Campus Recruitment - Japan (10 month maternity cover)

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 12 Nov 18

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The Asia Morgan Stanley Campus Team is responsible for the recruitment of entry level talent (over 700 individuals annually) into Morgan Stanley through our internship and graduate programs. The regional team provide an end-to-end recruitment service for all businesses (marketing, sourcing, assessment, recruitment) and the design and management of the internship program to ensure a best in class program offering.

As the Campus Recruitment Lead for Japan you will lead the recruitment of entry level talent into Morgan Stanley’s Japan office. You will manage the Campus Recruitment process for a number of business units including Investment Banking, GCM, Fixed Income, Institutional Equity, Bank Resource Management, Research, Investment Management, Technology, Operations, Finance, Risk Management, LCD and HR.

This position provides leadership to and management of a Campus Recruiter with shared coordination support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Japan campus recruiting strategy (both locally and internationally) partnering closely with Regional and Global Campus Recruitment teams, Business Unit Heads and HR Coverage (Business Partners)
  • Creation of yearly campus recruitment plan for each division in Japan, including contribution to budget planning
  • Lead and provide strategic direction to direct reports
  • Continuous evaluation of the recruitment process to drive process improvement and yearly strategy reviews with business to revise campaign annually
  • Management of assessment process for Japan campus recruitment through multiple stages and varying assessment methodologies, ensuring validity and integrity of process
  • Planning and managing end to end recruitment processes including Assessment Centres and Recruitment Events such as Boston Careers Fair.
  • Responsible for managing the effective and timely execution of offers to ensure offers are accepted
  • Candidate management – coaching graduates through our recruitment process & onboarding candidate care
  • Ambassador of the Morgan Stanley brand, managing relationships with external vendors, universities, students and all levels of staff from Analyst to Managing Director level
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key universities
  • Partnering with the Campus Events & Marketing team on Japan attraction strategy
  • Working with the Marketing and Digital Strategy teams on Japan specific website
  • Working closely with vendors, external third parties and HR colleagues to plan internship program
  • Management of the summer internship program (8 to 10 weeks)
  • Ensuring accurate maintenance of campus systems to ensure data integrity and reporting accuracy
  • Ensuring that campus recruiting efforts are aligned to the Firm’s overall diversity strategy
  • Keeping up to date with current graduate recruitment market and propose changes to current graduate recruiting policies and practices
  • Project work throughout the year on cross-regional and/or inter-Asia Campus Project teams


Skills required

  • Knowledge of assessment and selection fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Japan campus recruitment market
  • Campus Recruitment experience is preferred but not mandatory
  • Proven ability to manage varied and challenging relationships, influencing both internal and external parties
  • Strong communications skills with the ability alter this style according to audience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Solid project management skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task and handle working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities
  • High-level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Analytical mindset with strong reporting and data analysis skills
  • MS Excel – Intermediate to Advanced
  • MS PowerPoint – Intermediate to Advanced
  • Experience with candidate databases, e.g. Access On Line
  • English – Essential
  • Japanese – Essential