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Job ID : 1277510 Date Updated : June 27th, 2022

[Tokyo] HR Business Partner - TikTok

Hiring Company Bytedance K.K.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Shinjuku-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.

The HRBP will act as the first point of contact for front line leaders and employees, aiding in matters that deal with employee relations, performance management, development, compensation, and team engagement and culture. The HRBP will liaison with the HR Centers of Excellence and TikTok functions to support the full employee life cycle in their region for both in-market global and region employees.


  1. Supports with employee queries and escalations, coaches front-line managers
  2. Manages onboarding and off-boarding
  3. Manages employee relations issues, conducts investigations with Employee Relations Partner with guidance from Leader or BP
  4. Manages performance management (eg. PIP) processes with Employee Relations Partner
  5. Creates HC preparation materials; partners with TA on recruitment efforts
  6. Trains employees and managers on performance review cycle
  7. Analyzes employee engagement survey findings and prepares report-out for teams
  8. Facilitates and assists with people system actions and changes (transfers, pay changes, location and general people data audits

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  1. Background of 6+ years as an Human Resources Business Partner or HR Generalist in a high-growth company
  2. BA/BS degree required; MBA or advanced degree in Human Resources Management preferred; certifications and course work in specific areas of HR expertise a plus, including coaching certifications.
  3. Prior experience supporting and working in a Tech Business environment is preferred
  4. The candidate must be bilingual in JP/EN and strong preference for Korean
  5. Strong relationship-building skills with the ability to influence, drive change and communicate effectively across all levels of an organization and challenge the status quo.
  6. Comfort with ambiguity; strong judgment and ability to make thoughtful decisions leveraging data and insights.
  7. Successful track record of designing and implementing people programs.
  8. Demonstrated progression and increased scope in a matrixed, high-growth organization.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We believe individuals shouldn't be disadvantaged because of their background or identity, but instead should be considered based on their strengths and experience. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Shinjuku-ku
  • Yamanote Line, Shinjuku Station

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Work Hours 10:00~19:00 (フレックスタイム制度有)
Holidays 完全週休2日制(土・日)、祝日、夏季休暇、年末年始休暇 等 【年間休日120日以上】

Job Category

  • Human Resources & Recruitment > HR - General
  • Human Resources & Recruitment > Training & Development
  • Human Resources & Recruitment > Management
  • Human Resources & Recruitment > Support
  • Human Resources & Recruitment > Other Human Resources & Recruitment
Hiring Company Information

Bytedance K.K.

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Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese

Company Description