Head Of Human Resources (Manufacturing Site)

Job title : Head Of Human Resources (Manufacturing Site)
Location : Fukushima
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Human Resources
Salary : Flexible based on candidate experience
Contact : Jack Stone
Call : Jack
Email : email Jack
Reference : JOB_007441[893]

To successfully manage the business integration of a manufacturing site in Japan, we are currently looking for a Head of Human Resources to manage all site HR activities and developments.

The Head of HR Japan will hierarchically report to local General Manager and functionally report to the Group HR Director.

This job will be an excellent opportunity for anybody interested to work in an extremely successful company undergoing a massive business transformation to accelerate growth and improve efficiency.

Key responsibilities

The Head of HR Japan will be assigned to generalist HR management activities and, in particular:

  • Supporting the local General Manager as a reliable and proactive Business Partner;
  • Ensuring that employment and compensation practice are in compliance with Group company policies and/or Japanese regulations and legislation;
  • Developing labour cost controlling reporting systems, collecting data for monthly /yearly reporting and keeping them updated;
  • Developing personnel annual and quarterly budget, ensuring consistency with actual costs and/or analysing gaps and proposing improvements;
  • Leading the local administration tasks, as well as benefits plan, insurances and services;
  • Dealing with Unions, if any, and relevant bargaining negotiation;
  • Preparing job description, job evaluation and job classifications, also working with Head Hunting firms, recruitment websites and digital channels;
  • Taking care of sustainable succession planning programs as well as dedicated people development plans;
  • Defining technical and managerial training needs for employees and granting a proper implementation;
  • Assuring accurate record keeping for HR and Accounting related documents;
  • Supporting the Group HR Director in the change management process, assuring the local implementation of policies, training, and Group projects;
  • Ensuring compliance with Data Privacy and Protection Guidelines.

Required background

The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has strong quantitative and analytical skills, and is an organized, responsible and committed person.
  • Is a detail-oriented team player as well as to be proactive and willing to take initiatives to be submitted to the managers.

Required education

  • Fluent in Japanese and English
  • University Degree and adequate knowledge of labour rules and regulations. Master in HR is a plus.