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Southern Company Sr, Workforce Data Analyst in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Sr, Workforce Data Analyst


Please note, there is flexibility with the location for this position. The role does not need to be in Georgia. Limited travel to Georgia, Illinois, Virginia, or Tennessee may be required.


The primary purpose of this position is to perform complex analysis, forecasting, modeling, tracking, and reporting of workforce data management. Projects will largely be focused on supporting Human Resources projects and requests but may include support for broader Gas business initiatives.

The role will analyze and evaluate workforce metrics to improve workforce planning efforts and provide easy to understand and actionable insights about the current and future workforce for decision making.

The role will also deliver effective data/trend consulting and guidance for Human Resources and business partners who may be at different experience levels with data and analysis.

The data management responsibilities will include all Gas employee data and may expand to include other workforce data including retirees and contractors. This position supports the entire Gas enterprise and will be accountable for providing multiple types of data points and analysis for internal and possibly external use, as required.


  • Experience navigating and tying disparate reports and sources of information together to present clear, cohesive, and useful data for Human Resources, company, and business needs.

  • This role will require the ability to be collaborative with multiple disciplines (internal and external) to understand trends and initiatives and be able to provide the appropriate consulting.

  • Knowledge and experience to develop customized information to drive accurate and insightful analytical output.

  • Strong organizational knowledge and understanding of how the organization is structured and its impact on the data, definitions, assumptions, timing, etc.

  • Working knowledge of the company’s human capital systems as well as the MS Office suite – specifically MS Excel and Power BI.

  • Manage all aspects of assigned project including research, defining requirements, analysis, documentation, design/development, negotiation, problem resolution, training, status reporting, implementation, standing and ad hoc deliverables, etc

  • Interact with all levels and departments of the organization such as HR Delivery, Labor Relations, Talent Management and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to deliver value and insights.

  • Understanding of requirements/project fit, priority, and value for Human Resources and the business.


  • Monthly and quarterly reporting including but not limited to hires, terminations, promotions, retirements, and multiple demographic assessments for Human Resources and company dashboards and scorecards.

  • Talent Designation, Performance Rating and Succession Slate tracking and information gathering.

  • Position Management – process management, consulting, reporting, and tracking.

  • Program and project assistance as requested including preparing data and analysis for team meetings, company presentations, Board meetings and other assigned projects


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources or comparable degree.

  • 5 years of applicable experience performing Human Resources statistical analysis, reporting, data collection and report generation, with an emphasis on Human Resources information tied to company financials, budgeting, and headcount related functions.

Skills & Knowledge

  • 5 years of experience with human capital systems, reporting, and analysis.

  • Knowledge and experience developing and applying formulas to analyze, manipulate, and display trend and forecast data using Excel and Power BI, or equivalent analysis tools.

  • Quantitative and qualitative consulting with Human Resources and other business partners on data needs and assessments.

  • Self-starter with strong personal initiative

  • Ability to work independently under moderate supervision

  • Ability to operate effectively as a team player, even if located remotely.

  • Adept at managing multiple data requests at a time

  • Comfortable with detailed data evaluations and brings sound decision making.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Coordinate departmental or cross-functional teams as needed.

  • Organized and a good multi-tasker, strong problem resolution skills.

  • Highly service and results oriented.

  • Designing and delivering presentations, dashboards, and updates as needed.

  • Discretion and confidentiality where needed.

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit

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.

Job Field: Human Resources

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Gas

Other Locations: Illinois-Metro Chicago-Naperville, Tennessee-Chattanooga Area-Chattanooga, Virginia-Coastal Virginia-Virginia Beach

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

AGLR Corporate Office - 10 Peachtree Place NE (10AtlantaCODE)

10 Peachtree Place NE

Atlanta, 30309

G O Naperville - 1844 W Ferry Rd. (1844NapervilleCODE)

1844 W Ferry Rd.

Naperville, 60536

Chattanooga Service Center - 2207Olan Mills Dr. (2207ChattanoogaCODE)

2207Olan Mills Dr.

Chattanooga, 37421

VNG Virginia Beach - 544 S. Independence Blvd (544VirginiaBeachCODE)

544 S. Independence Blvd

Virginia Beach, 23452

Req ID: GAS2003858