Analytics Manager, People Analytics



People & HR, Data Science
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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Position Summary:
The People Analytics team at Salesforce drives our client groups and partners to make data-informed and more inquisitive decisions faster. We build a decision support system to grow and scale our business. In this role, you will be responsible for consulting with Senior ES (Employee Success, or HR at Salesforce) and business leaders to transform raw people data into meaningful and practical business insights using a data-driven approach and applying strategic analytic skills. The key focal points for this role will be providing strategic partnership and analytics solution delivery for Salesforce’s Chief People Officer and other executive leaders in partnership with the broader People Analytics team. The candidate must have extensive experience with using data wrangling, presenting to senior leaders, and ideally, has prior experience working with all areas of people analytics data, such as Diversity & Inclusion, Talent, Compensation, and Recruiting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Senior HR and business leaders to identify key people metrics that align with business strategies and help to drive decisions.
  • Produce concise, story-driven presentations to communicate analytic insights.
  • Provide actionable insights and recommendations to team members based on data analysis, helping them make informed decisions and drive business growth.
  • Prepare and audit people-related data, checking and ensuring accuracy for analyses and insights.
  • Architect effective, scalable, and easy-to-understand dashboards and reporting solutions to identify useful and practical insights for the HR team and business leaders
  • Ensure solutions promote simplicity and efficiency and conform to enterprise and architecture standards and guidelines.
  • Lead, guide, and support team members and help streamline the work process to improve efficiency and consistency.
  • Use Tableau to build, maintain, and update interactive data dashboards and visualizations.
  • Design and implement data models using statistical principles (e.g., regression, correlation, etc.).
  • Use mathematical concepts, statistical analysis, experience, and industry knowledge to resolve complex issues creatively and effectively.
  • Assist in creating communication materials and presentations to support analysis, implementation of programs, or process updates.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Outstanding data analysis and quantitative skills, including attention to detail and ability to manage various data points to achieve a common goal (people knowledge, internal data, external tools)
  • Advanced ability to advise partners and translate business problems into research to inform decisions
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate analytics insights to non-technical audiences, including senior executive leadership
  • Advanced ability to investigate, analyze and solve complex problems/issues
  • Demonstrated track record for planning, completing, and auditing work; able to see and apply results strategically and systematically, breaking down problems or processes into their parts and developing several alternative solutions
  • Ability to partner, influence, and work effectively with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of critical information, issues, and events
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to report and persuade different levels, including senior management.
  • Expertise in using Tableau to present insights through visual analysis
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, highly ambiguous environment, balancing multiple priorities


  • A related technical degree required
  • 7+ years of professional experience in analytics, finance, statistics, consulting, or other related fields
  • Strong SQL is required.
  • Proven experience with Data Analysis, Business Analysis, and visualization tools like Tableau
  • Experience with Workday or other HRIS, applicant tracking, and performance management systems preferred
  • Experience in data transformation and modeling disparate data using Python or other methodologies is a plus.
  • Experience in a cloud-based analytics ecosystem like AWS, Azure, etc., is a plus.


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