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Job ID : 1377349 Date Updated : February 3rd, 2023

People Partner

Hiring Company Warner Bros. Discovery
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Minimal Overtime

Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position

In a true generalist Human Resources role, the People Partner (known internally as People & Culture [P&C] Partner) will be responsible for providing timely and mainly support to several BUs under the Warner Bros. Discovery Japan Group (Warner Bros. Japan LLC, Turner Japan K.K., Discovery Japan LLC) and from time-to-time other Lines of Business. The P&C Partner will support the execution of HR programs, handle employee inquiries, and takes on general to Employee Relations, performance management, coaching, development, compensation, internal mobility, staff retention, etc.

The P&C Partner will work closely with other P&C Partners in locally and globally and business leaders, HR COEs, as well as people in other support functions such as legal, Finance, etc.

Position Responsibilities

  • Act as the initial HR point of contact for WBDJ, mainly employees in “Network” and “DTC” businesses and manage requests. Respond to all enquires and requests in a timely and professional manner

  • Works closely with the P&C Partner Leads to execute and implement HR-related initiatives such as organization design & integration, talent management, compensation planning, employee development, succession planning, and performance management

  • Creates and activates the Business Unit implementation strategy for core HR/Talent programs

  • Participating in the development of competitive compensation offers (with Talent Acquisition team, Comp & Benefit team)

  • Develops strong working relationships with stakeholders including Business leaders in client side, as well as, Workforce Administration, HR COE partners in locally and globally

  • Work to resolve employee and organizational issues in a proactive and positive manner. Provide advice, coaching, and training to management on leadership and employee development issues with creative and strategic HR value-added recommendations in support of clients’ requests

  • Respond to tier one grievances or concerns. In partnership with the P&C Partner Lead, advise, guide and support line managers in performance management, disciplinary and grievance procedures

  • Interpret and help to implement HR policies, practices and procedures for managers, teams and individual employees that further the mission, values and strategic vision of Warner Bros Discovery

  • Where required, always partners with Employee Relations, Labour Relations and Employment Legal to deliver HR solutions on people related issues

  • Develop and maintain successful business partner relationships with key stakeholders across allocated country (including People Partners Lead, Employee Connections, COE partners, and Business Managers

  • Ensure a good understanding of the financial drivers of your business and competitive market activity in order to ensure HR is well placed to provide commercial advice and respond to current and future business and market challenges

  • Champion of the WBD Culture and local purpose in all aspects of team engagement

  • Foster a positive and high achieving culture that embraces continual change and encourages creative risk-taking that achieves goals

  • Manages special projects (Ad-hoc), as assigned to ensure value add

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Associate Degree/Diploma
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Work Experience

  • Ideally 5+ years’ experience in a similar HR role

  • Experience in supporting Tech businesses, or Entertainment businesses strongly preferred.

  • Experience to work for multinational company and complex global matrix organization preferred.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree within a related field, preferred

Knowledge/ Skills

  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Native-level Japanese proficiency, business-level English proficiency required

  • Demonstrated ability to partner effectively with internal and external parties to drive results

  • Hands-on, Proactive, responsible, accountable and results oriented

  • Strong decision making and problem-solving capabilities

  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization, and project management skills

  • Ability to work across multiple business areas/countries and multi-task whilst managing tight deadlines under pressure

  • A strong team player who contributes to an environment that embraces constant change and innovation

  • Able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

  • High ethical standards with demonstrated experience handling highly sensitive information

  • System knowledge/experience; Workday (HR-Management system) would be advantageous

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Category

  • Human Resources & Recruitment > HR - General
  • Human Resources & Recruitment > Management
  • Consulting > Other consultants
Hiring Company Information

WarnerMedia Japan

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Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company

Company Description

SHAPE CULTURE HERE
WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands.
We bring prople, technology, and the world's best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection.

At WarnerMedia we believe in authentic, meaningful connection—to each other, to culture, and to our consumer. That’s why we empower fearless storytellers who bring our world into focus—and create cultural touchstones with the power to draw us together.

We believe fans and brands deserve more relevant, engaging advertising experiences. That’s why across our iconic portfolio, we’re tapping an unrivaled mix of data, insights, and technology to build smarter, more meaningful ways for brands to connect.

We believe creative talent and partners deserve freedom, support, and more opportunities for lasting cultural impact. That’s why we provide the widest canvas of premium brands, platforms, and formats for their stories to shine and break through.

A diversity of voices, perspectives, and experience is critical to our business, our content, and a culture of innovation. That’s why we’re building a more inclusive home for world-class talent of all backgrounds—and clearing new paths to grow within and across our brands.

We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
WarnerMedia is not only a first-in-class media company, but a robust technology organization that brings content to life in exciting new ways. We strive to give our fans a seamless experience with the content they love wherever, whenever and however they want. With our community of highly skilled, engaged and innovative technologists who solve problems WarnerMedia is building the tools that will run the future of entertainment.

  • Technology

WarnerMedia Technology & Operations (WMTO) encompasses all technology strategy, development and operations as well as shared services across WarnerMedia. It also encompasses the Xandr technology teams. The combination of Xandr and WarnerMedia technological expertise enables the company to create a better advertising value proposition for brands, publishers and consumers alike, as well as accelerate innovation for HBO Max in 2021.

WMTO uses data to help create, supplement and tune our product offerings, in particular our direct-to-consumer service, to give consumers what they want, driving customer acquisition, satisfaction, loyalty and retention. Combined with the power of AT&T’s network leadership, WarnerMedia is focused on creating new content and customer experiences through technologies like 5G, edge computing and artificial intelligence (AI).

