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Interim HR Analyst - 6 Month FTC

Telegraph Media Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Contract/temp



This role has been created to help support our HR Analyst across a broad scope of analytical requirements whilst we are transitioning into a new HRIS (Dayforce). This critical area provides insight which helps inform business decisions, working closely with all COEs across the HR team, including Talent & Performance, Reward, Talent Acquisition, HR generalist and ad-hoc requests from the Chief People Officer and HR Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain data across reporting and dashboards to help drive key HR activity, including holidays, sickness absence, compliance, gender pay gap and attrition.
  • Developing basic ad-hoc reports or dashboards when requested, creating, sharing and when necessary, providing insights and analysis back to the business.
  • Review existing dashboards and reporting to identify improvements across our analytics capabilities.
  • Working with all areas across HR to provide support, insight and analysis where needed.
  • Work alongside the HR Analyst to support initiatives led by the centre of excellence (CoE), being a key member within the project working groups (reward cycle, engagement survey, compliance, etc.) and produce accurate trackers/data which drives decisions.

Essential Skills

  • Fully conversant with all HR data, and capable of converting complex data into easily-understandable formats
  • Strong commercial, numerical and analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel/Google Sheets / SQL knowledge (Pivot tables, Match/Index, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to work in a demanding environment and to tight deadlines with exceptional attention to detail
  • Adept at understanding the needs of the end user whilst ensuring business needs are met


The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and equal parental pay (six months fully paid for mothers and fathers), to life assurance, and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

We want you to feel you belong here and welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

We have a number of internal networks that are totally inclusive and open for anyone to join. These include internal inclusion networks covering employees from ethnic minority backgrounds, working families, LGBTQ+, disabilities and long-term conditions, gender, wellbeing, and women in tech.

Your wellbeing is paramount, so we have trained over 100 Mental Health First Aiders in the last two years to help support our employees. We’ve also signed the Tech Talent Charter, and are committed to driving greater inclusion and diversity in tech.