People Partner, Japan

  • Palazzo Astec 10F 2-8-1 Higashi-Shimbashi Minato-ku, Tokyo, jp
  • Full-time

Company Description

Boost your career with Arkadin, one of the largest and fastest-growing companies in Unified Communications & Collaboration Services. Play a vital role in a business whose solutions enable a more connected world and contribute to a greener planet. We're part of NTT Communications, one of the world's leading telecommunications groups. With 56 operations centers in 33 countries, your talent will find a place rapidly to grow. Join a company whose people are #ContagiouslyEnthusiastic.


Job Description

Accountable to:

Direct reporting to: MD, Asia Pacific & Japan

Dotted line reporting to: VP - HR, Asia Pacific


Main Objectives:

- Partner local leadership team to drive HR initiatives that align to business strategy and support the  achievement of the organization business objectives. 

- Accountable for the entire employee life-cycle in the organisation – talent acquisition, performance    management, learning & development, organization development & design, career and succession planning  as well as talent retention.

- Foster a culture of employee engagement to reinforce the organization’s business strategies and culture for continuous growth and improvement



- Understand the existing HR and people landscape, analyze gaps, develop and implement appropriate HR  programs to bridge gaps.

- Drives and manages internal communications, and organizational changes ensuring the workforce is  informed and engaged.

- Actively involves in the organization and talent assessment initiatives, succession planning and key talent  development.

- Ensure alignment with Arkadin Management Rules for hiring and selection processes.

- Employee orientation; induction of new employees ensuring all aspects of employment contracts,  legislation, company values, support resources,training and development plans are covered.

-  Responsible for annual salary review exercise and advise on pay and other remuneration issues.

-  Co-ordinate the bi-yearly performance review & annual calibration exercise

-  Guide people leaders on performance management, coaching, performance & development improvement processes

- Recommend & implement talent attraction, retention & engagement programs

- Ensure Employee Rule Books are up-to-date with the latest employment regulation or review for enhancement

- Implement changes in the Employee Rule Books to ensure it is adhered to by employees

- Administering payroll and maintaining records relating to staff

- Advises management as a HR business partner and a change agent to roll out organizational change programs.

- Ensures compliance with employment-related laws. Represent, or aid in the representation of, the Company on related litigation.

- Implement various local, regional and global HR projects as required

- Interpreting and compliance to regulatory concerns; Japan employment legislation



- A degree holder with at least 5 years of relevant experience in full spectrum of HR.  Preference will be given to candidates with recruitment knowledge.

- Well versed with the local labour regulation and other related regulations

- Working experience in a multi-national company is required

- Self-starter who can “roll-up his/her sleeves” and “hands-on” to deliver result and possesses good business acumen.


Personal Trait Profile:

- Strong consulting skills in business planning and change management

- Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment

- Well organised, strong analytical skill and resourceful

- Possesses an energetic and lively personality

- Excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels.

- Ability to think through issues and work on corrective actions

- Possesses a continuous improvement mind-set

- Ability to think on your feet

- Comfortable with management of conflict situation and making unpopular decisions

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