Location:  Niseko or Furano, Hokkaido, Japan

Contract term: Full Time

Work hours: 5 days (40 hours) per week

About H2 Group

H2 Group has been at the forefront of innovation in the Niseko region since 2003. Since that time, we have expanded our operations to become a full-service consultancy offering project management, real estate services, property management and accommodation. We are a tight-knit, international team spread across offices in Niseko and Furano.

Our Culture

As a H2 Group employee, you will be joining a service-driven team that is committed to outstanding performance and results. We are equally committed to our employees as a team, and to the joys of living and working in Hokkaido’s amazing alpine environments.

Our mission is to create sensational memories for our owners, guests and clients.

The Role

As the leading property manager of luxury accommodation in the Hirafu area, our Asset Management division has an extensive list of properties that require meticulous attention and care. Applicants will be responsible for leading a team of staff to ensure managed properties are kept in good condition throughout winter and summer to retain property value and rentability.

Key responsibilities

  • Training, organizing and supervising a small team of maintenance and groundskeeping staff.
  • Reporting property maintenance issues to colleagues and actively driving the process that ensures the issues are repaired and resolved in a professional manner.
  • Regular inspections of properties under H2 Group management to ensure the highest levels of professional property management.
  • Performing basic maintenance and repair activities where required (changing light bulbs, checking boiler settings, etc).
  • Organising 3rd-party suppliers to complete other, more technical, repairs.

Skills we are looking for

  • Someone with an eye for quality and doing things right. We manage a number of high value properties for discerning owners and so our workmanship must exceed expectations.
  • Someone with an attention to detail. Being able to fill in maintenance reports and inspection reports clearly and accurately is an important part of this role. Someone who can notice small issues before they become more serious.
  • Basic property maintenance knowledge and experience.
  • Experience supervising a small team of staff if preferred.
  • Technical trades skills like carpentry or plumbing is preferred but not required.
  • This role will spend time outdoors, so we require someone who enjoys moving a lot during the day and working with their hands. Someone who is happy to work outside.
  • Ability to use tablets and smartphones.


  • Japanese Driving License or International Driving License required.

What we offer

  • Salary is between ¥300,000 – ¥420,000 monthly depending on experience
  • Bonus scheme – outcomes based on personal and business performance.
  • Company uniform and work wear will be provided.
  • Annual leave and national holidays
  • Pension and healthcare contributions
  • Subsidized staff accommodation may be available
  • Employee relocation allowance may be available if moving from another city.

Apply now

If you think you meet the description outlined above and want to join one of the most successful teams in the area, please contact our careers team with your resume and cover letter. We will contact you if you have the skills we are looking for.

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