Workforce Reporting Analyst – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Workforce Reporting Analyst

​Req ID: 134696
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Provincial Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance – QEII
Department: PPA Mgr Workforce Analytics
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: MGMT/NON-Union Management/Non Union Position
Posting Closing Date: 6-Oct-22

REPOST – Previously applied applicants are not required to reapply to be considered

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.


Reporting to the Manager, Analytics, the Workforce Reporting Analyst ensures accurate and timely data extraction, data management, analytics, synthesis, interpretation, and tailored audience-specific reporting of workforce data. The position supports and enhances the use of evidence based decision making at all levels through the provision of information and analytics. They liaise with key stakeholders to clarify data needs and requests, and completes data extraction, data management, synthesis, analytics, and reports from workforce information systems as well as other internal and external sources of data and information. The Workforce Reporting Analyst plays a key role in operational service delivery by ensuring that each centre of excellence in People Services has the information to provide responsive, accurate, and consistent services in carrying out their policies and programs.

The Reporting Analyst applies a broad base of business and system knowledge and experience in providing support for the development, implementation and monitoring of workforce strategic and operational performance measurement. This involves assessing information needs, investigating and assessing the usefulness and feasibility of proposed measures and potential data collection processes. They make recommendations for future measurement and evaluation initiatives. The position provides support in development and implementation of Workforce & People Services strategies through the monitoring and synthesis of data from workforce systems, analysis and reporting of data for specific measures, and helping staff to better understand workforce data and workforce management.


  • Graduate of a post-secondary degree in informatics, mathematics / statistics, business administration or other administration field; Masters Degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in analytics and reporting, performing such functions as data extraction, data management, descriptive statistics and data synthesis, analysis and reporting.
  • Relevant certification in analytics and reporting preferred.
  • Experience and demonstrated expertise with business intelligence software.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of information management principles including information dissemination and exchange, data collection methodologies and data quality.
  • Experience and demonstrated expertise working with and synthesizing large, complex datasets and high volumes of information.
  • Experience working in Human Resources within a health care unionized environment preferred.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent research and analytical thinking skills
  • Effective work practice – accountable, dependable, flexible, results-oriented
  • Demonstrated project management and work plan development skills
  • Effective consultative, influencing and mentoring skills
  • Knowledge of Health Care issues and Human Resources trends
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of collective agreements, employment guides, and applicable legislation (e.g. privacy legislation)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and Human Resources Information Systems.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, decision-maker and problem solver

Qualifications Continued

  • Ensures customer and client confidentiality
  • Builds constructive working relationships
  • Ensures that practice is aligned with and conducted in accordance with the organization’s mission, vision, values and strategic directions
  • Recognizes time-sensitive and critical issues and ensures a timely response
  • Strategic knowledge and understanding of corporate needs and expectations
  • Assesses and anticipates future needs, potential problems, directions and developments for People Services
  • Competencies in other languages an asset; French Preferred

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training and certifications.

Hours of Work

  • Permanent full-time position; 75 hours biweekly

Salary Information

  • $33.08 – $41.35 hourly

Once You’ve Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

​This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.