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People Data & Technology Lead

Location: Singapore Singapore
Job ID: R0003190
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2021
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Our Company

Since its founding in 1910, Hitachi has supported the development of society and the improvement of people's lives.  Throughout the world, Hitachi Group employees exemplify outstanding teamwork that transcends the boundaries of geographical regions and business fields.  Together, we share the Hitachi group identity and put it into practice worldwide.

At this exciting time in our growth Hitachi has established its Global Business Services (GBS) function to be the strategic partner for transforming and delivering business operations across the Hitachi group.  With a mission to deliver the best experience to employees and customers you will be joining a global team known for excellence and innovation. 

What you’ll be doing

The team within GBS is busy establishing the function, including the structure of the team, ways of working and processes.  To help guide that work, there is an opportunity for a People Data & Technology Lead to join us. 

Our People Data & Technology Lead will ensure that Hitachi’s HR Technology supports the timely, efficient, and accurate delivery of HR services to business managers and employees. The People Data & Technology Lead will work closely with the GBS and HRIT leaders to develop and implement the vision and strategies for HR Systems both locally and globally. They will oversee teams involved in systems architecture, implementation and maintenance, HR data reporting and physical records management across multiple regions involving legacy systems and Workday.

This role will collaborate with the GBS leaders, HR Centers of Excellence (HiNext), Subject Matter Experts, HR Business Analysts, IT Team, and vendors to support existing systems, implement system enhancements and deploy new HR technology solutions. The People & Technology lead will structure and provide leadership and development to the global HR Systems team.

A key aspect of this role will be contributing to the design, development and implementation of Hitachi’s HR Technology strategy globally. 

This role will be based from any of Hitachi office in India, Europe, the US or Asia and will work with colleagues globally – we have a One Team approach.

What you bring to the team

We’re looking for a team player, who is motivated by delivering great work and the Hitachi vision.  Some of the skills and experience we look for includes:

  • Deep understanding of HR technology, including requirements analysis, vendor procurement, implementation and support.  Experience working with Workday is desirable.
  • Successful history working as a HR systems leader in a global organization including defining global HR data standards
  • Knowledge of best practice and a mindset focused on continuous improvement, with a vision of HR digitalisation
  • Experience gained working in a global, matrix organisation is desirable
  • First class communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage and influence stakeholders
  • A data led approach with strong analytical ability
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills combined with a proactive and problem solving led approach

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

If, like us, you’re motivated by delivering first class services, thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment and want to help Hitachi to drive social innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

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