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Head of Talent Acquisition, North Asia

About Uber

To create something new, you need to take big bets - something that's been a part of who we are since day one. That spirit has taken us from one local market to a global reach. And now that we're doing more things in more places, we not only need to keep moving fast but, more than ever before, we need to move together. What we build is redefining what it means to move the world. A task too big to go alone.

We pride ourselves on the amazing team we've built. The driver behind all of our growth, our bold and disruptive brand, and the game changing technology we bring to life is the people that make Uber, Uber. Delivering a first class experience takes a critical eye for quality, and we are searching for a Head of Talent Acquisition, North Asia to lead a team of Talent Acquisition Partners to support Uber's growth across the region.

What You'll Do

As the Head of North Asia Talent Acquisition, you will have an amazing opportunity to help build, optimize, and drive best in class talent initiatives for Uber across the N.Asia region. This individual will become a member of the APAC Talent Acquisition Leadership Team whose purpose is to develop and set direction for consistent ways of working across the region aligning with our peers globally.

This role is accountable for leading a team of talent acquisition partners focused on hiring for all roles at Uber across Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong & Korea. This strategic leader will develop the overall vision and long-term strategy for how this team will consistently partner with the business to deliver great outcomes. The individual will be responsible for implementing standard ways of working to include the candidate experience, assessment/selection processes, development of research/diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives/sourcing strategies, and will be the primary point of contact for the team and all local hiring managers.

This leader will continue to build, mentor, and develop a diverse talent acquisition team and drive an environment of continuous learning. This individual will manage the team through the identification of development opportunities, guidance around TA strategies, and ensure successful relationships are being built with HR and Uber Leadership Team. They will help escalate the team to be viewed by leaders as true business partners.

What You'll Need

  • 10 + years of recruiting experience, including a minimum of 5+ years managing a recruitment team
  • A comprehensive understanding of recruiting practices and an understanding of the local Japanese market
  • Experience managing the performance and professional development of other senior level recruiters
  • Experience creating and executing recruiter training and mentoring a team
  • Experience supporting a fast-paced, high growth organisation
  • Expertise in market mapping, research, candidate development, hiring manager relationship development, and presenting overall recruiting outcomes to senior leaders
  • Strong bias towards organized and structured ways of working with mindset towards aligning all processes globally
  • The ability to interact effectively with business partners at all levels of the organisation
  • The ability to manage competing priorities and a diverse workload, while achieving results in a fast-paced environment
  • Internal recruitment experience - required
  • Experience working within a global TA team and developing systems and processes to scale - preferred

At Uber, we reimagine the way the world moves for the better. The idea was born on a snowy night in Paris in 2008, and ever since then, our DNA of reimagination and reinvention carries on. We've grown into a global platform moving people and things in ever-expanding ways, taking on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters make movement happen at the push of a button for everyone, everywhere.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber's cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

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