HR - Workforce Planning & Analytics, AVP

Blackstone Workforce Planning & Analytics | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 1/09/2020
Description

Job Description:

Firm Overview:

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with $554 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

 

Business Unit:

Human Resources, New York

 

Job Title: AVP, Workforce Planning and Analytics

 

Job Description:

The Workforce Planning and Analytics Team (WPA) is focused on providing actionable insights to help our partners in HR and Blackstone’s businesses make faster, more sustainable, more strategic, and more cost-effective decisions. We’re looking for an analytics generalist who can help us scale our technology solutions, design more efficient processes, and deliver methodologically sound statistical analyses. This role will report directly to and work in partnership with the Vice President of WPA.

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Design, build, and deliver effective Tableau dashboards to communicate the most important information and insights to our Business, Talent Acquisition, and HR leaders
  • Serve as analytics partner to several of our Business Units.  This will require the team member to learn the needs of the business, scope out the right solutions, and roll up their sleeves to build high quality and sustainable products with help from their WPA teammates
  • Work to continuously enhance our reporting and analytics infrastructure, including helping to shape our roadmap, document critical information, and enhance our data warehouse
  • Create concise and effective executive level presentations to communicate actionable insights related to our talent, recruiting, and workforce planning processes
  • Support and improve our workforce planning in close collaboration with teammates across HR
  • Deliver analyses focused on talent and diversity, leveraging analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Design and build solutions in Workday to make teammates’ lives easier and to make processes more efficient
  • Advocate for clean HR data, and build tools and audits to help make this possible
  • Develop teammates’ ability to use reporting tools and to identify key insights

 

Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who work well in a team-driven working group, are highly motivated, intelligent, have sound judgment and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. 

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience building talent or recruiting dashboards with data visualization tools (Tableau preferred); preferably within the Asset Management industry
  • Demonstrably strong understanding of research methods and experimental design - including knowing when to use various models, how to test assumptions, and how to write effective survey questions
  • Ability to generate clear, concise, and (when appropriate) actionable recommendations
  • Previous experience using a programming language for statistical analysis (R, Python, or Julia preferred)
  • Experience querying with SQL or dplyr, and some knowledge of data warehousing best practices (experience building reporting views in Snowflake is preferred)
  • Knowledge of the theory and application of quantitative methods including parametric and nonparametric inferential statistics and multiple regression (understanding of dimensionality reduction techniques preferred)
  • Experience building reports directly in an HRIS system (preferably in Workday with experience building calculated fields, worklets, dashboards, and composite reports)
  • Some experience with text analysis, or an interest in learning
  • Clear history of supporting coworkers or peers in learning technical concepts
  • Interest in psychology, econometrics, and/or data science, with a history of continuous learning
  • Experience with technical documentation, project planning techniques, and a willingness to log work in project management software like JIRA

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.

 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

 

The Blackstone Group and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law.

 

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * are required in order to enter into a possible employment contract (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

 

The Blackstone Group and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law.

 

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * are required in order to enter into a possible employment contract (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

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