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Principal Associate, HR & Workforce Analyst

The Pew Charitable Trusts
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The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life

We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew

Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests

With offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect

Human Resources
The Human Resources (HR) Department within Pew is comprised of the following main functions: Talent Acquisition, Business Partnership/Employee Relations, Talent Management, Development and Internal Communications, and Compensation, Benefits and HRIS. The department provides strategic support to the business by aligning its priorities and service delivery with the needs of the organization, providing expertise and leadership in each functional area, and serving as an internal consultant to help drive results

A team of skilled professionals currently provides HR services to approximately 1000 distributed staff. HR's focus is to lead the recruitment of highly talented staff; build an environment committed to two-way communication, staff development, growth and retention; offer a competitive compensation and benefits package; and foster a respectful, collaborative culture in which staff are well-supported to achieve results. This includes developing, implementing and maintaining best practices in the areas of: talent acquisition; organizational design, staff development, performance and talent management; employee relations; compliance; and compensation and benefits. To support the business, HR is comprised of approximately 27 staff with representation in both Philadelphia and Washington, DC to provide in-depth expertise to clients

Position Overview

This position serves as the central point for all human resources and workforce metrics and analytics for Pew. The position drives data-based decision-making by conducting timely, high-quality quantitative analysis. The analyst provides regular and ad hoc analyses for workforce demographics, recruiting, engagement, retention, workforce development and talent management. Insights generated will be used to evaluate HR programs, and help the unit carry out the business strategy for overall effectiveness

The position is responsible for expanding the data driven approach in HR by identifying new data sets and proposing new analyses to implement. The analyst uses external surveys and benchmarks to bring context and perspective to the data, and deploys predictive analytics to forecast for more informed decision-making. The analysis helps to solve complex challenges and forecast future workforce planning needs. The focus on detailed analytics is complemented with visualizations to bring the numbers to life through graphical presentations and reporting

While a member of the total rewards team, this position works closely with all areas of human resources (talent acquisition, talent management and development, internal communications, employee relations & business partnership) and interacts with other business units in the organization. Incumbent will also lead and contribute to special projects

  • Owns and drives analyses of HR data to identify trends; interprets data and communicates key findings to HR and business leaders
  • Translates findings into succinct, actionable business insights
  • Performs analysis and regular reporting for key stakeholders including executives and senior leaders
  • Develops presentations, dashboards and metrics reports for senior-level audiences
  • Responds to requests for HR metrics data, analysis and insights by running reports, consolidating and analyzing data, interpreting results and presenting findings
  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with HR team members and business unit leaders to define deliverables, timelines, and responsibilities
  • Uses knowledge of HR systems (both Workday and iCIMS) in data identification and extraction.
  • Stays abreast of external quantitative and qualitative data and trends. Brings research and external data to bear on internal analysis

  • Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of six years of progressively responsible professional experience in human resources and/or workforce analysis. Graduate degree desirable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, as well as other software such as Tableau. Experience with HRIS systems
  • Passion for using data to identify patterns and trends and to propose solutions to challenging problems
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including the ability to listen carefully and ask thoughtful questions to drive new thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with employees and managers at all levels.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Excellent written communications skills; experience tailoring messages to audiences that range from staff to leadership to Board. Able to convey technical information to layperson audiences
  • Trustworthy individual who displays professionalism and discretion in handling sensitive information
  • Strong business partnering/consulting skills, and business and financial acumen
  • Decisive and focused, understands what needs to be done and moves quickly to that end
  • Must be able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action. Strong mathematical and analytical capabilities required

Office Location and Travel

This position is located in Pew's Washington, DC office. Occasional travel to conferences, meetings and Pew's Philadelphia office may be required

Compensation and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law



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