May 1, 2018
SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Sberbank, Russia’s largest banking and financial services company, has deployed SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions to manage its workforce of 230,000 employees, marking the largest completed cloud project in Russia. Sberbank plans to connect all of its subsidiaries, bringing the total number of employees covered by the cloud to 270,000.
The cloud-based HR software unites all Russia-based employees of the bank in a single digital space, creating a single internal labor force. At any time and on any device, employees can work on personal development using assessment tools, career planning and online training. Managers can work with candidates for open positions, track employee performance, assess employee skills and competencies, make employee development decisions and put together teams to resolve tasks, regardless of where employees are located.
“Sberbank’s main aim is to reach a new level of competitiveness that will enable us to compete with global tech companies while maintaining our status as the number one bank for individuals and businesses,” said Yulia Chupina, deputy chairman of the executive board of Sberbank. “We plan to achieve this aim by scaling up our business and increasing profits and efficiency while increasing flexibility, speed and client-centricity by introducing new technology and cultivating a new sort of employee.”
The aim of the project was to ensure a new level of quality of personnel management processes at Sberbank in accordance with its ambitious 2020 transformation strategy. The project’s key objectives included improving employee recruitment and training, achieving transparent career planning and development, creating a new model of competencies and developing the corporate culture.
Sberbank’s management can now use data from the software to make strategic decisions about planning competencies required at the bank, personnel development and current and potential growth areas. The software significantly reduces the time spent on recruiting and onboarding for all divisions of the bank. In the future it will be possible to use information collected by the software to create new digital solutions for working with personnel, including predictive tools.
A joint team made up of SAP Consulting and Sberbank employees accomplished the transition in about a year, making it the fastest cloud-based HR software deployment of a major SAP customer anywhere.
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