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Country Head of HR, Tokyo (JP)

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Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

03 Dec 2019

The Company

A major player in the entertainment industry for nearly a century, with multi-billion-dollar turnover annually, this company employs some of the worlds most beloved and recognized entertainment industry talents globally. In Japan, the business has seen double-digit growth for the last several years and is in the middle of ongoing transformation to become one of the leading entertainment businesses in the country. They have a beautiful office in central Tokyo.

The Role

Reporting directly into the CEO and dotted to the Global head of HR (CPO – Chief People Officer), this individual will partner closely with the business leaders to drive the critical talent initiatives of the company. This Head of HR will be primarily responsible for being a high-level business partner to the leadership organization and CEO in order for the company to run smoothly and effectively.  

The Individual

Being a very locally driven industry, this Head of HR must be nearly fluent in English in order to communicate the correct aspects of local needs to their global counterparts. The individual will be a right-hand and advisor to the CEO for all people matters. As it is the talent industry, the individual must have a keen and deep interest in people and particularly talent development, coaching, and talent management in order to bring out the best in the organization and keep it creative and profitable.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Professional Services & Consulting
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    CEO, JP
  • Potential upsides
    Amazing opportunity to work with some very popular talents in the Japan entertainment industry.
  • Potential challenges
    A very creatively driven industry with much ambiguity. An extremely high EQ level is a must to ensure you can cope with and manage stress levels.
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