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HR Advisor

Location: Krakow Poland
Job ID: 1022914HV
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2023
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources

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Meet our Team

Operating as part of a Global Centralized HR Support Center, the HR Advisors (HRAs) are responsible for providing Human Resources administrative and staff support for Global HR, employees and managers. The HRA's primary responsibility is processing HR transactions via our internal case management tool, "AskHR", which includes direct client interface as well as research, analysis and report preparation. Fast pace, changing priorities, demanding clients are part of the environment. Work is generally of a critical, time-sensitive or confidential nature. HRAs will work in varying shifts allowing for support coverage during core business hours for their respective region.

What you'll be doing
  1. Process day to day HR transaction requests and queries submitted using Ask HR; Ensuring that all HR-critical administrative transactions are accurate and handled in a timely and compliant manner. Tasks include but are not limited to: (80%)
    Respond to Ask HR inquiries from employees and managers as per the defined guidelines.
    • Prepare payroll processing materials (i.e., increases, transfers, LOA's and terminations)
    • Prepare promotion, transfer and change of status letters and all required internal documentation related to such actions;
    • Process and prepare termination paperwork including settlement agreements where applicable and conduct exit interviews with terminating employees;
    • Assist CFHR with Manager follow up on various employee and organization related transactions via Taleo, People Direct, etc.
    • Prepare reports as requested based on specific HR data (such as job requisitions, new hires, HC, etc.).
  2. Assist with special HR projects - which can include plan, design, communication, and training and/or implementation logistics. (20%)


What you bring to the team
  • Min. 2 years of experience of working in a fast-paced, professional, global business environment such as in customer service and/or administrative support preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to work discretely on a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, professional, global business environment a plus.
  • Must be highly proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint and able to research, compile and clearly present information and data.
  • Administrative or Bachelor's degree in business related discipline desired
  • Must be fluent in English, fluency in another language is an asset.
  • Must be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and able to work independently on a virtual team.
  • Must be able to prioritize, problem solve and multi-task.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills.
  • Customer focused.
  • Comfortable navigating new tools and technology.
  • Ability to learn and apply quickly --as well as to dispense/share knowledge in a team environment.


Our Company

Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society.

Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage and we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.


Our Values


Research tells us that some applicants, especially those from underrepresented groups, can be put off from applying for roles if they need flexibility or feel they don't meet all of the set criteria. We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs.

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge
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