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HR Data Analyst

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 07 December 2022
Interview Date:   Thursday 15 December 2022
Reference:  2065222DD

We are looking for an individual who has excellent data analysis skills and who can succinctly communicate the findings of their analysis to both expert and non-expert audiences.  You will provide high quality specialist analytical support with a specific focus on reward, equality, diversity and inclusion.  You will develop and deliver actionable insights that will inform our continuous improvement.

You will be forward-thinking and consultative in approach and will have strong analytical skills and a proven experience of working with large, complex data sets without close supervision.  This will be supported by advanced Excel skills and the curiosity to learn and master other relevant applications, such as Power BI. 

Using your expert data analysis and investigatory skills you will work with stakeholders across the University to develop tools for sharing data and insight, to support the strategic plan for equality, diversity and inclusion and use data to tell the story of who is part of our University and cast light on what their experiences are and what is their journey like.

You will use your strong communication skills to carefully listen to what the issues are that colleagues are trying to solve, and to suggest different ways to analyse and present the data so that they can understand and use it.

The job includes a mixture of e.g. gender pay gap and equal pay reviews, developing and updating internal data dashboards, compiling data to support regular governance procedures, producing data analysis to support equality charters, as well as a range of one-off projects 

You will be joining our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team which is made up by EDI specialist, project managers and communications specialists from a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and sectors.  The team works in a hybrid way and team members are given flexibility and autonomy in how they deliver high quality, timely work.

Interviews will be held via MS Teams on Thursday 15 December.

If you have any questions or would like to arrange an informal chat, then please contact


Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Janice Poon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 2065222DD on all correspondence.

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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