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La Prairie is the leader in luxury skincare, present in 70 countries around the world.
Synonymous not only with luxury, the La Prairie name evokes innovation, performance, high-touch service and Swissness — the purity, precision and excellence inherent to the extraordinary land that saw the brand’s inception in 1978.
La Prairie endeavors to fulfill a quest for timeless beauty through the highest standards of advanced technology combined with exquisite formulations and elegant packaging — elevating science to art.

Human Resources Director, Japan


Tokyo, JP, 106-0047

Contract Type:  Permanent - full-time

Key Responsibility:

HR Related:

Employee Management 

  • Under the global business strategy and local regulations, establish and update the HR policies and guidelines, including employee handbooks, onboard orientation materials, and other related HR policies
  • Manage the annual performance management process in accordance with the global guidance
  • Manage the HR and admin company legal issue to protect and ensure the company’s benefits in aligned with government regulation


Employee Engagement

  • Develop strategy and initiates to drive for higher employee engagement level for staff retention
  • Staff activity (including birthday party, annual party) organization and manage regular labor union activities within the budget
  • Support Global and Regional Initiatives in employee engagement


Recruitment and Retention

  • Following the headcount plan to recruit suitable candidate with effective channels; Update the JDs to satisfy the filing and recruitment needs;
  • Organize new employee orientation programs to understand La Prairie working process and culture
  • Identify employee training and development programs to support development needs
  • Develop employee retention plans
  • Develop employee succession plans


BA Management 

  • Handle the BA hiring and remuneration calculation by working with 3rd party and sales team
  • Closely monitor BA turnover rate and develop retention plans
  • Plan, analyze, and monitor the BA cost according to annual budget


Administration Related:

Office Management

  • Manage office administration, cleaning company, HR and Admin related legal, and office rental contract, etc. to ensure smooth office operation


Office Vendor Management and Budget Control

  • Annual budget planning and execution of office expenditure to ensure the activities are conducted within established budgets
  • Manage the office suppliers, and negotiate the cost-effective price



  • Strategic thinker and can be a change agent
  • Detail oriented and number sensitive
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good time management, able to prioritize work and can work under pressure



  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • At least 15 years experiences in HR & Admin function and at least 5 years management experience
  • Good command of both spoken and written English & Japanese