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Executive, Country HR Adviser


Are you looking for an opportunity to join a talented and collaborative regional team?  Are you a passionate Human Resources professional looking to develop your career further?  If so, we want to hear from you.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join our regional Human Resources team where you’ll provide HR transactional, advisory and project support to a range of business groups in Japan.

As a dedicated Country HR for Japan, you’ll be providing full advisory and operational support to employees, managers, HR Business Partners and other HR teammates.  On a day-to-day basis, you could be advising stakeholders on staff on/off boarding, payroll, benefits and other related items and collaborating on employee engagement and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives.  You will play a key role in delivering HR operational excellence to our Japan employees – working collaboratively with internal specialists, supporting our vendors and driving project work.

At Macquarie, we engage in a diverse range of business activities and as such, you’ll need to quickly develop relationships and build credibility with internal stakeholders. You’ll have strong communication skills and are happy to converse with colleagues at all levels.

Effective risk management is crucial to our business, and you’ll play a vital role managing compliance against HR and people policies. You’ll be working with internal subject matter experts to identify and manage potential risk gaps.  You’ll have a strong understanding of local employment ordinance, immigration, and benefits.

With a tertiary qualification in a relevant field, you will have a minimum of 5 years’ HR experience. Knowledge in Japanese labour regulations and associated policies is required, and experience in financial services and partnering with the business in an advisory capacity would be preferred. You should be solutions and client focused, proactive, team player, and have excellent attention to detail. You’ll be able to work with limited supervision. You need to have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in Japanese and English.

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About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-965226
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Tokyo
Category: Mid-level, Junior, Human Resources
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Human Resources
Recruiter: Andrew Crosby
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