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Head of HR, Japan, Tokyo (JP)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

31 Jan 2024

The Company

We are working with a highly regarded industrial company based in Japan for its high-level tools and equipment, which prioritise innovation and advanced technology. The company’s commitment to excellence is well-known, as it provides reliable solutions that improve efficiency and productivity across different industries in Japan.

The Role

The Head of HR in Japan will play a pivotal role in leading HR initiatives strategically. This role will drive the growth and profitability of the business, foster a culture of performance, influence decision-making, and translate strategic concepts into actionable plans. The Head of HR in Japan will also identify opportunities for process improvement, manage employee relations, interpret company policies, oversee overperformance management and compensation processes, and oversee organisational development and HR processes to enhance the team’s capabilities in Tokyo.  

The Individual

You are a dedicated professional seeking a role where you can make a positive impact, valuing quality, continuous learning, and recognition for your contributions. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, over five years of progressive HR experience, and strong influencing skills, you possess excellent communication, leadership, and relationship-building abilities. Your results-oriented mindset, self-motivation, professionalism, and proficiency in Microsoft Office make you an ideal candidate.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    North America
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Country Manager, Japan
  • Potential upsides
    A great opportunity to work with a well-known global consumer brand to influence senior leaders and shape business strategy. Great exposure to senior leadership populations and solid opportunity to make an impact at this level.
  • Potential challenges
    Must be comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Job Reference

Are you legally allowed to work in Japan?

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We thank you for your interest, regrettably we can only review the profiles of HR professionals who meet the legal requirements to work in Japan.