City:  Kastrup
Job Function:  Other



Head of People Analytics

Are you eager to drive strategic decisions with data excellence? Do you want to lead a dynamic team and be part of thriving SAS? Then this might be your next opportunity!


Data quality, insights and analytics is fundamental to running a sound business. Our Head of People Analytics is ultimately accountable for ensuring high quality people data at any time, standardized reporting ready hand and proactive people analytics to steer decision making when it comes to i.e. rewards, organizational design and workforce planning. Our small yet impactful People Analytics Team collaborates across our People Team as well as partners and influences outside our own function in order to maximize the potential of people data and analytics across SAS. 

As a Head of People Analytics at SAS you will:

•    Own the quality and reporting of our people data across SAS and leverage same to build historical insights (dashboard) as well as drive future decision making (predictive analytics)
•    Support Group Business Control, SAS People Leadership Team, and business leaders with analysis, reporting and financial follow up associated with rewards and workforce planning 
•    Drive prioritized improvement initiatives within data quality, management and reporting to ensure a standardized format
•    Foster and grow data-driven model and processes within the People Team to increase transparency in personnel related costs in SAS
•    Support in union negotiations with the purpose of validating calculations and ensure outcome is financially aligned with SAS overall strategic direction and financial forecasting
•    Proactively contribute with decision support, and evaluate the effect of suggested organizational change initiatives associated with rewards and work force planning


To be successful, we believe you should have:
•    Relevant University degree within economics, finance or data management, preferably at Master’s level
•    Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience
•    Sound experience with people analytics and proven track record of driving decision making through data insights (i.e. REWARDS, organizational design, workforce planning)  
•    Experience from working as a business partner and driving the financial (rewards)/analytical agenda in leadership teams 
•    Experience from stakeholder partnerships and cross functional leadership in a multinational environment 
•    Experience from union negotiations and leverage of people data in this context is desired
•    Ability to translate the need for data accuracy and discipline into business outcomes
•    Ability to translate complex data sets into precis and meaningful executive summaries
•    Ability to inspire colleagues across the People Team to take shared responsibility for data quality and management
•    Comfort in shared responsibilities and dependency on stakeholders to input and leverage data
•    Highly skilled in MS Excel (incl. VBA, and PowerPivot), databases and BI
•    Fluent in English (oral and written)


We embrace diversity at SAS and welcome applications from any qualified and passionate candidate eager to make an impact and be part of a vibrant and highly engaged People Team. For this position we are looking to hire to one of our offices in either Denmark, Sweden or Norway. If you feel inspired by the position and feel this is the right challenge for your career, we are looking forward to receiving your application and CV!

This is how we make your journey at SAS matter:

•    Purposeful: We are heading into a future where change is never-ending, and the need to rethink and rebuild is too. A future of conscious thoughts and sustainable innovation. A future we make possible. We fly because the world is moving, and it needs our help to stay in motion. 
•    Adventurous: We grow by making the world smaller. Discounted airline tickets providing you, your family and friends possibility to travel the world at great prices.
•    Personal: Ingenuity and creativity are central to our work, We offer an opportunity to work on many challenges and initiatives
•    Innovative: The restless pulse of our world offers endless possibilities to develop new customer solutions and new avenues for personal and professional growth. Working at SAS means contributing to and benefiting from a fast-paced, dynamic environment and playing a leading role by transforming aviation.
•    Ownership: Opportunity of bringing initiatives from ideas into end-point delivery


SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline, with main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, flies to destinations in Europe, USA and Asia. Spurred by a Scandinavian heritage and sustainability values, SAS aims to be the global leader in sustainable aviation. We will reduce total carbon emissions 25 percent by 2025, by using more sustainable aviation fuel and our modern fleet with fuel-efficient aircraft. In addition to flight operations, SAS offers ground handling services, technical maintenance and air cargo services. SAS is a founding member of the Star Alliance™, and together with its partner airlines offers a wide network worldwide.