Director- People Analytics

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Director- People Analytics
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

The People Analytics Leader will lead a team of talent analytics professionals that provide people-related data and analyses focused on ensuring the enterprise is able to make thoughtful, data-driven and human centered decisions. A core purpose of the role is to develop analytical frameworks, analyze and evaluate HR data to discover and present actionable approaches to key stakeholders and business leaders. The leader has the responsibility to tell the story of our talent landscape and develop a talent analytics strategy that serves our People vision and business strategy.

The manager will work closely with the HR leadership team on a wide range of analytical and project management functions to empower organizational decision-making with high quality data, including:

  • Research on trending skills and capabilities, key talent and retention strategies, drivers of engagement
  • Analysis of large data sets to distill insights and connect disparate ideas into cohesive recommendations and executive presentations
  • Automation of workforce metrics and dashboards to deliver insights at scale
  • Data quality processes and consistent use and adoption of measures, hierarchies, tools and reporting standards.
  • Approach for predictive analytics, including data requirements, trade-offs in analytical methods, and interpretation of results
  • Creation of models to assess trends, project needs, surface challenges, and estimate costs
  • Design and tracking of project plans to ensure completion of key milestones; integrate with other business processes
  • Survey design for qualitative and quantitive insights
  • Collaboration with key partners to develop workforce metrics that align with business priorities
  • Ability to connect business strategy to talent strategy
  • Strong desire and aptitude for deep analysis, building models, designing impactful data visualization
  • Proven capability to balance multiple priorities, and excellent written and visual communication skills
  • A strong sense of curiosity about the world and social behavior
  • Ability to lead a team of analytics professionals

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Ph.D in economics, industrial/organization psychology, finance, mathematics, or applied sciences
  • 1+ years of experience using quantitative and qualitative analytical strategies and working with multiple data sources to generate insights from analyses (e.g. dashboards, tables, metrics), answering questions or creating solutions, and manipulating data (e.g., check for data issues, clean, merge)
  • 1+ years of experience using data visualization (e.g., tables, charts, graphs) to tell a story and represent analyses to an executive audience
  • 1+ years of project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with HR Analytics, Data Science, or Business Analytics
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of human centered design
  • Working knowledge of Tableau
  • Strong business communication, presentation and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information and data to a non-technical audience in a logical, concise manner
  • Ability to understand strategic objectives and translate into delivery via compelling, well framed presentations
  • Strong problem formulation and problem solving skills
  • Superior learning agility; able to learn independently from a variety of sources; ability to thrive in ambiguous situations
  • Collaboration skills to develop buy-in and consensus that drives progress and results

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.