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HR Data Analyst (fixed term)

HR Digital, Systems and Services

Location:  Kings Meadow Campus
Salary:  £33,348 to £44,414 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 13 June 2023
Reference:  HR160223

The University’s Human Resources Department has an exciting opportunity for an analytical, self-motivated individual looking for a varied HR Data Analyst role.

The primary focus of this role will be the production and analysis of HR data analytics across a range of areas including in support of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda. To support the delivery of our vision for the University’s future we require an experienced Data Analyst to extract, manipulate and interpret a variety of large, disparate datasets to provide insights, draw conclusions and make recommendations. Your work will directly contribute to the success of the University including through our work towards Quality Charter Marks such as Race Equality and Athena Swan together with statutory Gender Pay Gap reporting and Freedom of Information requests. You will also support various HR projects through data provision and analysis. Working both independently and as part of a team, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload whilst demonstrating flexibility to help other team members. Additionally, you will undertake operational work activity including system maintenance and dealing with ad-hoc requests for HR data. This is a challenging role with lots of autonomy that will require a proactive approach from the get-go.

To succeed, previous experience of working in a data analysis role where interrogating, analysing and interpreting data formed a key part is essential. On that basis, you will have experience of using a variety of IT systems containing data e.g. HR / Finance system. You will ideally have worked with HR related data and will have the highest level of attention to detail. Your Excel skills will be at an advanced level and experience of using Tableau or similar data visualisation software is essential. You should have excellent communication skills to work collaboratively and quickly build a network of good relationships, respond positively to change and will be experienced in using your initiative to identify and solve a range of data related problems.

This position is offered on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2024. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part-time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

In return, you’ll receive generous holiday entitlement of up to 43 days per annum including Bank Holidays and University closure days (pro-rata) and a benefits package including contributory pension scheme and a range of voluntary benefits including an Employee Assistance Programme. To find out more information about the benefits the University offers please see the following link:

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Lindsey Housley, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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