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HR Compliance Specialist EMEA

Location: Johannesburg South Africa
Job ID: 1019211HV
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2022
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources

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About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara combines technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers' experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining IT, operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. Come join our team and our employee-focused culture and help drive our customers' data to meaningful customer outcomes

What you'll be doing
  • Ensure processes used comply with Company policy and procedure, and meet all compliance requirements for EMEA
  • Partner with Recruiting and HR Shared Services to drive effective compliance with government regulations relating to recruitment, selection, and onboarding
  • Build strong and effective partnerships across global ER and team members, other People Teams, Employment Law, and other compliance partners, including managing external vendors
  • Monitor the reporting schedules and ensure all required laws and compliance reports are completed and filed on time, and that all records are maintained in accordance with regulations and Hitachi Vantara's record retention guidelines
  • Partner with cross-functional teams (including People Analytics, Recruiting, People Business Partners, and DEI), conduct internal audits to investigate, and identify, areas of concerns relating to EMEA labour laws compliance, and recommend corrective actions
  • Serve as a point of contact for all compliance related concerns raised by HRBPS and HR advisors
  • Assist with compliance projects, including Affirmative Action, background screens and employment eligibility.

What you bring to the team
  • 3+ years of experience in managing compliance programs, including advising and/or consulting, for companies with a global workforce
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EEO regulations, employment laws, and HR practices
  • Experience working at a global organization on compliance and equal employment opportunity programs
  • Demonstrable ability to develop cross-functional relationships to help drive results
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and balance multiple issues and assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related discipline or equivalent work experience, and 5+ years of related experience.

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

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and flexible arrangements. 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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