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HR Data Analyst

Michael Page Human Resources
Surrey, England
£50000 - £57000 per annum
Closing date
18 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
People Analytics
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Job Details

This role is overall responsible for developing and maintaining MI and reporting of key people metrics to enable analysis of business performance and impact of People team activity. It is a pivotal role to lead on data analysis within the team, helping drive decision making for People activities using the power of data and insights.

Client Details

A global leader in the life sciences sector.


In this role, you will take responsibility for managing our master data set, developing reports, and troubleshooting data issues. To do well in this role you need a very fine eye for detail, experience as a data analyst, and deep understanding of the popular data analysis tools and databases. Data Analysts often make recommendations about the methods and ways in which a company obtains and analyses data to improve quality and the efficiency of data systems.

Using data analysis skills to build sustainable systems, processes, and tools to support the wider People team in recording, collating, tracking and analysing people data to provide clear, meaningful and relevant insight to inform and shape the people strategy to achieve business objectives.

You will design and implement data processes as appropriate to develop our reporting capability and produce MI on planned and ad hoc reports, templates, dashboards, scorecards and metrics. You will be expected to interpret data to spots anomalies and identify trends as well as provide insights on key activity areas as outlined below. You will need to work with key stakeholders across the People team and Finance teams and other management team members to discuss and clarify requests for projects and data, highlight issues and make recommendations for improvements. Using data visualisation skills, you will need to design and write detailed reports and make presentations to the team.


The Successful HR Data Analyst will have:

  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of data gathering, cleaning and transforming techniques
  • Understanding of data warehousing and ETL techniques
  • Previous work with tools such as PowerBi (or other dashboarding tools like Tableau or Business Objects), querying data from excel or a database and visualisation skills into a dashboard would be beneficial
  • SQL database query skills
  • Ability to question and troubleshoot data
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in high-pressure situations
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • A degree in the following subjects is beneficial in developing a career in data analysis: Computer Science, Finance/Statistics, Information Management or related fields

Job Offer

On offer for the HR Data Analyst:

  • 25 days' holiday
  • Remote working
  • Pension
  • Competitive salary - Up to £57,000 (depending on experience)


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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