Job title : HRBP
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Human Resources
Salary : Flexible based on candidate experience
Contact : Jack Stone
Call : Jack
Email : email Jack
Reference : JOB_007700[473]

As the HR Business Partner you will be responsible for proactively leading all aspects of tactical HR support and advice for managers and employees within Japan.

You will partner with the HR Director on identifying and executing strategic initiatives that will enable business performance i.e. talent management, engagement and performance and deliver the annual headcount/organization plan.

The HR Business Partner also will partner directly with functional business teams and be proactive in working with People Managers to maximize people performance. The HR Business Partner understands the business beyond the HR function and influences the overall organization to ensure superior operations and business outcomes.

Role & Responsibilities

Employee Relations

You will support with managing employment relations cases to provide a pragmatic solution for both the employee and business. You will also keep up to date with employment legislation and manage compliance within the relevant frameworks, and ensures that HR policies are communicated in a timely manner in line with local requirements.

Business Partner

You will advise functional departments on topics such as talent management, engagement and performance management. You will also provide insight and analysis on people-related measures to guide and develop key people focus areas for the business, and support and advise on the implementation of Global HR Tools.

Talent Management

You will collaborate with Line Managers to identify training needs. Based on this analysis determine quality training and development solutions.


You will ensure a first-class recruitment and selection process experience for both candidates and hiring managers by partnering with the hiring managers to ensure that accurate information is used for the recruitment process, thereby ensuring targeted and quality recruitment. You will also conduct professional Performance/Strengths-based interviews.

Compensation & Benefits

You will coach managers on the Compensation philosophy and drive managerial empowerment through educated decisions, and proactively provide information and insights on market data to support talent attraction and retention and identifies solutions to issues that may occur. In addition, you will help manage the annual salary and benefits review and administration process in conjunction with the HR Manager.

Ideal Skills & Experiences

  • 5+ years of Business Partner experience, preferably working closely with senior leaders.
  • Experience in identifying and analysing HR and business data to recommend HR initiatives that will drive business objectives (i.e. growth).
  • Experience in facilitating workshops and training programs.
  • Managing employment relations cases to provide a pragmatic solution for both the employee and business.