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Rhythm Japan

HR Assistant

Human Resources – Niseko, Hokkaido
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Seasonal Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation From ¥1700 Depending on Experience

1x HR Assistant - Niseko (vacant)
1x HR Assistant - Hakuba (Filled)

Contract Period: 
Niseko - October 2018 (flexible) - May 2019 (Flexible) - Native/Fluent Japanese and fluent English
Hakuba - October 2018 - April 2019 (Flexible) - Filled
*In Japan the work week runs from Sunday to Saturday

Terms: Winter 2018/2019 Seasonal Position

Work Hours: Average of 35-40 hours per week during peak season, more in busier times and less in the shoulder season’s dependent on snow conditions & business demand 

Accommodation: Lodge style accommodation available starting at 16’000 JPY per week all inclusive

About us
Rhythm Japan has been operating since 2005 and since has grown into one of Japan’s most successful ski and snowboard rental and retail outlets. There are two main stores which are based in Niseko and Hakuba. Although there are about 30 staff employed year-round, each winter we require over 100 additional staff in Niseko and 50 additional staff in Hakuba to assist us in keeping up with customer demands for the best service and rental and retail equipment in town. We pride ourselves by staying true to our 6 core values 1. Innovation 2. Knowledge 3. Stoked 4. Communication 5. Respect - Community 6. Listen, and look to recruit people who reflect these. 

Your new role 
As Rhythm Japan’s Human Resources Assistant you will support the HR Manager with the operational duties that occur though out the employee life cycle. You will be required to translate all HR related documents from English to Japanese and act as an interpreter at times. Ultimately you will liaise between Japanese employees and the HR manager to help promote the HR function and company values throughout the organisation. 

What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you must be fluent in both English and Japanese as you will be required to translate all HR related documents. Health and safety experience is highly regarded.  You must have experience in HR or a similar role with relevant qualifications. You will maintain confidentiality when dealing with employee documents and be comfortable dealing with employee conflict, high volume on/offboarding administration and have intermediate to advanced skills in Excel. Experience in implementing staff benefit initiatives, event planning and understanding of Japanese Labour standards is highly desirable. 

What you’ll get in return
As a Rhythm employee you will be fully trained to deliver the Rhythm standard of customer service. In HR your customers are the Rhythm staff. You will have access to full staff benefits such as free fruit, vitamins, rental gear, discounted retail goods and invited to various staff parties, trips and dinners throughout the season. You will also have opportunity to spend more time on the hill with our flexible rosters. 

What you need to do now
If you have the skills and experience required for this role and reflect the culture and core values at Rhythm Japan apply now by clicking below. 

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  • Location
    Niseko, Hokkaido
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Seasonal Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    From ¥1700 Depending on Experience
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