• Manager of Talent Acquisition

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
    Requisition ID
  • Responsibilities

    • “Magnet for Otsuka-People”; Find top talent that will learn, grow, dance, leap, and soar in our unique culture
    • Execute full life cycle recruiting activities; Partner with HRBPs, hiring managers and other applicable parties to: Review and evaluate job openings; Design and implement sourcing strategies to meet business needs; deliver a diverse slate of candidates to hiring managers; Create job descriptions; define job-specific selection criteria and screening questions; Source and screen potential candidates; gather and consolidate feedback from interview team and complete interview evaluation documentation; Prepare offer terms and deliver verbal offer
    • Measure outcomes and strive for continuous improvement
    • Provide strategic and consultative services to HRBPs and Hiring Managers; Influence business leaders to act in the best interest of Otsuka and Otsuka-people; Foster relationship and build credibility; ask tough questions and influence outcomes; advocate for internal mobility
    • Collaborate with Coordinators to execute basic and complex transactions, recruiting administration, and reporting
    • Identify recruiting trends in the marketplace; Stay current on recruiting practices in the marketplace
    • Represent Otsuka’s employer brand to external candidates; raise the bar for talent
    • Support design and implementation of special projects


    • Education: Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum of 8 years of recruitment experience within a search firm and/or corporate environment
    • At least 2 years experience in a professional environment; General HR Process and Programs
    • Knowledge and understanding of OFCCP compliance
    • Ability to apply excellent customer service and consultative practices
    • Ability to learn, apply, and communicate business-related concepts and ideas
    • Ability to manage ambiguity and apply problem-solving expertise; tenacious and resilient
    • Ability to employ research and analytical thinking
    • Ability to achieve results


    • 8-10 years of corporate full lifecycle recruitment experience
    • Experience within Pharmaceutical, Medical, or Bio-tech
    • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Possession of excellent team work
    • MBA or MA or MS degree in Human Resources, ILR, OD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or a related field


    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.

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