Sr. Consultant - HR DnA

General Mills

General Mills

People & HR
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2023

Job Description

India is among the top ten priority markets for General Mills, and hosts our Global Shared Services Centre. This is the Global Shared Services arm of General Mills Inc., which supports its operations worldwide. With over 1,300 employees in Mumbai, the center has capabilities in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Digital and Technology, Sales Capabilities, Consumer Insights, ITQ (R&D & Quality), and Enterprise Business Services. Learning and capacity-building is a key ingredient of our success.

Shift Timings - Regular


About General Mills
We make food the world loves: 100 brands. In 100 countries. Across six continents. With iconic brands like Cheerios, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Nature Valley, and Häagen-Dazs, we’ve been serving up food the world loves for 155 years (and counting). Each of our brands has a unique story to tell.

How we make our food is as important as the food we make. Our values are baked into our legacy and continue to accelerate us into the future as an innovative force for good. General Mills was founded in 1866 when Cadwallader Washburn boldly bought the largest flour mill west of the Mississippi. That pioneering spirit lives on today through our leadership team who upholds a vision of relentless innovation while being a force for good. The awards and recognition we’ve received showcase our commitment to be a force for good:

• World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune 2022
• America’s Most Responsible Companies, Newsweek 2022
• 100 Best Corporate Citizens, 3BL 2021
• Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, Human Rights Campaign 2022
• 100 Best Companies, Seramount 2021
• Diversity Best Practices Leading Inclusion Index, Seramount 2021
• Best Companies for Dads, Seramount 2021
• Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Seramount 2021
• Top 10 Companies for Executive Women, Seramount 2021
• Military Friendly Employer Bronze, VIQTORY 2021
• Best Place to Work, Canada, Greater Toronto, 2021
• Top 50 – India’s Best Workplaces for Women, 2021
• Top Workplaces in Brazil, 2021
• Asia’s Best Workplaces, 2021


Hungry for What’s Next
We exist to make food the world loves, and it shows. Our passion for people, doing good and creating delicious food has energized us for over 150 years. Breaking away from the pack is how we win, so we need your unique perspectives: your quirks, ‘crazy’ ideas, rigor and insatiable curiosity to make it happen. We want people who constantly experiment, embracing the new and bold, who keep pushing to turn ideas into reality, no matter how big or small. We’ve learned becoming the undisputed leader in food means continuously reshaping, reimagining and rebuilding— that only happens when you surround yourself with those who are hungry for what’s next.


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General Mills India Centre
General Mills India Center (GIC) operates out of Mumbai and supports the global operations of General Mills. The center was established in 2005 and has grown in strength. Today, we are a vibrant and diverse team of over 1500 employees that come together to champion business services for the various global entities of General Mills in the areas of Business Operations, Analytics Consulting, Logistics, Finance, IT Development & Technology Consulting, Consumer & Market Intelligence, Sales Capabilities, Research & Development.


Digital and Technology team
Digital and Technology is the largest team in GIC, which focuses on understanding the latest and innovative trends in technology and leading the adoption of cutting-edge technologies at General Mills. The team closely collaborates with global business teams to understand business models and assess where technology can leveraged to bring efficiency and disruption. Be it AI/ML, Data Science, IoT, NLP, Cloud, Infrastructure, RPA and Automation, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security, Blockchain or Enterprise Architecture, GIC Digital and Technology has something for every technology enthusiast who wants to work here. Our MillsWorks initiative is where we bring agile@scale delivery model to life. Here, business and technology teams work cohesively in pods as ONE team, driven by a singular mission and focused on delivering value for the Company. Our employees, who work on large technology projects of strategic importance, are the Digital Transformation change agents.

Our service partnerships and employee engagement are centered on advancing equity and strengthening communities. We believe in an inclusive culture and trust in the power of people who have a passion for learning and growing with technology. We believe in “Work with Heart”. Work with Heart is focused on results, not facetime. If you are passionate about the latest in technology and want to make an impact on the digital transformation journey of a Fortune 500 company, we're waiting for you.


Job Overview
Role: Sr. Consultant
Location: Mumbai

The Digital and Technology team of General Mills India Centre is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to work in General Mills’ DnA organization! We are accelerating a Digital Transformation of our HR organization to provide a competitive advantage to our business. To this end we are looking for a D&T Analyst, with a passion for DnA, to join our HR Data Foundations team.


Role Responsibilities
• Partner with business SMEs and D&T peers to learn the HR data needed to drive Data & Analytics for HR
• Proven ability to lead data requirements and support internal business clients consuming HR data
• Appropriate enforcement and governance of HR security model and classifications
• Translate requirements into technical documents and specifications
• Maintain and enhance our HR GCP project as well as support legacy Oracle HR databases
• Partner with data engineers, analytic engineers, and architects to sustain and build new data pipelines
• Understand, document, and communicate timelines and priorities to business partners
• Ensure our code follows latest coding practices and industry standards
• Understand and follow Agile methodologies
• Understand the end-to-end hr business processes, data, and DnA technology
• Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills
• Proactive learning mindset with a passion to increase your skill on DnA capabilities
• Complete significant data analysis, manipulation and validation as we create/migrate data sources
• Responsible for quality assurance, creation of test scripts and testing execution for new capabilities and use cases
• Develop documentation and training to support system or processes changes

Must - have technical skills and experience
• 10+ years of overall experience with 7+ years of relevant experience in a data or business analyst position
• Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer science/Electronics/ Software Engineering, or equivalent relevant discipline
• Advanced knowledge and strong /recent experience with writing SQL
• Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills at the tactical level
• Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail
• Can do, positive attitude and commitment to a team delivery approach
• Broad understanding of Enterprise Data warehousing & Analytics

Good to have skills
• Broad FMCG Business and Technology expertise
• Good knowledge on SAP R/3 or SAP S/4 HANA, SAP BW, SAP ETL / foundational data model/Reporting Experience
• Agile / SCRUM Delivery experience
• Strong relationship management skills
• Excellent stakeholder management skills
• Excellent academics
• Results-oriented, high energy, self-motivated
• High level understanding of GCP Cloud architecture
• Experience with Workday and Prism Reporting


Skill proficiency expectations

Expert level

Intermediate Level

Basic Level

·       Strong Communication

·       Technical Analyst

·       Extensive SQL hands-on

·       Strong Data Analytics background

·       Data Warehousing /Integration

·       Business Stakeholder Management/Reporting


Any ETL Tool – Talend / SAP Data services, SSIS

Data Architecture / Data Governance & Data Quality

Tableau, Power BI, Looker Tool Experience

GCP, Bigquery

FMCG Domain

HR Analytics

SAP R/3 or SAP S4 or SAP BW Data models /Reporting

Agile, SCRUM




We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.