Overview

Job Location:
Montreal

ABOUT US

We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$230.5 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2022.

       
We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.
 

Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.

EXPERIENCE THE EDGE

At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.

We’re seeking a highly driven Sr. Analyst, People Analytics to work with the Human Resources team. As a member of People Strategy & Insights Team, you will be responsible for supporting the business and key HR partners with advanced analysis for insights to inform data-driven people decisions. Additionally, you’ll partner with various Human Resource and Public Affairs and Strategic Communication (“HRPASC”) teams to design new metrics and ensure our processes result in high-quality data. At PSP, we embrace people that are eager to learn, ideate, and innovate: people who strive for excellence, challenge the status quo and seek alternative perspectives.  

ABOUT YOUR ROLE

As Sr. Analyst, People Analytics, Human Resources, you’ll:

  • Develop and manage workforce insights that allow leaders to make evidence-based people decisions and help drive desired measurable business outcomes aligned with PSP’s business strategy

  • Use analytical techniques, approaches and tools that are in line with industry’s best practices in people analytics, while maintaining current knowledge of PSP’s data and trends

  • Collect and report on key performance indicators and high-level targets to track the successful execution of our Human Resources and Global Communications strategic plan

  • Proactively identify people challenges requiring more in-depth analysis. Formulate questions to define business problems, determine metrics and expose insights based on qualitative and quantitative data to drive decision-making; own the execution of the analysis and identify the insights and actions which come as a result

  • Collaborate with HRBP’s to understand key business priorities and curate actionable people metrics and insights

  • Partner with other functional stakeholders, including Finance, to provide a cohesive workforce analysis

  • Design & develop self-service dashboards and scalable analytics solutions for Business Leaders and HR

  • Work on project teams to design actionable metrics & analytics from various sources including the analysis of employee engagement metrics, diversity, attraction, development, rewards, retention, turnover, etc.Socialize and ensure consistency regarding data quality through education and process improvements

  • Support ad-hoc requests for analysis from HRBP’s and other executive sponsors

  • Experiment: we are an adventurous bunch so expect that anything and everything can change!

  

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

As the Sr. Analyst, People Analytics, Human Resources, you:

  • Proven track record of connecting dots and telling stories with numbers

  • Strong technical skill using data analysis tools.  (Fluency in R or Python)

  • Proficiency in Power BI (or similar tools like Tableau or Qlikview)

  • Workday Report writer experience highly desirable

  • Excellent organization, a high degree of attention to detail, and problem-solving skills

  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment with last-minute adaptations & regular changes

  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills

  • Expert level in PowerPoint, with ability to quickly synthesize, and consolidate information in a summarized visual format for Executive presentations

 WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Diploma in a quantitative field or study, or equivalent experience

  • Business Experience  3 – 5 years of experience in a technical role in a dynamic and complex organization (i.e.  HR/Marketing/Business/Financial Analyst, etc.)

  • Knowledge of data modeling and statistical analysis

  • Strong business and customer orientation. 

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, in English and French

  • Exceptional judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data and the ability to work within the confines of data governance and privacy standards

The requirements listed in job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable and you are in the ballpark with the number of years of experience the company’s looking for, apply.

Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered.

We offer a competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain top talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, your package includes:

  • A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles, including a periodic allowance to support any hybrid related needs

  • Competitive pension plans

  • Comprehensive group insurance plans

  • Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs

  • Generous and inclusive paid family leave

  • Vacation days available on day one with additional vacation days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off

  • Investment in career development

*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type.

At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Vaccination: We are committed to a healthy and safe work environment. As a Canadian Crown Corporation with offices around the world, we adhere to Canadian and local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Vaccination is not currently a mandatory employment criteria. However, this is subject to change, depending on Canadian and local government guidelines.

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