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The Company

A major US retailing giant with thousands of stores globally in over 30 countries. A vast number of locations in Japan with a highly robust and successful business model with a well-established operational track record in Japan. This role will be located in Tokyo.

The Role

The HRVP of CoE will be responsible for developing and driving change within the company across the entire business, by developing programs and strategic plans to promote and conserve culture. Interacting with their team of 20+ HR professionals to ensure smooth business operations and strategic alignment with the rest of the business. This individual will be leading major back office functions such as C&B, Talent Management, Organizational development, L&D and Employee Relations.  

The Individual

A seasoned HR professional in the HR Operations space with experience leading large teams of 10~15+ members. A strong background in FMCG or Retail for a large company will be a huge plus, with the ability to work in a large and dynamic HR environment. A collaborative management style is needed as the HR leaders are seasoned and need a solid mentor.

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

Posted on 12 Oct 2017

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Compensation & Benefits, HR Operations & Shared Services
Consumer Goods
International Coverage
Global HQ
North America
Global revenue
US$100 Billion and over
Solid report to
CHRO – Japan
Potential upsides
This person will be positioned high up in a large HR team and be expected to mentor many others with regard to offering high level service to the entire business. Career path to CHRO is an option as well.
Potential downsides
Very robust business in Japan which may take some getting used to for those coming from smaller company environments. This business works locally but thinks globally which has been a challenge.