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HR Analyst

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3160 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

This role is responsible for serving as the subject matter expert for Human Resource Analytics along with providing efficient and effective business analysis support.  This includes data integrity, tool management and data analysis for various applications in support of HR (SAP Cloud Analytics, Success Factors, Affirmative Action, etc.).  The incumbent will provide operations and project support as needed to the HR organization.  A collaborative, resourceful mindset, professional demeanor, discretion in dealing with confidential information, creative thinking and HR generalist mindset are essential to performing efficiently in this role.     

Manage the SAP Cloud Analytics tool including:  dashboards, update processes, documentation and training

Provide analytical support by extracting data out of various HR systems and creating a story for HRBPs (understanding the data/trends)

Manage the Affirmative Action tool including: reporting/metrics analytics and work with the respective owners on action plans; interface with HR/HRIS on data requirements

Manage the Grace “Exit Interview” tool and respective analytics

Create and publish routine reports from SAP Success Factors

Assist in SAP Success Factors data management, documentation, training, general initiatives

Work with business users to define and analyze problems and align the most suitable technical/process/data solutions

Play key role in future HR technology platform implementations, upgrades, or acquisition integration initiatives

Assist users of various HR technologies with questions as well as prepare training materials

Lead or participate in special HR projects such as reorganizations, acquisitions or global process improvements

Required Skills

  • Very strong analysis and process orientation skills and use of technology for efficiency
  • Must have strong knowledge of data structure/systems and project management skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills with solid business acumen and time management ability
  • Very strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel, general programming experience, use of SharePoint and SAP

Required Experience

  • BS in related field
  • 5 years of IT/HRIS/HR professional experience – progressing in roles
  • 2 years relevant experience in large multinational manufacturing corporation - and working in a matrixed environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP Success Factors or other cloud technology experience
  • SharePoint work-flow creation

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


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