HR Director North Asia – Mandarin and Japanese speaking

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Job ID 13071

Opportunity for a Mandarin and Japanese speaking HR professional to join a global top 3 Solar company in Japan, Tokyo office. As HR Director, you will manage the HR team, reporting to General Manager APAC. You will be covering North Asia areas, such as Japan, South Korea, Taiwan etc.

You will be responsible for aligning the people strategy and solutions to the business strategy and goals, while delivering the full range of human resources services including organizational design and change; overall talent assessment and talent management; employee engagement; compensation and benefits; and employee communications.


  • Develops HR strategy, solutions and a strategic workforce plan that align to the business strategy and objectives. Facilitates organizational diagnosis and metrics to drive organizational effectiveness through talent and organizational capabilities and culture.
  • Acts as a catalyst for change; guides and directs organizational design, development and change management solutions.
  • Develops robust talent management plans and drives culture change initiatives to attract, retain, develop, and engage talent in critical roles
  • Coaches leaders on complex leadership and HR issues including development, engagement, and talent performance and issues which could have the potential to create a competitive advantage for the business.
  • Builds organizational capability through development and/or facilitation of appropriate leadership team (i.e., team effectiveness, goal development and alignment, manager capability, etc.)
  • Keeps abreast of industry, market and functional trends, and uses these insights to develop appropriate solutions.
  • Leads HR resources and priorities, commissions HR solutions via the HR Generalist or HR Specialists, as appropriate, aligning to business and HR goals and leads successful implementation of initiatives. Where applicable, ensure implementation of compensation plans and programs that effectively support the business objectives.
  • Collaborate with country leaders to drive/support benefit and policy harmonization within applicable countries.
  • Ensures activities throughout the region are core, common and consistent.


  • Solid HR experience in Japan
  • Fluent in Japanese and Mandarin
  • Great leadership spirit
  • Great communication skills

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