European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

EBRD London

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United Kingdom

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Human Resources & Org. Development


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Role Overview

The Analyst, Reward is responsible for collecting relevant reward data in order to provide accurate information in a clear manner allowing the Director and Principal, Reward to meet these responsibilities.

In particular, the role will undertake tasks required to deliver the steps in the annual pay review process, and provide support to reward related projects. The tasks will vary in nature and will include supporting the Reward Team and guiding HR Business Partners with technical and process related queries, producing documentation and analytical reports, and developing communication materials.

The Analyst, Reward reports to the Principal, Reward and requires daily interaction with other Reward and HR colleagues as well as liaising with external consultants and providers where required.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

The Analyst, Reward, is responsible for providing analytical and process support for the full lifecycle of Reward activities including the annual pay review, job evaluation, data submission, salary surveys, salary benchmarking and numerous adhoc analyses and reporting:

  • Support the Principal, Reward through the end to end annual pay review process including but not limited to pay review system preparation, UAT, data uploads, data integrity and population checking, HRBP system training, pay review analytics, responding to HR Business Partners on reward and pay review queries and other associated tasks and activities as required.
  • Support the Principal in producing analytics to be used for completion of papers to various Board and Executive Committees and Staff Council.
  • Actively participate in, and contribute to job evaluation panel meetings and manage the associated job evaluation administration/approval process.
  • Manage salary and benefit ad hoc survey submissions to agreed deadlines with external survey providers / consultants and other IFI counterparts as requested.
  • Collate and analyse relevant salary benchmarking data in line with the established methodology for all EBRD offices (HQ & RO) for the annual production of salary scales.
  • Responsible for monitoring and managing staff queries assigned to Reward via AskHR ensuring KBAs are kept up to date and remain aligned to any approved Reward policy changes.
  • Support the Principal Reward to manage other Reward frameworks at the Bank (e.g. Recognition award budget monitoring and award requests; monthly analytics for the FX and inflation framework)
  • Accurately calculate and submit for review separation and redundancy calculations for employees at all levels within the Bank often in compressed timeframes.

Provide Business Stakeholders with Analysis and Insight

  • Preparing and analysing various HR metrics and KPIs and providing feedback to the HR Business Partners and other stakeholders.
  • From understanding of the data, the role holder will be expected to offer additional insights into trends for stakeholders:​​​​​​
  • Use statistical insights from employee data to make better people decisions.
  • Use data and information to provide insights into people issues and guide improved, evidence-based decision-making and fix problems at the root cause.
  • Ask the right questions when interrogating data to support meaningful insights for the Business, telling a relevant and compelling story.

Where gaps exist in the current HR reporting platforms, the Analyst will provide detailed accurate analysis for stakeholders.

Deliver Improvements to the HR Reporting Capability

  • Conduct design reviews with end users and consult data owners to iteratively improve reporting relevance and impact.
  • Responsible for understanding relevant bank processes and ways of working, both internal and external to HROD, and presenting appropriate reporting solutions.

  • Carry out user acceptance testing on behalf of HR or business stakeholders when necessary.

Drive continuous improvement

  • Proactively identify gaps in the current HROD reporting platforms and highlight possible solutions.
  • Drive improvements in data quality.
  • Support team members to improve their data analytics capability, understanding of appropriate use of data and storytelling.

This job description is not limited to the responsibilities listed and the incumbent may be requested to perform other relevant duties as required by business needs.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated reward or related HR specialism experience
  • Experience in international organisations or multi-cultural environment preferred.
  • Analytical orientation and data manipulation skills with an understanding of how data can be used to measure business outcomes and how data can be presented to inform and improve decision making.
  • Analytical skills to deliver insight on qualitative and quantitative organisational data to drive decision making.
  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem solving and asks the right questions to get at the deeper-level “why”.
  • Highly numerical and analytical with a focussed attention to detail.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English language, with good presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to build relationships, gain credibility and establish trust quickly
  • Excellent Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills (vlookups, pivots tables, if statements, knowledge of macros desirable, proficient in Tableau).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to find solutions, and recognise when to escalate or redirect a query.
  • Working knowledge of SAP HR (desirable) or HR systems experience.
  • Excellent team player essential.

Please be advised internal applicants are only eligible to apply once the probation period in your current role has been passed.

Please note that CCTs and applicants working directly for a Board office can only apply for jobs advertised via the external website.

Tags: continuous improvement, data analytics, data quality, human resources, job evaluation, storytelling, tableau