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The Company

Although this is an established manufacturer in Japan, the company is known for innovation and the use of new technology for various applications. With a large footprint in Japan and R&D and manufacturing facilities across the country, this organization is committed to Japan. The company wants to preserve their Japanese DNA, and at the same time take advantage of best global practice to achieve the best results.

The Role

This role is an exciting one that involves managing many different business lines with their own key stakeholders. Adding to this complexity is the overall initiative to increase the calibre of talent through acquisition, retention, and development. He or she will need to balance both local and global perspectives, business and HR initiatives, and strategic and hands-on work. The role is based in Tokyo and will manage a sizeable team of 10.  

The Individual

The ideal individual is able to listen to the local voice and fight for the employees while doing what is best for the company. As there is a passive union, previous negotiation experience with unions will be a key asset. Communication in both Japanese and English is vital as the company highly values open communication and teamwork.

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, only HR Professionals who are legally able to work in this country can be considered.

Posted on 29 Sep 2016

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Industrial & Manufacturing
International Coverage
Global HQ
Global revenue
US$10-100 Billion
Solid report to
APAC HR Lead and Local President
Potential upsides
Stable business allows for long-term strategic HR initiatives.
Potential downsides
Highly matrixed organisation with many stakeholders.