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Head of HR (Fukushima)

Job Details

Location: Fukushima
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Specialization: Human Resources
Reference: BBBH39296_1668580499

Specialized Group is working on a retained search for a leading European Healthcare company to hire a Head of HR for the Fukushima HQ based in Iwaki city.

This client has a unique product with a strong business pipeline and a established business in Japan, this Head of HR will work closely with the GM and develop the organization.

This position requires you to be onsite at the Fukushima, Iwaki site - minimum of 4 days per week.
The client can cover housing allowance, relocation and several other benefits.

Compensation range is 10 -15M with flexibility and is a key member of the executive leadership committee.

The Head of HR will be responsible for:

  • Leading HR initiatives, strategies, taking role as the change agent in the company
  • Working with key stakeholders to plan and execute HR projects and initiatives
  • Managing areas of Talent Management, Development, employee relations and labor law
  • Continuing the ongoing integration of the Japanese organization into the global framework (alignment of HR processes, trainings, talent management, career path models)
  • Maintaining in-depth knowledge and understanding of the country's business needs to develop a proper vision of the country HR specifics and define strategies and action plans accordingly (explain critical local HR specifics and needs to global and regional HR)
  • Supporting the GM as an advisor on HR planning and strategy

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience within a HR Management and Leadership position
  • Strong expertise in HR policy design, HR Planning, employee relations and labor law
  • Native/fluent level Japanese and Intermediate level English
  • Experience in field or plant HR a plus
  • Able to work onsite at Fukushima, Iwaki a minimum of 4 days per week.

If you are interested, please contact Daniel Biggs on

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