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The primary role of an Associate Consultant Analytics is to support the delivery of strategic advice to senior client management through analytics and data know-how; deliver analytic modules with guidance from senior members of the team which involves various data gathering, data cleaning and analysis, modelling and interpretation of the results.

They will work directly with consulting and client teams (no “back office”) in conducting advanced analyses across a multitude of data sources, and will play a significant role in team problem solving and delivering insights from the analyses.

About The Candidate

We are looking for candidates with the highest level of communication and analytical skills. They will be able to demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

Skills & Background:

We are looking for candidates with the highest level of communication and analytical skills. They will be able to demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • 1-4 years of work experience in analytics, ideally relevant to the industries OC&C serves, and a first degree in numerate disciplines at a first-class academic institution

  • Analytics expertise:
  1. Experience with data collection and preparation for modelling: data extraction, cleaning, merging and profiling

  2. Experience in statistical analyses, modelling and ability to describe the analytic processes in their area of expertise, including when and why they would favour specific approaches

  3. Familiarity of applying supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms to problems related to customer segmentation, behaviour prediction, response modelling, recommendations, optimisation and / or similar

  4.  Programming experience with R
  • Job management/Teamwork: Collegial and collaborative; carries out fair share of work; consistently adds creative, insightful ideas; meets all deadlines; demonstrates ability to lead and motivate others well.

  • Written communication: Efficiently create clear and concise written and graphical work for use in team settings and present complicated findings to a non-technical audience

  • Oral communication: communicates effectively in a structured and concise manner; relates well to client and consulting team members
  • We are looking for candidates with the highest level of communication and analytical skills. They will be able to demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the highest level of academic achievement at first class academic institutions. They will also have a first degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or another quantitative field and are also likely to have a further degree in a similar subject.

In addition, they will have an inquisitive and analytical mind. They will be able to demonstrate strong teamwork skills and ability to work in a deadline driven environment, be able to communicate very effectively in both written and oral settings. Finally, they will through enterprise, academic or other activity have demonstrated a natural entrepreneurial bent, which translates into a 'get it done' attitude.
 
Key words

R, strategy, consulting, segmentation, clustering, regression, campaigns, CART, statistics
About The Company

OC&C is a leading global strategy consulting firm with 11 offices around the world. We specialise in Retail, Leisure, Consumer Goods, Media, Technology, B2B Products & Services and Private Equity.

OC&C has more than 30 years’ experience unpicking the most complex and interesting questions facing businesses, with what we call ‘uncommon sense’. We're international, but we've never seen size as an end in itself.

Our expertise is focused on a few core specialisms, allowing us to deliver results that get noticed.  Our people are agile thinkers from a variety of backgrounds, united by a relentless/constant curiosity and desire to solve problems.  Each client challenge is unique, so instead of relying on generic solutions, we breakdown a problem until we find its root.  We don't duck the difficult answers - we give clients the strategies they need.

What sets us apart:

  • Deep sector expertise

  • Higher pure strategy focus

  • Global opportunities

  • Entrepreneurial culture

  • Great outside work events 

  • Less living out of a suitcase

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter as one document online to this vacancy. 

For any questions, please contact Melissa Edmondson on london.recruitment@occstrategy.com.