HR Employee Relations Senior Manager

Job title : HR Employee Relations Senior Manager
Location : Okinawa
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Human Resources
Salary : Flexible based on candidate experience
Contact : Jack Stone
Call : Jack
Email : email Jack
Reference : JOB_006874[586]



  • Provide supervision of staff in policy making, employee and labor management, employee conflict resolution, grievances, employee engagement, performance management, diversity & inclusion, investigations, and other employee relations matters etc.
  • Proactively reduce Employee Relations related risk through risk assessments and actionable feedback.
  • Analyze, diagnose, design, and revise employee policies, programs, and procedures to sustain a respectful, positive, safe, and healthy workplace for employees.
  • Design, collect and analyze multiple levels of employee feedback, including staff engagement survey, to ensure healthy work relationships and a supportive atmosphere
  • Design and conduct positive employee relations trainings for managers.
  • Work hands on with employee relations cases, such as harassment and other misconducts, conflict resolutions, disciplinary actions, performance management, policy interpretation and investigations.
  • Provide advice to supervisors throughout the organization on how to deal with employees, especially in extraordinary situations
  • Manage labor relations directly
  • Complete other HR activities as assigned and directed by Head of HR
  • Manage budget within the section

Ideal Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 10 years of experience in Human Resources with at least 5 years of managerial experience in Employee and Labor Relations role(s)
  • Demonstrated understanding of Japanese employment laws and labor regulations
  • Experience in policy development and implementation such as flexible work system, position management, evaluation, compensation, and benefits
  • Experience in conducting investigations for HR issues with proven ability to work with confidential information hands on
  • Experience in coaching senior leaders, managers, and HR professionals
  • Ability to build a trusting relationship and transparent environment
  • Capable of communicating difficult messages in a sensible and supportive manner.
  • Strong written and verbal business communication skills both in Japanese and English; high quality document preparation, presentation, facilitation skills
  • Experience working in an international setting with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Strong interpersonal skills and exceptional listening skills to be able to partner effectively and influence at all levels