  • Innovation

At WarnerMedia, not only are we passionate storytellers, we are innovators constantly striving to deliver our first in class content to consumers in the best and most engaging ways possible. We do this by not only focusing on what our fans want today, but by experimenting with innovations to prepare us for the consumer’s needs ten and twenty years down the road.

当社の文化
ワーナーメディアは、エンターテインメント、ニュース、スポーツの各ブランドで構成される強力なポートフォリオです。

私たちは人々と技術、そして世界の名だたるストーリーテラーを結集し、文化と価値あるつながりを推進しています。

ワーナーメディアでは文化とお客様の相互が本物であり意味のあるつながりだと信じています。だからこそ私たちは世界を見据えるストーリーテラーたちに力を与え、人々を引き付ける文化の基準をつくりあげるのです。

ファンとブランドは関連性が高く、広告体験とも深く関係しています。だからこそ、私たちの象徴的なポートフォリオは他に類を見ないデータ、インサイト、テクノロジーを活用してよりスマートで意味のあるブランドとのつながりを構築します。
私たちは、クリエイティブな才能とパートナーには、自由、サポート、そして文化的影響を持続させる多くの機会が与えられるべきだと思います。ゆえに私たちは、プレミアムブランド、プラットフォーム、フォーマットという広いキャンバスを提供し、彼らの物語を輝かせ、突出させるのです。

多様な意見、視点、経験は、私たちのビジネス、コンテンツ、そして革新的な文化に不可欠です。だからこそ、あらゆるバックグラウンドを持つワールドクラスの人材を受け入れる環境を整え、ブランド内やブランド間で成長するための新たな道を切り開いています。

私たちは、物語の持つ永続的な力が、私たちの目を世界に、そしてお互いに、新しい異なる視点に向けさせるのだと信じています。


テクノロジー&イノベーション
ワーナーメディアは、一流のメディア企業であるだけでなく、革新的な方法でコンテンツに命を吹き込む事のできる強力な組織でもあります。私たちは、ファンの皆様が好きなコンテンツを、いつでも、どこでも、シームレスに体験していただけるよう努めています。ワーナーメディアは、高いスキルを持ち、問題解決に取り組む事のできる技術者のコミュニティとともに、エンターテインメントの未来を動かすツールを構築しています。


テクノロジー
ワーナーメディア・テクノロジー&オペレーションズ(WMTO)は、ワーナーメディア全体の技術戦略、開発、運用、および共有サービスをまとめています。また、ザンダーのテクノロジーチームも含まれ、ザンダーとワーナーメディアの技術的な専門知識を組み合わせることで、ブランド、配給元、消費者の皆様に、より優れた広告の価値を提案するとともに、2021年のHBO Maxに向けたイノベーションを加速することができます。

WMTOは、データを利用して、製品提供、特に消費者への直接サービスの作成、補完、調整に役立て消費者が求めるものを提供し、顧客獲得、満足度、ロイヤルティ、維持を促進しています。AT&Tのネットワーク・リーダーシップの力と組み合わせて、ワーナーメディアは、5G、エッジ・コンピューティング、人工知能(AI)などの技術を通じて、新しいコンテンツと顧客体験の創造に注力しています。


イノベーション
ワーナーメディアは、情熱的なストーリーテラーであるだけでなく、革新者でもあり、コンテンツを可能な限り最高に魅力的な方法で消費者に届けるために常に努力しています。これを実現するために、今日のファンが求めるものに焦点を当てるだけでなく、10年後、20年後の消費者のニーズに備えるための革新的な試みを行っています。

SHAPE CULTURE HERE
WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands.
We bring prople, technology, and the world's best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection.

At WarnerMedia we believe in authentic, meaningful connection—to each other, to culture, and to our consumer. That’s why we empower fearless storytellers who bring our world into focus—and create cultural touchstones with the power to draw us together.

We believe fans and brands deserve more relevant, engaging advertising experiences. That’s why across our iconic portfolio, we’re tapping an unrivaled mix of data, insights, and technology to build smarter, more meaningful ways for brands to connect.

We believe creative talent and partners deserve freedom, support, and more opportunities for lasting cultural impact. That’s why we provide the widest canvas of premium brands, platforms, and formats for their stories to shine and break through.

A diversity of voices, perspectives, and experience is critical to our business, our content, and a culture of innovation. That’s why we’re building a more inclusive home for world-class talent of all backgrounds—and clearing new paths to grow within and across our brands.

We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
WarnerMedia is not only a first-in-class media company, but a robust technology organization that brings content to life in exciting new ways. We strive to give our fans a seamless experience with the content they love wherever, whenever and however they want. With our community of highly skilled, engaged and innovative technologists who solve problems WarnerMedia is building the tools that will run the future of entertainment.

  • Technology

WarnerMedia Technology & Operations (WMTO) encompasses all technology strategy, development and operations as well as shared services across WarnerMedia. It also encompasses the Xandr technology teams. The combination of Xandr and WarnerMedia technological expertise enables the company to create a better advertising value proposition for brands, publishers and consumers alike, as well as accelerate innovation for HBO Max in 2021.

WMTO uses data to help create, supplement and tune our product offerings, in particular our direct-to-consumer service, to give consumers what they want, driving customer acquisition, satisfaction, loyalty and retention. Combined with the power of AT&T’s network leadership, WarnerMedia is focused on creating new content and customer experiences through technologies like 5G, edge computing and artificial intelligence (AI).

  • Innovation

At WarnerMedia, not only are we passionate storytellers, we are innovators constantly striving to deliver our first in class content to consumers in the best and most engaging ways possible. We do this by not only focusing on what our fans want today, but by experimenting with innovations to prepare us for the consumer’s needs ten and twenty years down the road.