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HR manager

About the job

Who You Are

You are a highly organized, self-disciplined, and self-motivated individual with a passion

for people operations. As the HR & Admin manager for our team in Korea, you will play a

pivotal role in creating a positive work environment where employees can thrive and

contribute to the success of our company. Although you are data-driven and analytical,

you are also a creative thinker – you are balanced in both IQ and EQ and can easily build

relationships with applicants, vendors, colleagues, and company executives. Your

dedication to excellence and your ability to manage multiple tasks with professionalism

and discretion will be instrumental in driving our HR and administrative functions forward

in Korea.

Highlights of What You’ll Do

Reporting to the CEO, you will play a crucial role in supporting our human resources and

administrative functions in Korea, ensuring smooth operations and fostering an engaging,

positive, and high-performing... work environment. A typical day will involve:

HR Administration:

 Manage all aspect of the employee lifecycle in Korea, including recruitment and

selection, hiring and onboarding, company orientation, offboarding, and employee

records management

 Handle payroll processing and ensure compliance with local labor laws and


 Maintain HR policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with Company values

and legal requirements

 Support performance management processes, including goal setting,

performance evaluations, and employee development initiatives

Recruitment and Talent Acquisition: Own the recruitment process, including job postings, interviews, and reference


 Collaborate with department heads to identify staffing needs and talent

development opportunities; coordinate to facilitate the interview process and

ensure a positive candidate experience

Training and Development:

 Support in creating localized training and development programs to enhance

employee skills and career progression

Employee Relations:

 Handle employee relations issues and conflict resolution in accordance with

company policies and legal requirements in Korea

 Ensure fair and consistent application of HR policies and procedures

Administrative Support:

 Manage office facilities and supplies when needed

 Ensure seamless administrative operations, including tax filing and vendor

payments in partnership with the Finance team

 Handle general administrative tasks in Korea as required

Compliance and Legal Support:

 Stay updated on labor laws, regulations, and compliance requirements in Korea

What You’ll Bring Along


 3-5 years of progressive HR and administration experience

 Degree or diploma in Human Resources Management, Business Administration,

or a related field

 Strong knowledge of HR best practices, employment law, payroll, and compliance

standards in Korea

 Team player with strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with

cross-functional and geographically dispersed teams

 Demonstrated ability to self-manage with a keen initiative; entrepreneurial and

able to work with minimal supervision Excellent ability to communicate confidently, verbally and in writing; a skilled

communicator virtually and in person

 Fluency in Koreaese; professional-level ability in English

 Exceptional working knowledge of Microsoft 365, including advanced skills in

Teams, Outlook, PPT, and Excel


 Agency or professional services experience is an asset

 Experience in a multinational environment or at a global company is an asset

What We’ll Give You

Job Details:

 Employment type: Full-time or part-time employment opportunities possible

 Working hours: Typical working hours are 9:00am to 6:00pm, but core hours are

not required. Employees are encouraged to flex their hours according to team and

company needs

 Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays in accordance with

Koreanese public holidays

 Annual leave: 10 days after 6 months; increasing according to applicable labor


 Total combined holidays and annual leave: 120 days + 10 days paid leave after 6


 Annual salary range: Commensurate with experience


 Autonomous and flexible work environment, including work-from-home

Growth Opportunities:

 High potential for advancement in a fast-growing company

Where You’ll WorkWhile this is a work-from-home position, the ideal candidate for this role will live and be

legally able to work in the Greater Tokyo Area, or be reasonably willing and able to

commute to Tokyo from time to time.

Who We Are

WPIC Marketing + Technologies drives revenue for global brands in China, Japan, Korea,

and SEA through data, analytics, e-commerce solutions, warehousing and logistics, and

essential support services. With more than 275 employees in offices across 7 cities,

WPIC is the world’s leading APAC e-commerce and technology consultancy. Our team

provides end-to-end market entry and growth solutions for global brands looking to

succeed in APAC. With more than 15 years of on-the-ground experience, WPIC has

successfully deployed over 650 organizations in the APAC region.

WPIC values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We strive to foster a workplace

in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to

in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s unique talents and strengths.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all

aspects of the selection process.

For more information, or to request accommodation, please email : [email protected]
Seoul South Korea


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