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HR Specialist / Assistant Manager

The Japan Times seeks a full-time HR specialist or Assistant Manager for its Corporate Affair Management Division. We are seeking an experienced with a sound working knowledge of human resource management.

The HR specialist’s duties include:

  • Workforce planning and employment
  • Employee and labor relations including union environments, visa support etc.
  • HR development (plan and execute training sessions, coordinate evaluation process)
  • Update personnel systems and work regulations (on a project basis)
  • Coordinate internship programs
  • Translation of documents


  • Proficiency in English and Japanese (Native or fluent)
  • PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in administration of benefits, recruitment and/or other HR programs
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices
  • Self-starter
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team spirits
  • Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality

Please send your resume by 5 p.m., Sunday, March 4.

*All documents are not returnable. After preliminary screening, selected candidates will be contacted and asked to take aptitude test after interviews.
*Candidates must have a valid visa that allows them to work in Japan.

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