Director of People Analytics & Strategic Workforce Planning

Job Description

Auto req ID: 201484BR

Job Description

The HR Analytics team is already well established within the company with a strong track record and has a great number of exiting projects in the pipeline. In addition PepsiCo is heavily investing in Data Science as a key capability, which makes this a great time to join us!


​The Role

This role leads a team that advances the people analytics agenda across Europe, aligned both with European Human Capital Management / Talent Management strategy, its annual priorities as well as the global people analytics agenda. Critical for success is to stay highly connected both to the (1) HR and Talent Management Leadership teams, (2) Country/Functions HR and Talent Management leaders as well as the (3) Global People Analytics team.

Insights Generation:

  • Inform the European Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy and annual priorities by mining data for insights, key trends and providing recommendations

  • Facilitate the identification and communication of enhanced analytics work, plans and guidance between the CoE and the Country/Functions Talent Mgmt. teams

  • Contextualize and draw insights from global predictive research projects from a sector business perspective and lead selective European predictive analytics projects


Internal Advisory & Consulting:

  • Contribute in Strategic Workforce Planning projects by analyzing the relevant people data, identifying outages, and determining the feasibility of interventions

  • Define workforce outcomes (turnover, compensation & benefits costs etc.) and organization design outcomes (spans, layers etc.) and report progress to facilitate desired business outcomes

  • Partner with HR / Talent leader to offer bespoke Advanced Analytics solutions (e.g., predictive and prescriptive analytics projects to understanding the effectiveness of HR Processes, or how people factors impact business performance)


Capability Building:

  • Act as the central expert for people analytics in Europe and spread the understanding and application of people analytics across Country/Functions HR and TM leaders

  • Work with local businesses to build SWP capability and create tools that facilitate the execution of SWP plans (e.g., progress is reported in the HCM Scorecard)

  • Develop suitable development resources and toolkits to strengthen the capability across Europe, for example, with easy to use Do-It-Yourself toolkits and dashboard.

Qualifications/Requirements

The Requirements

  • This role requires relevant subject matter expertise. The future role holder is likely to have a rich work experience in people analytics as a practitioner, previous people leadership experience and a consulting background.

  • Advanced skills in statistical and data visualization software or statistical analysis using software are required, e.g., R, SPSS, Python, SQL, Teradata, Azure, Hadoop, Access.

  • Advanced degree (Masters preferred) in an applied quantitative or social science discipline, such as Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Statistics, I/O Psychology, Behavioral Economics, Mathematics, Political Science, or Demography with an emphasis on use of advanced technologies and empirical research.

  • Previous work experience within a HR / Talent Mgmt. function of a multinational corporation is advantageous.

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular