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Senior HR Business Partner

Job Title: Senior HR Business Partner
Location: Tokyo
Industry:
HR
Reference: C8F592781EF8B432
Job Published: September 13, 2019 13:38

Job Description



Our company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone-from emerging artists to global brands-everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours.

The challenge

We are looking for a Senior HR Business Partner who can partner with senior leaders and provide them strategic guidance to drive overall organizational effectiveness in areas including organizational design, key talent/leadership planning and employee morale. This position provides the opportunity to partner with various organizations in a fast-moving environment and to collaborate with colleagues across the globe to deliver top quality programs and support to Adobe Japan.

In order to succeed in this role, you will need a strong interest and focus on Talent Development to promote the continued growth and development of employees at all levels. You will also partner with our COEs to design, advise and implement talent development approach/strategy that is both reflective of regional requirements and aligned with the global talent development strategy. You will also be responsible for facilitating professional development learning sessions to demonstrate the full potential of our talent and to secure a pipeline of future talent.

What you'll do

  • Provide partnership, consultation and support in the areas of organizational design and development including succession strategy, talent development, employee engagement and change management
  • Drive workforce planning initiatives including alignment of resources to corporate priorities, and building capabilities needed to achieve the stated vision and strategy
  • Partner with leaders to identify and address critical organizational and people issues, and remove barriers impeding the success of the business
  • Model the Adobe Leadership Capabilities which including Selecting Talent, Role-Modeling Check-In, Leading Change, Scaling the Business and Demonstrating Strong EQ
  • Build performance management capabilities by coaching leaders to effectively address performance issues and deliver effective feedback to drive employee development and differentiate performance
  • Partner with COEs to deliver HR programs to the business, including Engagement Survey, Leadership Development Programs, Annual Rewards and Workforce Planning
  • Partner with the Employee Experience Team to develop and track key talent and ensure they are provided with experiences that enable development and retention
  • Collaborate with internal partners and Employee Experience to plan and implement internship/new graduate programs
  • Design and execute trainings, facilitations and strategy planning sessions to enable business effectiveness and build capabilities across our teams
  • Stay up-to-date on talent trends and advance thinking around solutions to further develop talent and organization effectiveness


  • What you need to succeed
  • Proven ability to create relationships and partnerships (internal and external) at various levels of the organization
  • Strong command of HR practices to increase organizational effectiveness including key talent development, leadership planning, organizational design, workforce planning, change leadership and performance management
  • Experience in consulting with excellent coaching and influencing skills
  • Experience in Talent Development; planning, designing and facilitating learning experiences
  • Ability to meet deadlines and remain agile in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of the company's business model and strategy, and a strong passion in supporting the business's growth
  • Willingness to learn, grow and tackle expanded duties as business needs evolve
  • Superb judgment and integrity, including excellent decision-making skills and a sense of urgency
  • Ability to work collaboratively, tactically and strategically to meet business needs
  • Strong critical thinking skills, attention to detail and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities
  • Experience in leadership in a global, matrixed organization
  • Excellent verbal communication, presentation and facilitation skills in both English and Japanese; verbal and written
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Prior people management or leadership experience preferred


  • Get to know the team

    Employee Experience plays a key role in creating a vibrant and dynamic workplace that reflects our core values. This team helps drive Adobe's success by enabling all of our people to do and be their best. Key areas of focus include Business Partnering, Employee Insights, Rewards, Talent Selection, Talent Development, Technology, Global Workplace Solutions and Employee Resource Center.

    Take a peek into Adobe life in this video.

    When you join Adobe, you can look forward to collaborating with the most genuine people in the industry, working on projects with real purpose, and having immense pride in the products we create and the customers we support. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

    Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We hire talented individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, cultural background or religious beliefs. We know that when our employees feel appreciated and included, they can be more creative, innovative and successful. This is what it means to be Adobe For All. Learn more about our vision here.

    Come create experiences that matter at a company that is recognized around the world and hear what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog.

    At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

    If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

    Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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