Coherent Sr. HR Manager - Japan in Tokyo, Japan

Sr. HR Manager - Japan

Job ID #:6218Location:Japan - Tokyo

Functional Area:Human ResourcesEducation Required:Bachelors Degree

Position Type:Full Time - RegularRelocation Provided:No

Experience Required:5 - 7 YearsTier

Job Description and Responsibilities

Coherent is a multinational corporation with a growing presence in Japan. At the forefront of innovation within the laser industry, Coherent is highly respected and renowned for its innovative technologies to create products of the highest quality. This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and action-oriented HR professional to join this expanding organization as HR Manager to provide high quality HR support in our Japan office.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Provide and/or manage the delivery of general HR services for sales, service, applications, marketing and finance organizations. This position will primarily support the Tokyo location with employees also located in Osaka. Duties will include: employee relations, compensation program implementation, performance management, management development, staffing and organizational development. Key focus will be on creating and implementing customer-responsive HR services and building high performance teams.

Partner with line management on culture management, change management, and organizational effectiveness. Works as part of the HR team to create and implement customer-responsive HR services. Challenge the status quo and offer creative solutions to business issues. Provide leadership in developing and implementing human resources projects within the client group and across the organization for corporate initiatives. The HR Manager will work with managers and employees to address all types of employee relations issues. Provide first level interventions and coaching to managers and employees - problem identification, potential solutions, and investigation.

• Provide a full spectrum of HR services including staff planning, policy making, budgeting, recruitment and selection, training and development, employee compensation and benefits, staff communication and relations, ensuring HR compliance for regional office and commercial operations in Japan

• Support business unit / function heads, and SVP of Global HR, to formulate and implement strategic HR-related matters including compensation/remuneration, benefits, performance evaluation, training and organisational enhancement programs in Japan

• Ensure that the organisation’s human resource strategy is implemented effectively, consistently and according to established guidelines and budgets; contribute to strategic planning and decision-making at the top executive level so that the organisation’s human resources strategy is aligned with business strategies

Additionally, with the recent announcement of Coherent acquiring Rofin (http://www.coherent.com/AcquiresRofin/) this position will be on the acquisition and integration team for Japan operations.

Education and Work Experience

Preferred experience working within a high-tech R&D and manufacturing company. BA in related field, advanced degree preferred plus 7 plus years of related experience encompassing multiple HR disciplines, including compensation, organizational development, training, benefits and staffing. Thorough employee relations experience required including complaint investigation and resolution. Requires excellent communication, influence, conflict resolution, coaching/counseling and project management skills.

Requires the ability to work in partnership; to coach; to create win-win solutions; to create process improvements, which enhance our HR offerings. Ability to lead and drive a corporate-wide project. Must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

Preferred experience working within a high-tech sales and service company. BA in related field, advanced degree preferred plus 7 plus years of related experience encompassing multiple HR disciplines, including compensation, training, benefits payroll, and staffing. Thorough employee relations experience required. Requires excellent communication, influence, conflict resolution, coaching/counseling and project management skills.

Must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in Japanese and English.