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Country HR Director, Retail Tokyo (JP)

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Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

09 Jan 2020

The Company

This company is a major global retail goods company based in Europe. They currently operate across multiple categories. Japan is one of their biggest markets and strongly linked to their home, not only due to its sizeable business but also for its strategic importance as a top retail brand in the market.

The Role

This is a new role as the company is looking to place more focus on customer experience. It is a great opportunity to develop leadership skills in a highly recognized global company. The individual will be responsible for developing and implementing Retail business integrated HR programs and systems to support retail business growth and enable a best in class organization with long term business success. Managing three HRBPs and retail trainers directly, the person will need to communicate with stores closely and understand their needs, so retail experience or a keen understanding of customer experience will be critical to success.  

The Individual

The individual must be willing to work in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment. They must have excellent attention to detail and the foresight to manage projects that have pending deadlines and multiple stakeholders.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Retail & Luxury
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Senior HR Director in Japan
  • Potential upsides
    This fast paced role will reward those who want to be taken out of their comfort zone, take on more responsibility and to develop as a professional. Independence and drive is rewarded.
  • Potential challenges
    Demanding and fast-paced environment. There will be strong expectations to make improvements in the existing culture.
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