HR Administrator

About us

TELL is Japan’s premier not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the best, most effective support and counseling services to the international community, specifically to address the country’s growing mental healthcare needs.


Reporting to the Executive Director, we are looking for a skilled HR Administrator who will support and nurture talent by developing policies, managing processes, and ensuring legal compliance. The HR Administrator will be responsible for HR and other administrative tasks in order to make TELL the optimum work environment.

This person will support the finance manager to calculate salary, overtime, and ensure proper compensation of wages and benefits. Depending on requirements, there may be non-HR related finance and accounting tasks where support is needed. 

TELL is a growing organization, and the HR Administrator will contribute to TELL’s culture as an NPO by providing and implementing turnkey solutions that attract and retain the best possible human resources. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and preservation of human capital
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall operational strategy
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management
  • Calculation of salaries, overtime and so on, along with some non-HR finance duties 
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Develop employee rulebook improvements and performance reviews 
  • Prepare job descriptions, post ads, and manage the hiring process


Locations and Commitments:

  • WFH or Hybrid WFH/WFO
  • Work Hours per month (week): a minimum of 112 ~ hours per month dedicated to this role (28 hours a week)
  • Remuneration: ¥330,000 a month (¥3,960,000 per annum). One month’s bonus at end of the year at the discretion of ED
  • All commutation, holidays, health and welfare benefits included 
  • Performance Review once a year


Candidate Requirements 

  • Japan Resident, nationality not important (but must have proper visa) 
  • Proven HR experience (5+ years) as manager, administrator or other HR position. Sound knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, legal, employee admin, etc.)
  • People-oriented and results-driven
  • Fully Bilingual – able to discuss issues with local labor office and social insurance attorney 
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or Google Suite 
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team with other TELL functions, as well as with the TELL Board. 


Please send resumes and cover letters to