Legal Manager - Employee Relations Legal Manager - Employee Relations …

Morgan McKinley
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan McKinley
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan McKinley
Great opportunity for a legal professional experienced to join a foreign multinational corporation specialising in fashion apparel in Tokyo.


  • This person would be part of the Japan legal team and focused specifically on employment relation matters. This would include handling workplace investigations, identifying labour risks and creating solutions.
  • Also providing consistent advisory support to key stakeholders, including HR and store managers.
  • Other core responsibilities would include conducting employee training on matters relating to the company's code of conduct and cultural values.
  • The position is standalone in Japan and reporting into the APAC director based in Singapore, and this person would be assisting with regional projects and initiatives.

Required skills

  • 5+ years relevant experience covering employee relations (ER) or labour law matters within Legal or HR
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence others
  • Native Japanese and Business / Fluent English

Preferred skills

  • Legal qualification is not required
  • Retail experience is beneficial, however any industry can be considered

About our client
Our client is a global brand with a diverse, international culture. They offer rich benefits from a workplace flexibility and mobility standpoint, as well as relaxed cultural characteristics

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Company Overview

As a global professional recruitment consultancy, Morgan McKinley connects specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries and disciplines such as Commerce & Industry, Financial Services and Professional Services companies.

We also have the capacity to remotely source, manage and supply talent to locations across the APAC region, with recruitment hubs in five key business and financial centres.

We have established ourselves as a preferred supplier to many of the major players in our specialist sectors, as well as with thousands of employers of SMEs/ start-up nature. Our worldwide network of offices and international candidate management system offers our clients and candidates the best talent and opportunities from all corners of the globe.

Our comprehensive command of traditional and innovative candidate sourcing methodologies, meticulous vetting and selection processes and pioneering candidate care programme allows us to deliver an unrivalled talent pool to all our clients, supported by detailed reporting capabilities and a selection of ancillary support services that ensures our service meets and evolves with their needs.

Our consultants are experts in their fields with a detailed knowledge of their local markets, averaging four years’ specialist recruitment experience working with clients ranging from SMEs and start-ups to multinational corporations. The expertise of our consultants is strengthened by rigorous quality management and review procedures, which continuously brings out the best from our consultants however the requirements evolve.

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