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Global Head of Employee Experience, Tokyo (JP) or Singapore (SG)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR HR Operations & Shared Services


Date posted

12 Mar 2021

The Company

A very successful and highly regarded global Japanese manufacturing company employing more than 50,000 people worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, this organisation is gaining more and more global presence by acquiring some major players in Europe and the US. They are a highly innovative company and are continuing to invest in digitalisation and the advancement of technology on a global scale.

The Role

The role is a strategic partner to the CHRO, and other members of the HR and Business Leadership teams globally. You will oversee all aspects of People Operations, Data Insights and People Analytics across the business globally. This role will play a critical part in a wide range of initiatives, ultimately benefiting the employee experience, whilst consequently supporting the success and growth of the business. The role will be key in defining the future of work within the business and lead a move away from a focus on standardised processes to developing a more customised people experience. This leader will manage a team of three to four people (to be hired by the new Global Head of Employee Experience) and will work closely with various stakeholders across the organisation as they drive optimisation and process improvement using data.  

The Individual

Solid exposure to a breadth of Employee Experience elements; Policy, Strategy, Technology, Data and ‘Employees as the Customer’ focused HR. Specific experience owning HR analytics; ability to harness the data to support decision making. Internationally experienced, preferably having lived and worked in more than one region. Experience working in global teams, leading global projects / initiatives, detailed knowledge of global processes. Ideally a blend of experience in HRIS, HR Operations and Generalist HR leadership. At least 15 years’ experience in senior HR roles, with a proven track record of delivering results through innovation and creativity.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR HR Operations & Shared Services
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    Asia Pacific
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Head of Talent & Strategy
  • Potential upsides
    A large, global business going through a massive transformation and an opportunity to build an employee experience platform on a global scale.
  • Potential challenges
    Must be comfortable in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment. A challenging and demanding role in a company where the bar is raised high, and structures are frequently changing.
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