Japan HR Manager

Job title : Japan HR Manager
Location :
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Human Resources
Salary : Flexible based on candidate experience
Contact : Jack Stone
Call : Jack
Email : email Jack
Reference : JOB_006837[911]

A very exciting role at one of the world's fastest growing outdoor focused retail companies.

Main Responsibilities

• Represent the local Japan entity HR requirements, culture, business challenges, strategy, vision and changes internationally and locally, including being a conduit between the local business and global
• Partner and execute full scope of Global, APAC and Japan HR initiatives and programs
• Facilitate, influence and deliver positive changes and strategic business initiatives
• Develop strong credibility and trust with all stakeholders of the business from entry level employees to the country manager
• Long term strategic mindset and vision coupled with the willingness to be involved in day to day transactional or operational business requirements
• Mentorship, guidance and leadership to HR department team members
• Leadership coaching and development of Japan leadership team including the Country Manager
• Analysis of employee surveys to design and develop solutions which bolster employee engagement and retention
• Provide guidance, interpretation and execute to ensure compliance to local laws and regulations
• Design and facilitate local training and development programs
• Strong initiative and ability to work independently and autonomously
• Oversee and input to recruitment strategy for retail. Responsibility for wholesale business talent acquisition
• Review, develop and implement HR policies, procedures and processes
• Management of HRIS – WorkDay , including inputs to the international project team on the integration and roll out of WorkDay globally (including the Japanese entity)

Ideal Skills & Experiences

• Experience as a HR Manager or Business Partner in an international organization for a minimum 3 years
• Minimum 5 years HR generalist experience
• Broad scope generalist HR experience across full scope including in remuneration and benefits, performance management and reward, labour law, payroll, organizational development and change management, talent attraction and acquisition, employee engagement and retention, learning and development
• Fluent English/Japanese written and verbal skills