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HR Manager

Japan - Tokyo


We are seeking a Human Resources (HR) Manager to lead and provide HR support for our Japan and South Korea office. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Regional HR, this position will work close other HR teams such as HR Business Partners, Benefits, Compensation, and Payroll to deliver an outstanding employee experience for our people. This role provides the rare opportunity to engage key partners across all levels and to work in a fast-paced environment with mentorship and guidance to hone your skills as a HR professional.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide regional HR support for Japan, S. Korea, and other regions as assigned.

  • Work with all key areas in the employee lifecycle to ensure good regional practices.

  • Work closely with other HR teams such as HR Business Partners, Benefits, Compensation, and Payroll.

  • Support roll out and implementation of relevant HR programs in support of business needs of the organization; and oversee optimization of resources and activity to provide high quality support across Expedia Inc.

  • Function as a generalist in a variety of Human Resources activities, including process, administrative, employee relations, and management of issues.

  • Resolve employee relations issues through a systematic approach.

  • Design and coordinate proactive programs, procedures, and plans relating to employee relations activities.

  • Provide guidance to managers and employees on employee relations issues, investigate formal employee complaints, make recommendations on the company's response to the employee, and ensure that legal requirements are met in terms of employee relations to minimize liability exposure.

  • Partner at all levels of the country, from General Manager, Country Manager, and leadership team to agent level employees.

  • Develop process improvement and optimize HR procedures, practices, and process flows.

  • Partner across Expedia locations to drive consistency, best practice sharing, and program implementation across the network.

Who you are:

  • Minimum of 5 years Human Resources generalist experience, or an equivalent combination of advanced training and experience in a rapidly changing environment. Experience establishing processes and procedures. Experience with Japan payroll processes a plus.

  • Experience with Japan labour laws and familiarity with other APAC jurisdictions.

  • You must be fluent in English and Japanese.

  • Experience working for a multi-national company strongly preferred

Why join us:  

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better –that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.   


Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. 


If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.  


Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® Cruise® and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit 


Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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Job Category
Human Resources Group

Job Function

Japan - Tokyo

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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