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Human Resources Director, Japan, Tokyo (JP)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation


Date posted

16 Jan 2023

The Company

Our client is a world-famous transport systems company based in Tokyo with a North American HQ.

The Role

The Human Resources Director, Japan, will look after Japan operations including logistics and call centres. Working closely with the local President, this role will autonomously have ownership over all Japan HR matters to ensure steady, continued growth.  

The Individual

The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of local HR policies, communicate well with local union representatives, manage a mid to large sized team, and work comfortably in a matrix style organisation.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    North America
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    APAC HR Head
  • Potential upsides
    Great chance to work in a company with a very long history in this space. An excellent opportunity to work independently and own the HR function with potential for future career development to become a local board member or taking on a regional role.
  • Potential challenges
    Working closely with front line employees may bring challenges dealing with local labour issues in this complex, highly matrixed organisation. An individual who is flexible enough to work hands-on with the team while also being a confident liaison to head office will thrive in this role.
  • Job Reference

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