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Head of HR, Japan

Tokyo / Japan

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Your Opportunity

As a key member of the Japan Leadership Team and the Global People Leadership team, you will take a front-facing role in leading HR to local needs, while working in a global framework. You will understand and help drive organisation transformation, from good to great and beyond and articulate a compelling vision for Blue Prism.

You will be required to work across different business functions whilst representing and managing the interests of the Japanese Region.


  • Leverage prior experience to contribute to and implement future people focused solutions on all key HR disciplines to the business.
  • Ensure that HR programs and plans help drive business priorities.
  • Lead collaboration with HR functions and business leaders to influence the design and implementation of HR programs and initiative.
  • Jointly accountable with execs for organisational performance.
  • Advise on the talent levers to enable and advance the business goals.
  • Translate organisation strategy to people strategy.
  • Drive HR strategies and solutions that deliver business results for the Japan Region
  • Use data to recommend actions on business and people strategies.
  • Champion and drive cultural efforts, change initiatives.
  • Promote diversity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Closely partner with key business stakeholders to deliver and support the business for success;
  • Build trusted relationships to influence and coach the business through pragmatic, solution- based advice;
  • Uphold your role as a key HR team player - to collaborate, contribute and support your global colleagues.
  • Flexibility and interest to work on projects in various HR areas: Benefits, HRIS, Compliance, Employee Relations and Engagement
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Our Ideal Candidate

  • Proven track record as a HR Leader, with at least 10+years of experience in a HR Manager or HR Director role, ideally with in a previous experience working in a scaling global business.
  • Demonstrable understanding of global and matrixed ways of working.
  • Analytical with strong problem-solving and project management skills; a solutions-based approach to solving people issues.
  • Good judgement with strong business acumen and ability to establish a strong feedback culture with growth mindset.
  • Flexible in response to employee needs; maintaining professionalism, confidentiality and composure.
  • Organizational Skills: ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and multi task.
  • HRIS experience (Ultipro - a bonus).
  • Broad knowledge of Japanese labor laws and practices.
  • Native Japanese speaker with strong English communication skills both verbal and written
  • Reward and HR Operations experience – good understanding and knowledge in payroll, social insurance, tax, etc. is huge plus

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