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Senior Manager / Deputy General Manager-Global HR Data - Pune

Posting Country:  India
Date Posted:  23-Feb-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Job Description

Role Profile:

Define the Data Strategy for all HR systems globally and drive Data Governance across Vodafone (including Data Governance Processes, Data Standardization, Data Quality & Data Stewardship). Lead a team of data analysts (including indirect SSC teams) in the delivery of technical data and data strategy expertise for all HR BAU processes, SuccessFactors and other HR Operations projects.


• Detailed knowledge of HR data and reporting systems (SAP HR PA/OM, SuccessFactors, SAP BI/BO) and integration between SAP and non -SAP systems
• Strong HR generalist with operational understanding of all main HR process areas (Core HR/Personnel Administration, Learning and Development, Resourcing, Reward, Performance Management etc.)
• Experience of delivering HR data elements in ERP projects and programmes within an international environment
• Very strong communication skills – verbal and written, adaptable in presentation of information to all parties
• Experience in advising/coaching others, problem analysis, developing recommendations and communicating solutions 
• Strong relationship and stakeholder management up to senior level managers
• Excellent analytical and excel skills
• Strong on operational delivery and focus on customer experience

Key Responsibilities

Data Strategy
• Define the Data Strategy & Data Standards for all global HR Systems (including Successfactors, third party systems & apps)
• As Data lead for SuccessFactors, lead the development of a future fit data model in SuccessFactors working closely with the project team and solution architects. Provide expert insights and experience to the SF project team and local markets
• Conceptualize and build the future data team operating model to manage the complex data landscape due to SF project and waved implementation. Ensure consistency of data across SF & EVO
• Support project teams in successful integrations arising out of M&A activity (from a data perspective.
• Operate as HR data centre of excellence and single point of contact for all relevant parties to ensure global alignment and consistency where HR data is used as a master data source for reporting, different interfaces and subsystems, including design changes to build best practice and system improvements.
• Define and implement efficient user friendly HR data processes, practices and principles minimising manual steps and driving data automation.


Data Governance
• Lead data governance across all HR data to ensure a cross system consistent, reliable and sustainable set of master data that drives business value
• Defining data governance policies and processes across all relevant master data domains & HR Systems ( EVO, SuccessFactors & other third party tools /apps)
• Define & drive built of a futuristic data quality tool for SuccessFactors to ensure data quality across entire SF modules.
• Ensure practices that adhere to the principles of the standard data quality dimensions and own the definition of quality
• Drive collaborative efforts between business and functional areas, resulting in the ability to aggregate across disparate data siloes
• Define the roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of data
• Drive efforts to build a robust business glossary, associated metadata, and data lineage ( i.e. SF Data Dictionary)
• Define and monitor performance and quality metrics
• Design and implement rules for global HR data management and a common approach for data optimisation


Data BAU
• Lead a team of data analysts to manage global HR data, data quality & ensure smooth execution of global processes like annual reward review, talent management and organisational health check.
• Support local markets and group functions in data cleanse and reorganisation activities; Track the quality of data in the system to ensure correct data for key processes and downstream systems
• Lead the HR super-user community for global data quality, working practices and administration processes to ensure regular best-practise sharing and education on relevant changes to the system
• Contribute to the development and delivery of a cross functional operating model enabling systems of record and innovation to deliver operational HR reporting, HR analytics, HR predictive analytics and cross functional analytics (utilising HR data) effectively.
• Support the HR Operations team on projects end to end to deliver high quality, comparable global HR data.


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.