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Country Head of HR, Tokyo (JP)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

07 Aug 2019

The Company

This role is based at a very stable growing biopharma company that has been a major player in the Japan market for over 10 years. The company has a large global presence with over 20000+ people. They have multiple opportunities for career growth and drive a culture that promotes and drives leadership development. They are working to transform HR in close coordination with Global HQ which will make them more competitive and agile, while at the same time attract top talent.

The Role

This role will work closely with the senior leaders to understand the business challenges and opportunities. The role will deliver value adding solutions across a range of HR areas including talent management, performance management, change management, capability development, strategic work force planning, employee engagement and total rewards, etc. It will also oversee the general affairs.  

The Individual

The individual should have a significant track record of talent management and developing people and teams, as well as 10+ years as an HR leader. Experience of working within a matrix/complex organization. Proven ability in change management and workforce planning.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    APAC Head of HR
  • Potential upsides
    This role has very stable and solid HR Functional support so this person can really focus on strategy and being a true Business Partner and drive employee engagement to a new level in Japan. Future overseas career opportunities will open for driven people who want to grow.
  • Potential challenges
    There will be a complex number of relationships to manage and also have many stakeholders given the larger HR team and company size. The HR team is matrixed so it will involve working with other country HR in different time zones on projects.
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