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Job ID : 1385350 Date Updated : March 24th, 2023

Human Resources Manager

Hiring Company Global Luxury Brand Company
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide timely HR service to the organization, Advice on best practices, and guidance on the interpretation and practical applications of HR policies, procedures, and legislation
  • Ensure consistency in all execution of HR policies and practices
  • Create and maintain position descriptions for all roles in key areas to ensure role clarity across functions
  • Oversee the hiring and separations processes
  • Analyze business trends, and integrate talent management initiatives to impact business performance
  • Formulates business strategies focused on retaining and developing key talent and reducing turnover
  • Provide monthly reports and/or summaries of the business, Associate performance and issues, and recruitment needs in areas of responsibility
  • Set goals and review performance with Managers
  • Training and Onboarding
  • Manage everything related to General Affairs



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of prior experience in Human Resources Functions, including a minimum of 2 years in a management position
  • Demonstrable experience in forging strong relationships with management, built on trust and credibility
  • Relevant experience gained in leading an HR function;
  • In-depth knowledge of employment practices, including local legislations
  • Strong employment relations experience handling complex, performance management issues, disputes, and grievances
  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and influencing skills in English and Japanese
  • Solutions-focused, with a hands-on approach
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel), experience on Workday would be beneficial
  • Flexibility in out-of-state travel and working from multiple locations

General Requirements

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

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

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

Job Category

  • Human Resources > Other (Human Resources)
  • Human Resources > Payroll, Compensation and Benefits
  • Human Resources > Talent Acquisition
Recruiter Company Information

Cornerstone Recruitment Japan K.K.

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Company Description

Cornerstone Recruitment Japan is focused on placing bilingual professionals in a wide range of market leading companies.

Focusing across all sectors, we leverages the network of our experienced consultants to provide both clients and candidates with high end service levels and most importantly results.
We are passionate about helping our clients in securing the best talent on the market, by introducing unique profiles who can give them the edge in an increasingly competitive recruitment market.
Established in 2019, in partnership with Cornerstone Global Partners and with investment from Morgan Stanley, Cornerstone Recruitment Japan strives to be the recruitment partner of choice for all Tokyo based clients and candidates.

Our Mission

The Cornerstone. As every building requires a cornerstone, we believe people are the cornerstone of every great company.
​Our recruitment experts are passionate about bringing together great people with great companies.

Our Business Sectors

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources and Office Professionals
  • Industrial
  • Information Technology
  • Legal & compliance
  • Life Science
  • Supply Chain & Procurement
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Our Services

  • Contingency

Many clients choose to utilize our success based contingent recruitment service. We take the time to fully understand the job brief before presenting a tailored shortlist of 5 to 6 candidates from our expansive existing network. This service comes with no obligation to hire and our clients only pay a fee when the successful candidate joins.

  • Retained

Our retained service is particularly successful for clients with high profile/critical hiring needs, or niche searches that involve a significant amount of time unearthing candidates from outside our existing network. Clients who choose our retained service benefit from the introduction of exclusive headhunted candidates and top prioritization from the Cornerstone team.

  • Market Entry

With a wealth of experience in the Japan market, our consultants have successfully helped many clients enter the Japan market. We can help you secure that critical first hire, as well as providing a consultation service, to make sure that your business is well prepared for all the initial hurdles it will face.