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The Company

We have been partnering with this company for many years and as such have come to know that the business really values their customers, employees, and innovation. The business has been the leader in progressive HR programs from D&I to telework to effective culture change and has one of the strongest HR teams in Japan. Moving forward, the business will be investing heavily on big data and technology, smart hiring and retention methods, and moving the needle in product innovation.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of HR and managing multiple business stakeholders, the role has a lot of complexity. It’ll manage culture change, HR structural change, new HR initiatives locally and globally all at the same time. To help is a team of 4-5  high-performing HRBPs. It’s an incredibly fascinating time to be joining the organization.  

The Individual

The right person for the role loves to take on new challenges and excel in ambiguity. He/she needs to start by building creditably from day one and use this trust to influence multiple stakeholders across different businesses and regions. After 2-3 years, there’s a career path to work anywhere in the world, take the local Head of HR role, or a potential regional role being based in Japan.

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

Posted on 12 Mar 2018

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
International Coverage
Global HQ
North America
Global revenue
US$10-100 Billion
Solid report to
Head of HR and President, Country Manager
Potential upsides
Opportunity to work with eminent HR colleagues in Japan and around the world.
Potential downsides
Lots of complexity with multiple stakeholders trying to move forward multiple HR agenda items.