exceptionally talented Recruiter to help us find the best talent in the world to support our growth.
The Recruiter works with a team focusing in the areas of candidate talent search and placement, process improvement, strategy development and will act as client lead for supported groups.
They will foster a collaborative team environment and a strong service oriented culture that ensures delivery of efficient, effective, quality driven service to internal customers and meets customer service level agreements.
The candidate must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks, metrics, and understand how to prioritize to hit all customer SLAs.
They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done.
The best candidates will draw on knowledge of Talent Acquisition and functional areas of the business, forging dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR business partners.
Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage expectations.
Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates and possess the mentality to "profile people and gauge chemistry of candidates for fit and understand their motivation" rather than sell a role.
Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes and fine tuning standard processes for recruiting that fits within Amazon's mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer.
Articulate in writing a plan with deliverables, timelines and a formal tracking process.
Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification. Possess strong ability to screen, interview and prepare a candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline.
Participate and manage events and recruitment activities.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
5+ years of corporate and or search firm progressive recruiting experience including sourcing and full life cycle recruiting
Experience building and utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools, including proactive phone and internet research.
MS Office - including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships.
Native level Japanese and business level English.
Experience in Campus Recruiting in Japan
Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, must pursue conscious cost-
containment efforts in recruiting, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer.
Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills.
Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.
Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision.
Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader and member.
Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.