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Manager - HR, APAC IT

Pune, India
Human Resources


Job Description

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit
Eaton India Information Technology Center (EITC) is focused on the key objective of creating value for Eaton’s Enterprise IT needs and contributes to key strategic objectives by leveraging the talent base in global and regional initiatives that improve Eaton’s competitive advantage, standardization and drive cost out. EITC provides an environment and opportunity to accelerate individual careers in a challenging environment that provides exposure to a world class Information Technology footprint. Employees at EITC are currently part of a globally diverse team of IT professionals who own and deliver solutions to our internal and external  customers through capabilities in areas such as ERP, Engineering, Customer Facing Solutions, Business Intelligence, Architecture, Integration, Infrastructure, QA, Application development, Project Management, Security and Compliance etc.

We are currently looking for experienced  Manager HR responsible for partnering with the Global IT HR & Talent COE and other regional HR partners to provide functional leadership for the Information Technology employees and leadership in the Asia Pacific region, including the Eaton Information Technology Centre (EITC) at Pune.  This leader and his/her respective team deliver end-to-end HR support activities, while also partnering with regional leaders to delivering appropriate regional IT HR strategies to advance the talent capabilities of the region. Specific focus areas include: staffing, compensation and benefits, training and development, organizational design and employee engagement/retention.


This role is also be a member of the IT HR & Talent CoE that includes the HR leaders in IT from other geographies and sectors. Based at Pune, this role will also participate and contribute to the India HR council influencing local policies and decisions to support present and futuristic business requirements. Also, as a member of the EITC leadership team, this role will have direct influence over key talent development and growth decisions in turn contributing to the IT strategic goal of building global organizational capabilities for the function. Key Responsibilities of this position are :

A. Lead all Human Resources initiatives and processes spanning the entire employee life-cycle to Increase employee engagement, involvement, productivity, retention and development.

B. Plan for workforce requirement and partner with Talent Acquisition Center to “Hire Right”.

C. Plan for Employee Satisfaction Surveys, encourage maximum participation, help analyze and explain results, and coach managers and teams in action planning exercises, follow-through on action plans to increase scores on all dimensions of survey.

D. Provide guidance to managers group regarding employee coaching, counseling and discipline.

E. Establishing key HR processes (HR Functional Standard Works) in alignment with the Eaton Business System and global IT organization.

F. Reinforce Eaton’s Leadership attributes to sustain a culture of inclusiveness. Reinforce Eaton Ethics and support in Ethics investigations.

G. Develop salary recommendations for offers to new hires, promotions, equity adjustments and merit planning in lines with the overall Compensation and Executive Compensation Philosophy.

H. Develop and deploy Training and Development Portfolio in accordance with business and individual needs to ensure readiness of talent for current and future requirements of the organization.

I. Guide, support, orient and train employees and managers through the entire Performance Management cycle – Goals, Development Plans, Mid-Year Reviews, Year-end valuations, Calibrations, etc.

J. Develop talent by leveraging various tools and processes to ensure succession planning and leadership pipeline development. Recruitment and Selection Work with the India Talent Acquisition Center and contract service provider to meet the hiring plans within the stipulated timeline as per approved manpower requirements.

K. Support the leadership team in deployment and follow-up of HR initiatives

L. Create a positive employee relations culture through employee engagement, community social responsibility and other activities

M. Will create communication structure /channels to interact and influence IT leaders  and local HRMs within APAC in driving the long term talent strategy.


  • MBA in Human resources with 10 years or above of progressive human resource management experience
  • Experience should include development of HR systems and strategies, leadership and organizational development
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple initiatives, relationships and leverage diversity in a global enterprise.
  • Knowledge of Employment laws
  • Proven capability in getting results from self & team
  • Influencing the team, peers and other IT Enterprise leaders
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels
  • Facilitation skills and leadership development
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 046483