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ASICS Running Apps – HR Assistant

by Race Roster

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Dec 01, 2021
Race Roster

Job Description

ASICS Running Apps – HR Assistant


Kihachiro Onitsuka founded ASICS in 1949 to realize his desire to nurture the youth of Japan through sports and contribute to the development of society. Our founding philosophy, “Anima Sana In Corpore Sano (A Sound Mind in a Sound Body)”, represents our wish for people all over the world to live healthful and happy lives in both body and mind.

The ASICS brand is especially well known for its connection to running and for producing extremely high-quality running shoes. To strengthen our commitment to runners, we are expanding our investment in running-related digital services, i.e. running event technology (Race Roster™), AI run-coaching apps (the ASICS Runkeeper™ app), and other exciting platforms that will help us better serve the running industry. Combined, these projects and products makeup ASICS Running Apps. 

Our mission?in the past, today, and into the future?is to contribute to a healthful and sustainable society and to bring joy to the people of the world through sports. Sports are an important element in living longer healthy lives, in feeling more fulfilled, and in crossing national and cultural boundaries to bring the world together. If you are looking to join a fun and innovative company focused on the booming digital health and fitness industry, this is the place for you!

Position Overview

As a HR Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting daily HR functions. You will support the HR team by assisting with the company’s full-cycle recruitment efforts. Day to day, you will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of employee files and our Human Resource Information System while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality. This position requires flexibility as we respond to new business and customer requirements, while being able to quickly adapt to new strategies and priorities as they evolve.

This position is open to internal and external candidates.


  • Complete administrative duties to support internal and external HR functions and corporate initiatives
  • Perform and schedule pre-screens, interviews and reference checks on potential new hires as directed
  • Maintain and update recruitment folders in real time
  • Where needed assist the HR team in other recruitment tasks 
  • Assist in applying for and providing documentation required for employment grant opportunities
  • Assist with onboarding tasks of newly hired team members
  • Maintain HR related calendars and engage with internal stakeholders as needed
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of HR related documents, training materials, internal documents and policies
  • Contribute towards employee engagement initiatives, wellness events, retreats and other professional development activities
  • When required provide information to employees in regards to onboarding, corporate policies and programs, and HR related inquiries
  • Maintain various people surveys  and data, preparing necessary personnel reports for management as needed
  • Perform administrative and organizational duties as directed, including the potential for various ad hoc or special projects as assigned
  • Meaningfully participate in diversity and inclusion initiatives across the ASICS Running Apps teams 

Education & Experience

  • Completion of post secondary education in Human Resources
  • Strong computer skills, including Mac OS.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence with strong people, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Focus on teamwork and professional demeanor
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Sound decision making skills and independent judgement

Performance Measures

  • Effective completion of assigned tasks
  • Efficient use of time and resources
  • Continuously learning and improving in your role
  • Quality of work performed
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other employees at all levels of the organization

The successful candidate for this role will become an employee of Race Roster North America Corporation (RRNA), a subsidiary of ASICS Corporation – a Japanese multinational corporation. Race Roster was founded in London, Ontario in 2011.



Core values

Personable, Integrity, Expertise, Trustworthy

Application instructions

Send all cover letters and resume’s to

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