Head of HR

Job Title: Head of HR
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 10000000 - 14000000
Reference: 10203
Contact Name: David Sweet
Job Published: April 26, 2018 09:30

Job Description

Excellent role for head of Human Resources in the manufacturing industry. This European company is searching for someone who can lead all aspects of Human Resources for the Tokyo office--where the position is located--as well as facilities outside the Tokyo area. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage 5-person HR team, while improving efficiency in the division
  • Successfully lead change management, retention/replacement of employees
  • Manage HR of plant
  • Responsible for HR strategy and planning according to business strategy
  • Lead  talent acquisition, retention, and development 
  • Provide coaching to managers on people management and engagement
  • Manage performance appraisal system and compensation system
  • Lead negotiations with labor union
  • Work global talent management scheme for management level employees

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated senior HR/OD experience with a clear understanding of labor law
  • Proven track record in developing and delivering a people strategy
  • Successful track record of using OD interventions to support organisational change
  • Up to date knowledge of labor law and modern HR practices
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills at all levels
  • Ability to think and plan operationally and strategically
  • Communicate sensitively and effectively both verbally and in writing with a wide range of people
  • Leadership skills and ability to empower, motivate and to create a positive, inclusive team ethos
  • Financial and budgetary management with the ability to understand, manage and interpret budgetary and other financial information
  • Personal resilience and an ability to cope with ambiguity, uncertainty, pressure and scrutiny from others
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of HR software and resources