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HR Data Governance Senior Manager

Country/Region:  ES
Job function:  HR

Location: Barcelona, Spain



The HR Global Data Management & Reporting will be responsible for the HR Data framework to ensure process robustness and highest data quality levels to support BU’s/BPs to make data driven decisions regarding people and to optimize HR performance bringing Speed, Simplicity and Employee Experience. The role will ensure excellence in HR Data Foundations and create business value through discovery and availability of trustworthy data, in a variety of business processes and knowledge domains.



At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities


  • Oversee the management of HR Data from various systems and sources, ensuring data quality, integrity, consistency, and completeness of HR data across all systems.
  • Responsible for the management of the People & HR Data Governance (Data Definitions, Data Collection, Data Mapping, Data Rules, Data integration, Maintenance of Metadata in Data Catalogue, Data maintenance, etc.) deploying all Group Data standards, security policies and procedures within the HR function.
  • Manage Data Quality Council / steering committee, contribute to data governance initiatives, raise data quality awareness inside HR function, manage and animate Data Governance community and train & support data stewards. 
  • Liaise when needed with IS for data architecture, data engineering, data integration, data governance, HR data analytics topics 
  • Manage HR data improvement initiatives, from scoping to implementation, ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget, and with high-quality deliverables. 
  • Support the implementation of People & HR Data Analytics and Reporting strategy if needed


We bring 

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers; 
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose; 
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset; 
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome; 
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity; 
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;


You bring



  • Experience of at least 3-5 years in working with complex data driven initiatives, ideally within the HR area with a good understanding of HR processes, metrics, systems, data and reports and familiar with Data management and data controls & standards. Project Management skills to pilot data related initiatives.
  • Data driven mindset with high level of quality standards and strong detailed orientation.
  • Collaboration, effective communication & Stakeholder management, change management.
  • Able to connect the dots and be the bridge between End users and technical teams. Work with cross-functional teams in Finance, IS, BU/BPs, HR teams
  • Methodic approach towards analysis. Multitasking skills, Critical thinking, analytical mindset to identify improvements by bringing insightful data
  • Strong understanding of Data Analytics (i.e. People & HR) to bring visibility and insights improving effectiveness




Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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