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Senior Manager, Total Rewards

Posted 15 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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This role entails the design, development, and execution of C&B programs in Japan. The incumbent will play a crucial role in providing analytical and operational support for the implementation of Total Rewards Policies. This involves attracting, retaining, and motivating talent to foster a high-performance culture within the organization.

Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Lead C&B programs in alignment with established policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance of compensation and benefits standards with company policies and relevant regulations.
  • Manage annual compensation projects and initiatives, including bonus calculations, salary reviews, annual performance appraisal processes, and budgeting.
  • Collaborate with business leaders and partners to design, develop, and review compensation plans and C&B initiatives supporting business goals.
  • Provide training to line managers on the intricate use of HR and Compensation policies.
  • Prepare and monitor the compensation and benefits budget, ensuring regular reporting and necessary adjustments.
  • Provide project management support for complex benefit projects, translating business needs into project plans, conducting impact assessments, and defining milestones, timelines, deliverables, and quality standards.
  • Analyze C&B market surveys, benchmark best practices, fine-tune HR-related systems, and propose initiatives to enhance the company's market position in talent attraction, reward, and retention.
  • Complete mandatory reporting as required by rules and regulations.
  • Take the lead in the Health and Safety Committee.

Education & special trainings:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university required.
  • Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field is preferred.

Qualifications & experience:

Minimum of 6 years professional experience in the areas of human resources.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in C&B or a related functional specialty.
  • Solid operational experience, including managing Total Rewards.
  • Knowledge of country labor laws.
  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders across business units and functions to align on solutions.
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer relations and building strong, influential relationships at all organizational levels, with a problem-solving and proactive service orientation.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with Japanese (Native Level), English (Business Level) Experience in people management, including leading and supervising teams, overseeing employee development, and fostering a collaborative work environment.

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Home to over 43,000 thousand employees worldwide, and $984 million spent on R&D in 2020 we are a career destination for results-driven individuals looking to make a difference in the world.

Active in 45 countries
43,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 30 years