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Country HR Head, Tokyo (JP)

Status shortlisting
Tags Generalist HR HR Operations & Shared Services


Date posted

13 Jan 2020

The Company

One of the world’s leading fashion brands, our client is a leader in ready to wear fashion and carry a large loyal customer base. They promote diversity and inclusion and are looking to expand the scope of the Japan business. The business is in a global growth mode and Japan is labelled as one of their key markets for the brand. Heavy emphasis will be placed to streamline operations and grow the business, with the position located in Tokyo.

The Role

The Head of Human Resources for the Japan operation will be required to place emphasis on measuring and understanding analytics, creating innovative ideas and driving strategy. The individual will report to and act as a true business partner to the President of Japan. The person will report directly to the President of Japan, managing a team of around three.  

The Individual

The ideal person comes from a retail or consumer background and is familiar with the Japan Luxury/Retail market. They should have a solid command in Japanese and English languages and be able to manage a small team. This person should ideally have at least 10 years’ experience as an HR Professional and be very proactive and outspoken.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR HR Operations & Shared Services
  • Industry
    Retail & Luxury
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    North America
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    CEO Japan
  • Potential upsides
    A great experience to be part of a growth story for a very prominent and well-known brand globally.
  • Potential challenges
    This opportunity may require some streamlining of the business to prepare it for growth in Japan.
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