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People Business Partner (Country Head of People - Japan)

Location: Tokyo, Japan


Requisition Number: 217926

External Description:

People Business Partner (Country Head of People)

What You'll Do

Consulting with local leaders/managers to provide HR support and advice on all people and organization-related matters.

Provide coaching and development to fuel performance and careers.

Communicate effectively at multiple levels within the organization.

Participate in & help drive large-scale change efforts and transformation projects.

Drive CoE programs roll out within the business (talent management, total rewards, benefits, talent acquisition and workforce analytics)

Address challenging situations, ability to de-escalate situations, and remain calm under pressure.

Understand labor laws, legislations, employment practices, and policies and ensure compliance. 

Developing and rolling out changes to local policies, practices, and benefits.

Be comfortable with and able to effectively analyze and use data to inform and measure outcomes.

Support a People Services Model including transitioning People Processes to our People Service Center.

Drive usage of Direct Access and promote employee/manager self-service.

Who You'll Work With

Collaborate with the head of the business in Japan and other assigned lines of business across the APJ region in providing strategic people partnering & be the point of contact for delivering the full spectrum of people activities.

What Makes You a Qualified Candidate

Preferable 10+ years' Country HR/People Partner experience in a global matrix organization

Broad HR knowledge including, total rewards, talent management etc.

Experience deploying multiple programs across multiple lines of business, with proven capability to drive programs and projects to completion.

Proven ability to work through challenging conversations, coaching managers or employees and able to make tough but fair decisions

Strong attention to detail and bias for action

Strong compliance mindset, should have broad understanding of labor laws, employment practices and policies in Japan.  

Experience in managing multiple priorities with the ability to pivot quickly.

Strong communication & presentation skills with the ability to engage with stakeholders

What You Will Bring

Prior experience with companies and People Organization (HR) teams going through transformation initiatives 

You are comfortable working in a highly matrix structure. 


CountryEEOText_Description: Why We Think You’ll Love Teradata We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are.

City: Tokyo

State: Tokyo

Community / Marketing Title: People Business Partner (Country Head of People - Japan)

Job Category: Human Resources

Company Profile:

Our Company

At Teradata, we believe that people thrive when empowered with better information. That’s why we built the most complete cloud analytics and data platform for AI. By delivering harmonized data, trusted AI, and faster innovation, we uplift and empower our customers—and our customers’ customers—to make better, more confident decisions. The world’s top companies across every major industry trust Teradata to improve business performance, enrich customer experiences, and fully integrate data across the enterprise.

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