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Regional HR Manager

Job Title: Regional HR Manager
Location: Tokyo
Reference: 6F95EABC0CFE5656
Job Published: September 13, 2019 13:34

Job Description

At Amazon we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the biggest, best and most reliable place to buy anything online, this is your chance to make history. We are looking for a dynamic leader to join our Human Resources team as the Regional HR Manager working with AMZL JP.
This role reports to the Sr Manager HR AMZL JP, and is the HR partner to the regional leaders of AMZL JP. The HRBPs in the Delivery stations will report to the Regional HR Manager. The location of the role is flexible.
The Regional HR Manager has three critical deliverables:
Ensure Amazons customer-centric culture runs deep it is at the heart of who we are, and every associate in the Customer Service network must feel the same sense of ownership, innovation, and hustle. Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.
Build big leaders who care about customers, about their people, about results.
Obsess on improving and simplifying things processes, tools, communication, and measures we iterate and improve constantly.
The Regional HR Manager is responsible for all areas of HR for this client group including developing a strategic partnership with its business leaders, recruiting, associate engagement, leadership and talent development, performance management, organisational development, compensation and communications. The Regional HR Manager will also be an active member of the HR network, driving and supporting global initiatives with team members in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Finally, the person in this role will be responsible for ongoing HR improvements to ensure we provide the best associate experience, while providing critical leadership and coaching to business leaders.

Experience in leading across multiple sites/buildings and geography.
The ability to travel independently and communicate / work well cross-culturally. Experience of Works Councils/ Associate Representative Forums / Unions will be required.
Excellent English/Japanese written and verbal communication skills are essential and a commitment to develop and earn the trust of others.
Hustle: experience in fast paced operations environments such as service, manufacturing, retail or hospitality.
Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement
Ability to deliver results with little supervision in a dynamic and often ambiguous environment.
Proven effective consulting skills, with an ability to influence in all directions.
Demonstrated ability to effectively coach managers and supervisors.
Strong business and HR acumen, including strong problem solving skills, critical thinking, and willingness to be vocally self-critical.
Skill at developing and executing high volume staffing strategies for peak, seasonal needs.
Experience in project management and/or Six Sigma/Lean methodologies preferred.
Able to travel on a frequent basis
Ambition. Desire to lead an international region and grow with Amazon.
Bachelors Degree required in Human Resources Management or related field

10+ years of experience in HR leadership roles
Demonstrated experience assessing organizations and partnering with business leaders to build plans to address identified issues.
Experience with assessing and developing HR talent internationally
Demonstrated experience working as a strategic HR business leader, including partnering with leaders and engaging with the broader organization.
Knowledge of and/or ability to learn multiple country employment laws
Experience with MS Office Suite, HRIS, Peoplesoft
Experience in a startup environment and/or leading larger teams through change management
Resume that shows steady progression in HR Management for the last 3-5 years
Master's Degree in HR or MBA preferred
Ability to speak/write French / Italian / Arabic / Spanish an advantage