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Company: PGE
Location: Portland, OR
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Energy, Utilities, Environmental


This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon's largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We're searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world's clean energy future!

Principal HR Analyst, Talent Analytics and Reporting

We are looking for someone to join our HR team to drive and enhance the adoption and utilization of strategic workforce analytics. This includes extracting, reviewing, organizing, analyzing, predicting, and forecasting Talent data and presenting the insights to various stakeholders across PGE.  As a seasoned professional in this role, you must bring knowledge of leading best practices and partner with others to develop strategic and operational insights for workforce planning and decision making. As Principal HR Analyst, you will import, transform, translate, model, and report data and predictive analytics in a manner that is easily understood by the business to enable decision making. Collaborating with a variety of stakeholders to assess user needs and determine data needed is essential including partnering with IT to enhance PGE's data warehouse, analytics, and tools, with respect to HR data.

Our ideal candidate has functional domain experience in HR which brings experience specific to HR talent related data, systems, reporting and processes. You are also someone who can develop and set standards and guidelines for strategic talent analytics and metrics including advanced/complex modeling scenarios, predictions, and forecasts. You would also ensure data integrity in your analysis work (e.g. quality, accuracy, validate findings, error proofing).

If you are able to develop and set standards and guidelines for strategic talent analytics and metrics, along with strong collaboration and communication skills, this may be the job for you.


You will bring the following skills to our team:

  • Advanced and specialized expertise in analytical/technical processes, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience

  • Completes assignments and facilitates the work activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area

  • Proposes improvements to processes and methods

  • Experience in analytics, design, development, and implementation using standard Software Development Lifetime Cycles methodologies

  • Experience with SQL, PL/SQL, Python, and reporting tools Tableau and OBIEE

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related field, plus 8 years of experience in analytics or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • HR experience/certification a plus: S/PHR, SHRM-CP, CEBS, CBP, CCP, etc.

  • Experience using Workday a plus

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Advanced skills in using analytic tools

  • Intermediate skills in managing competing priorities

  • Advanced skills in synthesizing information and complex data and communicating to diverse audiences

  • Advanced knowledge of PGE's policies, procedures, collective bargaining agreements and benefit plans

  • Advanced knowledge of HR system best practices

  • Working skills in project management

  • Advanced knowledge of data integrity and security

  • Advanced knowledge of statistics

  • Expert skills in systems and programs used in functional area, including data retrieval, system configuration, user testing

  • Advanced customer focus skills

  • Expert skills in analytical thinking

  • Advanced skills in problem solving

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills

  • Intermediate interpersonal skills

  • Advanced decision-making skills

  • Advanced organization and prioritization skills

  • Advanced knowledge of business process interrelationships

  • Advanced business acumen skills

  • Intermediate skills in change leadership

  • Advanced risk management skills

Physical and Cognitive Demands

  • Cognitive Level Substantial: Consistent use of logic or scientific thinking to define problems, collect information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions (for example, engineer, HR director, plant manager, etc.).

  • Ability to adhere to set response times, deadlines and time-sensitive tasks

  • Ability to follow accuracy standards

  • Ability to follow through on decision-making tasks

  • Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively within a team environment

  • Ability to communicate and problem solve when under stress

  • Ability to respond and adapt to frequent change

  • Ability to accept and demonstrate self-awareness when provided constructive feedback

  • Ability to discern feedback and acknowledge ownership of areas of improvement

  • Ability to avoid future mistakes by applying reasonable skills to new but similar work situations or tasks

  • Ability to successfully collaborate with peers, managers and others within the organization

  • Demonstrates sound memory

  • Ability to process new information to be applied consistently to work tasks

  • Ability to occasionally work long hours

  • Ability to occasionally work a variable schedule

  • Ability to report to work and perform work during periods of severe inclement weather

  • Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance [for part-time positions, change to part-time attendance]

  • Computer use (use computer regularly for entire work shift)​

  • Environment: Hybrid office and working from home

Job posting open until filled


Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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