American Advertising Federation of Des Moines

Sr Manager People Analytics

Company: Freeman

Full time
Posted: 04/14/2022
Deadline: 05/20/2022
Des Moines, IA


About Us

Freeman is the global leader in events. Whether virtual, in-person, or hybrid, we are on a mission to redefine live for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the world's largest network of experts, our insights are shaping exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action. Our integrated full-service solutions leverage a 100-year legacy in event management as well as new technologies to deliver moments that matter.


At Freeman, we are all about the experience, and specifically, our People team is all about the Freeman Experience. We strive to deliver meaningful and impactful moments that matter to our people. Our purpose is to create connection in meaningful ways, and we believe a critical component to our success is intentional, people-centered program and process design. We are currently seeking a Senior People Analytics Manager to build the analytics landscape, enabling us to tell the stories of our amazing people and creating clear, actionable insights which allow for data-driven decisions. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative skills, experience building meaningful analytics, and is passionate about connecting people to meaningful and impactful experiences.

The Senior People Analytics Manager will assess and select technology platforms enabling access to analytics and insights (including dashboards, modeling, insights, gap analysis, etc.) focused on ensuring our business and people objectives are achieved. You will have the opportunity to identify new, leading platforms, establish and expand business impact and drive a critical aspect of our transformation. Get ready to roll up your sleeves! We are at a pivotal moment with high demand and excitement for people analytics. You will need to make quick, but thoughtful decisions that prioritize delivery of critical insights.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Build/develop and maintain simple to complex reports and dashboards utilizing technology tools which are accurate and build trust, and ultimately mature people analytics function to be predictive

Act as a consultant through partnership with HR and business leaders to understand business needs and scope data/analytics requests

Advise on data and analytics opportunities and understand the root of the query, and challenge as needed

Design and provide data and analytics which provides strategic decision support

Utilize quantitative and qualitative analysis and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and help inform, influence and support people decisions

Monitor the pulse of our people, through data and analytics and continually, to ensure we are delivering the best possible experience and achieving organizational goals

Evaluate existing analytics on an ongoing basis with a focus on continuous improvement, simplification, and impact/value creation

Steward the company’s purpose, values, and culture


Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Psychology, Data Science/Analytics, Human Resources, or a related field from an accredited university or college

Five (5) years+ experience in people analytics

Deep technical, hands-on expertise in data analytics and visualization, business intelligence, reporting and software

Technical knowledge of various database management and HRIS systems, as well as experience with key HR processes

Experience with SuccessFactors is a plus

Demonstrated skills in presenting effective visualization and storytelling of people data

Ability to utilize critical thinking and effective assessment of requests to ensure the best analytics and visualizations can drive meaningful action and decision-making

Strong project management and organizational capabilities with meticulous attention to detail

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capability

Ability to find innovative and creative ways to approach people analytics

Learn and understand new technologies and solutions quickly, with the ability to apply the new solution and develop others

Diversity Commitment

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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