People Analytics & Insights Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP639-4653

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

Not Applicable

Business Operations

Management Level

Job Description & Summary
A career in People Analytics - you will work closely with key stakeholders and leadership across the business to develop clear and insightful analysis and reporting relating to people data, and be responsible for supporting the driving of people, commercial, and key business decision-making processes within the firm

PwC is a people-based business, and our people are our greatest asset. To help prepare us to be fit for the future in a constantly changing world, it is crucial that our business makes data-driven decisions. The People Analytics & Insights function is responsible for delivering insights and solutions to PwC Leadership across a number of key people areas, including:employee performance, learning & development, retention, and engagement.

As a People Analytics and Insights Manager at PwC, you will work with data scientists and analysts to transform complex people data into actionable insights. Your work will directly influence strategic decision-making and initiatives, empowering leaders to make informed decisions. This role requires a deep understanding of both analytics and business strategy, bridging the gap between data and decision-making.

Responsibilities for this role include:

- Lead and manage a team of analysts, overseeing the analysis of people data to provide meaningful reporting and extract valuable, actionable insights.
- Collaborate with senior leadership to understand business challenges and objectives, identifying how people data can drive strategic decisions.
- Translate data findings into actionable insights and recommendations for HR and firm leadership.
- Clearly articulate complex data-driven insights and recommendations to both technical and non-technical stakeholders in a clear and engaging manner, tailored to the audience.
- Develop and implement robust analytics frameworks and methodologies to support ongoing and ad-hoc people analytics projects.
- Foster a data-driven culture within the organisation, advocating for the use of empirical evidence in decision-making processes.
- Mentor and develop team members, building analytical capabilities and a data-driven mindset across the wider team.
- Stay abreast of the latest trends and technologies in people analytics and recommend innovations to enhance analytical capabilities.
- Develop a methodology for assessing and responding to people data requests


Preferred Skills

- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, HR, Data Science, Statistics, or a related field.
- Experience in a managerial role within people analytics, business intelligence, or a related field.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with experience in statistical analysis and data visualisation tools (e.g., R, Python,Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI).
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to translate complex data into actionable business insights.
- Demonstrated leadership and team management abilities, with a commitment to developing team members.
- An understanding of HR processes, people data, and how they impact business outcomes.
- Compliance with prevailing ethical standards
- Understanding of professional services firms and business models

Additional Job Description - Minimum Experience

- 5+ years of experience in analytics or business intelligence, with at least 2 years in a leadership role
- Experience in people analytics or HR is desirable

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we've set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We're a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We're striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we're proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone's uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you're looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you're a future PwCer.

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