Completed Permanent Japan - Domestic

The Company

This role is based at one of the most highly recognised pharmaceutical companies within the Tokyo market. The business has a stable presence and a culture that allows for work-life balance. With over USD300 billion in global sales, the business is poised to grow dramatically across Asia with Japan being one of the top 10 markets in the region.

The Role

The right person will act as a consultant in a large business unit for the company and advise on HR matters to enable the business to run smoothly. Delivering key HR processes such as talent management, performance management, change management, workforce planning, and taking the business unit to the next level will be key. This role reports effectively on HR issues locally to the matrixed APAC and global teams for synergies and best-in-class HR solutions.  

The Individual

Well-rounded HR skill-set and mature communication is needed. Experience working in a complex multicultural business environment, ideally bringing in a global mindset and intercultural awareness will be important. A high level of seniority and credibility, the ability to work eye-to-eye with senior leaders in business and in HR is needed.

Posted on 06 Aug 2018

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR,Talent Management
Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
International Coverage
Global HQ
Global revenue
US$10-100 Billion
Solid report to
APAC, BU HR leader and dotted to local HRD
Potential upsides
This role will be fast paced and highly engaging with some of the top professionals in the business. It will have high visibility by a key business unit so if successful this can be a stage for further career growth to Head of HR.
Potential downsides
This role will need to interact with HR operations on an intimate level on some lower level and transactional tasks.