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Dow Jones Human Resources Manager, Japan in Tokyo, Japan

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Job Description:

  • Provide front line support to employees and managers at the Tokyo office covering all aspects of the employee life cycle. This includes answer all their inquiries, HR related administration, advising the employee on benefits, updating relevant HR systems and liaising with internal departments when applicable.

  • Work closely with leaders to implement People initiatives that support the needs of the business unit, as well as company-wide activities

  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are consistently and equitably applied, legal requirements are met, and that a positive employee relations climate is developed and maintained.

  • Recruitment with hiring managers and on-boarding of new starters.

  • Review and provide supporting documentation to Payroll team to process payroll and social insurances. Answer any related queries in the process.

  • Timely tracking and management of probationary periods, on-boarding and absence management such as parental/childcare leaves, sick leaves, voluntary leaves and off-boarding in accordance with Japanese statutory requirements.

  • Coach managers and employees through performance management and employee relations issues to ensure compliance of current Company and People policies while strengthening their skills and confidence among others.

  • Assist to develop and implement talent development initiatives for managers and employees.

  • Administer and manage relocation, company benefits and compensation policies in collaboration with the relevant global teams.

  • Participate in the creation and upholding of best practice human resource policies, practices and systems which help attract, retain and mobilize high quality employees, support business priorities and promote competitive advantage.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required

  • Previous experience in a similar position;

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Human Resources, or relevant field;

  • Strong knowledge of Japanese labor laws;

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal in Japanese and English;

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize and a strong attention to detail;

  • Knowledge of Workday HR system, Google Drive, MS Word and Excel;

  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude, team player

What We Offer

  • Full-time position (40hrs per week) from Monday to Friday.

  • Work in a global and fast paced Company with a dynamic, multicultural atmosphere.

  • Competitive benefit package: Commuting allowance, Private medical insurance, Pension plan, Fitness Program

If this position matches your experience, skills and motivations please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Human Resources Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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