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HR Specialist


Shinagawa, 13, JP

Req ID:  2091
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Position Summary

HR Specialist is focusing on HR operations (payroll, labor, recruitment, training, HRIS, etc.). Working with overseas COE members to support payroll calculations and hiring activities. Also work with HR manager to promote embedding Edgewell culture and improving employee engagement.

Universal Accountabilities


  •    Perform monthly payroll and bonus calculation process in collaborate with payroll specialist in Hong Kong and payroll vendor.
  •   Collaborate with internal accountants to support the payment and recording of salary- related expenses.
  •   Plan and implement process improvement to simplify and streamline the operations.


  •   Management and revision of employment regulations
  •   Time Attendance Management
  •   Implementation and reporting of health checkups, stress checkups
  •   Cooperation with company doctor and running monthly health committees
  •   Onboarding and Separation admin

Comp and Benefit:

  •  Benefit program management (group insurance, corporate pension, benefit one, etc.)
  •   Merit, bonus and reward administration
  •   Compensation and Benefit survey


  •  Collaboration with Talent acquisition Specialist in Shanghai and support for recruitment processes.
  •  Hiring and management of temporary staff (approximately 20 employees)


  •   Operation and management of in-house training program


  • HR data management with SuccessFactors


  • Plan and implement measures to embed Edgewell culture and improve employee engagement with HR Manager.


Required Skills and Experience

  •   Practical experience and knowledge of HR in general
  •   Experience in Payroll administration more than 3 years. (Must)
  •   English (TOEIC 730+, level of communication with payroll team staff in English: Speaking and writing (Must)
  •   High IT literacy (Excel: more than intermediate level)
  •   Communication skill
  •  Working experience as HR in multinational companyPreferred


Working Relationships

Reports to HR Manager (Japan)

Stakeholders (Internal):  Talent acquisition Specialist, Payroll Specialist, Reward Specialist, and Cmembers in Controllership

Stakeholders (External): HR Service Centre, Payroll outsources vendor

Job Tools

Microsoft Office Applications
Success Factors

Work Environment

Working location: Meguro Office (Tokyo)

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.