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People Analytics Consulting Lead (12 month FTC)



People & HR, Data Science
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Description

Discover the Unexpected

Experian is the world's leading global information services company. We're passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we've helped economies and communities flourish – and we're not done.

Our 21k amazing employees in 40+ countries believe the possibilities for you, and the world, are growing. We're investing in the future, through new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow. To do this we employ the brightest minds that share our purpose and want to make a difference.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Global People Analytics team – the People Analytics Lead role has become available for a fixed-term one-year period. This role sits within the People Technology & Analytics (PTA) organisation, and reports into the Global Head of People Analytics & Insights at Experian. The People Analytics team at Experian is responsible for delivering insights across the full employee lifecycle from core management information to predictive solutions, overseeing global and regional people insights alongside bespoke analytics projects.

The team are highly regarded across our business by continually driving excellence in analytics. You will play a part in optimising and shaping the agenda, producing insightful, valuable, and commercial insights into people activity at Experian.

In the People Analytics Lead role you will lead a small team of analytics experts and will deliver a range of solutions to our HR and business stakeholders – from reporting and analysis to bespoke advanced analytics support. You will also help to shape the frameworks and strategies around responsible data governance and controls and contribute to developing the company's people data architecture for the future.


What you'll need to bring to the role & Experian

The ideal candidate will have a relevant education and leadership experience working within HR or Analytics functions, with a bias towards harnessing data to drive insights and decision making to help build successful businesses. They will have an excellent understanding of the people analytics industry and technology tools and solutions (including cloud HR systems, analytical tools and software, visualisation and reporting tools and planning software and latest AI/ML technologies); in order to leverage our employee data for operational reporting and strategic insights, whilst also understanding the latest trends to drive innovation. We are looking for a person who:

  • Brings curiosity and creativity to every situation to push boundaries and drive change;
  • Is an excellent communicator and facilitator, with high capability in problem analysis, framing and hypothesis building;
  • Translates people data insights into actionable strategies and scalable solutions;
  • Uses data to tell a story and drive business decisions;
  • Ideates new ways of using data to create and improve employee experience;
  • Has experience with managing analytics projects and teams;
  • Can effectively work with diverse, geographically distributed teams.

Work that matters – What you'll be doing

  • Working closely with the people technology team to support people data controls, quality assurance and governance alongside developing plans for future data architecture requirements as the business evolves, harnessing tooling such as robotics, automation and AI.
  • Leading a small team of data & analytics specialists who are familiar with the company's people data and the current technology and solution landscape; providing coaching, support, development and feedback.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on people analytics solutions from core reporting through to data manipulation and modelling to drive innovation & development of leading-edge insights. Your team will often address ad hoc data requests, develop reports and build and maintain repeatable dashboards for stakeholders, as well as use advanced techniques to address the more complex people-related business challenges using any relevant data source.
  • Maintaining a strong internal network working closely with wider corporate teams (e.g. Finance, IT) around enterprise-wide data & analytics activity, and keep abreast of external best practice globally and apply it as appropriate within Experian.

More about you

  • Experience in Oracle SQL, Python and R, exposure to data science & statistical packages would all be beneficial
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking.
  • Experience working in a Global Human Resources, Finance, Analytics or Consultancy environment is preferred, however we would also consider someone from a data science background.
  • Solid background in statistical analysis and experience with HR/ people systems and reporting tools, especially any knowledge of Oracle, Prism / SAP Success Factors, ServiceNow HR, Visier, Cornerstone, and SmartRecruiters would be beneficial.
  • Experience of leading and/or developing advanced HR analytics, tools, strategies and models using leading data science techniques.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels of the organisation.

Additional Information

Our uniqueness is that we truly celebrate yours.

Experian's culture and people are key differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously. We focus on what truly matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. We're an award winning organisation due to our strong people first approach.

Innovation is a critical part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.

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