HR Planning Team Member (Use your Japanese skills – Enhance Your Corporate Skills)

ZenGroup Inc.

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Internet, Logistics / Transportation
  • Salary ¥280,000 / Month (Or more per month, plus twice yearly bonus, etc.)
  • English Level Fluent
  • Japanese Level Fluent
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Yes

Job Requirements

◆Must Have Skills

  • ・Native English Speaker
  • ・Fluent Japanese (JLPT N1 or equivalent) *Test not required
  • ・Over 1 year of HR experience (especially as an OJT instructor) or approximately 3 years of experience as a trainer in a private company (no specific requirements for recruitment or labor relations)

◆Preferred Skills

  • Additional HR experience (recruitment, labor relations, etc.)
  • Experience in planning and holding company events
  • Experience in developing and implementing MVV (Mission, Vision, Values)
  • Skills in automation and data analysis (coding not required)



  • ・英語・母語
  • ・日本語・流暢 (JLPTN1以上) *テスト資格なしOK
  • ・人事経験1年以上(特にOJT講師)または 民間企業でのトレーナー経験3年程度


  • その他人事経験(採用、労務系 など)
  • 会社イベント立案、開催
  • MVV(ミッション・ビジョン・バリュー)立案、作成、定着業務
  • 自動化やデータ分析スキル(コーディング不要)


Job Description

<About Us>

◆Who We Are

We are ZenGroup, a global e-commerce company based in Osaka serving customers all around the world. We are a diverse team representing 30 nationalities, 6 continents, and providing our services to the world in 19 languages.

◆Company Overview
ZenGroup Inc. is composed of four divisions: ZenMarket, an intermediary buying service for Japanese products unavailable overseas; ZenPlus, a cross-border e-commerce site selling Japanese goods internationally; ZenPop, a subscription service delivering Japanese pop culture items worldwide; and ZenPromo, a one-stop solution for Japanese companies seeking to expand abroad, offering services from marketing to shipping. Our mission is to spread Japanese culture globally through various business initiatives.

◆Why we are hiring
We are seeking a candidate for a position in HR Planning, with primary responsibilities including creating and conducting training programs, and planning and holding events. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive workplace environment. We want an HR team member who is passionate about building such an environment. You will be part of the HR Planning Team within the General Affairs Department. Currently, the team includes two members, one Japanese male and one Canadian male who is fluent in Japanese. You will handle various training programs and company events. Due to the wide range of tasks, they are seeking an additional member to assist with employee education and planning and promoting company systems.

<About the Position>

◆Position Title
・Human Resources Planning team member

・Create and conduct training sessions (in both Japanese and English; primarily Japanese, but English is possible upon request)
・Handle DE&I tasks (planning systems, applying for certifications)
・Perform HR Business Partner (HRBP) duties
・Plan and hold events

◆Employment Type
・Permanent employee (Full Time)
※ Probationary period of 3 months
・On-site work (Remote Work not available)

◆Working Hours
・9:15 ~ 18:15
・Flex time available: Core time 10:00 - 16:00 (8 hours of actual work)
*Up to 2 hours Lunch break
・Two days off per week. (Saturday, Sunday)
・Year end and new years holidays (4 days)
・Total 26 paid days off per year (Increases year over year)

・¥280,000  or more per month(Based on previous experience and ability)
・Bonus twice a year (June and December)

・Raise once per year
・Transportation Allowance (Up to 30,000 per month)
・Relocation Allowance: ¥100,000 available for applicants relocating to Osaka from outside the Kansai region.
・Overtime Pay (Paid by the minute)
・Complete social insurance (workers' compensation, employment, health, welfare pension)
・Business casual dress code(No suit required)
・Qualification acquisition support system
・Training system (job-specific, level-specific training)
・In-house club activities (karaoke, day camps, etc.)
・Monthly company events
・Free tea and coffee
・Maternity and Paternity leave

<Who We Are Looking For>


・Excellent communication skills
・Strong logical thinking
・Vision-driven mindset

◆Hiring Process
・First Interview - Hiring Team (45-60 mins, Online or In-person)
*Translation & Logic Tests (Excluded for Online Interviews)

・Second Interview - CEO and Planning team member (45-60 mins, In-person required)

Travel Reimbursement up to ¥27,000 available for applicants outside the Kansai region

*Translation & Logic Tests (If not completed during the first interview)

・Third Interview - HR Team (30-60 mins, Online or In-person)

*Company Culture Test

Hiring Decision







・Eコマース業界への参入を検討している日本企業には、グローバルなお客様にベストな「Made in Japan」を宣伝頂ける、我々の自社ECモール・ZenPlusを通してお手伝いをさせて頂いています。





※ 使用期間:3ヶ月
・現地勤務 (リモートワーク不可)

・9時15分 ~ 18時15分


・社会保険完備 (雇用保険、労災保険、健康保険、厚生年金保険)
・時間外手当 (1分単位で支給)


・第一面接 - 採用チーム (45-60分、オンラインまたは対面)
*翻訳テスト&ロジックテスト (オンライン面接では実施しない)

・第二面接 - 代表と企画チームメンバー (45-60分、対面必須)
*翻訳テスト&ロジックテスト (第一面接で未実施の場合)


・第三面接 - HR企画チーム (30-60分、オンラインまたは対面)


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Kawaramachi, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 541-0048, Japan

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ZenGroup is a Japanese proxy shopping service where you can buy from thousands of online stores. Our international team based here in Osaka provides you with the best online shopping experience so you can buy... read more about ZenGroup Inc.
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