Accenture Analytics Go to Market, Products - Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts
Title: Analytics Go to Market, Products - Analyst Location: USA-Northeast Other Locations: USA-Northeast Job Number: 00433674
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People in our Client and Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Analytics professionals create new insights from predictive statistical modeling activities that target and deliver value to our clients.
The Functional and Industry Analytics Senior Analyst or Consultant:
Works with clients to provide primary and secondary research within an industry or functional area. Assesses industry trends, create reports, prepare forecasts and develop industry/functional models. Uses advanced statistical techniques to find relationships between variables. Solves organizational problems for the client by analyzing requirements, providing valuable market research linked insights and developing tools and processes to aid decision making.
Analytics professionals use quantitative methods to derive actionable insights and outcomes from data. The Products Go to Market Analytics team comprises professionals with diverse experience and backgrounds including industry experience, consulting, statistics, engineering, economics and other quantitative disciplines. Employees are encouraged and expected to build their expertise as data scientists, and deploy analytics to business problems. We also provide access to an experienced group of professionals across disciplines, including Financial Services, Communication Media and Technology, Products -Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Supply Chain & Operations. As a result, we are able to apply a multi-disciplinary approach to projects and formulate a more comprehensive, best in class and effective strategy.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Analyzes and solves problems that are lower complexity and may be routine in nature, requiring varied responses depending on the situation. Interacts with peers within Accenture before updating supervisors. Likely has some interactions with non-management levels at the client and/or within Accenture. Receives minimal instruction on daily work tasks and a moderate level of instruction on new assignments . Decisions impact own work and may impact the work of others. Individual contributor and/or oversees a small work effort and/or team. At the Consultant level responsibilities increase including: Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems . Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor . May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance . Decisions often impact the team in which they reside . Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
Key Responsibilities of the role include:
The candidate will work closely with client teams and/or clients directly and will be responsible for specific responsibilities in one or more of the following areas:
Understanding of Products Industry/Domain Experience working with one of the sub-industries within Products – Pharma, Retail, Health or Consumer Packaged Goods Understanding of the data sets within these sub-industries such as commercial, point of sales, clinical, claims data, etc. Deliver data and BI/analytics driven engagements Analytics enablement (dash-boarding, tool development) Experience working onsite at client locations Actively engage in knowledge learning, sharing and storing. Steep learning curve and adapting to new client situations quickly and work under a competitive environment Excellent communication skills, including the ability to summarize and articulate information in presentations as well as written communication Adhere to the firm’s standards on ethics, code of conduct and values At the Consultant level additional responsibilities include: Creating solutions around one or more of the below areas Analytics strategy (road map, maturity assessment) Commercial Analytics Consumer Analytics Campaign management Digital Marketing Analytics People and project management Actively engage in knowledge learning, sharing and storing. Steep learning curve and adapting to new client situations quickly and work under a competitive environment Ability to influence and lead others Qualifications: YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree required Minimum of 1 year of client facing experience Minimum of 2 years of formal presentation experience Minimum of 1 year of hands on experience working on advance analytics projects involving statistical models Minimum of 1 year of experience with advanced analytics tools such as SAS or R Minimum of 1 year of experience in requirements gathering and design for BI/analytics Ability to travel up to 80-100% Additional years of experience required with the above skills for Consultant level consideration. Must also have: Minimum of 2 years of experience with consulting or implementing transformational change in the Products industry Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience with written and verbal communication skills including formal and informal presentations, building client relationships and providing excellent client service Minimum of 2 years of BI and Analytics sales support experience
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Statistics Master’s degree in Business Administration, Statistics or Operations 1 years of experience with data visualization tools such as tableau, spotfire, qlikview Strong desire to grow technical analytics skills Conceptual knowledge and understanding of databases Business acumen Able to build relationships Strong presentation skills Solid Microsoft Office (Excel and power point) skills Business and technical accountability Understanding of US Products Industry market
Professional Skill Requirements
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
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