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Global VP of HR, Yokohama (JP)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

24 Apr 2019

The Company

One of the world’s leading innovators in the world of fiber optics and electronic interconnection systems. Our client offers a vast array of products to over two dozen industries. With over 30,000 employees globally and a strong innovation hub in Asia; this company is set to continue to be a strong leader in the electronics space.

The Role

Leading a team of seasoned HR professionals on a global scale, this role will cover Asia, Europe and the Americas. Leading HR innovation globally and insuring the company is operating at the highest level by partnering with the business leaders will be a top initiative of this individual. As global VP of HR you will be expected to enhance the skills and talent of the HR function as an effective and capable leader across the globe.  

The Individual

An individual with a broad scope of regional coverage for the last 5-10+ years will be a must. Ideally 15+ years in a manufacturing environment. This individual must be financially savvy and a strong economic thinker. Above all else, this individual must be a humble and empathetic leader in order to be successful in this organisation. Native level Japanese is required for this opportunity.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Senior VP of Global Human Resources
  • Potential upsides
    An exciting opportunity to be the global head of HR based out of Japan which is quite rare.
  • Potential challenges
    Bridging the gap between domestic local stakeholders and global ones as the business continues to evolve and globalise could be a challenge.
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