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Director, Executive Recruiting

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Job ID: R0041729
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2024
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources
Job Type (Experience Level): Senior Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Our Company 

Since its founding in 1910, Hitachi has supported the development of society and the improvement of people's livesThroughout the world, Hitachi Group employees exemplify outstanding teamwork that transcends the boundaries of geographical regions and business fieldsTogether, we share the Hitachi group identity and put it into practice worldwide. 

With a mission to deliver the best experience to stakeholders and candidates you will be joining a global team known for excellence and innovation.   

What you’ll be doing  

The Hitachi Executive Search function supports hiring globally for some of Hitachi’s group companies.  Hitachi is investing in this function which includes appointing a dedicated Director to lead the capabilityAs the first permanent member of the Executive Recruiting team the Director recruiter will work closely with the Head of Talent Acquisition to deliver searches, to develop the service catalogue and will act as an ambassador for the function’s capability. 

This will be a varied role and will include: 

  • Managing and delivering executive search mandates including talent identification and sourcingYou’ll be developing and nurturing networks of game-changing senior talentExpect to spend time sourcing and engaging candidates.

  • Partnering with executives at Hitachi to offer advice and guidance on search strategies and market insight.

  • Acting as an ambassador for Hitachi in the candidate market, enthusing individuals about career opportunities with Hitachi

  • Owning and delivering a premium candidate experience

  • Bringing forward innovative and market leading best practice on executive hiring

  • Leading on search mandates and managing them through the full hiring lifecycle.

  • Supporting the continuous development of the executive recruiting function through proposition development and improvement, underpinned by a pioneering spirit and commitment to excellence.

  • Implementing strategies to ensure the candidates we engage with represent the communities in which we operate

  • Reporting activity and outcomes to stakeholders

There will be occasional travel to Hitachi offices across the US and globally, with the preferred candidate location being within easy commuting distance of the Dallas areaThe position reports to the Head of Global Talent Acquisition.   


What you bring to the team  

We’re looking for a team player, who is motivated by delivering great work and the Hitachi visionSome of the skills and experience we look for includes: 

  • A demonstrable successful history of delivering executive and senior level talent acquisition including knowledge of market research, candidate sourcing and assessment

  • Recent or current experience in Executive Search focusing on hiring roles at VP and above levels

  • Ideally your experience will come from having spent time in both external search firms and corporate executive recruiting functions.

  • Experience of working internationally is highly desirable and a background in technology hiring will be advantageous

  • Excellent market mapping and research capabilities combined with strong project management skills.

  • First class communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability to build meaningful relationships

  • The ability to partner with, advise and influence senior stakeholders

  • Experience of working in a highly matrixed organisation

  • A supportive and inspiring management style focused on coaching teams to deliver high levels of service

  • An understanding of Talent Acquisition processes, systems, and technology


Our Values  

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit: 

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect 

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity 

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge 

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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