HR Manager

Job Title: HR Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Japan
Reference: ST/11966
Contact Name: Sakura Tomita
Contact Email:
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: Job code: ST/11966

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

By applying for this position, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data to Elliott Scott HR Recruitment Ltd. and all relevant third parties for the purpose of processing your application for this job position. You understand and acknowledge that your personal data will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy


Get similar jobs like these by email

By submitting your details you agree to our T&C's