ING is a frontrunner in the transition toward people analytics as a high priority for organizations, with a sizeable team in place at the international Headquarters, dedicated to applying data science to the people side of the businesses. The team is looking to add a senior consultant, with strong strategic, analytical and communication skills.
ING’s analytical approach to HR and talent development
People analytics – statistics on all employee and HR related topics – provide essential information for the business. ING’s HR Intelligence & Analytics is rapidly developing ING’s capabilities across the group so that all decisions related to human capital management will be driven by facts and insights. The head of the team reports directly to the CHRO and is a member of the HR Management Team. The team focuses on developing new models and innovative HR technology using advanced analytics to unlock actionable insights and developing innovative HR technology.
The goal is gaining actionable insights in what really matters to employees and which human capital investments drive business results. The team applies two methods to generate these insights: statistical hypothesis testing and exploratory data analysis, which can help uncover unexpected patterns in the data that may lead to new hypotheses.
“We have a strict code of only using People Analytics for the good: hiring the right people and enabling them to make the most of themselves.” – Brydie Lear, Global Head of HR Intelligence & Analytics
About the vacancy: Senior Consultant People Analytics
The Senior Consultant will work closely with management to frame the business needs and prioritize projects accordingly. They will translate business requests into data requirements and vice versa. Members of the team all have the drive to stay up to date with internal and external developments in the area of big data, analytics and applications, and continuously challenge each other to think about how these developments can be applied to ING’s people analytics initiatives. The scope of the role is global.
The Senior Consultant will combine stakeholders’ requests with external information, conduct primary research, keep track of progress and present outcomes in a meaningful and accessible way. The Senior Consultant will push change initiatives in the HR domain with relevant information and metrics. Because this requires a balanced skill set of strategy, strong communication and analytics, a background in consultancy is a natural fit.=
- Minimum 5 years experience in consulting or related field
- Affinity with HR and/or organization development
- Keen to drive innovation through analytics
- Strong communication skills and able to thrive in a demanding international environment