Data Direct Networks

HR Manager-India

2 months ago
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DDN is The Leading Big Data Storage Supplier to Data-Intensive, Global Organizations For over 15 years, DDN has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and solutions which enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud.
Organizations leverage the power of DDN technology and the deep technical expertise of our team to capture, store, process, analyse, collaborate and distribute data, information and content at largest scale in the most efficient, reliable and cost effective manner. Our customers include many of the world’s leading financial services firms and banks, healthcare and life science organizations, manufacturing and energy companies, government and research facilities, and web and cloud service providers.
DDN's sustained Vision and execution have made us the World’s largest privately held data storage company. Our technological and market leadership comes from our long term investments in leading edge research and development, our relentless focus on solving our customers’ end to end data and information management challenges, and the excellence of our employees around the globe, all relentlessly focused on delivering the highest levels of satisfaction to our customers.
We create and bring to market the most advanced and innovative technologies to solve our customers' complex Big Data challenges. You can be proud to work for a dynamic company whose two founders are still actively involved in our operations, and which is helping improve the quality of human life throughout the World.

Job Description

We are looking for a top class HR Professional. This talented individual will be part of the DDN Global HR team, reporting to the Head of HR or their designate. The role will take the lead on the day to day management of the HR function within DDN India, working to deliver key HR projects in support of the business at DDN in India. They will provide professional business partner support to our DDN Innovators. They will participate in cross functional teams and will in this role gain broad experience and opportunities interacting at all levels of the business.


What will you be doing …
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
 Day to day management of the HR function;
 Deliver on HR projects; employee engagement, communications and performance management programmes aligned with the DDN HR strategy;
 Provide advice to management & staff on policy and procedural queries and employee relations issues,
 Complying with legislation and ensuring consistency;
 Take the lead on timely management employee relations issues with managers;
 Local lead on the delivery of DDN India on-boarding ensure it works in parallel with DDN global on boarding practices;
 Support the DDN recruitment processes; provide back up and support as required;
 Work to foster an environment of team work and co-operation;
 Assure accurate and compliant offer letter, contracts, employee files and other documentation;
 Support finance in the processing and governance of payroll and employee benefits;
 Ensure compliance and processes in regard to all work permits or immigration requirements such as visas, work permits etc.
 Management of local HR vendors;
 Additional duties that maybe assigned as required from time to time;

What you will have achieve …
Skills and Knowledge
 Experience of working autonomously and the ability to work on own initiative.
 Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple priorities simultaneously in a high volume, fast paced environment;
 Ability to build up relationships with all levels of employees within the business.
 Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and communications skills working in a complex and matrix business environment
 Business driven and people focused with excellent communication, interpersonal, influencing, change management and team working skills.
 Excellent knowledge of Human Resources best practices including Performance Management, Compensation and Rewards, Recruitment, Learning and Organisational Development, Employee Relations / Engagement and Talent Management.
 Strong vendor management kills and experience
 Business acumen and people acumen, with proven experience working with international business managers
 Ability to partner and engage across various teams and the business to deliver effectively
 Resilient
 Fluency in English essential;
 Excellent client service skills
 Proficiency in MS Office Products (Excel, Work; Outlook, Powepoint);

Education Required:
 BS/BA degree required, MBA or an advanced degree in HR preferred

 5+ years of relevant work experience in a HR role as part of an international /matrix structured organisation.
 Start-up experience preferred

DDN Core Characteristics


 DDN has a strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:
 Self-Starter – A pro-active orientation and the ability to operate independently to achieve goals.
 Success/Achievement Orientation – Ability to thrive in the face of adversity, drive to overcome all obstacles to reach goals.
 Leveraging Relationships – Orientation to leverage all relationships (internally and externally) to maximize personal and DDN successes.
 Problem Solving – Ability to understand a situation and to identify the best route to satisfy all concerned parties and enhance DDN’s brand.


DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.”


Thank you for your interest in joining DDN! 



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