- Pay Rate: £129.84 to £152.09 per day PAYE.
- Hours per Week: 35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours
- This opening assignment is for one month.
- London, SE1 2QH
An Interim HR Systems & Data Analyst - Human Resources is required to provide professional service, support, advice, training and development of HR systems and processes, ensuring that colleagues make effective use of systems and utilise data to meet business objectives. The HR Data Analyst will provide analysis and interpretation of workforce information extracted from HR and other data systems to contribute to the development of HR policy and strategy, organisational performance, business improvement, statutory reporting and external organisations
Duties to include:
- Provide professional advice, expertise and support on all aspects of the application of HR systems, engaging with and coaching colleagues, and recommending improvements to working practices.
- Provide specialist expertise and guidance across the HR function and other council users to ensure that HR systems, processes and data are managed and used in the most effective and efficient way. Research and investigation of issues preventing this, recommending and implementing solutions. Provide guidance, using a range of communication channels, on ongoing issues and developments via in house training, workshops and briefing sessions.
- Provide technical support on HR systems, investigate, solve, escalate and manage issue resolution. Develop and maintain effective working relationships, networks and partnerships with external HR system suppliers to ensure timely resolution of problems. Review, test and implement updates/developments effectively. Provide technical knowledge, advice and guidance on development contributing at system user groups, forums and workshops to influence direction of system development to modernise services.
- Undertake system development to reflect the Human Resources delivery model, respond to changing legislation to form a platform that supports council’s modernisation direction. This requires application of professional knowledge of the HR context, policies and strategic direction as well as technical functionality of various HR systems.
- Undertake quality assurance on the standards of data and the maintenance of management information across HR systems, directing colleagues to HR Systems & Data Analyst ensure all HR records held are accurate, up to date and meet organisational objectives for workforce, HR reporting and audit standards.
- The post holder will provide analysis on areas where remedial action is required. This includes working with HR staff, managers, employees and external organisations to cleanse/add data, making recommendations and implementing solutions and changing work practices to prevent reoccurrence.
- Analyse and interpret HR systems data, workforce and management information using appropriate analytical and statistical methodologies.
- Produce analytical commentary and narrative reports that enable business managers and the HR service to support people plans, evaluate progress against performance targets and the council’s strategic objectives. Develop systems, data, processes and reports designed to meet ongoing customer needs.
- Collate and provide a range of HR related data, in appropriate formats, to ad hoc internal requests and, on schedule, to external organisations that ensure compliance with statutory requirements for providing statistical data to various government and employer organisations. This will require application of high skill levels in interpreting requirements, data management and manipulation of data using various reporting tools.
- Provide a first point of contact on any queries relating to the data supplied.
- Develop material and deliver training and coaching to the HR service in the effective use of HR systems, HR procedures, reporting tools, methods of data collection and analytics to support greater ownership and effective use by HR of systems information.
- Create and maintain systems help and user guidance documentation in various formats including the Source pages, training and workshops with staff.
- Develop and maintain productive working relationships with HR colleagues, SAP and IT teams and other system owners within the council to contribute towards the on-going development of HR services. Providing technical knowledge, advice and guidance on development, management and participation in projects, working groups, workshops and seminars to ensure effective use and development of HR systems and processes and that any issues with service performance are addressed in a timely manner.
- Provide data and analysis and support for the response to FOI/DPA requests made to the HR service within the specified deadlines.
- Undertake research and project work from concept to design to delivery in the development of digital solutions and HR processes, making recommendations, resource strategies, testing and implementing solutions that improve service delivery. This may include benchmarking exercises, advising and supporting other council systems, interpretation of customer feedback and analysis of surveys.
- Ensure HR systems data is managed by security layers and appropriate access to comply with relevant data protection legislation. Regularly monitor systems performance and investigate issues, escalating as appropriate.
Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.
“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:
- Your address (including post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
- Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
- Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
- **Qualifications – Please provide details of all qualifications held, especially any professional qualifications relating to the role
- Knowledge & Skills:
- Effective Communicator
- A good knowledge of information and data management, including data cleansing and data management tools.
- Excellent IT skills with ability to use hr and wider business applications to maximise information provision and service improvement across the organisation.
- Ability to maintain, analyse and interrogate database systems. must be able to provide robust and insightful analysis of hr data and metrics
- Previous experience in a similar role
- Please provide details of relevant experience
Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:
- Any local authority/public sector experience
- Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for
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Interim HR Systems & Data Analyst - HR/Data Analyst (IMMEDIATE START)
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