Interim Head of HR Data, Reporting and Analytics
DLA Piper
United Kingdom-Birmingham
4d ago


At DLA Piper we redefine the possible!

We work collaboratively to create exceptional experiences, outcomes and growth forour clients and people. We make this happen through a culture that fosterscreativity and individuality and empowers you to reach your full potential aspart of a diverse, global team.

We drive change and deliver more to make atangible difference for our clients and communities. We encourage you to reachyour full potential by exploring the opportunities and choices that shape yourindividual career journey.

In your role as the Interim Head of HR Data, Reporting & Analytics, youwill lead the development, maintenance and provision of organisation and peopledata for the international firm, delivering timely, accurate and relevantmanagement information.

You will also develop a comprehensive reporting andanalytics service in line with the HR systems roadmap, developing meaningfulinsights and progressive decision support materials for human capitalmanagement.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a forward thinking HR Operationsteam, driving change at DLA Piper.


  • Drive thedevelopment and application of consistent organisation and people datadefinitions
  • Conductregular data audits and review data management practices to ensure the integrityof data in HR systems
  • Build anddeliver HR analytics capabilities and provide insights for the business tosupport organisation and people planning
  • Ensure thedesign and delivery of reports and dashboards and provide joined up reportingand analytics to business leaders
  • Lead andsupport projects with a data, reporting and systems bias to enable thedevelopment of HR services and initiatives to support functional and businessexcellence
  • Put in placean effective change control process to manage the ongoing development of HRreporting requirements in response to business needs
  • Ensure accuratedocumentation and process manuals are designed and maintained for all HRreporting processes
  • Ensure the effective training of HR staff andbusiness users on technology enabled new reporting processes and functionality

  • Experienced HR systems expert, with hands on knowledge of major HRtechnologies, ideally including PeopleSoft, Oracle and other cloud basedsolutions
  • Expert knowledge of reporting solutions, business intelligence tools andtechnologies
  • Highly skilled in the development and use of human capital metrics forbusiness decision making, with excellent diagnostic skills
  • Ability to engage with technical specialists and partner with them as afunctional expert, with the skills to translate technical language back to HRcolleagues
  • Experience of business process design and process mapping
  • Project management and internal consulting skills underpinned by stronganalytical capabilities. Able to listen, adapt, influence and act as aninternal change agent
  • Strong people management, team working, problem solving, facilitation anddecision making skills and with the ability to engage with diverse teams;
  • bothculturally and geographically

  • Strong businessacumen and willingness to take the initiative, to identify new opportunitiesand challenge established ways of doing things

    DLA Piper is a global lawfirm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas,Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

    Our global reach ensures thatwe can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. Westrive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality,service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical andinnovative legal solutions to help them succeed.

    Our clients range frommultinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companiesdeveloping industry-leading technologies, as well as government and publicsector bodies.


    In everything we doconnected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by thesevalues :

  • Be Supportive - we careabout others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give,we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall andchallenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceedstandards and expectations

    At DLA Piper we are workinghard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't justabout visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills,experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.

    We know it's crucial to havea culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued andthat's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop andsucceed based on their talent.

    Our aim is to build an inclusive andsupportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve theirbest.


    We recognise that peoplehave responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as abusiness, we all benefit from working flexibly.

    That's why we are open todiscussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to supportrequests for agile working arrangements.


    In the event that we make anoffer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conductpre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to yourprofessional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in therelevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability andreferences from previous employers.

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