Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Senior HR Partner – Data Analytics & HRIS to join the Human Resources Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.
This role is central to activities in the HR team and is responsible for quality data capture, reporting and analytics. Understanding data flow, optimizing HRIS systems and integration with other HR, vendor, and other institutional systems. Partner with the Business Systems team in the Information Services department, Payroll and Finance to integrate HR professional expertise into processes of maintaining and improving the HR systems. This position regularly leverages advanced excel, strong internal data auditing and problem-solving skills to ensure data integrity in all aspects of work. Act as a financial analyst partner on reporting including the executive dash-board and budget processes. This central HR role, understands and supports day-to-day activities throughout the HR department, utilizing multi-HR discipline experience to execute reporting, analytics as well as project management, including reporting related to external audits, budget preparation and Diversity and Equity reporting. This position supervises an HRIS Data Analyst who is responsible for the day-to-day activities (such as data entry and data integrity) and system administration of the HRIS and applicant tracking systems.
Partner with Finance and Accounting, by delivering accurate and detailed analytics and calculations to further accurate financial reporting. Partner successfully with internal Payroll and third-party administrators by timely updating of files and communications. As an integrated member of the HR team, work collaboratively with all members of the HR team and mentor other HR members based on experience and role.
Routine work will include management of and interfacing with IS systems for data entry, files, and reporting. Together with HR team members ensure work is performed efficiently with high quality results and that programs are delivered with exceptional customer service for our employees, affiliates, and vendors. Important focus is integrating broad understanding of all HR disciplines with an understanding of the strategic plans of the department and ensuring timely and accurate execution of all related compliance and day-to-day activities; including but not limited to ERISA, ACA, IRS regulations and other legislative rules that impact payroll, benefits and HR. Special attention is given to process improvement to contribute to the planning of cost-effective, market-competitive employment programs and benefits consistent with the Institution’s overall strategic plan and objectives to meet fiduciary responsibilities. Incorporating HR best practices is essential when documenting procedures to ensure consistent application of process to facilitate training, and compliance.
Systems: leverage back-end capabilities of systems to optimize HR deliverables
Reporting & Analytics: function as a partner with finance planning and analytics
HRIS Management – data-oriented activities
The physical requirements for this position are mostly sedentary, with occasional standing & walking, and repetitive motions. Occupational requirements include ability to distinguish basic colors, hearing, talking, working around others, working with others, and working alone. Prolonged work hours related to deadlines and initiaives can be expected.