Job Location:
Canada – BC, Burnaby

Job Description Summary

Reporting to Senior Manager, Global HR Operations the Senior People Analytics Specialist will create and lead the strategy of our core people metrics program that will put people metrics and insights at the fingertips of HR and leaders across the organization.

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HR and business leaders across the organization to define key people metrics and develop data visualizations that present insights in the most effective way to enable strategic decision-making.

  • Recommend a strategy for STEMCELL’s people metrics that leverages best-in-class analytic and data visualization tools and is built upon a strong data foundation that is automated, scalable, and flexible.

  • Have a deep, technical understanding of our people data structures, business processes, and policies to ensure people metrics are fully understood and interpreted correctly.

  • Support with ad hoc report queries and provide expert-level visualizations that provide actionable insights to the end-user.

  • Work in close partnership with the HR Systems team to develop/implement a strategy for self-service reporting that is aligned with our data governance model (security & privacy).

  • Contribute to STEMCELL’s broader analytics team by sharing learnings, partnering with others, and building new capabilities within the organization to guide decision-making based on analytics & insights.

  • Working closely with our Finance team, lead the workforce planning process & governance on behalf of HR.


  • 5+ years of data analytic related experience; experience working with human resources data is preferred, but not required.

  • Strong experience creating data visualizations and dashboards using modern business intelligence tools (Tableau, Power BI, Visier etc).

  • Strong data and statistical analysis experience.

  • Proven implementation and change management experience.

  • Experience providing scalable solutions for synthesizing large data volumes and complex and interactive reporting.

  • Experience with HRIS Systems (Workday Advanced Reporting preferred).

  • Expert knowledge of Excel and proficient in SQL.

This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL’s vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.


STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

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