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MUFG Talent Acquisition Specialist - Fixed Term Contract 12 months in Paris, France

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

Overview of the Department/Section

Paris HR department develops and executes the HR strategy for MUFG Bank, Paris branch and MUFG Securities Europe N.V., Paris branch, as well as providing a fully integrated, comprehensive HR service.

The department counts 2 HRBPs, 1 Payroll Manager and 1 HR Generalist, and is led by Paris Head of HR.

Main Purpose of the Role

As a member of the HR Department, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for the full recruitment life-cycle for both Bank and Securities entities in Paris, including sourcing, identifying and recruiting new, replacement, temporary and permanent staff, as well as onboarding contingent staff. She/He will also contribute to some communications actions, whether externally in order to foster our Employer brand or internally (general HR communications, D&I and other engagement actions).

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of recruitment projects in partnership with the Hiring Managers and HR Business Partners through maintenance of internal and compliance policies, labour legislation and processes

  • Work with hiring managers to understand and define job competencies and recruiting requirements for all open positions, establish job descriptions and ensure their internal and external posting

  • Manage all recruitments as a project, schedule the regular meetings with the hiring manager and the HRBP in order to follow-up and re-adjust, when necessary, monitor the timeline and complete recruitments in a timely manner

  • Ensure the monitoring of applications, arrange interviews and monitor the delivery of feedback and completion of ABC mandatory questionnaires

  • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process, ensuring a positive candidate experience

  • Manage all aspects of therecruitment process (sourcing and qualifying candidates, salary negotiation with the support of the HRBPs, reference checks, onboarding, etc.) using our online applicant tracking system (WORKDAY), edit employment contracts via Docusign and track completion of electronic signature

  • Monitor developments in our Workday recruitment system and collaborate with HRIS on its improvement

  • Ensure the onboarding of staff in partnership with managers, IT, General Affairs colleagues, ensuring the recording in Workday and Jump systems

  • Manage updates of records in Workday (in case of change in the profile)

  • Propose and contribute to external communications actions (with schools, potential candidates, any relevant partnership)

  • Support the implementation of culture, talent, projects and initiatives in Paris, working closely with the regional HR teams

  • Manage some internal communications actions for both local branches

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the HR dpt of an international company, or with a recruitment agency

  • Experience in a global/international financial services organization is a plus.

  • Operational knowledge of HR Management systems preferably Workday

Skills and Experience

Functional / Technical Competencies:

  • Cultural awareness / Intercultural competencies.

  • Proven ability to be an internal and external ambassador for an organisation.

  • Maintenance of a bias-free approach to situations and people.

  • Fluent in English, French is a plus.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in HR or in a Business School

Personal Requirements

  • Personal alignment to MUFG Values

  • Integrity & Responsibility

  • Professionalism & Teamwork

  • Challenge ourselves to grow

  • Personal alignment to EMEA Cultural Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up, Speak Up

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute

  • A passionate and driven recruiter who enjoys working in a challenging environment.

  • Experience closing candidates to offers in a competitive market.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to execute and influence

  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability

  • Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision.

  • A track record of demonstrating a strong work ethic, integrity, and personal accountability

  • Proven track record of building rapport with hiring managers and other stakeholders.

  • Fluency in English essential, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential; Workday is a plus.

  • A collaborative approach, with the ability to partner with all members of the HR dpt and with any member of the organization.


  • The role holder will perform his/her duties for MUFG Bank, Paris branch but may have to perform tasks for other entities from the Group.

  • The role holder will be required to perform their duties and responsibilities on an entity neutral basis, without favour.

  • The role holder is required to follow regulatory requirements applicable to ensure each business is appropriately supported and to maintain the legal entity integrity of each of MUFG Bank and MUS.

  • The role holder will have responsibility for identifying and resolving where there may be a difference or conflict in needs between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities, escalating to their manager where required.

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute