Human Resources Generalist

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • December 11, 2023
Apply from Japan Only
(You must live in Japan to apply)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Native
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Junior or above

About the Company

At nanameue, Inc., our focus is to connect people through social media. nanameue, Inc. started in May of 2013 with roots in Japan and Thailand. With growing teams, nanameue, Inc. has built one of Japan’s top SNS applications with over 6.5 Million registered users.

With a global mindset, nanameue is built with people from a variety of different cultures from Japan, Thailand, the US, England, Sri Lanka, and Australia, to name a few.

Our goal is to build a virtual space where everyone can have their presence as themselves and welcome to forgive and accept everyone as they are.

We are looking for an HR Generalist to build strong relationships with Nanameue's employees and assist them with their human resource needs. The HR Generalist will collaborate with the HR manager, team leads, managers, and management to coordinate various HR initiatives across the company.



  • Serve as a point of contact to team members, answer questions, and help employees navigate all aspects of HR
  • Partner with and support the HR manager to drive the team’s talent strategy and organizational changes
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment as well as professional growth
  • Work with the HR Manager in the recruitment of technical and non-technical positions
  • Support in the delivery of HR programs and processes related to workforce planning, employee engagement, performance reviews, promotion process, talent development, and overall talent management
  • Support on-boarding and off-boarding processes
  • Maintain and update work regulations & employment contracts with our Labor and Social Security Attorney
  • Communication with external partners such as Labor and Social Security Attorney and lawyers
  • Assist in drafting company policies, getting approvals
  • Maintain work regulations and employee database
  • Remain up to date on local employment legislation and compliance
  • Help drive employee engagement across the organization and be an ambassador of nanameue’s culture
  • Be proactive in helping improve company culture as well as HR support



Must have

  • 1+ years of experience as an HR generalist in a startup environment
  • Experience in Recruitment and sourcing candidates
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and action-oriented environment and is exceptionally organized
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills with experience building relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Can work collaboratively across all teams
  • Strong desire to help others and intellectual curiosity about people and organization issues
  • Knowledge of Japanese labor law
  • An outgoing and friendly attitude


Nice to have

  • Have supported the scale of programs and processes in an accelerated growth phase
  • Have experience working in tech companies (small to mid-sized)
  • Have interests in web3 fields
  • Heavy users of SNS



  • Fluent Japanese 
  • Business level English



  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus plus standard social security insurance
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • Flextime: Core time 11:00 to 15:00
  • Holidays: Annual leave, Summer as well as Winter Holidays, Childcare, and Family care leave (Will be adjusted as per shift)
  • Support in buying the needed items to make your work easier: applications, a large monitor, even a good chair (unfortunately, pajamas not included)
  • Transportation allowance OR if you live near the office, we will give you 20,000 JPY monthly towards your rent
  • We will subsidize books, language courses, conference tickets, and even paid apps.

nanameue's story began in May, 2013. This start-up with roots in Tokyo and Thailand was founded to build connections between people through social networks. And now nanameue has over 40 people in Tokyo building one of Japan's top chat applications.

With around 6.5 million registered users in the first 3 years, their engineers have the opportunity to take on complex but rewarding technical challenges.

Being an international company, approximately half of their members come from overseas: they have members from places like Thailand, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Australia, and Brazil. And nanameue use English as the official company language.

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