General Information

Req #
Career area:
Human Resources
Friday, February 2, 2024
Working time:
Additional Locations
* Japan

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Description and Requirements

About Organization:
HR Business Partner will provide strategic and tactical HR initiatives focused on achieving business objectives of the assigned business teams in NEC Lenovo Group. The selected candidate must be a strategic thought leader, have a track record of building partnerships with all levels of employees and have a history of implementing successful programs across heavily matrix organizations. Thought leadership, organizational agility, business acumen, relationship building, and solid execution are the keys to being successful in this position. In addition, this position will help employees understand the correct HR policies and schemes, foster a desire to achieve and change the mindset of individual employees, and aim to improve organizational strength and productivity. 
  • Manager: HR director 
  • Subordinates: None
  • Number of Peers: 7
Roles and responsibilities:
The following roles are basically supposed but will be decided based on candidate’s skill and experience.
  • Partner with the business on OD (Organizational Development), succession planning, talent development and workforce planning
  • Actively lead and project manage various strands of specific HR Strategic projects and implement HR initiatives
  • You may also be assigned specialist jobs (i.e. L&D, Recruitment, Employee Relations, etc ) other than the above as and when need arise. 
Key Interaction with:
  • Internal (Domestic)
    • Business Leaders
    • Managers of each business function
    • Employees
    • HR members in Japan Lenovo group
  • Lenovo Global/AP Functions
    • AP HR Team
    • Global Compensation Team
    • Global HR Operations Team
    • HR Business Partners of each Global Function related to Japan Business
Must Have – essential
  • More than 7-year experience in human resource area - including HR Business Partner
  • Experience in multinational company and matrix organization.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in all human resources areas
  • Business level English and native level Japanese 
  • Strong skills in communication, problem solving, logical thinking and teamwork
Good to have – desirable
  • COE background, i.e .L&D, Recruitment, Compensation, HRIT, HR Ops.
  • Prior experience in working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Network with external professionals (Human resource, HR consultant and vendors etc.)
Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate would be self-driven and able to work effectively both with business leaders and with HR colleagues, while having the ability to handle multiple tasks and proactively solve problems.

Work location: 
  • Akihabara UDX, Tokyo

Additional Locations
* Japan
* Japan