Associate Director Analytics
The Associate Director will play a vital role in leading and managing consulting and analytics engagements and teams.
The incumbent will be expected to solve business problems, develop analytical solutions, prioritise objectives, assign tasks, and manage multiple teams in order to achieve the highest levels of client satisfaction and targeted financial results.
The person additionally will be expected to provide leverage to the management in business development and capability development activities.
Building & delivering analytics mandates for our clients across different problem definitions in the CPG vertical
Deliver on analytical solutions for leveraging deep business understanding and analytical expertise
Lead client engagements and assignments to ensure successful and timely delivery of output with high quality and in accordance with client's needs and expectations
Understand the business problem and build the analytical solution framework leveraging advanced analytics algorithms as well as visualization platforms as needed. Generate insights and present findings to the client that meet business requirements
Manage multiple teams, perform performance appraisals and develop career progression metrics.
Define standard metrics and KPIs for clients and establish processes to measure progress
Responsible for the quality of delivery for multiple engagements and owns the Net Promoter Score (NPS)
The role also encompasses design & review of the solution, scaling and institutionalize analytics for our clients, program management, and meeting our engagement goals
Lead by example, mentor the team & drive rigorous project management to meet client goals
Qualifications & Experience
Proven track record to deliver Analytics engagements with at least 4 years of working on problems in the CPG Vertical
7+ Years of relevant work experience in developing & deploying sophisticated analytical solutions
Ability to independently manage analytics engagements from start to finish, delivering actionable insight within established timelines and budget. Experience working in a consultative capacity (internal or external) is a strong plus
Knowledge of advanced analytics and market research approaches, including but not limited to Regression, GLMs, survival modeling, forecasting, machine learning, decision trees etc. using statistical or analytic tools like SAS, R etc.
Knowledge of advanced visualization platforms like Qlikview, Tableau, Spotfire etc.
Demonstrated ability in driving business impact through the application of data science and analytical techniques. Understanding and leveraging the connection between data structures, analytical methods, and business applications.
Strong analytical thinking skills. Ability to creatively solve business problems, innovating new approaches where required.
Good verbal and written communication skills & must have excellent project management skills and have experience managing multiple work streams and projects at one time
Building and, when necessary, rebuilding and leading high performance teams. Proven track record of identifying and developing analytical talent and leading a team of quantitative personnel.
Must have curiosity and love to ask the question 'why'
10+ years of experience in business consulting with an emphasis in the CPG industry or related
The incumbent should be open to travel to client locations across multiple geographies for short durations depending on the engagement