Analyst, Workforce Data - Sr/Staff

Virginia Beach, VA

This position may be filled at either the Workforce Data Analyst (Level 5) or Senior Workforce Data Analyst (Level 6). Individuals who demonstrate advanced skills in terms of work experience, education and certifications may be eligible for the advanced grade.

There is flexibility with the location for this position as long as the applicant has regular access to a Southern Company Gas location. The role does not need to be in Georgia. Limited travel to Georgia, Illinois, Virginia, or Tennessee may be required.

Please note, we are seeking individuals that have direct experience working in Human Resources or direct experience managing Human Resource Projects.


This position's main purpose is to perform complex analysis, forecasting, modeling, tracking, and reporting of workforce data management. Projects will be focused on supporting Human Resources but may include support for broader Gas business initiatives.

The role will be responsible for leading the collection, analysis, and reporting of various aspects of the workforce. Data will be used to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for improvement and provide insights and recommendations to leadership and key stakeholders.


  • Lead the collection and validation of data from various sources (e.g., HR systems, surveys, and benchmarks).

  • Perform data analysis using statistical/visualization tools, such as Excel, SPSS, Tableau, and Power BI.

  • Create and maintain dashboards, reports, and presentations to communicate key workforce metrics and findings to senior management and key stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with HR and the business to understand data needs and provide solutions and recommendations.

  • Lead efforts to ensure data quality, accuracy, and compliance with data governance and privacy policies.

  • Deliver monthly and quarterly reporting including hires, terminations, promotions, retirements, and multiple demographic assessments for Human Resources and company dashboards and scorecards.

  • Assist with gathering and reporting Talent Designations, Performance Ratings, and Succession Slate tracking and information gathering.

  • Partner with Vacancy Review Process owner to lead Position Management for Human Resources – including process management, consulting, reporting, and tracking.



Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, statistics, business administration, Human Resources, or comparable degree required.

  • 3-5 years of progressive experience navigating and tying reports and sources of information together to present clear, cohesive, and useful data.

  • 3-5 years developing and applying formulas to analyze, manipulate, and display trend and forecast reports, dashboards and solutions using Excel and Power BI, or equivalent analysis tools preferred.


  • Ability to collaborate with multiple disciplines to understand trends and initiatives.

  • Knowledge and experience to develop customized information and insightful analysis.

  • Project management including research, defining requirements, analysis, documentation, design/development, negotiation, problem resolution, training, status reporting, implementation, standard and ad hoc deliverables.

  • Interact with all levels and departments of the organization such as HR Delivery, Labor Relations, Talent Management and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

  • Understanding of data requirements/project fit, priority, and value for HR and the business.


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business, accounting, statistics, business administration, Human Resources, or comparable degree required.

  • Master’s degree or advanced data, statistical or analytical certifications preferred.

  • 5+ years of applicable experience performing statistical analysis, reporting, data collection and report generation, with an emphasis on Human Resources information required.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience developing and applying formulas to analyze, manipulate, and display trend and forecast reports, dashboards and solutions using Excel and Power BI, or equivalent analysis tools required.


  • Advanced organizational knowledge and understanding and its impact on the data, definitions, assumptions, timing, etc. for analysis and reporting.

  • Advanced skills delivering effective data/trend consulting and guidance for business partners who may be at different experience levels with data and analysis.

  • Lead the design and implement data solutions to provide insights and recommendations to leadership.

  • Conduct research and benchmarking on industry standards and best practices for workforce analytics.

  • Take the lead with program and projects as requested including preparing data and analysis for team meetings, company presentations, Management Council meetings, Board meetings, and other assigned projects.


  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills, with diligence and accuracy.

  • Quantitative and qualitative consulting regarding data needs and assessments.

  • Initiative-taker who can work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Ability to operate effectively as a collaborator, even when working remotely.

  • Adept and proficient at managing multiple data requests at a time.

  • Effective communication skills with the ability to explain complex data in simple and clear terms to senior leadership and key stakeholders.

  • Organized and a good multi-tasker, strong problem resolution skills.

  • Prioritizes tasks effectively and is highly service and results oriented.

  • Discretion and confidentiality.

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of over four million U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to a supply of clean, safe, reliable and affordable natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Identification: 5167

Job Category: Human Resources

Job Schedule: Full time

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