Back to Job Search

North Asia HR Director, Tokyo (JP)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR Talent Management


Date posted

14 May 2019

The Company

With products sold in over 70 countries across the globe and a very large population of employees being engineers, this company is constantly reinventing the way we utilize technology in our day to day lives. From sleekly designed household technologies to robotics to electric vehicles, the company is set to have exciting growth globally, and specifically in Asia.

The Role

With HR as the heart of the business, this HR Director of North Asia, based in Tokyo, will look after two critical markets for the company. With the business growing 5x in size in the last 5 years and set for even more aggressive growth in the coming years, this HR leader will need to be the critical voice of people strategy and be expected to come to the leadership table with the best people strategy during leadership meetings. Managing a team of 10 HR professionals with plans to expand this team, this HR Director must be dynamic, strategic, and a charismatic leader to the team and the overall business.  

The Individual

The right individual for this opportunity will need to possess a high level of IQ and EQ. They will need to be creative and have an entrepreneurial mindset, and able to work at a fast pace. Managing a total team of 10+ members and growing across different HR expertise and countries, this individual must be a strong and influential leader. Above all else, this individual must be a true partner to the business and have impact and gravitas with all levels of the business and understand how to drive results through pragmatic HR initiatives.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR Talent Management
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    APAC HR Director
  • Potential upsides
    The company has seen tremendous growth in North Asia and focus and investment is locked on to Japan and Korea. It is an exciting time to make a difference and get in the middle of a growth story with this company.
  • Potential challenges
    With so much growth, a high speed and high pace individual will be absolutely necessary. Moving at an average speed will not be an option.
  • Job Reference
Express Your Interest

Are you legally allowed to work in Japan?

Yes No

We thank you for your interest, regrettably we can only review the profiles of HR professionals who meet the legal requirements to work in Japan.