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Our HR Manager will establish best practices, attract high-quality employees and reduce turnover.
The role will report to the Head of Japan HR and closely work together with Global Compensation
and Benefits team, HR Operation team, and local business leaders. The role will design and drive all
HR process/procedure and lead local compensation, reward and benefits programs based on
business needs, also researching employee motives for our continuously improvements. Ultimately,
you will ensure our HR initiatives are cost-effective, run smoothly and contribute to a healthy work

・Design and deliver efficient and effective HR process for onboarding, compensation,
rewarding, promoting and managing employees to be the best in class bio-pharma
company in Japan
・Develop, recommend and implement HR policies and procedures that are cost effective and
resource efficient
・Designs local benefits programs and policies related with compensation and benefits
(severance payment program etc) aligned with the global policy and corporate value
・Identify trends and implement new practices to engage and motivate employees
・Leads and coordinates compensation processes like the salary planning, bonus planning and
incentive schemes development by working together with Global HR team
・Act as a consultant to people managers and staffs regarding HR procedures and policies
related with compensation and benefits
・Trains line managers in the compensation (performance evaluation and compensation
planning etc), benefits and HR process area
・Conduct research on employee satisfaction (e.g. using surveys and quantitative data), and
create and monitor KPI related with HR


・Minimum of 8+ years’ experience of HR generalist, or HR operation, compensation and
benefits with at least 2 years in Pharmaceutical/ Medical devices sector preferred
・Ability to partner with business leaders across all functions, departments and locations to implement HR procedure and programs based on business needs
・Strong and proven analytical skills
・Excellent MS Office skills (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
・Hands-on experience with HR information systems and HR process
・Good knowledge of Japanese labor legislation
・Strong passion for innovation and desire to put people first and demonstrate the core value of the company
・Willingness to work under uncertainties as the organizational transformation to a full-fledged bio-pharma company
・Entrepreneurship mind-set & collaborative workstyle for the team to deliver best
・Self-starter, able to work stand alone with minimal supervision
・Fluent in English; business level

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