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Head of Human Resources

Job Title: Head of Human Resources
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Minato-ku, Japan
Industry:
Salary: 8000000 - 13700000
Reference: 9605
Contact Name: Jack Stone
Contact Email: david.sweet@focuscoregroup.com
Job Published: October 09, 2018 09:00

Job Description

An IT sales and marketing company running in Japan with 12 years of consistent profit is seeking a head of HR due to constant company growth.

The position will be directing all of the people functions of the organization. The position executes resource planning to provide the organization with the best people talent available and to position the organization as the employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the industry.

Essential Functions
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the organization's human resource function and performance.
  • Participates in the development of the organization's plans and programs as a strategic partner, but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.
  • Translates the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items affect the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the organization.
  • Develops staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for positions of responsibility. Identifies appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization.
  • Develops progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.
  • Develops programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.
  • Develops human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs to fill the identified gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs for key contributor and management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities, and general business development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the business of the company and the software industry.
  • Continually assesses the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.
  • Establishes credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.
  • Develops appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization. Included in this area would be programs for employee relations, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee complaints, external education and career development, among others.
  • Enhances and develops, implements and enforces HR policies and procedures.
Requirements:
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • HR Expertise
  • Leadership
  • Relationship Management