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Korea Human Resources Director, Seoul (KR)

Republic of Korea
Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

24 Jul 2023

The Company

This FMCG company is widely recognised as a leading player within the Korean market, with a creative, inclusive, and open-minded culture. With ambitious plans for growth, they are seeking a dynamic and experienced Korea HR Director to join their team. This role will provide the chance to work with some of the industry’s most talented individuals, in a company that highly values its employees and encourages innovation and collaboration.

The Role

The Korea Human Resources Director will report to the APAC Head of HR and will have the responsibility of creating and executing HR strategies that are in line with the company’s objectives. This person will be in charge of managing a group of 500 people and overseeing all HR operations, including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation and benefits, training and development, and HR operations.  

The Individual

The ideal candidate for this role should have a minimum of ten years of HR experience in the FMCG field, with a demonstrated record of leading and cultivating successful HR teams. They should also have a thorough comprehension of Korean labour laws and regulations, as well as strong business acumen. Superior communication and interpersonal abilities, as well as the capacity to work in tandem with cross-functional groups, are crucial.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    North America
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    APAC Head of HR
  • Potential upsides
    You will have the opportunity to lead key HR initiatives and drive projects based in Korea. Excelling in this role could lead to opportunities for international assignments.
  • Potential challenges
    Operating in a highly competitive market, the company has ambitious growth plans that present an exciting challenge. 
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