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HRBP Director, Tokyo (JP)

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Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

04 Jun 2024

The Company

A leading global apparel firm, with operations in over 40 countries, they have expanded through strategic acquisitions and offer a diverse range of products from luxury clothing to casual wear. They are committed to sustainability and social responsibility and are continually innovating to meet the needs of their customers. With a strong presence in both retail and e-commerce markets they are positioned as a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation in the fashion industry.

The Role

The key to this position will be supporting department heads and directors in Japan. The position will enhance organisational efficiency and talent planning and implement strategies to boost capability and engagement. It will align HR with business goals and drive productivity as well as advise management on HR issues, develop leadership skills, and identify leadership talent. By partnering with HR COE, the position will work to improve talent management, performance, development, compensation, inclusion, employee experience, and training and ensure compliance with policies and laws. The role will promote organisational values and culture.  

The Individual

Key to the success of this role will be possessing in-depth HR knowledge, strong English skills, and expertise in talent development, recruiting, and HRIS management. Proven ability to thrive in fast-paced environments, analyse data, manage projects as well as prioritise tasks, and navigate Japanese labour laws and expatriate employment issues, all while being team-oriented, motivated, and adaptable.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Retail & Luxury
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    North America
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    HR Head, Japan
  • Potential upsides
    This is a great opportunity to influence senior leaders and shape business strategy with exposure to senior leadership populations and a solid opportunity to make an impact at this level.
  • Potential challenges
    Growing HR function so will require a hands-on approach. Must be comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
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