North America / United States / NY / New York City


#: 105060-en_US / 105060



Senior People Analytics Consultant – 105060

Analytics – USA New York, New York 


As a senior consultant on the People Analytics team, you’ll steer the business through the lens of HR data by empowering HR leaders to make daily and future looking strategic decisions grounded in data.  In this role, you will partner with leaders across HR and the business to enact and influence people strategy.



  • Apply expertise in quantitative analysis and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and help inform, influence, support, and execute our talent decisions

  • Act as an internal consultant and trusted advisor to business leaders by understanding business needs, scoping data requests, synthesizing insights, and recommending solutions to key business partners in collaboration with other members of the people analytics team

  • Investigate ways to measure and visualize existing processes for internal efficiency analysis and stakeholder communication

  • Manage multiple concurrent projects that require inputs from cross-functional stakeholders while balancing impact on business needs

  • Deliver analytical, survey or research results to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Leverage tools, such as Tableau, Visier, SAP and Excel to drive analytics and enable client self-service on routine queries



The ideal candidate will have strong leadership, analytical, storytelling skills and will thrive managing concurrent projects while working with a global team to drive outcomes. We are looking for someone who enjoys building, figuring out the best way to achieve results, and working closely with global teams across multiple time zones. We need someone who enjoys operating in ambiguity and uses creativity to combat challenges. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a field that emphasizes analyzing, displaying, or reporting on data (e.g., computer science, math, engineering, economics, statistics, psychology)

  • 5+ years of consulting or corporate work experience focused on using data to uncover insights that drive action and communicating analyses to technical and non-technical audiences. Experience includes analytics, management consulting, sales operations, finance, compensation, or related fields.

  • Knowledge of statistical analysis (e.g., descriptive statistics and knowledge of statistical significance), quantitative research, and experience gathering and interpreting data

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, flexibility and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects/tasks

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong analytical skills

  • Experience working across various levels of an organization, while building trust and fostering collaboration

  • Strong business acumen and high level of professionalism

  • Customer service orientation with sense of urgency

  • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and maintains confidentiality

  • Experience in SQL, data visualization tools, BI reporting tools (e.g., PowerBI, ThoughtSpot etc.); Exceptional Excel skills required



  • Experience working with HR/organizational people data (e.g. headcount, turnover, recruiting metrics, and other people analytics)

  • Experience in HR analytics using HR systems and tools such as Workday, Visier, Salesforce etc.

  • Comfortable working autonomously in a fast-paced, demanding environment, under pressure

  • Experience in HR project management, working on projects that impact the employee lifecycle

  • Expertise in drawing meaningful insights from data to create strategy, tell a narrative and operationalize solutions.

  • Proven ability to build relationships and influence key partners, ability to get results through collaboration.

  • Ability to identify and track metrics of success (results and outcome orientation)

  • Skilled facilitator, able to navigate difficult conversations with an executive audience.


By connecting clients to audiences, we fuel the media industry with the most accurate understanding of what people listen to and watch. To discover what audiences love, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are truly connected to their audiences, they can see the most important opportunities and accelerate growth.


Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No