Manager, Talent Management - APAC



People & HR
Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023
We don’t need to tell you that Netflix is everywhere. Chances are you’re watching Netflix right now. What you might not know is just how much goes into building the world’s leading streaming service, with 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. It is the intersection of award-winning entertainment and cutting-edge technology, woven together by our Freedom and Responsibility culture and powered by some of the most innovative and collaborative talent in the world. At the center of this is the Netflix Talent team, who are responsible for identifying, attracting and developing Netflix's team of stunning colleagues.
Our Talent team supports our employees across the globe in a variety of ways, including supporting the development of our people’s skills and capabilities so they can do the best work of their lives at Netflix. We believe that the responsibility for the growth and development of our employees and leaders is shared between Netflix and all our employees. Our Talent Management team specifically plays a key role in this effort, and we are hiring a talent management professional to support our employees across APAC.
As a Manager, Talent Management & Learning you will work in close collaboration and partnership with a variety of internal partners to support and drive the execution of the Global Talent Management strategy and all things learning, growth, and development. This is a full-time, individual contributor position based in Tokyo, Japan, and reports to the Regional Lead, Talent Management.
Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

Strategic Partner

  • Advise on Talent Management Strategies, with a strong awareness of regional and functional needs and nuances
  • Act as a trusted advisor and thought partner to leadership and our HR Business Partners
  • Implement programs that will address business needs and support Netflix’s unique culture.
  • Support leadership development initiatives which enable managers to cultivate high-performing teams
  • Facilitate learning multiple delivery mediums, including in-person training, virtual training, digital learning, and innovative strategies as well as creating ways to assess impact and success.
  • Possess a strong "stage presence" and solid command of audiences large and small. Comfortable facilitating discussions on ambiguous or challenging topics. Can unify and focus a room to gain buy-in and consensus on highly contentious subjects while keeping participants engaged and supported.
  • Review, evaluate and report on Talent Management and learning program effectiveness; analyze feedback from the business, to ensure alignment of Talent practices with business needs

Learning Practitioner

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders, understanding the goals and strategies of the function/region.
  • Collaborate on key capabilities with HRBPs which will fuel the company’s creativity and growth
  • When needed, perform needs assessments and analyses to identify and prioritize opportunities to identify and improve gaps in behavior-based, skill-based, and knowledge-based competencies.
  • Set clear expectations for the development and implementation of learning solutions with stakeholders and partners
  • Where applicable, support and facilitate team and leader effectiveness sessions at senior leadership offsites

Project/Program Management

  • Responsible for programmatic planning, operations and communication (e.g. regional programs)
  • Collect and analyze feedback on targeted program components. Identify program efficiency and proactively identify program risks and opportunities
  • Partner on the central Talent Management strategy via agile project management workflows and planning
  • Maintain tracking of projects and key initiatives, working in close partnership with the broader Talent Management and other Talent GBP teams; familiar with Asana project management software
  • Work with Talent Management Coordinators to manage program operations, activities and contracting processes with learning vendors
  • Manage tracking of project budget and all associated spending
  • Where applicable, audit and approve vendor invoices

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about growing our culture, leaders and employees: you are thoughtful about what will provide the biggest impact to our employees and focus on delivering exceptional program experiences
  • Stays organized and has a high level of attention to detail and accuracy: you have strong project and program management skills, you manage your time well - you can balance multiple projects and multiple work streams simultaneously, and effectively prioritize, you can design scalable workflows that are effective and efficient
  • Effectively collaborates: You are a selfless team player, you are open to and respectful of different working styles, you welcome diverse perspectives and are open to feedback, you bring others along with you as you work on projects
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and navigates ambiguity well: you self-manage, take initiative, and work independently in an ever-evolving, fast-paced environment, you stay flexible and adapt quickly as situations change
  • Thinks creatively and outside of the box: You are resourceful and can think of creative solutions for problems without easy and straightforward answers
  • Holds a growth mindset: You’re someone who is curious and excited to learn and grow on our team
  • Has strong communication skills in both English and Japanese

Preferred Experience

  • You have experience in Training, Human Resources, Leadership Development, Talent Development / Talent Management, Organizational Development or related field
  • You’ve supported scaling local, regional, global initiatives
  • You’ve planned large scale programs or broader Talent efforts, specifically within the culture evolution or Talent Management, Learning & Organizational Development space
  • You’ve led Agile and/or design thinking workflows and operating methods
  • You are adept at use of survey and assessment tools to identify business needs and measure effectiveness of solutions
  • You have exceptional group process and facilitation skills to all audiences, including executive leadership
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status or disability status.
Netflix Japan will not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from recruitment agencies, and we will not be responsible for any related fees. Please do not forward resumes to our career page or employees.