Japanese HR coordinator

What are you going to do?
As a Japanese HR Coordinator you will be the colleague who can be the cross-cultural bridge between the Japanese staff members and the many other nationalities that the hotel is proud to be the employer of choice of. Hotel Okura Amsterdam is a hotel with a strong connection with Japan and has many Japanese staff members (80) for which you will be responsible. Together with the other Japanese HR coordinator as your direct colleague you will be working in an enthusiastic HR team of professionals.

What can you expect as Japanese HR Coordinator?
You thrive in an international environment and feel like you are the bridge between the Japanese staff members and the Dutch/EU staff members. You need to have cultural awareness and to be able to understand and work with cultural differences.

You are someone who enjoys working in a vibrant and dynamic work environment, where every day brings something new.
As a Japanese HR Coordinator you will support in the recruitment of Japanese colleagues. You are responsible for the whole process from onboarding to the off boarding of colleagues for Hotel Okura Amsterdam. Besides this you are the sparring partner for the (Japanese) Departments Heads in their daily operation on HR related topics, such as performance evaluation, absenteeism and other HR related topics that might arise. You have administrative HR tasks and are responsible i.e. in assisting with Japanese staff related matters internally by corresponding with headquarters in Japan, monitoring and applying for the 30% ruling, preparing for the recruitment trip and corresponding with third parties related to recruitment (such as recruitment agencies) or onboarding/off boarding (health insurance, municipality, embassy). All in all, together with the other Japanese HR coordinator you are the go to person for any Japanese staff related matters within the hotel.

Working days & working hours
Working days are from Monday to Friday from 9: 00 - 17: 00, flexibility is expected of you to occasionally be present in projects and network events.

Who are you?
Of course we are primarily interested in you and what we as an employer can do for you. Nevertheless we expect from you that:

  • You are comfortable with communicating in Japanese orally and written, a level of business Japanese (keigo) is required
  • Good English skills are required, good Dutch language skills are preferred. You have experience within a similar position (1-2 years)
  • You can easily cope with changes and enjoy thinking of solutions
  • You think out of the box and have a hands on mentality
  • Previous work experience with Japanese is required, as you need to be aware of the Japanese business culture and customs.
  • Previous HR experience, or experience in expat management is highly valued. You will be the HR contact person for the departments that consists of many Japanese staff members.

Competences
To be able to execute this position well, we expect that you have at least developed the following competencies to a large extent.

  • Anticipate
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Accuracy

Human Resources
The HR team executes the total personnel policy for more than 400 employees per day and is a sparring partner for employees, department heads and MT members in the field of personnel execution. It is a very dynamic work environment, where no day is the same.

Who are your colleagues?
The HR team consists of a HR Director, two HR Business Partners, two HR Coordinators, a Payroll Administrator, a Trainingmanager and a HR-Trainee. 

What do we offer?

  • Extensive development opportunities in almost 30 different departments
  • Support by a training manager and E-learning system
  • Staff discounts in all our restaurants (Lucky you)
  • Great staff events (annual staff party, Sinterklaas, team outings)
  • Monthly health days for employees
  • Employee of the month (receives a dinner in one of our restaurants and an overnight stay)
  • Employee of the year (receives a complete trip to Japan) 

Contract:                     1 year, possibility to extend, we want you to stay!Salary:                        Group 7
Bonus:                        1 week salary if achieving you SMART Goals
Travel allowance:         As from 10 km commuting
Holidays:                     25 vacation days
CAO:                           The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering Industry
Training:                      Various possibilities

Are you interested in this position?If this vacancy appeals to you, we would like to schedule an appointment with you, to discuss why you would like this job and what you find important in a future job. So feel free to click on the button below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Okura

Since our opening in 1971 we have only one goal: creating an unforgettable stay for our guests. We do our utmost best to deliver the best quality and to fulfill every wish of our guests. Together we work hard to amaze our guests!

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

020 678 79 89
hr@okura.nl