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Country Head of Human Resources, Tokyo (JP)

Status completed
Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

14 Jan 2019

The Company

ChapmanCG has been tasked by one of the top companies in the world to partner on their complex Head of HR role. This American company is a large MNC with multiple business units and a huge presence in both Japan and Asia with over 20,000 people.

The Role

This profile will need to be one ofthe top talents in the Tokyo market or come from a regional role where they can lead a large HR team with effectiveness and efficiency while at the same time grow and empower their team to learn. Someone who can challenge but also help the leadership team make tough decisions with regard to HR issues and policies is desired. Lastly, they will require someone looking for a pathway to further roles that are larger in the region or globally, as exporting talent is a key initiative to drive diversity.  

The Individual

Someone who has led large teams in a matrixed environment is preferred. This individual will be expected to lead and influence those around them in a positive manner. Ideally someone with solid track record attracting and growing HR teams with an effective communication style to all levels, as well as ask and project management ability and agility to deal with complex projects but also handle the day to day of the business effectively.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Head of HR in Asia Pacific
  • Potential upsides
    This role will surround you with some very talented leaders where you will be challenged but can learn from.
  • Potential challenges
    This business is very complex and will require heavy stakeholder management across the local business, APAC region and back to America.
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