To take a lead consultative role with internal HR clients to identify strategic information needs, conduct data and process analyses, provide actionable recommendations, and to manage and execute analytical projects that support the organization s strategic objectives.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Conduct analyses, typically of moderate to high complexity, of Home Depot s HR, Payroll and related business data and processes with emphasis on identifying trends, determining root cause of problems and determining solutions to manage them and that drive effective business decisions
Build a foundation of analytical capabilities throughout the HR organization. Coordinate the design, development and implementation of analytical tools, technology and business solutions that improve HR and business decisions and that drive operational efficiency.
Gather functional requirements, maintain documentation, and develop project plans and status reports used for managing Analytics projects and that guide the development activities of IT and HR Services supporting staff
Design and develop dashboards, reports, presentations and visual aids designed to educate, inform and influence the decisions of HR clients and business leaders within Home Depot.
Educate and raise the awareness of business leaders and internal HR clients regarding availability and use of analytical tools, techniques and the opportunities that exist with strategic use of Home Depot s HR information assets.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Sr. Manager of HR Services
No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but may require to lead projects requiring the support of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel: Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 4 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Strong experience with the statistical analysis and modeling of business data, preferably in areas of HR, Payroll, Benefits and Finance within a retail or large service based organization
Six Sigma training and certification. Practical experience with applying Six Sigma techniques in formal business projects
Experience with statistical analysis software such as SAS, Minitab, JMP
Experience with designing business reports, dashboards and graphical presentations conveying analytical concepts
Experience with Excel and Powerpoint using advanced level spreadsheet analytics for developing presentation
Experience working Microsoft Access or similar relational databases. SQL skills beneficial
Experience with business data modeling, data warehousing and data mining techniques
Familiarity or experience with a BI tool is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Strong analytical skills including the ability to assimilate extensive data and provide actionable recommendations
Quantitative reasoning skills, including the ability to work with numbers and to summarize data into graphical or tabular forms
Project management experience, consulting and facilitation skills
Solid communications and interpersonal skills; ability to develop effective business relationships and build consensus
Strong presentation skills. The ability to present, explain and discuss results of analyses to effectively drive fact-based decision making within all levels of the organization
Knowledge of HR and Payroll processes and supporting systems.
Sound business judgment.
The ability to prioritize and manage multiple issues, and effectively manage risks
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