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Director of Talent Acquisition, APJ

Human Resources
015962 Requisition #
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Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 12 years of related experience in training and/or industry knowledge and Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a technology company within the Fortune 500.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing a team in Asia Pacific Japan; regional APJ recruiting experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Software, SaaS or similar recurring revenue industry experience.
  • Proven experience in achieving staffing, budgeting and workforce planning targets.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, persuasive, leadership and negotiation skills to interact with all levels of management, staff and external vendors.
  • Solid systems skills and strong familiarity with applicant tracking systems, social media, job boards and other recruiting technologies.
  • An ability to think strategically and demonstrated ability to translate strategy into a plan.  Demonstrated ability to deliver against a plan.
  • Solid process orientation and have superior attention to detail.
  • Expert knowledge of employment laws, interviewing techniques, corporate recruitment processes, and recruitment strategies.
  • Experience managing a team of 8 or more.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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