HR Data & Applications Specialist, Work from home jobs UK

Website Certara

Job Title: HR Data & Applications Specialist, Work from home jobs UK
Company: Certara
Location: Sheffield (Remote)
Employment Type: Full-time


Maintenance & Support:

  • Ensure optimal function of HR applications through customization, maintenance, and upgrades.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting to HR application users, resolving service requests promptly.
  • Manage permissions, access, personalization, and settings for HR application users.
  • Ensure compliance of systems with data security and privacy requirements, conducting security audits and data audits as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain system and process documentation, as well as internal training tools and process manuals.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and create efficiencies through streamlining processes and maximizing HR application capabilities.
  • Assist with system updates, enhancement projects, configuration, and testing, working closely with department leadership.


  • Support all aspects of HR data requests, including data availability, feasibility, ad-hoc reports, and technical support.
  • Collect and compile HR metrics and data from various sources, including HRIS, ATS, employee surveys, etc.
  • Build, maintain, and support a variety of reports to support internal business needs and external queries and audits.
  • Manipulate data in Microsoft Excel and summarize for different audiences.
  • Ensure timely response to all data requests based on established service levels.
  • Create standard or ad-hoc reports from HR applications to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting guidelines.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • SHRM-CP or PHR highly desirable.
  • At least three years of related HRIS/LMS/ATS experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of HR reporting, including EEO, VETS, AAP preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required; SharePoint preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with data and systems, preferably in a medium to large company.
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now, Cornerstone, BizLibrary, Docusign a plus.
  • At least three years of direct experience managing and analyzing data, including data mining, reporting, high-volume data processing.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical support skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a changing environment with minimal disruption.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a desire to innovate and challenge the status quo.
  • Integrity and ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
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