IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesIBM Talent Acquisition (TA) has been working on its aggressive transformation to market leading practices for the past four years. Now an industry leading function with thought leadership, instrumental to IBM's transformation and success with new and augmented solutions, we continue our journey to being essential for our clients.Part of this journey includes a more advanced and sophisticated partnership with the Lines of Business' we partner with. The high-level objectives of this partnership include the following:+ Consulting and advisory first and front and center in all that we do+ Improved demand signals from Business to Talent Acquisition (TA); quality and timing to set TA and Business up for success+ Ongoing, dedicated, consistent, proactive and strategic relationship management that is signature, drives values and translates into results+ Voice of the skills, talent and candidate market that translates to strategy, delivery and results+ Use of data and insights (internal and external, including competitor plays) that inform strategies and its execution, producing differentiated value and outcomesWhile the Global TA Leader Services (GTAL) will continue to drive this partnership with global stakeholders and clients for Services, a dedicated team is required to ensure this is mirrored and supported at geography levels. As such, the GTAL Services seek to hire BTAMs in our geographies. The BTAMs will report into the Business Strategy TA Leaders (BTALs) for GBS and GTS, with close and frequent interlock with the GTAL Services. BTAMs are required in Americas, APAC (Asia Pacific and China), and JapanRoles and responsibilities are included below:+ Strategic partner to Global Technology Services (GTS) **and** Global Business Services (GBS) HRVPs & Directors, Talent Partners, and Line VPs and their directs within geo+ Deep understanding of business initiatives, strategies, desired outcomes and results to lead the communication, understanding and translation to TA actions, with Delivery TA+ Informs TA GTM and programmatic strategies in concert with GTALs & Regional TA Leaders (RTALs) to accomplish business outcomes, ensuring infusion of local nuances+ Interlocks with local delivery team to action on unit strategy+ Surfaces possible regional escalations and lead sustainable resolution, driving course correction, collaboration and accountability between TA, HR and Line+ Leads the timely receipt of regional quality demand (fall plan and quarterly demand, University hiring and Internships). This includes influencing position cancellation reductions and managing business expectations if the demand receipt requirements are not met+ Leads the charge to transform Business to 'Recruitment is a Sport' mindsetRequired Technical and Professional Expertise+ Deep Talent Acquisition understanding and experience+ Exceptional client management skills and demonstrated ability to influence at various levels across the enterprise shown through achievement of business outcomes+ Ability to partner with numerous stakeholders and TA colleagues across geographies+ Data savvy, turning insights into strategies and action+ Ability to create and present appropriate story lines that support our objectives+ High-level business communication ability in both Japanese and English essential to perform the role+ Valid permission to work in Japan mandatoryPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ As per above+ As per above+ High-level business communication ability in both Japanese and English essential to perform role+ Valid permission to work in Japan mandatoryAbout Business UnitIBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.