Goals and Objectives

  • Build the trust of, and partner with, business leaders and managers in support of People strategy and objectives

  • Successfully balance conflicting interests and priorities, negotiations with stakeholders, and working in a matrixed fast-paced environment

  • Embrace diversity and openness to new ideas, and applying commercial savvy People intervention practices to an evolving organization

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the advocator of WeWork culture and value

  • Offer outstanding customer focus by delivering value-add, best in class (HR) support to internal customer groups

  • Establish and manage ongoing strong relationships with key stakeholders, including Territory Leadership Team and Functional Leaders (Sales, Operations, Facilities, Community, etc), People and other teams at local and global level

  • Conduct the workforce planning and lead the people process to enable the regional business growth

  • Provide effective, thoughtful coaching & feedback to build management and leadership capabilities in our Managers and Employees (ER, performance management, career development)

  • Link strategic business objectives in region with HR related programs, processes, and projects in territory/region and globally

  • Enforce consistency with our company policies and procedures and participate in policy reviews, influencing where appropriate to improve employee experience and keep local relevancy and compliance

  • Design and deliver on business-critical People initiatives and projects (Talent Reviews, Compensation reviews, Development etc).

  • Lead and implement the employee end to end process with on-boarding new hires, terminations and employee training and development, in collaboration with other members of People Team.

  • Be an expert & thought leader in industry best practices around functional areas of new trends and opportunities to constantly raise the bar on HR deliverables.

  • Manage employee relations issues, including but not limited to performance management, and coach managers, Incident report handling, Employee complaints


Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (or above).

  • 6-8 years of experience as solid People Generalist / HR Business Partner, preferably in a dynamic, high growth business with demonstrated success in meeting exceptionally high standards in a high volume, fast-paced & hands-on environment.

  • Familiarity with Japan labor environment and employment legislation & regulations

  • Attention to detail, experience with people analytics and metrics and business consulting skills

  • Strong communications and relationship building skills to effectively support and connect with a diverse team

  • Genuine curiosity and strong desire to continuously learn, grow and develop others

  • Impeccable judgment and ability to balance the needs of the company, managers and employees

  • Ability to diagnose problems with strategic thinking skills, as well as drive appropriate solutions with self-initiative

  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to influence managers/leaders with data-driven recommendations to improve performance, retention and employee experience

  • Understanding and ability to be highly productive and influential in a matrixed management environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication & presentation skills

  • Proficiency in English and Japanese

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