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People Insights Manager

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to build and lead an HR reporting team while accelerating our data driven journey in HR?

We offer the role of Global HR Reporting Manager whereby you can build a growing HR reporting team that provides people insights to business leaders and HR to make better data-driven people decisions. You have the chance to make a step change in all aspects of HR reporting and build upon the foundation that has been created over the past years. 

You are part of the PeopleServices leadership team responsible for Service Delivery & Systems and you have 3 direct reports helping you deliver on the HR reporting agenda. 

This role will develop and executive the HR reporting strategy and roadmap and is responsible for managing the build out and continued maintenance of HR reporting and data visualization initiatives in SuccessFactors and Crunchr. The role ensures users understand the data architecture to ensure accurate and consistent global reporting. It also oversees continuous improvement projects to increase end user adoption of self-service reporting solutions. The reporting manager will also build and govern reporting guidelines, design processes and reporting standards. 

To succeed, this position fosters the development of a growing reporting team and demonstrates strong influencing and stakeholder management skills to deliver results through others. 

The role requires a deep understanding of global HR processes, HR data structures and data privacy requirements. 

Key responsibilities

  •      Develop and execute a multi-year HR reporting strategy/roadmap incl. plans for dashboards, creating insights, reporting capability building and standardizing processes
  •      Build and lead a growing global HR reporting team
  •      Provide technical leadership to the team and foster the growth of their skills and behaviors in line with the company values
  •      Proactively recommends and drives improvements and solutions to increase the adoption of self-service reporting capabilities and to improve the employee experience within         HR
  •      Serve as a HR reporting and dashboards subject matter expert and partner with HR CoEs, HR business partners, business leaders and cross-functional teams to understand         their reporting needs and advises on the best reporting solutions to meet those needs
  •      Coach HR stakeholders and business leaders on HR reporting tools and offerings within the organization
  •      Create guidelines and govern how HR data and reporting are managed within HR and across other functions
  •      Develop standard processes and checks to streamline HR data and reporting work requests and ensure adherence of those requests to the GDPR

What do you bring?

  •      10+ years of overall experience. Minimum 5+ years of experience providing human capital insights/reporting services at a large global organization
  •      MS/MBA degree in mathematical, business, I/O Psych, human resources, or related area
  •      Demonstrate curiosity and thought leadership to challenge and incorporate best practice and drive continuous improvement
  •      Experience designing end-user dashboards to uncover people insights and answer critical workforce questions
  •      High level of curiosity, asks questions and seeks to understand
  •      Communicate effectively across all levels for the organization
  •      Prioritize and manage multiple, and sometimes competing, projects and deadlines
  •      Able to work through complex issues and demonstrate mastery of the detail whilst holding the bigger picture
  •      Familiar with database and data warehouse concepts, with the ability to translate the needs of the business users
  •      Experience with the following technologies: SuccessFactors, Crunchr, Spotfire, BI or other data visualization tools

Become part of an outstanding company

AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:
•    a competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays;
•    participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan; 
•    travel expenses to and from work
•    opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role
•    Hybrid way of working

More information and how to apply

We welcome your online application via www.akzonobel.com/careers. Only online applications will be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Denise de Bock, Talent Acquisition Partner, +31 880 030 731, option 2. Or send an email to TalentResourcing.NL@akzonobel.com.

The recruitment process includes a selection of the best applications received through the system, interview rounds and further steps. An online assessment might be part of the selection process. 

An employment screening may be part of the selection process. 

Agency or sales calls are not appreciated


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 16093