World Vision International

Senior Business Analyst, P&C Solutions Centre

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under the Leadership of the P&C Advisor/Manager – Solutions Centre, this position will focus on performing complex analytics using advanced statistical tools of analysis and technical P&C knowledge within the framework of the P&C Solutions Centre (PCSC) service offerings of Process Engineering and Re-Engineering; Strategic P&C Research, Human Capital Metrics, Analytics and Reporting, Global Project Management, and People Systems Governance & Mgt using general Project Management approach to work.

As a senior business analyst on the People & Culture Solutions Centre (“PCSC”) team, you will use data, research, and analytical insights that lead to strategic solutions to transform the efficiency and effectiveness of the human resources (“P&C”) function at World Vision. You will perform complex analytics using advanced statistical tools within the framework of the PCSC service offerings of strategic research, process engineering/improvement, and analytics using a project management approach to work. Qualified candidates will be detail oriented, conscientious, analytical, and curious.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform complex P&C and cross-functional data analytics using advanced statistical analysis and functional P&C knowledge for global P&C.

  • Develop solutions models/options and drive the change with key stakeholders towards more streamlined and cost-effective approaches to P&C strategy implementation, monitoring and reporting.

  • Using the experience of past successes, persuade the PCSC and P&C leadership on ways to improve the use of data to drive the function’s operational effectiveness across global P&C.

  • Research into identified current strategic P&C issues using both internal/external and P&C/non-P&C data sources, producing and presenting reports and recommendations to P&C leadership on behalf of PCSC.

  • Work with the PCSC team and/or contribute to projects within the PCSC service offerings to ensure effective and efficient global P&C operations

  • Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and regular devotional meetings.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in an Information Systems or mathematical field such as Statistics, Operations Research, Actuarial Science or Applied Mathematics is required for this position.

  • 5 + years in Analytics related work.

  • Demonstrated ability to build complex statistical models using statistical tools (e.g., SPSS, SPSS Modeler, Tableau, Excel statistical packages, etc.) in analyzing data to produce management information/analytics.

  • Proficient and demonstrated understanding of P&C/HR and P&C business systems & processes and a solid understanding of the dynamics of how P&C functions within a global context.

  • Demonstrated ability of the use of HR information systems, data mining, preparation, analysis and presentation.

  • Technologically proficient in using project management and process/workflow design modules/concepts and software e.g., MS Visio, MS Project etc.

  • Deep interest and aptitude in data, metrics, analysis and trends.

  • Proven adaptability in being able to successfully perform within various contexts in Global P&C/HR.

  • Ability to stretch beyond one’s comfort zone in the desire to raise one’s professional caliber.

  • Strong presentation skills, written and oral.

  • Receive instruction and demonstrate good understanding of that instruction when being assigned to temporary roles that are unfamiliar or skills that are not fully developed.

  • Ability to offer input on issues and challenge the status quo/conventional wisdom.

Preferred:

  • Masters in Data Analytics or related field.

  • Human Capital and Data analytics certification will be preferred.

  • Several years of experience in HR analytics and strategy monitoring.

  • Experience with strategy scorecards.

Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 3%-5% of the time.

  • Good business understanding of World Vision’s current business environment in general and P&C in particular.

  • Ability to work well virtually, across multiple streams and multiple regions / geographies.