• Talent Acquisition Coordinator - Contract Position

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
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  • Responsibilities

    The Talent Acquisition Coordinator (TAC) is a vital and integral role supporting the Talent Acquisition function. The TAC contributes to the overall success of the team and candidate experience by providing a high level of customer service, administrative support, and project coordination throughout the recruitment process.


    This position will require you to develop an understanding of Otsuka’s recruiting processes and applicant tracking system for candidate management and other related activities in support of Talent Acquisition.


    • Assist in the coordination and administration of routine, TA transactions
    • Work within a matrixed environment
    • Support one or more client areas across our commercial and R&D functions
    • Interview scheduling and candidate travel
    • New hire processing - offer letter and background check process management, new hire paperwork
    • Provide administrative support to the Talent Acquisition and broader People team.
    • Prepare offer letters and other recruiting correspondence
    • Work in Applicant Tracking System to support administrative recruiting functions and track candidates Interface with candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers throughout the hiring process



    • 3+ years of professional experience , preferably within HR
    • High School Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to solve problems while exhibiting sound judgment
    • Comfortable with change & ability to pivot & adapt quickly
    • Ability to manage a fast-paced and sometimes unpredictable workload
    • Polished and professional presentation and communication style; capable of communicating complex content in a succinct manner in-person, over the phone, and through written correspondence
    • Ability to guide processes to closure Experience with Outlook, Word, and some Excel required
    • Excellent desk/computer/workflow organizational skills


    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.

    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016. 

    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.




    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

    Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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