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People Systems Analyst (1836)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

Your Role

Working as a People Data & Systems Analyst, you’ll be supporting the People Technology & Intelligence Consultant in the development, delivery and administration of the People Systems, People Data Governance and the wider People Data Strategy. In this role, you’ll be required to identify, collect and migrate people data from a range of systems and sources and provide visual insight from this data. You’ll also provide support for all technical issues affecting the people systems.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Supporting the People Technology & Intelligence Consultant in the development of a long-term People Data Governance & Technology strategy.
  • Assisting in the delivery and continuous improvement of all People Team cyclical activities, such as the annual review process; role evaluation, gender pay gap reporting, promotions, talent and succession, recruitment etc.
  • Keeping up to date with changes in legislation and the legal market place, which might impact systems, data and technology, and present these findings to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Working with the wider business to understand their requirements, designing intuitive and insightful reports and data visualisations, ensuring documentation and knowledge is captured.
  • Building and maintaining relationships across the group, participating in any relevant forums and groups.
  • Ensuring data governance principles are adhered to both within the People team and wider business
  • Providing technical support for all People systems and technologies, supporting the People Systems Co-ordinator in resolving more complex issues.

What We’re Looking For

  • A strong understanding of Data Governance and how it works.
  • Ability to create relevant reports and data visualisations, using the appropriate techniques and technologies.
  • Ability to write SQL queries and query databases to retrieve data.
  • High level of IT literacy and use of Microsoft office packages, including advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Previous experience of administrating People Systems and Databases.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, attention to detail, working flexibly and prioritising workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Commercially-focussed and service driven while balancing a genuine desire to enhance the overall colleague experience.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to receive your application.

Please note the role is a 12 month maternity cover. 

What we can offer you
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.


We're proud of our values, and we're looking for people who share them

  • Business Area:
    Group Services
  • Team:
    People Operations
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
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  • Salary:
    Up to £40,000
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