HR Data Analyst

Leeds, United Kingdom
30 Sep 2021
31 Oct 2021
Human Resources

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


  • The role plays a crucial role in the development of Burberry's global HR Data Analytics capability
  • Work with customers to analyse all aspects of HR data using recognised analytical techniques to enable strategic and operational decision making
  • Maintenance and ongoing development of existing HR Dashboards
  • Develop appropriate governance and controls to ensure compliance to legislation and company policy with a strong focus on data privacy
  • Exploit opportunities for standardisation and automation
  • Highlight issues with data integrity and manage appropriate remediation activities
  • Working in close partnership with IT to align on corporate data governance principles
  • Drive continuous improvement and using customer feedback and third parties to support where necessary
  • Utilise technology and BBS HR team members to avoid single points of failure
  • Manage the resolution of incidents and escalations in relation to HR data and related technology
  • Act as a subject matter expert on HR data supporting cross-functional projects where required


  • Responsible for the effectiveness of Burberry's HR data analytics capability.
  • Own regular data cleanse process ensuring remediation activities, ownership, and progress is documented
  • Complete necessary impact assessments on new reporting and analytics capabilities
  • Completion of ad hoc reporting requests received from the business leveraging recognised analytical techniques
  • Accountable for the resolution of HR reporting issues
  • Act as a subject matter expert on HR data and reporting in support of business change initiatives

  • Coaching HR colleagues on the effective use of HR data
  • Influence HR leadership team to promote data accuracy through the adoption of best practice ways of working

Continuous improvement
  • Regularly assess business processes to identify and deploy continuous improvement - prioritising those initiatives which promote compliance and benefit the customer
  • Work with team members to identify opportunities for smarter working, simplification, and automation


  • Recognised HR or Data Analytics qualification or practical data analysis experience in a similar role
  • Advanced excel user (working knowledge of VBA)
  • Working knowledge of BI and dashboarding tools (e.g. Tableau, Business Objects, Alteryx, Power BI)
  • Experience of Success Factors and/or SAP HCM would be desirable
  • Experience working in an HR team would be desirable
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office products to produce reports, presentations, communications, and process guides


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || Leeds || HR || BBS - HR SHARED SERVICES || n/a ||

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