Corporate Functions

Sourcing recruiter (Japanese speaking)

Experience Level: Junior

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GLG’s Sourcing Recruiter role reflects our commitment to attracting and onboard the brightest talent. This position will be responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategy that reflects our firm culture, values, and success factors. This position is responsible for elevating the relationship within the recruitment unit, candidate experience and requires thorough understanding of business needs and priorities to translate them into practical sourcing and recruitment strategy. 

Specific responsibilities include
(but are not limited to):

  • Interacting with potential candidates through various job portals, social media and professional networks (e.g. LinkedIn)
  • Identifying qualified candidate profiles using various sourcing techniques
  • Coordinating with hiring managers to determine position requirements
  • Developing talent pipelines for future hiring needs and strategic roles
  • Measuring conversion rates, including numbers of passive candidates who turn into applicants, get invited to interviews, get offers and get hired
  • Develop strategy for employee referrals program and process improvements
  • Promoting our employer brand online and offline
  • Maintaining candidate databases (e.g. via our Applicant Tracking System)
  • Communicating with past applicants regarding new job opportunities
  • Ideate and execute introduction of new sourcing channels

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 1-3 years of Talent sourcing/acquisition experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • A great team player with a strong sense of urgency and solid problem-solving skills
  • A flexible approach and ability to operate in a fast-moving and demanding environment
  • High level of attitude awareness, positive energy and hungry for success 
  • Ability to quickly gain an understanding of the business needs and strategy and articulate the needs of a position
  • Demonstrated competence in thinking strategically, analytically, conceptually, and willing to be hands-on throughout daily activities
  • A flexible approach and ability to operate in a fast-moving and demanding environment
  • Ability to translate business requirements into strategic talent acquisition actions with positive, measurable business impact
  • Working experience with Applicant Tracking Systems is a plus (Greenhouse)
  • Applicants with agency experience in BPO, KPO
  • This is a contractual role for 6 months with option to extend for another 6 months (Japan)


About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s insight network. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of 900,000+ experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

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