Regional Head of Human Resources

Job Title: Regional Head of Human Resources
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 17000000 - 24000000
Reference: 8423
Contact Name: David Sweet
Job Published: October 06, 2017 17:17

Job Description

An exciting role to look strategically over 7 countries all aspects of human resources. You will report into the global head and be responsible for the alignment and integration of all HR practices.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead local (branch) HR teams in Japan and the rest of APAC
  • Ensure implementation of global HR policies
  • Overall responsible for policies and processes including job evaluation and benchmarking 
  • Develop and maintain good partnerships with local management, employee representatives and other stakeholders
  • Responsible for contributions to development at a regional/local level
  • A specific focus and ownership towards international issues, opportunities and challenges
  • Be a resource for local HR managers to enable effective delivery of HR services in the branches
  • Contribute tos global HR through collaboration on HR projects

Desired Skills and Experience

  • International experience and documented ability to work successfully across cultures
  • Good interpersonal skills, balanced firmness and flexibility
  • Masters degree or equivalent, preferably within HR, organization or educational sciences
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Be self-driven and solution oriented
  • Experience with job evaluation/grading systems 
  • Detailed knowledge of Japanese labor law and practice
  • Previous experience leading HR teams