HR Data Analyst

Department:  Human Resources
City:  Leeds
Country:  GB


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.


  • The role plays a crucial role in the development of Burberry’s global HR Data Analytics capability
  • Work with customers to analyse all aspects of HR data using recognised analytical techniques to enable strategic and operational decision making
  • Maintenance and ongoing development of existing HR Dashboards
  • Develop appropriate governance and controls to ensure compliance to legislation and company policy with a strong focus on data privacy
  • Exploit opportunities for standardisation and automation
  • Highlight issues with data integrity and manage appropriate remediation activities
  • Working in close partnership with IT to align on corporate data governance principles
  • Drive continuous improvement and using customer feedback and third parties to support where necessary
  • Utilise technology and BBS HR team members to avoid single points of failure
  • Manage the resolution of incidents and escalations in relation to HR data and related technology
  • Act as a subject matter expert on HR data supporting cross-functional projects where required



  • Responsible for the effectiveness of Burberry’s HR data analytics capability
  • Own regular data cleanse process ensuring remediation activities, ownership, and progress is documented
  • Complete necessary impact assessments on new reporting and analytics capabilities
  • Completion of ad hoc reporting requests received from the business leveraging recognised analytical techniques
  • Accountable for the resolution of HR reporting issues
  • Act as a subject matter expert on HR data and reporting in support of business change initiatives
  • Ensure compliance to internal controls, standards, and regulations
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • Coaching HR colleagues on the effective use of HR data
  • Influence HR leadership team to promote data accuracy through adoption of best practice ways of working

Continuous improvement

  • Regularly assess business processes to identify and deploy continuous improvement – prioritising those initiatives which promote compliance and benefit the customer
  • Work with team members to identify opportunities for smarter working, simplification, and automation


  • Recognised HR or Data Analytics qualification or practical experience in a similar role
  • Degree educated (Preffered)
  • Advanced excel user (working knowledge of VBA)
  • Working knowledge of BI and dashboarding tools (e.g. Tableau, Business Objects, Alteryx, Power BI)
  • Experience of Success Factors and/or SAP HCM would be desirable
  • Experience working in an HR team would be desirable
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office products to produce reports, presentations, communications, and process guides  
  • Flexible communication style to engage with global stakeholders
  • Ability to use data, logic, and best practice to support reasoning
  • Ability to negotiate achievable deliverables with stakeholders to manage expectations
  • Experience in supporting and coaching wider team members
  • Ability to prioritise workload and set realistic timelines for completion to meet agreed deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

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