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People Insights Consultant - McDonald's


Oak Brook, Illinois
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McDonald’s Corporation prides ourselves in being one of the most unique employers in the world. Our workforce totals over 1.9 million employees in 120 countries. Managing such dynamic workforce can present challenges, which is why we are putting an investment in People Insights. The role is part of Global People Insights team and will report to the Director of Global People Insights. Through leading edge analytics and smarter insights, our team will enable McDonald’s to make better decisions to grow our business through people

The People Insights team is looking for a talented individual who has a passion for technology, data science and analytics. The role requires an individual who has experience in organizing large data environments, using data tools, and applying them to business applications .

Our promise is to provide an opportunity that will be challenging and exciting. There will be opportunity to help collect, organize, and analyze our People data to it inform strategic initiatives across the world. Above all, an the ideal candidate will be able to deliver on our data and analytics needs by leveraging innovative solutions.



Build the strategic direction for People data

  • Assess the opportunities, needs, and constraints of our People data usage; use this assessment to develop a strategy to maintain our People data
  • Manage a project to build an environment to house our People data; this will involve developing a plan for architecture, hosting, etc
  • Come-up with processes to maintain our People data; solutions will need to be flexible in order to continuously add new data sources


Consult with stakeholders on their People data needs

  • Act as an expert to help our internal clients collect and sturcuture their People data
  • Provide guidance on tools our clients can use to efficiently manage their People data
  • Stay connected to external trends and innovations that can be applied at McDoanld’s


Bring the data to life through analytics

  • Create a strategy for our team to support analytic requests; this will require designing innovative solutions based upon important business questions and strategies
  • Recommend analytic tools and provide expertise to the team in terms of using them
  • Execute analytic requests; be able to show key findings that are simple to understand and remove complexity from the end user


Minimum Requirements

  • B.A required
  • 2-3 years experience working in a data and analytics role
  • Knowledge of a technical laugauge Java, Python, and R
  • Comfortable with industry-leading data tools such as SAS, SQL, Hadoop, Pig, Mahout, Tableau
  • Comfortable dealing with large and complex data sets
  • Ability to develop and communicate innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Strong project management skills, including a proven track record of leading large, complex projects using standard project management practices and tools