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Job Description Summary

Want to be a pioneer in a fast-growing area of HR? Have experience in People Analytics or a data science background and interested in HR? HR functions are on the edge of shifting to Data Driven decision making with huge amounts of data on their most important asset – people. The GE Renewable Energy HR team are looking for a Data Scientist to join the Workforce Analytics & Operations team and help drive more data driven decision making within HR, delivering added value to the business. Ideally based in London although very flexible on location whether that be anywhere homebased in UK/Mainland Europe,

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Roles and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities might typically include the following but other duties and responsibilities might be assigned:

  • Lead data-driven and evidence-based research to support delivery of people metrics, reporting, and advanced and predictive analytics to support the HR Leadership Team

  • Use platforms, programs and programming to develop key algorithms around attrition, diversity, recruitment, culture, and other important people metrics.

  • Translate data sets and insights into graphical visualisations and stories on key people metrics such as diversity, attrition, promotions, engagement and more.

  • Contribute and lead on designing academically rigorous research studies, defining hypotheses, data collection and running multiple different statistical models.

  • Support the Workforce Analytics team to drive a cultural change within GE Renewable Energy HR team to more data driven decision making to ensure higher workforce productivity, engagement and better returns from recruitment and learning investments.

  • Partner with the People Analytics Manager and HR leaders on designing data research, defining hypotheses, data collection and running multiple different statistical models.

  • Collaborate with and communicate broadly within the workforce analytics team, HR, IT, and the business teams to expand our data universe and publish analyses.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in research design, visualization techniques, and analysis approaches in which you manage and analyse both structured and unstructured data.

  • Experience in advanced statistical methods around hypothesis testing, clustering, machine learning predictions, and text mining.

  • Experience modelling high dimensional data.

  • Experience with tools and languages such as SQL, R, Python, Tableau, and in the design and implementation of data pipelines that support the continuous delivery of insights.

  • Understanding of the external people analytics landscape and trends.

    Ideally experience with people research, the human capital domain, user interface, consulting, and our industry.

  • Fluency in English, with professional communication skills.

Desired Characteristics

  • Previous experience where you’ve proven success in a People Analytics role, ideally within a multinational organization is an advantage.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with expert skills in MS Excel (Macros, Pivot Tables), and PowerPoint.

  • Superior analytical skills with the ability to assess data and trends using both quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques.

  • High level of technical/system acumen – has the level of technical skills required to execute data extraction, data mining, analysis and reporting from a variety of workforce systems.

  • Have a strong work ethic, organization skills, the desire to learn and is not afraid to ask questions.

  • Excellent collaboration, influencing, and change agent skills. Ability to develop a quick a business acumen and work in a matrix

    Must have excellent written, verbal, and problem-solving communication skills.

  • Strong sense of urgency - Ability to priorities multiple tasks & work to deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and ability to communicate with employees of all levels

  • Our UK Reward package is comprehensive and flexible, it includes a competitive pension, 26 days holiday, 8 bank holidays private medical insurance, sick pay plus life assurance for your peace of mind. Also, design your own flexible benefits package, including childcare vouchers, cycle to work, travel insurance, dental cover, health assessments, other wellbeing programs and much more...

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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