Senior Analyst, People Data & Systems

Senior Analyst, People Data & Systems

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

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About JFF:

Jobs for the Future (JFF) drives transformation of the American workforce and education systems to achieve equitable economic advancement for all.

About the position: 

JFF is a rapidly growing, dynamic organization and has embarked on a comprehensive transformation effort. One critical piece is to update our data analytics and reporting systems so that members of the People and Culture (P&C) team have accurate reports and information for planning and decision making. This role is an incredible opportunity to equip program leaders across the organization to better understand talent analytics by creating actionable dashboards, implementing new systems, and creating an exciting new vision for a data-driven, customer service-oriented culture on the P&C team as it relates to people analytics.

This role reports to the Associate Director, Workforce Strategy & Planning on the P&C Team.

The Senior Analyst, People Data & Systems will play a lead role in identifying, implementing, administering, and providing support for any new tools or systems on the P&C Team and will be fully responsible for developing reports and data-driven insights to help identify trends and opportunities to support talent acquisition, workforce planning, employee engagement, and other People & Culture priorities.


What you’ll do:  

Data Analytics for the People and Culture team

Create and design dashboards and reports that help to develop workforce models, provide forecasting and projections on talent acquisition capacity, and support strategic, organizational and workforce planning activities
Ensure data integrity across systems; develop and maintain systems to ensure clean data management procedures
Collaborate with stakeholders from all levels on P&C and with other teams, including non-technical users, to identify appropriate metrics and reporting visualizations to enable statistical storytelling
Act as a subject matter expert with our people data reports and dashboards and own the creation and maintenance of existing and new reports
Present the results of analyses and tell a compelling story with the data to guide leaders in business decisions with the ability to explain details and high-level overviews, depending on the audience
Create scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation, and model implementation
Systems Management, Improvement and Implementation

Drive the People and Culture data systems strategy and direction while serving as the systems administrator
Lead the assessment of system needs, including leading projects to create from scratch, optimize or improve current systems, and implement new solutions
Support the selection of and manage the implementation of new tools including systems for compensation and performance management and the launch and analysis of a staff engagement survey
Maintain all reporting tools, evaluate current needs and develop new solutions and enhancements
Steward a team culture of continuous systems/process improvement and optimization and operationalize with a focus on customer service and automation
Assess and manage systems related to analytical needs around KPI development and tracking
Continually assess and scope for relevant data projects to improve processes that will positively impact the team and organization at large, act as project manager and/or P&C representative in relevant org-wide projects and committees

Who You Are:

You bring relevant experience with aggregating and analyzing data, producing quantitative and actionable insights, and ensuring others have the tools and information needed to make data-driven business decisions
You have advanced level Excel skills with a working knowledge of SQL and Power BI; and
You have experience leveraging APIs and integrating multiple data systems
You have a customer service mindset and the ability to listen to others’ needs, identify solutions for them, and iterate systems, tools and processes to meet their needs
You demonstrate a growth mindset and a desire to continuously improve in your work and approach; you have a track record of being proactive and strategic when identifying new solutions that meet the needs of stakeholders in an efficient and sustainable way
You have experience managing reporting tools to ensure that data can be reported on in accessible and easy to consume formats for a variety of audiences
You work effectively in a team-based, dynamic environment, collaborating and sharing knowledge and work You are energized by leveraging your communication and relationship-building skills to develop partnerships across an organization to achieve results and support others to do their best work
You understand and extract meaning from complex data relationships and can develop reports, visualizations, presentations, and more to enable effective use of the resulting info/knowledge
You possess high energy and passion for JFF’s mission and the ability to apply JFF’s core values to all areas of your work.
You model inclusive leadership, working effectively with colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds, and building and stewarding an organizational culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JFF: 

JFF is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. JFF fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.  As part of our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, JFF strongly encourages people impacted by the criminal legal system to apply.


To apply:  

As part of your application, please include your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, addressed to Kelsey Morse outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.

Positions at JFF are not eligible for employer-visa sponsorship or open to F-1 student visa holders.

All JFF employees are required to be fully up to date on their vaccinations against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption has been requested and a reasonable accommodation approved.

JFF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and skills. 

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