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Title:  HR Business Analytics Specialist

Requisition ID:  33043

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Human Resources

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.


We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.


Performs analysis and reporting of financial and/or operational costs/benefits associated with a variety of Human Resources functions such as recruiting, headcount, benefits, compensation, training and development.  Identifies Human Resources related business trends which have potential to impact the company.


  • Utilizes technology and analytical tools to analyze and report on HR, financial, and operational metrics and communicates results timely and effectively to varying levels of management

  • Provides reporting support to all functions

  • Conducts data gathering and needs assessments on an ongoing basis to provide quantitative analysis that produces actionable insights for the business; provides timely updates to reports in support of organizational initiatives

  • Provides ad hoc reports and analyses upon request and communicates findings to appropriate stakeholders

  • Partners with HR Information Systems (HRIS) to create and maintain data which ensures integrity and consistency of reporting

  • Identifies and evaluates alternative solutions to defined problems and recommends appropriate courses of action

  • Plans and schedules project work load according to priorities

  • Performs other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Math or closely related discipline and two (2) years of experience with Business Metrics/Performance Analysis
  • Able to define report requirements
  • Strong organization, time and project management skills and multi-tasking abilities required
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in problem-analysis and problem-solving tools and techniques
  • Expert-level skill in Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources processes and Employee Benefits reporting
  • Experience writing queries and manipulating data in a data warehouse environment
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in collaboration, communication and influencing



  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator and internal staircase
  • Occasionally work may be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Job Segment: HR, Information Systems, Project Manager, Data Warehouse, HRIS, Human Resources, Technology

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