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Head of People Analytics

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, £ 54105 Yearly, Permanent

Description:

This new dedicated role brings together the full portfolio of People Analytics workstreams under one team leader and combines senior stakeholder engagement with statistical analysis and data insights. You will support DfT in delivering its Diversity and Inclusion Strategy to become one of the most inclusive departments in the Civil Service that reflects local working populations and attracts, recognises and nurtures diverse talent.

As Head of People Analytics you will take a leading role in setting the agenda, analytical workplans and data development projects in close collaboration with senior HR clients, the People Data team and data engineers. You will also work on some projects with Operational Researchers, Statisticians and Data Scientists in the Advanced Analytics Division with whom there is a close working relationship.

You will lead the team to deliver a range of core statistical outputs and ad-hoc or deep dive analytical projects. You will develop the capability of the team to maintain its reputation for people analysis expertise in government, through both 1-1 and team development, working with a wider network of analysts within the department, and across government through an existing peer network.  You will attend key Executive Board meetings to support the presentation of your analysis, answer questions, and realise the impact of your work upon senior decision making. You will understand and influence the analytical programme and instigate deep dive follow up work.

The Data, Insight and People Analysis Division (DIPAD) is a growing multidisciplinary unit of Data professionals (technical roles such as data engineers, data standards leads, service managers, and data policy leads), Statisticians and Operational Researchers. The Data Insight and People Analysis Division works on a variety of projects to embed process automation in our data and statistical processes, enable greater use of more real-time data; and deliver external projects to support the improved use, quality and availability of data in the transport sector.

The division provides the data and analytical function for the Department’s HR/people issues. We are passionate about innovating and developing our approach to People Analytics across a wide range of important issues of societal and economic interest including Gender Pay Gaps and Diversity and Inclusion; Wellbeing; strategic workforce planning and social mobility.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading a small team, developing analytical staff and working in partnership with a wider group of analysts including the People Data team, Real Time Data and Visualisation, and Advanced Analytics.
  • Being comfortable in a diverse team, managing competing priorities and leading several projects at any given time.
  • Deliver and lead on complex analysis; determine the most appropriate methodology and software approaches, manage resources, priorities and cross-working to ensure timely delivery, and oversee validation and verification of the team’s models and analysis..
  • Be the lead analyst for a number of key HR areas, including:
    • Equality Monitoring – work with staff characteristic data on representation and HR process outcomes to inform and evaluate Diversity and Inclusion work;
    • Performance Management – monitor equal treatment of staff across characteristics and business areas;
    • Local Recognition Awards – analyse and evaluate distribution of bonus payments to staff;
  • People Survey – provide support and analysis of data from staff surveys.
  • Relationship building and day-to-day engagement with senior colleagues in Human Resources (in both the central Department and its’ Agencies); understand their issues and identify where your team can add value and support in delivery and evaluation, collaboratively developing new analytical projects and products.
  • Work with HR clients and ExCo to advise on interpretation of statistical/analytical outputs and to build data and statistical literacy to better leverage outputs and improve commissioning.
  • Build cross-Government relationships and professional networks to ensure our People Analytics is at the cutting edge, and explore the scope for working with other Departments.
  • Work with the People Data team who are leading on automation and data-operations to ensure efficient processes for data pipelines into each analysis project.
  • Develop expert knowledge of the HR business context and the scope and limitations of available data and how it can best be used; provide insight and suggestions and for improvements and work with the People Data team to improve data capture and utilisation.
  • Take on a corporate role in the department’s Statistics/ Operational Research community as Continued Professional Development, and contribute to making the Department a great place to work.

About You

We are looking for someone with a strong background in statistical analysis, analytical project delivery and presenting complex information to a lay audience.

You will need to have experience of:

  • Leading and developing an analytical team to deliver multiple analytical projects to clients who are non-specialists
  • Designing analytical products to meet client needs, to turn the initial ask into a project specification which meets the real needs of the client
  • Choosing appropriate analytical approaches for problems and setting consistent standards for quality assurance and review
  • Using analysis to create insight and communicating this effectively to senior decision makers, sometimes at short notice
  • Innovating and improving analytical processes

Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 26th July 2021

Job Details

124951-100
Full Time
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ 54105 Yearly
26/07/2021