Group HR & Data Analyst

Location Birmingham
Contact name: Kimberley McGivern

Contact email:
Job ref: 063651
Published: about 2 months ago

Job Purpose:

This key role within the Group HR team, will lead the implementation of information and analytics across the business.  To coordinate and provide efficient, accurate and insightful HR systems, reporting, processes & administrative support to all areas of the Grafton Business. 

This is a permanent role, with hybrid working (3 days a week in office).


Key Accountabilities:

  • Work on ad hoc projects as directed by the Group HR Systems Manager.

  • Support the improvement of procedures and processes to ensure that the best service delivery is given to our stakeholders and the wider business.

  • Ensure the required processes & procedures meet GDPR, company policy and/or legal requirements.

  • Provide support for troubleshooting issues, resolving all queries, and quickly escalating any technical issues to our providers that need further investigation.

  • Produce various Key People Performance/metrics Indicator reports for business managers for inclusion in business reports across our brands, on a regular basis. This will include producing statistical data, charts, trends etc. both on a regular and ad hoc basis.

  • Conduct training to end users, including developing user procedures, guidelines, and documentation.

  • Contribute to delivery of BAU change in line with system specialism, acting as a subject matter expert.

  • Drive continuous improvement across own team and the wider functions.

  • Provide support in the creation & maintenance on a variety of reports or queries utilising appropriate reporting tools. Assist in development of standard reports for ongoing business needs.

  • To provide support and coordinate all Group governance reporting for people related data.

  • To support the development of HRIS reporting tools and researching/implementing new technologies to support future business requirements.

  • To be a system reporting expert within the team, supporting the HR & Payroll team to become self-sufficient on using the HRIS reporting tools and setup and supporting of data interfaces across the Group’s HR & Payroll systems.

Experience, Knowledge, Qualifications & Skills:

  • Experience of working with HR systems and Data Management.
  • Enhanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel and other reporting tools.
  • Experience of supporting critical business systems / users.
  • Graduate calibre.
  • Demonstrate strong aptitude for complex problem solving and make systematic comparison between alternatives.
  • Analytical and forward thinking to anticipate future problems/risks and develop mitigation plans.
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to juggle competing demands and request for support.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a broad spectrum of individuals.
  • Well organised with the ability to plan workload to achieve deadlines.
  • Proactive nature, & forward thinking, positive disposition & flexible.
  • Proficient Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Comfortable communicating with all levels of the company, in a professional manner whilst acknowledging confidentiality.
  • Self-motivated and happy working solo and as part of a team.
  • Friendly, self-confident, conscientious with a sense of humour.

Benefits Package:

  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • 25 days holiday a year (plus bank holidays)
  • Holiday buy scheme
  • Discount card for Grafton brands
  • Salary sacrifice pension contributions
  • Health Cash plan – claim money back on everyday healthcare needs and treatments (dental, physio, prescriptions to name a few)
  • Share saving scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 100’s of retail discounts available through our flexible benefits portal

About Grafton Group:

Grafton is an international trade focused, multi-channel distributor of construction products. The success of the business is based on the quality of the products it distributes and the quality of the service it provides to its customers. The Group aims to build on its leading market positions in the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands and Finland and to grow internationally in distribution and related markets.