Data Analyst

IHS Markit
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About Our Reporting and People Analytics Team:

At IHS Markit, data is at the heart of everything we do. Within human resources, our reporting and analytics function is responsible for creating meaningful data insights and analytics to support key people decisions and drive business results. Our mission is to create an insights driven culture where accurate, timely and accessible data analytics supports key people decisions at IHS Markit. 

About the role:

We are currently looking to expand our global reporting and analytics team and are looking for a passionate and driven junior data analyst to support our day-to-day operational work. This would involve data gathering, auditing and maintenance of monthly dashboards, scorecards etc. This role will report in to the head of people analytics, based in the UK.

The individual must have previous experience of data manipulation in Excel and must take pride in ensuring accuracy and attention to detail in their work. We are looking for a professional and confident individual who can deliver high quality work, often working to stringent deadlines.

Role Responsibilities:

o   Maintain monthly HR dashboards and scorecards for timely distribution and publication.

o   Ensure all relevant data is collected ahead of production, with any gaps in data investigated.

o   Ensure data is accurate and in the correct format and perform data logic checks

o   Update all pivots, charts, data tables etc. and ensure that they align to the current period.

o   Review the final output and ensure that stringent data checks are carried out before sending through for approval and publication.

o   Provide ad hoc support to people analytics team, as appropriate.

o   Perform data quality checks and audit efforts within the newly formed Data Quality and Governance Program by identifying and flagging data discrepancies, working with other team members on resolution and corrections

o   Create and maintain a data field directory for commonly used fields

Behavioral competencies:

o   Complexity & Problem Solving  

o   Works independently and in partnership with the people analytics team to query and solve data challenges, leveraging their analytical and conceptual thought processes.

Interpersonal Skills  

o   Maintains integrity and accountability of work and works collaboratively with all colleagues.  

Technical capabilities (knowledge, skills, experience):

o  Strong analytical background with experience in data scrubbing, manipulation and presentation.

o Advanced Excel skills, individual must be comfortable with creating and maintaining pivot tables, data visualizations, IF statements, V/H Lookups etc.

o Strong problem solving and logical reasoning skills - should be able to independently troubleshoot and question data which does not follow logic. Equally, they should be confident to query work to understand and streamline it further.

o  Strong Office 365 application skills to include PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Teams.  

o  HR and Workday experience is desired but not mandatory.  

Required education & experience:

o  Relevant/ similar work experience in the data analytics field is desired but not necessary.


IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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