Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

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HR Analyst

HR Analyst

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# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
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Human Resources [204000]

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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has an immediate opening for a Human Resources Analyst on the Human Resources team.  NRDC works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends - using the expertise of over 500 scientists, lawyers and policy advocates combined with the support of over three million members and online activists.  This position is in our New York office.  NRDC also has offices in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Bozeman, Santa Monica, Chicago, and Beijing.


 Position Summary: 


Our Human Resources team is committed to nurturing a work environment where our people thrive and work together to achieve our mission.  We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to join our team and lead the data analytics function, enabling the process of turning unquantified data and processes into metrics, measurements, and graphics-based reports that support the Human Resources aspects of an organization.  The HR Analyst will develop dashboards and provide data trend analysis driven by descriptive, deductive, and inferential data, supporting HR on projects and on-going activities as needed


The position reports to the HR Operations Manager.


  • Collaborate with HR team and staff to empower the organization with high quality data and reporting.
  • Architect and develop data and analytics solutions, use creative thinking to build dashboards and develop effective reporting solutions that are scalable, comprehensive, and easy to understand.
  • Use analytical reasoning to identify problems, develop hypotheses and build connections, recommending a data product that addresses the needs of the organization.
  • Recommend process improvements, innovative solutions changes relating to employee life-cycle processing.
  • Prepare monthly or quarterly reports and presentations.
  • Update monthly metrics and report trends and make recommendations to management.
  • Assist with implementation and testing of new reporting and analytical tools.
  • Prioritize work to manage multiple workstreams, high pressure situations, and new information.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum 3-5 years as a business analyst, preferably in HR or related fields
  • Experience using SQL, Python or other data or scripting language. Experience building and maintaining a solution to collect, store, and organize data to address client needs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources Management preferred 

Professional Skill Requirements: 

  • Understanding of HR concepts and processes Recruitment, Compensation, etc.)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communications skills and solutions, client service-oriented with an emphasis on creativity and diligence.
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative analytical strategies and working with multiple data
  • Experience using data visualization (e.g., tables, charts, graphs); Experience with conducting research using basic statistics.
  • Ability to generate insights from analyses, answering questions or creating solutions, and manipulating data to measure the effectiveness of programs, interventions, and efforts for an organization.
  • Ability to self-start and self-direct work in an unstructured environment, and comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
  • Ability to work independently and as member of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain a high level of accuracy in a rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to communicate sensitive information in a professional and confidential manner
  • Project management experience a plus


NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience. 


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, for positions based in San Francisco, CA we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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