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Job ID : 541277 Date Updated : March 22nd, 2023
Strategic HR Leadership Role

HR Director, Japan & Korea

Hiring Company Leading Media & Publishing Company
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 15 million yen ~ 25 million yen

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Minimal Overtime Flex Time

Job Description


This role will be very focused on Organizational Development and driving change initiatives at the company.

Managing a team of 3 (and growing) the Japan & Korea HR Director will be expected to handle the full-range of HR functions and will have a lot of autonomy and authority to push through initiatives as senior business partner to the Japan Management Team.


The client is looking for a candidate who goes beyond a Job Description to:

1)         Help take the business to the next level

2)         Influence senior management to drive a towards common goals

3)         Challenge the status-quo

4)         Make the company the employer of choice within the industry

5)         Drive talent management and talent development initiatives

6)         Improve and expand employee engagement

7)         Drive continued collaboration and a team-based culture

8)         Bring drive and charisma to the HR function

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Executive
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

 Recruitment & Sourcing
 New Hire Orientation/On-boarding Program
 Compensation & Benefits
 Performance Management & Succession Planning
 Learning & Development
 Headcount and other Global Reporting
 Policies and Procedures
 HR Relationships
 Employee Opinion Survey

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 15 million yen ~ 25 million yen
Job Division Human Resource

Job Category

  • Human Resources > Other (Human Resources)

Hiring Company Information

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Recruiter Company Information

Boyd & Moore Executive Search

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Company Description

Boyd & Moore Executive Search (BMES) are a high-growth, Ginza-based search firm. We provide senior executive and management-level recruiting services in Japan and other Asia Regional markets. Our team of recruiting professionals have extensive experience recruiting for multinational corporations and professional service organisations in a range of vertical markets within the Technology, Pharmaceutical/Medical, Financial, and Professional Service sectors.

BMES have been instrumental in helping numerous US, European, and Asian-based companies establish or grow their position in the Japanese marketplace. Because we have one of the most extensive networks of professionals in Japan, we are able to give our clients their most valuable competitive advantage: fast access to the most highly qualified candidates in the region.

BMES have expertise in four sectors, including Technology, Life Sciences, Finance, and Professional Services. Our client base is predominantly non-Japanese, and each of our search consultants either has or will develop particular expertise and focus in at least one of the above sectors.

“Our Web site has been redesigned and now includes open jobs and other resources to assist clients and candidates achieve their recruitment goals. Please visit us at http://www.bmes.com.”