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HR Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Sector: Commercial Analyst
  • Date posted: 06/07/2018
  • Job reference: J388768A

My client based in Edinburgh has a requirement for an HR Analyst. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an internationally recognised client on an initial 6-month contract.


  • Assist in reporting, MI, and analytics across the People, Organisation & Culture Programme
  • Working effectively with sensitive and confidential data
  • Capturing and manipulating large amounts of data, whilst working at a fast pace with excellent attention to detail.
  • Presenting findings and recommendations to key stakeholder groups to enable data driven decisions to be made.
  • Partnering with stakeholders in HR and Finance to ensure deliverables and data submission deadlines are met
  • Playing a key support role to the Synergy Tracking Workstream to assist with their reporting requirements
  • Produce relevant, clear, concise and timely reports


  • Great people skills and analytical ability
  • Ability to produce and synthesis multiple complex data sources to achieve a single reporting outputs
  • Ability to work at pace
  • Comfortable in dealing with information that can be ambiguous
  • High level of numeracy, literacy and accuracy
  • Excellent organisational skills, prioritising and planning
  • Works well under pressure whilst maintaining high standards of delivery
  • Capable of self-managing workload, communicating with stakeholders and managing expectations


  • Educated to degree level or relevant business experience
  • Advanced Excel skills, including lookups, pivot tables and if statements
  • Experience working in HR or a background in HR reporting systems, insights, and dashboards or experience of working within analytics functions with transferable skills to HR
  • Story telling with data
  • Understanding of data from HR databases and external sources to deliver the required information and analysis
  • Experience in using Workday and / or People Online (read access would be provided to each system)