AlphaSights Ltd

AlphaSights is a professional services firm employing several hundred ambitious professionals in 9 offices around the world. Our clients are decision-makers at major corporations, investment funds, strategy consultancies and non-profits. Day by day, our clients rely on our teams to connect them to the knowledge they need

AlphaSights Ltd London, UK
15/11/2019
Full time
Analyst, Strategy & Analytics Who we are: AlphaSights is a global leader in knowledge search. Our mission is to empower decision makers to leverage globally distributed knowledge faster than ever before. Professionals at investment firms, consultancies, corporations and non-profits rely on us to seamlessly connect them with knowledgeable domain experts who help enhance their thinking, inform critical decisions and propel their business forward. Founded in 2008, AlphaSights has offices around the globe and regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. The role: As an Analyst on AlphaSights' Strategy & Analytics team you will play an important role in our fast-paced, entrepreneurial and collaborative environment. You will be instrumental in supporting data-driven performance measurement, analytically grounded decision-making, strategic planning, and workforce enabling along a number of key dimensions essential to AlphaSights' growth agenda. You will be based in London, but will work with employees from across the organisation (both regionally and functionally) to execute strategic projects. This role is an excellent opportunity for motivated and hardworking professionals, who want to develop highly transferable, generalist strategy and analytics skill-sets, and learn from colleagues with backgrounds in management consultancy, corporate strategy and data analytics. Responsibilities: Contribute to strategic decision making across a range of topics by extracting data from proprietary systems, performing quantitative or qualitative analyses, drawing valuable insights, and communicating or presenting conclusions clearly Assist in the implementation and maintenance of firmwide strategic initiatives, such as pricing, forecasting, budgeting, workforce planning, recruiting, and retention analytics Continually iterate with and anticipate the needs of commercial business segments to improve performance of strategic initiatives Effectively manage diverse data needs across various functions, build dashboards which showcase management information relevant to commercial business segments, and help identify opportunities for growth and improvement Take ownership for the real business results and impact associated with the strategic initiatives you implement Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field, e.g., Business, Economics, Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills An analytical mindset, with the ability to examine, interpret and utilize data to support assumptions, business cases, and/or root cause analyses Excellent written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills, including an ability to communicate clearly and concisely with technical and non-technical teams across multiple business segments Ability to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team, meet tight deadlines, and prioritize workloads in a fast-paced environment Strategic thinker with the ability to see/understand the big picture, develop new ideas and think through creative solutions Experience as an associate / analyst with a consulting firm, investment bank, accounting firm or another role focussed on strategy and analytics is a plus Technical skills: Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word Proficiency in SQL is a strong plus Experience with multiple reporting mediums (e.g., Tableau, Periscope, etc.) is a plus Familiarity with coding (Python, R, or Javascript) is a plus