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Southern Company Workforce Analytics Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Workforce Analytics Manager


Workforce Analytics Manager

The HR Workforce Analytics Manager will lead a team to generate proactive insights into the workforce and enable our partners to make decisions with analytical solutions. The manager will lead the development of enterprise reporting, advance the use of workforce analytics, and develop predictive models, to deliver solutions that range from business unit managers to the enterprise workforce planning strategy. This role will be responsible for establishing strong relationships with HR, Technology, and business unit partners to understand and develop solutions for business unit initiatives. The manager must be a strong team player that values collaboration in order to achieve our strategic objectives.

Remote work may be considered for the successful candidate.


  • Lead the development and execution of workforce analytics to provide solutions for business leaders to understand the dynamics of the workforce and to make informed decisions.

  • Establish strong relationships and collaborate with HR business partners to identify proactive workforce information needs and develop predictive models

  • Lead the team to develop solutions to provide information about the Southern Company workforce.

  • Manage the governance process to identify business requirements, prioritize requirements based on resources budget and timeline, and manage the end-to-end design and development of solutions

  • Utilize analytical expertise and experience with large data sets to inform and influence business decisions with workforce and business data

  • Communicate technical information and complex data to non- technical audiences in a logical, concise manner

  • Establish external relationships and participate in workforce analytic councils to share best practices and attain industry benchmarks.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills)

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of experience in data analytics, data science, HR metrics, or related field; Master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing a team of analysts and/or developers to deliver business intelligence solutions

  • Understanding of methodologies in applied statistics and research, predictive HR analytics, and forecasting.

  • Experience with tools to query, analyze, manipulate, and visualize datasets (e.g. SQL, Python, R, SAS, SPSS, Tableau, PowerBI).

  • Experience with enterprise Human Capital Management systems and understanding of HR processes

  • Experience implementing enterprise business intelligence solutions, with excellent ability to understand and communicate a compelling story and present insights to business partners

  • Action-oriented self-starter; driven, confident, collaborative, and seeks to deliver solutions

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities

  • Ability to think strategically and creatively

  • Ability to work in a team environment with diverse disciplines and backgrounds

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Our Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

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. #LI

Job Field: Human Resources

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2009322

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