HR and General Affair Specialist

Tokyo, Japan /
Corporate – People & Places /
Full Time
/ On-site
As a trusted global transformation partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 400,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data transformation solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our team works across locations in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The position is responsible for HR and G&A related matters for Japan entity.  The major areas of focus for this role are as follows:

* Give guidance to the local GM and leadership team regarding general HR matter/labor issues

* Interface with the local employees /Respond to the questions and requests from them

* Respond to the questions and requests from Regional headquarters or EU

* Administration of Employee Survey and Action Plan

* Workday operation

* The local announcement of the company policies

* Communication with Finance regarding payroll updates

* Mange visa extension working with visa specialist

* Issue the various employer certificate in response to the request from the local employees

*Management of Health management initiatives:
 - Chairman of health committee
 - Communicating/reporting to an industrial doctor
 - Administration of health check and stress check

* General Affairs:
 -Office administration in general
 -COVID 19 counter measures
 -interface with outside service vendors (phone, Office Owner, Benefit One, etc.)
 -Filing of various HR/General Affairs related documents
 -Organize onboarding orientation
 -IT support (delivery of pc/equipment, stock management, etc.)
 -Management of retirement fund
 -Other miscellaneous tasks(postal mail delivery, equipment/stationary management, etc.)

* Other tasks as assigned


    • 5-10 years HR/General Affairs experience
    • Excellent communication skills in Japanese and English
    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university or training
    • Experience at the foreign companies based in Japan preferable
    • Local Labor Law Knowledge preferable
    • Workday experience preferable
    • Work from Office :2 days a week /Work from home: 3 days a week
    • Flexible in work style
    • Be able to work independently with limited guidance or supervision
Office Location:
Spaces 大手町ビル,〒100-0004,東京都千代田区大手町,1-6-1 大手町ビル1F
SPACES Otemachi,Otemachi 1-6-1, Chiyoda, Otemachi-Building 1F, Tokyo, JAPAN

Job Type:
Permanent Full-time

Standard office hours:
40 per week, Mon - Fri, 8 hours a day. Generally 9am - 6pm. Provide Flexible hours if needed.

Work style:
Global team work
Casual Clothing
Flex Time
Work from Office: 2 days a week
Work from home: 3 days a week