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Country Head of HR, Tokyo (JP)

Status completed
Tags Employee Relations Generalist HR


Date posted

20 Mar 2019

The Company

This is Tokyo based Japanese IT company making unique applications regarding variety of timely contents. The app is loved by millions from people of broad ages with a world-class data science and engineering team. The company is growing very fast and has started to expand to the US (products/engineers). Amazing office environment with great benefits.

The Role

This role directly manages a team of 2 HR members. She/he will support a variety of HR-related responsibilities such as design work rules for Tokyo/US office, organisational and individual development, performance management, employee relations, and compliance.  

The Individual

An experienced HRBP with people management experience and a deep understanding of Employee Relations, Rewards and Organisational Development. Fluent English with agility to communicate with US side. Speaking up is also highly valued. Local HR knowledge will be key for success and capable of leading and developing an HR team.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Employee Relations Generalist HR
  • Industry
    IT & Telecommunications
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    CHRO in Japan
  • Potential upsides
    Rare opportunity to work on a global scale from Japan. Ability to globalise an already successful Japanese company and give back to Japan.
  • Potential challenges
    Company is still in globalisation phase and will be traditional in some senses. This individual needs to expect some resistance to change and be ready for a challenge.
  • Job Reference

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