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HR Manager

Job Title: HR Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Japan
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Reference: ST/11966
Contact Name: Sakura Tomita
Contact Email: st@elliottscotthr.com
Job Published: August 03, 2016 16:09

Job Description

Our client is a global investment company based out of the UK, and experiencing steady growth in the Asia Pacific Region. Known for building long-term growth strategies in their investment approach, they have placed key focus on the Asia market where Japan has been dominating their regional portfolio in recent years. 

•    Lead the local HR function and deliver the full range of HR service as a trusted advisor to the business
•    Have an opportunity to work on strategic HR initiatives related to organization development and change management
•    Work in professional environment with high calibre individuals
•    Competitive salary, stable working environment, and opportunity to work in a regional team

As the HR Manager and leader of the Japan HR function, you will be responsible for delivering the full spectrum of strategic and operational HR services related to: recruitment, training and development, performance management, employee relations, C&B, and HR operations (including payroll/SI). 

•    Proactively support senior management in design and implementation of short and long-term people related strategies
•    Act as a trusted advisor for Japan employees and managers on all HR matters
•    Collaborate with overseas counterparts on global HR projects and policies related to compliance reviews, wellness initiatives, employee engagement, etc. 
•    Own HR policies and practices related to: recruitment strategy, performance management, training, employee relations, C&B administration, HRIS, and in compliance with local labour laws. 
•    Responsible for HR Audits and ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance 

The successful candidate will be a well-experienced HR Professional with an energetic approach, highly communicative, and with a “can-do” attitude. This role will manage one part-time staff who is responsible for payroll/SI administration, so the relevant applicant should also be comfortable working largely as a standalone, and flexible to handle a wide range of responsibilities in a small organization. 

Minimum requirements:
•    At least 5+ years of hands-on HR Generalist/HR Business Partner experience, ideally in a leadership capacity
•    Native-level Japanese speaker, Business-level English; capable of overseas reporting lines
•    Prior experience working in the financial industry will be advantageous, but not necessary
•    Working knowledge of Japanese Labor Laws 
•    Hands-on experience with payroll operations (internal) will be advantageous, but not required

For more information, or to apply, please contact Sakura Tomita on (HK) +852 2526 8588 -OR- (JP) +81 50 5534 6639. You can also send your application directly to: st@elliottscotthr.com. Job code: ST/11966

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