People & Culture Manager, Japan

Job title : People & Culture Manager, Japan
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Human Resources
Salary : 10000000 - 15000000
Reference : JOB_008051[693]

Our client is a leader in providing software solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. They are looking for a People & Culture Manager in Japan, a role that offers an exciting opportunity for HR professionals to take charge of end-to-end HR activities, ensuring alignment with corporate guidelines and strategic initiatives.

Main Responsibilities

Talent Acquisition

  • Collaborate with business leaders to define staffing needs, identify suitable candidates, and manage the selection and interview process.
  • Lead the onboarding process and salary proposal creation.

Compensation, Benefits, and HR Operations

  • Implement equitable reward systems, recommend policy changes, and oversee salary and bonus reviews.
  • Manage international assignments, ensure payroll accuracy and compliance, and handle budgeting and cost tracking.
  • Administer the employee share match program.

Learning and Development

  • Deliver classroom training as needed and perform learning needs analysis in consultation with business leaders.
  • Identify and develop learning programs to close learning gaps within the budget, in collaboration with Regional Talent and Learning, and ensure their deployment.

Experience Requirements

  • Commercial awareness and judgement
  • Japanese statutory requirements and local labour laws
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and SAP-HR or Workday is an asset
  • Japanese + spoken and written English is mandatory
  • Working experience in a multi-national environment - cultural agility
  • Independent and able to operate autonomously with minimal supervision
  • minimum of 5 years in generalist HR role


Work Style

  • Hybrid