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Director, Management Consulting - Data & Analytics

Independence, United States
Remote

Director – Data & Analytics

SSA & Company transforms companies to enhance business outcomes (e.g., growth, profit, capability). We uniquely drive these outcomes by combining cutting-edge digital tools and advanced analytics techniques with operations improvements. SSA & Company is part of G100 Companies, a private partnership of businesses that deliver solutions, advice, and forums on the issues that matter most to CEOs of the world’s leading companies.

We are looking for outstanding candidates to help support the growth of our firm. We seek professionals who have demonstrated high academic/professional achievement, leadership, communication skills, and have a strong interest in consulting.

From a cultural perspective, we look for individuals who possess the following qualities that will contribute to our success and the success of our clients:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit: We seek individuals who enjoy contributing to the growth of an organization and who show commitment to the success of their team.
  • Problem solving skills: Individuals at SSA have well-honed analytical skills coupled with business acumen to structure problems, deliver solutions and communicate insights.
  • Drive: SSA’s team sets ambitious goals and seeks professionals who are energetic, enjoy a fast pace environment and thrive in taking on responsibility.

If this sounds like you, SSA might be a great fit for your career.

Summary:

SSA is looking for an outstanding Director to contribute to the growth of our firm’s Data & Analytics practices.  Analytics and data are core to our business, and this role will be central in helping to deliver these capabilities and bring results to clients.

Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated ability to manage data sets too large for Excel. The most desirable candidates will be proficient with a programming language such as R or Python, or have extensive experience with a visualization tool such as Tableau, as well as the ability to write SQL queries that include joins. Exposure to the basic concepts of Data Science, while helpful, does not replace hands on experience. Candidates should understand basic descriptive statistics and statistical inference, model development and diagnosis, and exposure to at least one advanced task such as multivariate regression, anomaly detection, unsupervised learning / cluster analysis, time series analysis, or Bayesian statistics.

Responsibilities:

  • Expand internal capabilities around Data & Analytics
  • Work closely with technical resources to develop and implement solutions that leverage data to achieve sustainable success
  • Deliver work for client on data and related projects with high-impact, tangible results
  • Look for ways to upsell additional opportunities with existing clients
  • Help refine training materials for use as a business offering to clients as well as training internal staff
  • Collaborate with new products and Innovation team on opportunities to productize intellectual property and develop new, unique tools
  • Support the firm’s activity in developing junior associates

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 6-8 years of professional services experience from a top-tier management consulting firm or services organization within a technology company with a focus on big data and analytics
  • Proven track record in implementing advanced analytics solutions, in terms of technology and delivering business results
  • Deep subject matter expertise in the data and analytics space
  • An understanding of technology products, particularly in the data and analytics space
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required + advanced degree in a STEM field required

 

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