Job ID : 936666 Date Updated : August 21st, 2019

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Hiring Company Burberry Japan
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chuo-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 4.5 million yen ~ 5.5 million yen

Job Description


Job Purpose
This position is to attract and select candidates to fill positions in Burberry Japan business and Retails Store 

Duties And Responsibilities 

  • Be a brand ambassador to effectively recruit high calibre candidates across the company
  • Manage the complete lifecycle of the candidate journey 
  • Develop a talent pool of candidates and effectively source and match candidates to positions
  • Provide proactive guidance to internal customers to ensure effective response to questions on interpretation and compliance with defined processes and systems
  • Ensure delivery of high customer satisfaction ratings by processing hiring requests timely and accurately with focus on meeting the agreed service levels
  • Works with hiring managers to understand hiring needs and creates a recruiting strategy for each position. Implements recommended recruiting plan including use of suggested job sites, relevant events, optimizing job postings, etc.
  • Pre-screens resumes, conducts phone screens and makes recommendations to hiring leader on next steps.
  • Assists hiring managers with screening candidates, scheduling interviews, extending and negotiating offers. 
  • Communicates with candidates at every step of the recruiting process including articulating the WeWork vision and job role to extending and negotiating offers.
  • Actively sources for passive talent.
  • Attends recruiting events to build company presence and pipelines.
  • Manages jobs in SuccessFactors, our applicant tracking system, through monitoring and progress reporting. Works with hiring managers to help them understand how to use SuccessFactors as part of the recruitment process.
  • Actively contributes to the performance and development of the Talent team and the HR team overall.
  • Enable problem identification and define incident notification and escalation procedures for the team 

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • 3~4years + talent acquisition experience, with exposure to a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience in retail, hospitality or services/membership industries preferred
  • Retail Fashion recruiting experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required
  • Solid relationship skills required
  • Fluency in English and Japanese required
  • Has the ability to say’no‘ positively
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chuo-ku
  • Ginza Line, Ginza Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 4.5 million yen ~ 5.5 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Work Hours 平日9:30~18:00(実働7.5時間、休憩60分、残業あり、フレックス制度あり)
Holidays 年間休日126日(2019年度)
Job Division HR
Hiring Company Information

Burberry Japan K.K.

Talent Acquisition Specialist - 936666

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Japanese

Company Description




Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.