Manager, People Analytics and Data Insights

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Department: Level Crossing Removal Project
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/022318EEEE
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: 3 Years
Attachments: LX - 022318 - Manager People Analytics and Data Insights - VPS 6 - PD.docx (Word, 290KB)

Contact: Daniel Fedyshyn - Talent Acquisition Adviser
0474 288 629

Position Details

About the role

The People Systems & Analytics team is seeking a Manager, People Analytics and Data Insights to join their fun & vibrant team. The Manager, People Analytics and Data Insights is an integral part of the People Systems & Analytics team and the broader People and Culture team.

The Manager, People Analytics and Data Insights will report to the Director, Employee Experience and leverage strong strategic People & Culture experience, coupled with technical and people analytics and data insights capability.

The role holder will be accountable for responding to business requests by turning data into information and information into insights, while managing employee data integrity across multiple systems and relevant deliverables relating to people data and analytics.

The role holder must have extensive leadership experience in this field and be able to mentor a team of analytics professionals. The position plays a key role in setting the strategic direction of the People Analytics team and using data to provide technical expertise and insights to inform the development of future employee experience initiatives and solutions.

The Manager, People Analytics and Data Insights role is a 3-year fixed term contract, paying between $127,467 - $170,579 plus superannuation. We have a hybrid working policy that allows you to work a mix of from home and in the office located in the CBD.

About you

We are looking for someone who is an experience leader with a people centric and empathetic approach to their work. You'll need to have 3 – 5 years' of experience leading a team.

You'll need to be skilled in data storey telling and data visualisation.  

Demonstrated experience in HR & people analytics is a must – experience in matrix organisations is highly desirable.  

We also encourage curiosity and respectfully challenging the status quo!

Let's get technical! What will we expect from you?

  • The ability to development of a robust approach to establish analytics in line with the people analytics and data insights strategy. This includes streamlining the acquisition, ingestion and cleansing of data from disparate systems.
  • Lead and motivate a team of analytics professionals through ongoing coaching, development, and guidance.
  • Mentor and provide best practice guidance to other people analysts to troubleshoot issues and deliver complex reports.
  • Create new reports/dashboards and implement improvements to existing reports using Power BI and best practice visualisation techniques.
  • Provide data led insights using best practice storytelling techniques.
  • Develop robust processes to manage the investigation of reporting errors finding resolution through root cause analysis.
  • Develop and manage the creation of policies, templates and procedures around the collating and analysis of data.
  • Critically evaluate and screen data including the creation and maintenance of data catalogues related to People Analytics.
  • Experience and comprehensive working knowledge of business intelligence tools specifically applied knowledge in Power BI and data visualisation.
  • Extensive experience in people analytics and reporting within a People & Culture environment.
  • Track record of pro-actively identifying data efficiencies that enhance the employee experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability with experience establishing and leading an evolving function.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate Creativity, Accountability, Relationships, Empowerment, Safety (the LXRP CARES values).

About LXRP

At LXRP, we're not just removing level crossings, we are removing barriers and creating legacies for our communities for years to come. Inclusion is a priority for us, and we are committed to creating an employee community that reflects those in which we work.

  • We use our role as leaders in the transport sector to provide secure pathways into the industry for women, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, refugees or asylum seekers and people from low socioeconomic backgrounds
  • We proudly support diverse workforce with a variety of professional development opportunities, ranging from internships to leadership programs
  • We value diverse representation at all levels of the organisation
  • We offer and encourage flexible work practices and purchased leave arrangements for all of our employees to support wellbeing, family or carer commitments and other personal circumstances.
  • We place great importance on growth, empowering our people to enhance their knowledge, capability and experience through continual learning, formal training and lessons learned.
  • Health, safety and wellbeing are at the heart of what we do. We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our people to create a safe and healthy workplace for everyone, every day, everywhere.

Benefits of working with LXRP

  • Flexible working arrangements - you'll do a combination of working from home and the office in the CBD.
  • The option to purchase additional leave and the 44/52 model of employment – more information can found on page 97 of our EBA.
  • Annual lump sum payments in recognition of the changing public service work environment in which we work.
  • Guaranteed salary increases - more information can found on page 71 of our EBA.
  • Leave entitlements – including 4 weeks annual leave, personal/carers leave, parental leave, foster and kinship care leave, cultural and ceremonial leave, and other types of leave including defence, jury, training and study leave.  
  • Leave loading – 17.5% payment on top of your base salary when you take annual leave.
  • The opportunity to receive incremental performance-based payments over the course of your career should you successfully meet your performance metrics.
  • Salary sacrifice additional superannuation contributions and novated vehicle lease arrangements.
  • Access to discounted public transport.
  • Employee assistance program — for emotional, mental, and general psychological wellbeing.
  • Access to a range of internal and external learning and development opportunities to support your job performance and further your career aspirations.

What next?

If we've sparked your interest, introduce yourself by submitting a cover letter outlining who you are and why you want this role, along with your CV via the ‘apply now' link. That's enough, we do not need you to provide key selection criteria.

You'll also be asked to answer the following question as part of your initial application:

  • A key part of this role will be leading, supporting, and developing 3 business analysts. We are seeking candidates who have 3 – 5 years of leadership experience. Please detail your leadership experience and how it relates to this role.

The recruitment process will include:

  • Review of written applications.
  • Phone screen.
  • Practical Assessment.
  • Virtual panel interview (60 minutes).
  • Reference check.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include national police checks and misconduct screening. Please be advised that it is requirement for all MTIA staff to be compliant with the MTIA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (the Policy). 

The Policy stipulates that, unless an employee is an Excepted Person within the meaning of the Policy, in order to attend an MTIA workplace the employee must hold ‘up-to-date' vaccination status in accordance with ATAGI guidance, which for most includes their primary vaccination course and booster. Should you require further information about the Policy, please have a conversation with our Talent Acquisition team.

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