Job Description

About us

Travelodge is a great place to work. We’re all proud of our strong growth, vision, ambition and team. We understand that the heart of our success comes from our people. We work very hard to ensure Travelodge is a friendly, fun, challenging, progressive and supportive place to be.

Our work culture is increasingly data-driven, and it is an exciting time to join our growing People Development & Training team, as they build the capability of our colleagues by identifying, designing and delivering inspirational products, using actionable insights to further develop our reputation of being a ‘great place to work’.

The job in a nutshell 

As a Graduate HR Data Analyst, you’ll be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining solutions that will enable users to make better data-driven decisions within the People Team and across the business, offering critical benefits to the employees and to the business.

You will have good experience extracting and transforming data and creating reports and dashboards. You will have a keen interest in programming (VBA) and scripting (GoogleScript) or sufficient related experience in other programming and scripting languages. You will have the desire to learn and work with MAQL or SQL to maintain existing and new dashboards in our HRIS Analytics & Learning Systems

What you will be doing: 

  • Support the People Insights and Analytics Manager in the managing and designing of the People Insights and Analytics suite of reporting, including data sources and governance.

  • Support the development of the People Insights and Analytics data warehouse by identifying and revising reporting requirements.

  • Generate, collate and analyse people data to provide and continuously improve cyclical and ad-hoc reporting.

  • Create, develop and maintain People Insights and Analytics solutions including dashboards and scorecards to improve business decision making and provide insightful summary information.

  • Support initiatives for data integrity and governance.

  • Support People Insight and Analytics services provision working with various teams and users across the business.

  • Training end users on new reports and dashboards.

What we’ll expect from you: 

  • Experience of working within a people data analytics environment desirable

  • A degree in Statistics, Mathematics or a related subject such as Economics or Data Science, Computer Science, Business Information Systems

  • Great customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Able to work at pace and in a constantly changing environment

  • Able to re-prioritise and react to ad-hoc requests, whilst maintaining regular responsibilities and a quality service delivery

  • Advanced Excel skills

What would set you apart:

  • A good understanding of programming (VBA) and scripting (GoogleScript)

  • Experience of MAQL or SQL.

  • A passion to be part of a progressive team that is continually evolving ways to automate People Data processes.

  • A love of simplifying complex problems through collaborating with colleagues across the business.

At Travelodge, we believe that behaviours are just as important as the activities you carry out. The ones we look for in every colleague are:

I care about people

  • I treat everyone in a way I would like to be treated

  • I am easy to work with

  • I have a can-do attitude

  • I care about the impact my work has on others

I pay attention to detail 

  • I do the little things that make a difference to our customers 

  • I work to brand standards

  • I treat Travelodge time, equipment and stock as if it were my own

I drive for results

  • I hit targets in my role and work at the right pace

  • I take ownership of problems and try to fix them fast

  • I look for ways to avoid future problems

  • I look for ways to promote Travelodge

What you can expect from us 


At Travelodge, we are warm, straightforward and optimistic. We have a big footprint in the UK, but still a small company feel and you can expect quality and value to be built into everything we do. You’ll have the support of a close network of colleagues and managers, and every day is different here! We want you to bring your personality to work and we love our diversity.

Reward and recognition 

It’s not just our customers we want to wake up with a smile on their face. As well as a competitive salary, being part of our hotel support centre means great holiday entitlements, pension contribution deals, being part of our bonus scheme, and a Thanks Card giving generous room and food discounts as well as friends and family rates.

Career and development 

We want you to develop further with us at Travelodge and we’ll provide you a development plan to help you reach your goals.   You can expect to have full induction and training relevant to your role. We advertise all our vacancies internally, so you’ll have the opportunity to really develop your career with Travelodge.

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