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Head of People, Tokyo (JP)

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Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

09 Nov 2023

The Company

A globally renowned retailer with a strong commitment to ethical and sustainable practices, this brand offers a wide range of beauty and skincare products, all while advocating for environmental and social responsibility.

The Role

The Head of People takes ownership of all HR matters across the company from recruitment to performance reviews, compensation reviews, benefit programs planning and administration, disciplinary action, and change management. To perform well in this role, experience as a HR Manager, or other senior roles in the HR team, and knowledge around all legal requirements are required. The position will oversee an HR team of 4-5 people.  

The Individual

The ideal candidate for this position should have professional experience in various HR functions, such as organisation development, hiring, compensation, performance management, and more. They should also have over 5 years of supervisory experience, knowledge of Japan’s labor laws, change management skills, excellent communication, and multicultural work experience. Fluency in Japanese and English is a plus, along with personal qualities like ethics, customer focus, leadership, adaptability, proactiveness, and a passion for the brand.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
    Country Manager, Japan
  • Potential upsides
    A great opportunity to work with a well-known global consumer brand. Great opportunity to influence senior leaders and shape business strategy.
  • Potential challenges
    Must be comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Job Reference

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