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Specialist: Global HR Planning, Reporting

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A leading telecommunications organisation has an opening for a Specialist: Global HR Planning, Reporting and Analytics. The purpose of the role is to assist in the timely and solid reporting line as well as organising global HR data, control and integrity.


  • Create functionality and tools for management reporting and insights.
  • Scout the environment, analyse past user requests, engage with users and identify emerging reporting practices to enable continuous improvement of reporting service catalogues. 
  • Prepare, validate and release basic standard Global HR reports, with minimal supervision.
  • Support in socialisation and communication of standard definitions and method of calculation for Group wide HR metrics. 
  • Assume responsibility for sourcing, consolidating, validating and generating standard global people metrics and reports. 
  • Understand and apply appropriate research strategy and methodology for developing insights and raw data from multiple sources which are necessary for generating analytical reports and insights.
  • Create structured data sets from raw, unstructured data to enable analysis and insight generation.
  • Perform standard qualitative and quantitative analyses using appropriate models and techniques to deliver key HR trends, insights and conclusions.  
  • Assist in development of Global HR KPI measurement metrics and standards.
  • Collate and update standard benchmark data from external sources and maintain applicable databases. 
  • Assist with project management support for special project implementation relating to people analytics.
  • Utilise technology and analytical tools to develop enterprise-wide people and other cross functional data as needed.
  • Support creation of formal presentations, standard management reporting artefacts on periodic, quarterly or annual basis.
  • Provide inputs to improve and enhance group HR data management policy and processes. 
  • Define and implement master and transactional data rules and conditions to improve control over information captured.
  • Liaise and work closely with the Global HRIS maintenance teams to ensure optimal utilisation of functionalities and features to enhance the quality of data. 
  • Work with the master data and Technology teams at the organisation to help build the required system functionality in the Global HRIS systems.
  • Integrate HR data from various global HR systems, where possible.
  • Engage with HR data teams in Opcos to educate and impart knowledge of data practices and standards. 
  • Perform periodic quality reviews and undertake clean-up activities for Global HR master and transactional data.
  • Initiate appropriate actions to correct and update information maintained in the Global HRIS system.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly backups of critical data and procedures in line with system procedures and standards.
  • Receive and respond to Global HR data extraction queries from Group HR and Opco teams.
  • Prepare and circulate Global HR data quality metrics to assist management in driving specific initiatives and clean-up drives for improved data quality standards.
  • Proactively engage with stakeholders and teams across the Group and Opco functions to obtain and source information which is essential for people analytics and insights generation.
  • Develop a network, support and share practices on global analytics and insights with Opco HR counterparts.  
  • Support the implementation and maintenance process to update and continuously improve data management policies and processes.
  • Perform the initial draft business requirement analysis for master data requirements or business intelligence reporting.
  • Provide basic information and inputs in defining business requirements for any updates or changes to the HR system, reports and analytics tools.
  • Ensure consistency and sharing of global standards, best practices and query or issue resolution with Opcos for data management using available governance mechanisms.
  • Coordinate and work closely with the Group IT and IS teams to ensure compliance and conformance to data, security, privacy and technology policies, as applicable.


  • 3-year tertiary diploma in Human Resources, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or equivalent.
  • Relevant certification, accreditation or membership with professional body such as HR Analytics Professional and Oracle Certifications (BIEE) would be advantageous.
  • Must have at least 2 years experience in HR reporting and BI, Database Management and Quality control, financial modelling, analysis and report writing or visual basic, Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Financial or Numeracy experience.
  • Telecommunication or consulting industry experience would be advantageous.
  • Experience working in a small to medium organisation. 
  • Experience in ERP, preferably Oracle.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

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Gauteng - JHB CBD