Final Stages Japan

The Company

The company is a mid-sized, international FMCG business with presence in Europe, US, LATAM and APAC. The business has approximately 500 staff in Japan.

The Role

Sitting as part of the broader APAC HR structure, the this role will have to be both strategically capable in engaging the business whilst effectively staying very hands-on with regards to the management of the operational HR team on the ground. Reporting into the Japan GM with a dotted line to the Head of HR APAC, this individual will be a key member of the regional HR leadership. You will be tasked with enhancing efficiencies across the business and leading a transformation agenda designed to optimise internal engagement and retention levels.  

The Individual

We are searching for a hands-on HR leader who has high-level, strategic business partnering capability. You will manage a small operational team and will be responsible for aligning the people agenda in Japan with the broader regional and global strategies. You must be commercially minded and have a pedigree within multinational environments. You must be able to engage and influence the business leadership in Japan on all people related issues. This individual needs to be a strong relationship builder and bring energy and drive to the business.

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, only HR Professionals who are legally able to work in this country can be considered.

Posted on 27 Feb 2018

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Consumer Goods
International Coverage
Global HQ
Global revenue
US$1-10 Billion
Solid report to
General Manager in Japan and dotted functional line to HR Head for APAC
Potential upsides
Fast-paced, hands-on and transformational role in a highly commercial global business.
Potential downsides
Not for an individual who likes to be sitting on top a large operational team and focus on strategy exclusively.