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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Fixed Term
Salary:  £19,100

Hove, GB

Career Area:  Early Careers

HR Reporting Analyst Industrial Placement 2022


A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero. 


Join our HR Reporting Analyst Industrial Placement programme and you can make an immediate impact, powering the nation today, whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow. 


“EDF is the only placement opportunity I found where Net Zero targets are at the centre of everything, not just as a side project or a single page on their website. On this placement, I’m not just helping to sell another product. I feel like I’m helping towards a wider purpose to help Britain decarbonise.” 

Melissa Cobb, Communications Placement 

The HR Reporting Analyst Industrial Placement Programme


We’re recruiting for students to join our HR Reporting Analyst Placement within our Corporate HR team.  Our Employees Services People Analytics Team provides companywide reporting and analysis of HR-related information for employees, such as: manpower, sickness, turnover, payroll and pensions. 


As part of this key team, you’ll design and build reporting solutions, using tools such as: Excel, SAP SuccessFactors and Tableau.


You’ll fulfil 3 main objectives: 

  • Maintain the organisational structure with our HR system 
  • Deliver regular reporting and dashboards to provide key information on all our HR topic areas 
  • Engage with internal stakeholders on specific business issues to provide insight and understanding to support evidence-based action 

Training, development and support for you


Over this 12-month programme, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Analyse reports and related data to ensure integrity and accuracy of information 
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders throughout the business, offering support and challenge to aid decision making 
  • Gather the requirements of our customers to produce new reporting or analysis, and make recommendations  
  • Deliver value-adding reporting and analytics to share with the customer 
  • Develop and maintain process and guidance documentation in line with company compliance policy, internal controls and data protection legislation. 


This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your commercial, problem solving and analytical skills, whilst gaining a broad exposure to our business.  


The transferable skills and experience that you’ll gain during this placement; in system/tool usage, teamwork, collaboration, data visualisation and interpretation, delivery and presentation, will set you up for a successful career and you’ll build a great network of stakeholders, should you apply to EDF after your graduation. 


Head to our Careers website for more information about life at EDF. 

Where you’ll work


This placement will be based in Hove, but we have a flexible working policy, so there is the option to work from home sometimes. 

What you’ll need to apply


  • On track to achieve or will have already achieved a 2:1 undergraduate degree or 2:2 postgraduate qualification in any discipline with a data element. 
  • Very strong numerical and analytical skills  
  • Experience of generating reporting and analytics based on customer requirements 
  • Excellent and experienced user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail  


Our work placements are designed to help you identify your strengths and develop your skills within a real-world organisation, an experience which is invaluable for your future career. 


We’re looking for people who are keen to learn more about our exciting industry and have a desire to develop skills such as communication, problem-solving, team-working and time-management, within a commercial environment.  

What salary and benefits are we offering you?


  • Starting salary of £18,329  
  • 25 days’ annual leave 
  • Flexible benefits package 
  • Wellbeing and support services 

Why EDF?


If you’re passionate about tackling climate change, our Industrial Placement programmes offer you the opportunity to develop an exciting career, whilst helping progress the UK towards a Net Zero future. 


Joining EDF means joining a company with a clear purpose to create a more sustainable energy future. We’re leading the charge for electric driving, investing in new carbon-cutting tech and innovating with Smart home technology; building Britain’s low carbon network and our nation’s low carbon economy. 


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone has a voice and where they can feel confident being themselves. We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.  


We’re an equal opportunities and a disability confident employer. If you meet the minimum criteria for a role, share with us if you have a disability and we’ll guarantee you an interview.  


Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 

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