Inspiring People

Transforming Organizations

Listed Company with Boutique Culture

Are you an experienced executive search consultant who wants the autonomy to manage your desk and the freedom to develop clients?

Founded in 2002, Optia joined the publicly traded Human Associates Group in 2016 and merged with our sister company A-Human in 2020.

Optia’s unique background enables us to offer the stability of a large Japanese organization, while also maintaining the entrepreneurial culture of a boutique executive search firm.

Leadership and Personal Development

Whether your career goal is to be a leader or manage your own desk, we believe we have the right environment for a passionate Recruitment Consultant to flourish.

Contribution and Teamwork

Optia offers a competitive and transparent compensation system made up of a base salary and incentive, which is based on individual performance.


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Our Mission

"As the recruitment firm of choice, our mission is to inspire change, transforming organizations, people, and ourselves for a better future."

Our Values


We respect the decisions and viewpoints of others and treat people the same way we would have them treat us.
We respect the rules and processes of our business partners and our own internal systems and codes of conduct.


We choose to bring our most enthusiastic attitude to work.
We celebrate our success, recognizing the positive impact enthusiasm has on business outcomes and the overall atmosphere of our work environment.


We take personal responsibility for our success/results, without excuse.
We honor our commitments and always represent our clients, candidates and our brand in a professional manner.


We try new things, we push our comfort zones and learn from each other.
We commit to personal and organizational growth to become better at what we do, allowing us to better serve the needs our customers.


We approach each situation ethically and honestly, always striving to do the right thing.
We are open and transparent in our business dealings with clients and candidates and always respect the privacy laws of the countries in which we do business.

Team Work

We support and cooperate with each other to deliver all our capabilities to our clients, ensuring the best possible outcome for all parties.
We respect individual needs but we commit to building a more robust and profitable company, ultimately creating greater opportunity and leverage for everyone.

Industry Specialization

You may want to further develop your career in one of our core areas of specialization, or you might be interested in transferring your skills to a new area:

  • Life Sciences (Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices)
  • Professional Services (Human Resources, Legal & Compliance, Supply Chain Management, and Accounting & Finance)
  • Technology (Cloud Application, Enterprise Software, Cloud Infrastructure, Network etc)
  • Manufacturing & Industrial (Semicon, Automotive, Chemical, Energy etc)
  • Advertising & Consumer (Advertising & Media, Fashion & Luxury, and FMCG)
  • Financial Services (Asset Management and Real Estate)

Focus on Success and Not Just KPI's

KPI's are an indicator of activity while placements are an indicator of success. Experience has shown that each industry has a different dynamic, and blanket KPIs are not useful.

We don't obsess over KPI's so you can concentrate on supporting your clients, working your roles, and closing deals.

Contact Us

If you share our values, as cultural fit is as important as your past achievement, and have strong relationships with clients, enjoy mentoring your colleagues, and have a track record of success then we would love to hear from you: