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HR Data Analyst

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Date: 01-Sep-2021

Location: Gatwick, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority

Salary: £25,000 up to £35,000 (dependent on experience)

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent


We are the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly evolving aviation environment.


The Role


The People Data Analyst uses data and evidence to create people insights to guide decision-making, often at the most strategic level. You are responsible for creating and improving People MI, metrics, dashboards and reporting to give the organisation a true overview of the "people issues" and to identify improvements required.  You support the HR team to enable and improve reporting across a wide variety of HR projects and initiatives within the People Strategy and to monitor the effectiveness of the HR function.  


Core Accountabilities;


  • Growing the people reporting capability through a series of data dashboards, aggregating data from disparate sources and translating it into monthly reports providing meaningful business insights
  • Producing and presenting monthly reports containing key business insights with recommendations of interventions/actions to take based on data driven insights and trends across the employee lifecycle
  • Be responsible for the maintenance, quality, and consistency of SuccessFactors (HRIS) information and integrity with data held in other systems such as Payroll.
  • Driving and delivering continuous improvements to our People data reporting capability.
  • First point of contact for HR data and reporting queries
  • Understand the roadmap for Success Factors reporting and analytics to exploit functionality for self-service and assess potential analytics opportunities for the future.  Where functionality will not fulfil requirements, using integrations or scheduling solutions to help provide solutions outside of the system.
  • You will conduct regular audits on the HR Data to ensure accurate information held within our HR systems and on file is GDPR and Data Protection compliant at all times.
  • Participate in the delivery of HR projects where required.


About You


  • A high level of attention to detail, adept at spotting errors and advising on solutions.
  • Strong technical skills in the Microsoft suite and advanced Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capable of communicating results to a wide audience.
  • Experienced producing reports using Power BI, or a similar tool, including using DAX to create measures and build dashboards.
  • Experience with Data manipulation and the ETL process.
  • Curious, relentless, resilient and diplomatic.
  • Extensive experience of interpretation and analysis of [people] data with the ability to translate critical information into meaningful [workforce] insight and actions.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of data governance and quality requirements.


  • Basic understanding of SQL.
  • Cross-functional awareness of HR practices and policy.
  • Experience of working with SuccessFactors or a similar HCM cloud platform


What Can We Offer You?


The opportunity to develop strong relationships with colleagues from other corporate functions in pulling together a composite picture to generate insights to inform People decisions.  The Civil Aviation Authority is committed to the learning and development of our colleagues.  You will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of projects in our People Strategy portfolio and to contribute to other change initiatives.


Additional Information


Given the impact of Covid-19, it’s likely that you will work remotely to begin with as we plan for a return to work within the government guidelines. Travel to London may be required on occasion.


Working With Us


We are on a journey towards being increasingly adaptable, where our colleagues collaborate as part of cross-functional teams. This approach ensures we never stop learning together. It also means that you may become involved in activities that take you out of your day to day role, providing you with opportunities to develop and grow your career with us.  


We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, free onsite gym at Gatwick, discounted gym membership for London, 28 days annual leave, additional 5 days leave purchase scheme, a generous pension scheme and much more!


Wherever possible, we offer flexible and variable working hours to help our people effectively manage all areas of their lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.


As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role with us will be guaranteed an interview. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone. If you require an adjustment for any reason, please let us know.





Closing Date:  22nd September 2021

Interview Date: WC 27th September 2021


Please note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, all interviews will be conducted online by video conference using Microsoft Teams.


No recruitment agencies please.

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