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Director HR Analytics & Technology

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



This position will be responsible for leading a team to drive data-driven decision-making processes, providing valuable insights and optimizing HR strategies, processes and technology for CPKC. Provides a structured approach in developing and executing analytical storytelling that drives meaningful transformation and compelling reporting.  This role requires a strong blend of analytical expertise, HR technology experience and strategic thinking to contribute to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives. 



Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of HR data, including but not limited to employee demographics, performance metrics, turnover rates, and other relevant HR metrics
  • Develop comprehensive reports and dashboards to present key HR insights and trends to stakeholders, including senior management, to inform strategic decision-making
  • Utilize statistical techniques and tools to identify patterns, correlations, and predictive models to enhance HR initiatives and programs

HR Metrics and KPIs:

  • Define, track, and analyze key HR metrics and performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of HR programs and initiatives
  • Collaborate with HR business partners and leaders to establish benchmarks, goals, and targets aligned with organizational objectives
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate HR metrics, identifying areas for improvement and implementing action plans to address challenges

Forecasting and Predictive Analytics:

  • Develop forecasting models to anticipate future workforce needs, talent gaps, and other HR-related trends
  • Leverage predictive analytics to identify potential risks and opportunities within the HR function and provide proactive recommendations to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities

HR Processes and Technology:

  • Partner with key stakeholders in HR, Employee Services and Information Systems to proactively deliver strategic technology solutions that align to HR and business initiatives
  • Administer employee engagement/survey tool used to capture employee sentiments and insights and support other HR systems
  • Collaborate with HR leadership to develop and implement strategic initiatives and projects that drive organizational performance and enhance the employee experience



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in a job-related major field of study
  • Minimum eight (8) years of relevant professional experience in HR reporting, analytics and HR technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated people leadership to lead and manage a team of analysts
  • Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience using one or more dashboarding applications such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau or Google Analytics preferred
  • Experience using HR systems like SAP or SuccessFactors preferred
  • SQL and/or Microsoft Access experience preferred



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Drug Test Elements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CPKC safe and drug free. 


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:         


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 


  • Req ID: 102323
  • Department: Human Resources
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 2
  • Job Available to: Internal & External





Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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