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Workforce Insights and Analytics Specialist

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Workforce Insights and Analytics Specialist

Location: Cambridge / Poland

At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

Are you an analytical thinker, who can turn data into insights into an engaging story that will drive action? As a Workforce Insights and Analytics Specialist you’ll have the rare opportunity to use your expertise to influence the strategy of a global biopharmaceutical FTSE 100 company.

It’s a time of rapid change at AstraZeneca as we pursue market leadership in our core therapeutic areas. You can expect considerable visibility, as you partner with HR leaders to ensure that data and analytics drive workforce decisions and workforce planning. With a mix of business partnering, technical skill development and the delivery of high-quality insights, the role also offers a firm platform for career development.

Main duties and responsibilities

You will work as part of the Workforce Insights and Analytics team, supporting the analytics partners and HR Business Partners on all aspects of workforce analytics. You’ll be interpreting data to generate strategic insights, supporting our core processes, and continuing to develop our technology. Supporting the wider AstraZeneca HR community to improve their analytical capability will also form part of your role.

  • The role will provide HR analytics to support functions within HR, Talent & Development, and Global Reward. Helping to understand the ROI of HR processes such as Talent Management
  • The role will support the development of our core analytics technologies as we look to provide insight tools for a wide range of HR users, driving standardisation and automation
  • Responsible for the production of core corporate deliverables for the SET and Board
  • Required to support Workforce Insight & Analytics Partners and projects across HR and the business
  • Supporting ongoing HR capability uplift in Analytics & Insights
  • Supporting the company-wide employee engagement survey, both set up and analysis


  • An analytical thinker with a strong ability to manipulate complex data
  • Ability to interpret data and draw out insights
  • Present insights clearly, and in a visually compelling way
  • An agile learner with strong problem-solving skills
  • Technical ability to utilise our tools and technologies
  • Strong business acumen, articulate, able to interact with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Basic coding knowledge desirable e.g. SQL, Python

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca, we 're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

Where can I find out more?

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Additional information

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.