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HR Director, Japan, Tokyo (JP)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation


Date posted

14 Sep 2023

The Company

An innovation-oriented pharmaceutical organisation with a strong commitment to assisting individuals in establishing healthy families and enhancing their quality of life. The team is characterised by its pioneering ethos and an unwavering determination to develop transformative therapies for those in search of them.

The Role

The HR Director, Japan will manage HR functions in Japan, including advising local management and business partnering with the local CEO to drive the business transformation. Stakeholder management and senior leadership development will be key. Overseeing administrative processes, ensuring payroll compliance, leading recruitment, implementing HR programs, and maintaining budget goals while facilitating effective communication with employees.  

The Individual

We are seeking a candidate with political acumen and strategic thinking, someone who can engage with stakeholders, adapt to complexity. and who has a results-driven focus. In addition, they should have exceptional communication skills, a proactive, solution-oriented approach, and at least ten years of HR experience in multinational settings. The ideal candidate should have expertise in people and organisational development, people management, local labour laws, payroll, compensation, and HR systems. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in employee engagement and culture development.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    CEO/President, Japan
  • Potential upsides
    A great opportunity to work in global a company with leading products. Great exposure to senior leadership populations and solid opportunity to make an impact at this level.
  • Potential challenges
    May encounter ambiguous situations and proactively collaborate with senior management autonomously, without constant supervision.
  • Job Reference

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