103621 -Senior Analyst HR & People Analytics- Nairobi job at Bioversity International

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The Alliance of Bioversity International & CIAT delivers research-based solutions that harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably transform food systems to improve people’s lives. Alliance solutions address the global crises of malnutrition, climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation.


The Alliance works with local, national, and multinational partners across Sub Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and Asia, and with public and private sectors. The Alliance is part of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future, dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services.


About the position

Reporting to the Specialist, Total Rewards, and working closely with HR and various team members, the Senior Analyst, HR & People Analytics, plays a pivotal role in the strategic analysis and management of human resources data. This position is instrumental in driving data-informed decisions by leveraging advanced analytics in HR & People Analytics. The Senior Analyst is tasked with interpreting complex datasets to provide actionable insights, ensuring the effective administration of HR analytics initiatives, and maintaining the integrity and accuracy of HR data.


As a key contributor to the team, the Senior Analyst collaborates actively to ensure that HR analytics activities align with The Alliance’s established procedures and guidelines. They play a supportive role in upholding strict adherence to employment rules, policies, and relevant legal standards. Contributing to timely and accurate responses to data requests and queries, the Senior Analyst is instrumental in facilitating the continuous improvement of HR processes through their insights and data-driven solutions.

Key duties & responsibilities

  • Gather HR data from various sources, like talent management systems and employee records, performing basic analysis to identify trends and patterns.
  • Assist in preparing periodic reports on key HR metrics such as retention rates, employee satisfaction, and recruitment process efficiency.
  • Participate in people analytics projects, providing analytical support and collaborating with team members to develop relevant insights.
  • Ensure the HR database is up-to-date and accurate, conducting regular quality checks.
  • Collaborate in the implementation of people analytics tools and systems, providing feedback and support to ensure their effectiveness.
  • Provide basic training and support to HR users in data analysis tools and interpreting reports.
  • Work with the HR team to identify process improvement opportunities based on analyzed data.
  • Ensure that all HR analytics activities comply with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Respond to HR data-related inquiries in a timely and informed manner.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and analysis of organizational culture using data from surveys and other methods.



  • A qualification in data analytics, statistics, human resources analytics, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in HR analytics within multicultural organizations.
  • Proven experience in managing and interpreting complex datasets to deliver actionable insights in dynamic and diverse workplaces.
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and remotely, comfortable with navigating ambiguity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels in a respectful, multi-cultural, and multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly, analyze problems, and provide data-driven solutions to ensure high-quality service delivery.
  • Fluency in English is essential to communicate in writing and speaking.

Terms of employment

This is a nationally recruited position based in Nairobi, Kenya. The initial contract will be for one year subject to a probation period of three months and is renewable depending on performance and availability of resources. This position is graded at BG07 level in a scale of BG01 to BG14 (BG14 being the highest level according to the Alliance job classification framework policy). We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including but not limited to insurance, retirement plan, staff training and development, paid time off and flexible working arrangements.


The Alliance Bioversity-CIAT is committed to fair, safe, and inclusive workplaces. We believe that diversity powers our innovation, contributes to our excellence, and is critical for our mission. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority. We encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability statuses, sexual orientations, marital status, and gender identities. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.



Applicants are invited to visit https://alliancebioversityciat.org/careers to get full details of the position and to submit their applications. Applications MUST include reference number RFP 103621 – Senior Analyst, HR & People Analytics as the position applied for. Cover letter and CV should be saved as one document using the candidate’s last name, first name for ease of sorting. The Alliance collects and process personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws.


Applications closing date: 3rd July 2024

Please note that email applications will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We invite you to learn more about us at:http://alliancebioversityciat.org


Nairobi, Kenya
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