People Business Partnering

  • Location: Japan

  • 40% Remote working

  • Job type: Permanent

About the job

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one overarching mission - to work passionately, challenging ourselves and our industry every day, to build a healthier future by helping people, help themselves, bringing “Health in Your Hands”.

Our teams are building trusted & loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide, enabling better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. To fulfill this mission, we are embarking our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees in this journey because this is what will make us become the “Best Fast-Moving Consumer Healthcare (FMCH) Company In & For the World”.

We strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.

To achieve this, we need strong talent who will help us shape the future of our Consumer Healthcare business and challenge our industry. At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we aspire to create a work environment where people can thrive, grow, and be at their best every day. Our priority is working with integrity to improve the health and well-being of people and communities where we operate, working towards making a positive impact in the world.

Reporting to People Director, CHC Japan, People BP for CHC Japan is a pivotal and hands-on role that provides strategic & operational People & Culture support to designated functions across commercial and business partnering functions.

Our Team:

CHC People BP is responsible for;

  • Acting as a people and culture strategic partner for the leaders in scope

  • Contribute to the P&C agenda & roadmap to support the delivery of country business objectives

  • Implementing policies and processes in line with CHC P&C strategy

  • Developing & implementing local talent development program for CHC Japan in collaboration with other PBP

  • Help driving a solid CHC consumer centric culture and transformation Journey

  • Act as a change agent, open on the external world to evolve P&C practices

Please note that

  • The role requires to collaborate with CoEs such as Reward & Performance (compensation & benefit), Talent Acquisitions and Management within Regional P&C

  • Also requires to collaborate with People Services (payroll and employee experiences) in Global Business Services under Finance organization.

Main responsibilities:

P&C strategy

  • Contribute to the country P&C roadmap actions to support the country business objectives / functions objectives in the new autonomous CHC set up

  • Develop a strong collaborative relationship with the leaders, managers and employees

  • Partner with line managers across key P&C outcomes: recruitment, development & training, Recognition, Performance assessment, change management, culture & employee engagement, Diversity & Inclusion and individual employee matters.

People Attraction & Planning

  • Partner with CHC Talent Acquisition to coordinate all recruitment / mobility processes and attract the right talents into the organization

  • Partner with CHC local finance for close HC planning & monitoring

  • Partner with Reward & Performance CoE to implement international mobilities

People Recognition

  • Partner with regional CHC Reward & Performance and local to run compensation cycle and for gradings & pricings purposes in line with the validated governance

People growth

  • Counsel managers on most efficient organization design, structure and allocation of resources to deliver business challenges

  • Manage organizational changes

  • Drive local talent management process, enabling leaders

  • to build a strong Talent Pipeline to support and enhance business goals

  • to grow talents through relevant development programs

  • to foster mobilities across Sanofi functions & BUs, from & towards CHC

  • Drive local learning agenda for the country, leveraging Sanofi Group leadership programs, iLearn resources as well as the CHC capability building resources built by function excellence teams or locally

People services & experience (P&C administration)

  • Partner with Global Business Services People Services for day-to-day administrative procedures & Workday business processes.

  • Deliver day-to-day operational excellence to the business

  • Advice and counsel all levels of management on employee relations to manage and resolve employee issues reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.

  • Acts as the single point of contact at national level to drive transversal topics & coordinate common processes at national level, across Commercial Operations, and Global Support functions in scope


  • Member of the CHC P&C colleagues

  • Close interaction with Global CHC P&C COEs as necessary

  • Close collaboration with Regional P&C Team as necessary

  • Interaction with local Sanofi Group Japan P&C teams to ensure consistency & lean collaboration

About you


Human Resources experience or background is strongly required.

Soft skills:

  • Business and results oriented

  • Demonstrate advisory capabilities, with ability to build relationships & influence. Experience in interacting to interact with Senior Leaders.

  • Ability to drive change and CHC culture to fully meet consumer healthcare needs

  • Ability to understand and advise on P&C processes, functional areas, policies, local labor practices, procedures and compliance efforts.

  • Cooperate Transversally - Collaborate effectively with peers, stakeholders and partners across the business and Sanofi & CHC P&C matrix organization to positively impact business results.

Cultural traits / Challenger Mindset Behavior

  • TAKE ACTION - We drive results:

  • We are focused on delivering performance and ambitious outcomes

  • We implement & follow-through with agility to execute at speed

  • Role model our 4 values: teamwork, integrity, respect, courage

  • FEEDBACK - We challenge each other to grow:

  • We never back down from an opportunity to learn, to help ourselves & others grow through constructive recognition & developmental feedback

  • We double-down on strengths & act on areas for improvement

  • STRETCH – We differentiate where it counts:

  • We relentlessly challenge what good looks like to raise the bar within CHC & the industry

  • We boldly drive consequential change where it can make a real difference

  • VALUE TOGETHERNESS - We enjoy the ride together:

  • We all trust & support each other towards common goals

  • We win, we learn, we laugh, and we grow together

Technical skills:

In-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day employees management.


The ideal candidate for this position must be fluent in both English and Japanese, as they will be required to communicate effectively in a business setting in Japan and with regional stakeholders and participate in global business interactions.

Why choose us?

  • working closely with global team

  • We value People and Cultures

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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