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Global Lead – Talent Management, Tokyo (JP)

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Tags Talent Management


Date posted

14 Sep 2020

The Company

A very successful and well-regarded global Japanese manufacturing company employing more than 50,000 people worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, this organisation is gaining more and more global presence by acquiring some major players in Europe and the US. They are a highly innovative company and are continuing to invest in digitalisation and the advancement of technology on a global scale.

The Role

This is a strategic HR role with a global scope with an initial focus on Japan, where the main mission will be to develop a full talent review cycle and implement a new talent management framework across the entire global organisation. Other responsibilities will include harmonisation of global performance management policies and global Diversity & Inclusion initiatives. This will be an individual contributor role reporting into the Head of Talent.  

The Individual

At least three to five years of experience in a global organisation with deep exposure to Talent Management – knowledge of overall TM framework and implementation of global talent initiatives. A background in performance management and D&I will also be a plus. The suitable candidate will have a high level of logical thinking, the agility/flexibility to adapt to a complex environment and a strong drive for success. Fluency in Japanese and business level+ in English is required.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Talent Management
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    Asia Pacific
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Head of Talent
  • Potential upsides
    Exposure to a once in a lifetime dynamic global transformation and having the opportunity to heavily contribute to the planning and implementation of a new global HR framework.
  • Potential challenges
    The role will have to navigate through a very complex environment with a mix of new and legacy employees who are hesitant toward change.
  • Job Reference

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