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Global HR Business Partner, Tokyo (JP)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

15 Oct 2020

The Company

We are working with a major financial firm that is looking for a global HR Business Partner to extend their reach abroad. The company is a well-known player with a population of over 10,000 people. They are looking for a seasoned HR professional that comes equipped with regional experience to run a global business unit while based out of Central Tokyo. As they continue to expand globally and have a multicultural environment, agility to influence and drive change will be critical whilst influencing large teams to drive transformation. Their goal is to unite the global HR policies with the overseas entities and adapt as needed to fit the local culture.

The Role

This person will oversee a business unit that is based out of Japan and will report into the Head of the Global Business partner division. This role will be responsible for understanding global objectives and translating that into overseas local markets. It will be responsible for engagement and transformation of global HR policies to large employee body with diverse backgrounds and ethnicity. This role also requires the ability to deliver impact to a changing business whilst driving different HR capabilities in performance, talent and change.  

The Individual

You will need at least 10 years in an HR business partnering role and experience managing multicultural teams. You should have experience working with large staff populations and leading change, while having strong knowledge in TM, C&B, ER and OD. This role requires strong project management skills. Excellent communication and influential skills in matrix organisations are a must.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Banking & Financial Services
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    Asia Pacific
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Head of Global HR Business Partners
  • Potential upsides
    Great opportunity to influence senior leaders and shape business strategy.
  • Potential challenges
    Highly matrixed organisation that will demand strong stakeholder management.
  • Job Reference

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