HR Business Partner

Job Title: HR Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 8000000 - 12000000
Reference: 10589
Contact Name: Jack Stone
Job Published: September 10, 2018 09:00

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic and organized self-starter for a HR Manager in Operations. 

FC Operations consists of more than 10 fulfillment centers (FCs) located in Kanto, Chubu, Kansai, and Kyushu region. 

The HR Manager is both a strategic and hands-on role providing full cycle Human Resources activities for support to clients group, especially multiple FCs in the same region as people manager. 
The role is critical in executing our people initiatives, providing great internal customer support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. 

Preferred qualification for this position is working for the same/close industries/functions like Manufacturing, Logistics, Customer Services, Retail business and other industries/functions related to Consumer business. Leveraging such experience in same industries will accelerate candidates to understand the business needs and come up with the speed of growth. Working experience for 300 or more employees with employment complexities or for global/cross-cultural industries and company will be a strong plus. Also, people management experience like supervising 3-5 HR members will be strongly preferred. 

HR Manager is expected to perform a strong expertise in HR field by improving/simplify existing HR processes/procedures and proactively introducing a new technology in order for HR practice to be much more effective, efficient and scalable. To realize these inventions and simplifications, this position is expected to perform hands-on HR activities to get trust from customers as well as HR members, and this position is also expected true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the pulse of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement. 

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree. An advanced degree, M.B.A. and/or professional certifications are not mandatory but could be more preferable. Native level for writing/speaking/reading Japanese and the business level English will be required. We offer competitive packages including equity, career development opportunity, and a challenging and exciting work environment. 

Essential Functions (% of Time) 
  • 20%:

Business Partnering: Facilitate manager level discussion related to human resources planning; provide guidance, consultation and effective solutions to contribute value for clients business. Providing partnering and interface at all levels of the organization 
  • 25%:

Performance Management / Reward planning: Annual performance review process, the annual grant process, succession planning process and other employee development programs for the client groups.
  • 25%
Employee Relations: Keep a pulse on employee morale, productivity and effectiveness; assist in implementing strategies to sustain/improve the workforce (retention). Coaches and educates managers on resolving more complex employee relations issues. Responds proactively to employee and managers issues and is available for consultation.
  • 15%
Training and Development: Take ownership to provide inter department training session to team members. Collaborate with Leadership Talent Development to plan/implement training sessions to Jr. management and below.
  • 15%
Recruiting: Tracks fixed headcount and positions requisitions within team. Initiate, implement and manage effective sourcing strategies to support all recruiting especially exempt employees and ensures the bar is continually maintained and raised.