Title:  Workforce Planning and Analytics Lead



Requisition ID:  77994

About NetApp

We’re forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can’t do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it’s in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?

Job Summary

We’re looking for an experienced partner to drive transformation across the enterprise by applying workforce data insights and planning. In this role you’ll draw upon your expertise and knowledge of HR, analysis, visualizations, and consulting to influence and plan talent strategies that will to support business leaders workforce strategy. You will work with senior leaders, HR business partners, and peers across departments and functions using data to drive decisions around processes or programs within HR and lines of business. You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong technical competencies; and a consultative and advisory approach to bring insights to customers.

Job Requirements

Essential Functions:
• Support business units as lead for workforce planning and analysis consultant, providing data driven insights and talent strategies to support the business strategy
• Design KPIs that support talent strategy and manage regular updates to business leaders to track status against KPIs
• Drive the evolution of HR metrics to deliver greater value to the company, enabling insights into the workforce; work closely with senior HR leaders in support of regular business reviews with all levels of executives.
• Methodically analyze large data sets to distill insights from data and connect disparate ideas into cohesive, well-grounded recommendations using creative, structured and analytical thinking.
• Create effective, scalable, and easy to understand data solutions for different audiences and levels of engagement.
• Support the business by providing workforce planning support, support the collection of workforce plans and design cross functional talent strategies
• Provide organizational design, labor cost and long-term forecasts to business leaders to influence talent decisions  

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to convey complex results to non-technical stakeholders in a clear manner
• Proven planning and organization skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks, and work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive, and global environment.
• Knowledge of statistical and problem solving techniques such as: forecasting, predictive modeling, segmentation analysis, simulation modeling, data mining. 
• Expert knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
• Able to build strong partnerships and collaborate with teammates, business leaders, HR clients, and HR application engineers to solve organizational problems and empower organizations with high quality data and analysis
• Experience with additional workforce insight and reporting tools such as, Tableau, Visier, OneModel, PowerBI, SuccessFactor, ETC….

• Operate as the lead analytics and planning business partner for a NetApp business unit.
• This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation.
• Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions.
• Manage and maintain relationships with senior business leaders.
• Develop, monitor and report on analytic and talent strategies on an ad hoc or routine basis.


• Bachelor of Science, Arts, or Engineering Degree is required or equivalent experience
• Minimum 5 years of experience required
• Hands-on experience with HCM systems and associated data structures, particularly SAP SuccessFactors, PeopleSoft and data marts/warehouses
• Expertise with data visualization (e.g., tables, charts, graphs) via tools like Tableau or OneModel
• Knowledge and experience in implementation of best practices in the reporting space for both systems and processes/metrics
• SaaS and working with cloud vendors for support
• Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills, and experience applying these skills within complex programs to address business and reporting requirements
• preferred: Familiarity with advanced analytics techniques and programming capabilities, R programming experience is also preferred

Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities. 
We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  
If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us.


Colorado Residents Only: If the Company determines this role will be performed in Colorado, compensation in Colorado
may range from  $110,200 to  $116,000 Actual compensation will be dependent on location, qualifications, experience and other factors, consistent with applicable law.

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