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Director, Human Resources & Gen Admin

Callaway Golf

Callaway Golf

Carlsbad, Japan

Last Updated: 6/28/22

Job Description

Callaway Golf Company is a leader in total performance, premium golf equipment and active lifestyle products while also being a great place to work! We are passionate and push the limits of innovation. We dare to be great while acting with integrity and respect. We stay hungry, yet humble. All while having fun and making golf enjoyable for everyone!

Our company is a blend of experience and diverse backgrounds, and our leaders have a strong history of building and selling successful initiatives. We are working to build a truly groundbreaking company, and we want top-notch people to join us in that mission.

General Summary: The Human Resources and General Affairs Director originates and leads HRGA practices and objectives that provide an employee-oriented and high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, standards, goal attainment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

Human Resources

  • Act as a strategic thought partner to the executives and have a business-focused mindset to help translate business objectives to human capital strategies.
  • Implement and regularly update an end-to-end workforce planning process, including design, plan, and deployment of the workforce strategy.
  • Anticipate and define the future talent needs, assess our readiness to compete in the future, and establish talent strategies to shape our talent investments for the future.
  • Responsible for developing and executing diversity, equity and inclusion strategies for the organization.
  • Formulate annual staffing plan and employee cost budget.
  • Assist hiring managers to attract and successfully recruit the very best people by planning and executing most suitable recruiting activities and offering competitive compensation.
  • Develop and improve performance management system and implement performance evaluation.
  • Formulate compensation policies and system with optimum compensation mix. Supervise payroll and benefits operations and attendance management.
  • Plan and execute corporate training programs to meet business needs and to support employees’ career development.
  • Facilitate internal communication between management and employees, and among employees.
  • Promote “Our Culture” by guiding values, principles and beliefs, goals for the workplace and Callaway global policies within the organization.
  • Prepare and revise the company rules and keep all employees informed about the latest rules.
  • Provide information, consulting, solution, mediation to management and employees on employee relations.

General Affairs

  • Search, contract, set up, layout, maintain, change and close the office facilities cost effectively.
  • Supervise overall GA services.
  • Plan and supervise the operation of company events.
  • Work with company lawyer on change of company registration and custody of legal documents including contracts, board meeting minutes etc.
  • Conducts Code of Conduct training
  • Respond to problems such as accusations and complaints from inside and outside the company.
  • In proceedings and trials, provide support such as contracting legal counsel and preparing documents.
  • Responsible for management and education for safety and health in the workplace.
  • Fulfill the duties as Tokyo office fire marshal designated by law.

Functional Criteria:

  • Education in bachelor’s degree and 8 -10 years of experience in HR and general affairs in a global company; experience in sporting goods/apparel and/or retail is preferred.
  • Strong commitment to corporate mission and values, and also to customer satisfaction
  • Strong leadership with basic management skills
  • A high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in both Japanese and English
  • Basic knowledge of Labor Standards Law and relevant laws in the HR/GA area
  • Sound and solid work style with a keen sense of risk.
  • Analytical & problem solving skills.
  • Strong negotiation and cost management skills.
  • Basic computer skills MS Word/Excel/Power Point.
  • Highly motivated, professional individual who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment
  • Understanding or experience of consumable goods and B to C businesses
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the golf or golf business a plus

Callaway Golf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Company Details

Carlsbad, California, United States
Our Brand Callaway was founded on the bold principle of creating demonstrably superior and pleasingly different golf products. That approach, coupled with a commitment to doing work we are proud of, has catapulted the company to a global leader in golf equipment and services. Creating innovative, high-performance golf equipment is a perpetual challenge. It demands a relentless commitment to be th...