Data Direct Networks

  • HR Manager

    Job Locations IN-Remote/India
    Job Posted Date 5 months ago(11/6/2018 6:16 AM)
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  • Overview

    DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

    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.  In addition, this role will have a dotted line to the DDN India Country Manager. 

    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 and drive the DDN India recruitment processes;
    • 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;
    • Partner effectively with the Country Manager, Engineering Director and other Business Line Manager/s to manage and drive HR and recruitment needs including career interventions.
    • Stakeholder Management – work closely to manage expectations, deliverables and business outcomes.

    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 skills 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:                     

    •  Any degree required, MBA or an advanced degree in HR preferred


    • 8 + years of relevant work experience in a HR role as part of an international /matrix structured organisation.
    • Experience providing HR support in an IT/Software environment
    • Start-up experience preferred 

    DDN Core Characteristics

    DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities: 


    Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives. 

    Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable. 

    Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful. 

    Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.


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


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