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The Company

A Tokyo based Japanese IT company boasting a world-class date science and engineering team. They are the creators of a unique and successful app that is loved by millions of people of all ages. The company is growing very fast, and starting to expand to incorporate US products and engineers. The company has an amazing office environment with great benefits.

The Role

Manages and leads staff and directs the work plans of the human resources team. Develops strategic human resources (HR) policy advice for the senior management. Develops and implements human resources policies, practices and procedures to meet the evolving needs of current system. Provides advice on interpretation and application of policies, regulations and rules. Provides recommendations on exceptions to policies, regulations and rules.  

The Individual

Knowledge of human resource policies, practices and procedures and an ability to apply them in an organizational setting. Ability to identify issues, analyze and formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations on complex human resource policies and development issues. Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required.

Posted on 05 Apr 2019

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR,HR Operations & Shared Services
IT & Telecommunications
International Coverage
Global HQ
Asia Pacific
Global revenue
US$1-10 Billion
Solid report to
CHRO in Japan
Potential upsides
Rare opportunity to work in a global role base in Japan to help scale the company globally. Ability to globalize an already successful Japanese company and take them to then next level of success.  IPO is an option which is very exciting.
Potential downsides
Company is still in globalization phase and will be traditional in some senses. This individual needs to expect some resistance to change but also be vigilant and create systems from scratch.