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Senior Early Career Talent Attraction Partner - Japan

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



Are you an innovative Early Career Talent Attraction Partner who enjoys the full recruitment life cycle of hiring top, game-changing talent? Do you leverage pro-active sourcing skills to attract passive talent as well as active jobseekers? Do you partner with Hiring Managers to influence and educate on recruiting strategies?  
We have an exciting opportunity for an Early Career Talent Attraction Partner to join our Japan team based out of the SAP Tokyo office.

SAP is a dynamic and flexible workplace where intelligence and creativity can thrive within an innovative environment. Whilst this arguably makes the task of attracting top talent easier, the demand to drive innovation across all areas means our pace of growth is challenging as is our need to hire the best! Hiring, developing, rewarding, and retaining great talent is part of our DNA. 


Experience required:

  • Solid full life cycle end to end recruiting experience with a product or services/consulting organization ideally with Graduate, Campus, or Early Talent hiring
  • Proven track record of building rapport with hiring managers and cross-functional partners, across regions and teams
  • Have a well-developed network of candidates and/or the skills to build the network quickly and comprehensively
  • Inform company’s strategic direction through understanding of the talent market (e.g., where to find specific skill sets, salary expectations of those with similar skills, etc.)
  • Have solid understanding of the complete recruiting function, including research, sourcing, networking, behavioural based interviewing and closing. Knowledge of the technology, consulting or sales talent market and the software/tech industry is essential
  • Effective communication approaches that include keeping others informed, appropriately expressing ideas and thoughts, verbally and in written form, and timeliness
  • Awareness and flair for employer branding campaigns, initiatives etc desirable
  • Exposure to Campus Hiring will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in both verbal and written English


  • Build and agree with hiring manager an end to end recruiting plan that includes:

a) An understanding of the position requirements and the hiring manager's broader team/business
b) A timeline to deliver the recruiting search
c) A view of the talent market, talent availability, and who the competitors and target companies should be
d) A review of the joint inputs and communications that will be required to deliver a successful recruiting experience i.e. interview panels, use of systems/tools, feedback, etc

  • Effective stakeholder management through proactive communication and execution on strategy
  • Sourcing technology talent through a variety of methods including advertising, direct sourcing, networking, Internet searches, database searches and talent mapping
  • Screening resumes to determine preliminary matches and conducting phone and/or video conference interviews to qualify candidates
  • Making recommendations to hiring managers on candidate shortlist.
  • Ensuring all candidates are entered and moved through the process in the applicant tracking system.
  • Initiating interview scheduling using the applicant tracking system which engages our Recruiting Operations team to schedule the interview
  • Posting open positions on external internet sites and our internal website.
  • Communicating recruiting status to Hiring Managers, HR Business Partners and Talent Acquisition Leaders 
  • Ensuring the candidate and customer experience is positive and seamless, ensuring no candidate is left without communication
  • Engaging other specialist HR teams engaged in position creation, interview scheduling, offer generation and onboarding in a timely manner
  • Partnering with internal cross-matrix stakeholders to:
  • Create recruiting strategies to fill positions
  • Educate on market conditions
  • Brainstorm on ways to attract the best candidates
  • Measure the effectiveness of recruiting efforts



We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:308659 | Work Area: Human Resources | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Senior Early Career Talent Attraction Partner - Japan

Facility:  308659
Posted Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Work Area:  Human Resources
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Chiyoda City, Tokyo, JP, 100-0004

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