HR Business Partner, CS Japan


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Yokkaichi, Japan




8+ years



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Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: req24804


HR Business Partner (HRBP), CS Japan is a member of Customer Support Management Team (CSMT) in Japan and works closely with the CS director, manager and supervisors.As a HR leader, he/she supports the entire CS population of approximately 200 employees across the country, connects and provides them with solid advice and feedback on HR strategic topics.The position is also expected to demonstrate leadership for the entire ASML Japan organization beyond sector.

Job Mission

1)To drive HR strategic agenda, lead and manage their implementation for CS sector in Japan
2)To lead and facilitate HR processes(ex. performance management, potential identification, succession planning, etc.)
3)To proactively support CS sector initiatives as enabling partner
4)To enable people leadership and competence development in CS sector
5)To provide advice and consultancy to managers and supervisors on talent acquisition
6)To co-work with managers and supervisors on people related issues and challenges
7)To implement and embed global/regional initiatives, on both sector specific and HR related topics
8)To function as change agents, participating in company-wide programs and initiatives (ex. Organizational Development, culture)
9)To work with the country HR team to define HR strategies and priorities and act accordingly
10)To lead country HR projects and drive continuous improvement on HR operations

Job Description

The position holds 5 key areas of responsibilities:

Strategic Partner
• Strategic people plans & development
• Assisting line managers in solving organization, people & change related issues

HR leader
• Support Country HR Manager to implement country HR priorities
• Engage managers and employees to reach their full potential
• Collaborate across business units and geographies to grow people

Employee Champion – HR contents
• Coaching & mentoring
• Promotion nominations
• Development plans
• Managing risks, ethics and safety
• Employee relations

Operational Expert – HR processes, data & analytics
• Advisor/executor HR cycle
• Compensation & Benefits related topics
• Recruitment incl. flex conversion
• HR data & dashboards

Change Agent
• Assisting in change initiatives
• Enhancing management/team development
• Facilitating off-site workshops & trainings


Bachelor’s Degree or higher


- >10 years’ experience in the field of HR business partnering within multi-national companies and ideally technical business environment
- Experiences in multiple HR functional areas are plus (eg. recruitment, compensation, organization/leadership development, etc.)
- Change management and organizational development experiences are advantage
- Experience in a global and matrix organization are preferred
- Well-rounded experiences in strategic and operational roles

Personal skills

Functional Skills
- Language:Japanese at native level, high proficiency in English (both verbal and written)
- Excellent communicator and collaborator (both interpersonal and group)
- Leadership and people engagement capability
- Stakeholder management - Relationship and trust building
- Coaching and facilitation
- Data analytics and process improvement

Behavioral Skills
- Adaptable, flexible and solution-oriented mentality
- Strategic and critical thinking with positive attitudes
- Learning agility – deal effectively with complexity and apply learnings to new contexts
- Ability to collaborate in virtual and matrix organization
- Collaboration and continuous alignment between Global, Sector and country Expertise
- Self-starter and change promoter with appetite for continuous improvement
- Takes ownership and empower others

Context of the position

Other information

- Domestic/International travels are required to fulfill the responsibilities (*subject to COVID situation)
- Locations of coverage in Japan:Iwate, Yamagata, Tokyo, Yokkaichi, Hiroshima, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, Uozu

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