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Human Resources Division

Company ABC

Job Description

POSITION:                 Systems And Research         INCUMBENT:


DIVISION:                   Human Resources                 ORGANIZATION:       Company ABC

LOCATION:                City ABC                                 DATE:                         Month ABC/01            

Approval Signatures:


Incumbent                                                                   Director


The Systems and Research Analyst implements and supports Human Resources (HR) related information technology and systems administration. The Analyst provides statistics and updates relating to HR information technology.

JOB MAGNITUDE (Annualized):

            Total Company ABC Staff:                             1,000

            Total Budget                                                    $60M


This position is one of 12 positions reporting to the Director of Recruitment & Compensation.

The other 11 are Senior Compensation & Benefits Consultants (3), Senior Recruiters (3), Human Resources Assistants (2), and Secretaries (3).

There are no subordinates reporting to these positions.


This position operates in an environment that continuously undergoes major changes and re-organization.

Major Functions:

The Systems and Research Analyst plans, implements and manages the HR information technology and systems administration. This includes implementing, maintaining, optimizing and updating a corporate Human Resources Information System (HRIS).

The Analyst is a resource specialist in all HR information technology related areas and assesses user needs and develops methods to meet those needs.

The Analyst communicates HR information technology information for use during business decision-making, strategic planning and cost-benefit analysis.

The Analyst maintains working relationships with all HR staff, Information Systems, Finance and HRIS vendors.

Major Challenges:

The Analyst must adapt to rapid corporate change and restructuring in terms of HR systems. As a result the Analyst must have ability to react and adapt quickly with HR information technology and systems modifications and enhancements.

Continued changes in ABC’s Information Systems backbone requires the Analyst to work closely with internal and external staff, consultants and vendors.


·         The primary HR presence in the HRIS project

·         Provides ongoing support and expertise for the HRIS, including troubleshooting, testing, system maintenance and installation of upgrades.

·         Develops and offers ongoing systems related training.

·         Conducts HRIS information needs assessments for all ABC staff at all levels.  Develops methods and processes to meet these information needs and offers recommendations and data analysis.  Data analysis includes external/internal hire rates, staff training summaries, seniority summaries, grievance summaries and leave of absence statistics.

·         Provides information technology and systems expertise for all HR process improvement and redesign initiatives and makes recommendations on office automation.

·         Conducts hardware and software needs assessments for HR and makes installation and upgrade recommendations. Conducts other systems related projects as required.

·         Ensures employee information stored on the HRIS is accurate and secure.   This accuracy requires congruence between the HRIS and collective bargaining agreements, benefit plan documents, labor legislation and ABC policies and procedures.

·         Maintains current with issues and developments in HRIS and HR information technology and systems administration.

·         Develops and communicate HRIS policies and procedures.


The position requires minimal physical effort and is not subject to occupational health and safety risks.

Work is varied and involves a wide range of duties.  Multiple non-routine tasks with constant deadlines accompanied by frequent interruptions of workflow results in a stressful environment.


·         University undergraduate degree or equivalent in Human Resources Management, MIS or Computer Science.

·         Minimum of 3 years experience in Human Resources with emphasis on HR-related systems support and/or development.

·         An in-depth knowledge of all HR functions and corresponding linkages between functions.

·         Strong logical and analytical skills required. Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral.

·         Superior interpersonal, communication, public relations and decision making skills, along with ability to function effectively as a member of inter-departmental teams and task groups.

·         The ability to complete several concurrent tasks and projects with minimal supervision, with sensitivity to the relative priority of these tasks and projects.

·         Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of SAHO Payroll systems, SQL and Visual Basic programming and reporting experience desirable.

·         Past experience in a computer-related trainer or instructor position an asset.

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