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Head of Human Resources, Tokyo (JP)

Status finalstages
Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

11 Aug 2023

The Company

We have partnered with a leading Luxury brand with a worldwide presence known for its exquisite designs, sophistication and timeless style, where heritage meets contemporary fashion. This renowned luxury brand is celebrated for its iconic products, exquisite craftsmanship, captivating fashion enthusiasts around the globe.

The Role

The Head of Human Resources plays a vital role in the leadership team, driving the achievement of the strategic plan and leveraging the workforce for results. The People function collaborates positively with Japan business leaders to shape the company culture and enhance employee engagement. The engaged and supportive leadership team is genuinely committed to the employee experience. As part of organisational development, the Head of Human Resources will establish the necessary roles, capabilities, and culture to execute their ambitious strategy, while developing strategies to enhance market contribution and performance.  

The Individual

As a trusted partner to the President of Japan and the Global Leadership Team, the Head of Human Resources will advocate for the people agenda, support, coach and challenge to foster a high-performance culture. Must be able to collaborate in business discussions, strategic planning, and work through challenges. Lead organisational design, workforce planning, succession planning, and capability assessment for growth. Integrate people strategies into business plans and address key people risks. Identify change opportunities, plan and execute with business leaders. Drive effective organisation establishment and expansion initiatives. Coach and influence senior leadership, anticipating business needs and developing talent.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Retail & Luxury
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    APAC HR Director - HK
  • Potential upsides
    A great opportunity to work for an iconic global company that is entering a new and exciting phase in Japan. Great exposure to senior leadership and a solid opportunity to make an impact at this level.
  • Potential challenges
    May encounter ambiguous situations and need to proactively collaborate with senior management autonomously, without constant supervision.
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