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Dir, Data Management

Company: Synopsys
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Head of People Analytics


USA - California - Mountain View/Sunnyvale

Job Description and Requirements

Are you an expert in implementing, embedding, and using People Analytics to
support data-driven decision making?
Synopsys is looking for a Head of People Analytics to play a pivotal role in driving
the organization towards a data-driven and insight-led culture.
You will be responsible for leading our HR reporting and people analytics team,
ensuring that people data usage is adopted across HR and the broader organisation.
We are looking for an experience People Analytics leader who will combine
analytical thinking, stakeholder management, business acumen, consultative skills
and excellent leadership capabilities to deliver information and insights that enable
Synopsys to achieve its business goals.
This individual will lead a team focused on supporting our Visier People Analytics
platform and running advanced analytics projects to help our HR business partners
and business leaders better understand the impact of our people, identifying
opportunities to drive impactful change to improve business performance.
As the Head of People Analytics, you will:
* Develop the overall vision and strategy for People Analytics at Synopsys
* Be responsible for the design, implementation, ethical use, delivery and
analysis of people data and reporting across the global organisation
* Be accountable for transforming the current approach to the use of people
data, measures and reporting
* Be responsible for representing People Analytics throughout the organisation,
driving adoption of a data-driven culture across the HR function and business
* Support our workforce planning team with data and insights needed to
support strategic decision-making around hiring and anticipate market
challenges and growth
* Lead a multi-functional team including consulting, data/reporting solutions,
governance, visualization and advanced analytics
* Develop and maintain strong relationships, based on trust, with HR leaders
and key business leaders to understand their analytics and data needs and
build global solutions
* Craft compelling stories through data analysis and cutting-edge visualizations
that empower decision-makers to turn complex data into actionable insights
* Drive the maintenance, development, adoption and usage of Visier, ensuring
that people data is reported and visualised in a transparent and engaging way
throughout HR and the business
* Distil complex data insights into compelling and simple stories for a broad
range of non-technical stakeholders
* Leverage knowledge of data infrastructure and data engineering to partner
heavily with our HRIT team on data strategy and act as the HR owner for our
Snowflake data lake
* Be comfortable working with leaders in partner functions e.g. Finance, IT,
Operations, Marketing etc
* Drive a team culture that prioritizes the accuracy, timeliness and relevancy of
our data, trends, reports, and insights
* Be responsible for people data privacy compliance and security
To excel in this role, you should possess strong analytical skills, structured thinking,
problem-solving abilities, and a consultative approach to working with stakeholders.
You will be at the forefront of trends in people analytics globally and accustomed to
using people data and evidence to improve organizational decision-making.
Required Experience
* Senior HR leadership experience in a global organization, with emphasis on
building HR analytics programs and strategies to support employee
experience, talent strategy and business performance
* Extensive knowledge of databases, analytical tools, and big data
* Strong relationship-building skills, especially within large-scale global
* Ability to translate analysis results into data-driven insights that resonate with
diverse audiences
* End-to-end problem-solving and communication abilities, including diagnosis,
data cleaning, integration and transformation, analysis, visualization, and
* Outstanding consultative, critical thinking and communication

The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $155,000-$270,000. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request.


Job Category

Business Development


United States

Job Subcategory

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