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Regional HR Director (Japan & Korea) 人事ディレクター (日本・韓国)

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Location: Japan
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Specialization: Human Resources, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device
Reference: BBBH48487_1716165569

Regional HR Director (Japan & Korea) 人事ディレクター (日本・韓国)

Our client are a global pharma group, recruiting a regional HR Director to lead all Human Resources staff / functions for both Japan and Korea.

You'll be based in Tokyo, but have access to flexible / remote work arrangements. You'll also have the opportunity to travel regularly.


  • Develop HR strategies in collaboration with regional executive leadership.
  • Lead initiatives in culture, engagement, capability building, reward strategies, and organizational design.
  • Design recruitment / employer branding strategies.
  • Oversee talent management, performance development, and succession planning.
  • Manage compensation & benefits in collaboration with global HR.
  • Manage benefit programs in collaboration with global counterparts.
  • Educate and train line managers on effective management practices and relevant regulations.
  • Oversee HR operations, including payroll and annual leave tracking.
  • Ensure HR compliance.
  • Manage relationships with labor unions in both Japan and Korea.


  • 8-10 years of HR experience
  • At least 4-5 years in a managerial role.
  • Experience in Life Sciences, FMCG, or regulated industries (preferred).

If this position is not ideal for you, but you are looking for a new opportunity,please contact us to discuss your options.

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