The Director of Analytics plans, manages and controls the activities of teams of analyst that provide advanced analytical solutions for our clients. The primary requirement for this role is a solid training and demonstrated expertise in surveys, quantitative fields, such, finance, statistics, economics, operations research and business analytics. In addition, candidates for this position need to possess the ability to solve analytical problems, use statistical packages to analyze large amounts of data, think creatively and work effectively with teams of professionals engaged in tackling real-world business problems.
Candidates should have expertise in theoretical and applied econometrics, plus specializations in two or more of these areas: labor economics, financial economics, economics of risk and risk management. This position requires excellent analytic, technical writing, and presentation skills. Candidates should have multiple research publications, including professional and peer-reviewed journals; and also multiple articles or presentations expositing technical analyses to general audiences.
Under the supervision of the VP of Analytics, directs the design, research, development, and delivery of products, projects, and enhancements to address business needs.
Coordinate the field schedule for survey research projects, which can involve multiple fast-moving projects
Collaborating with colleagues who prepare and manage the samples for surveys, and implementing the sample design
Supports in the development of project requirements, analytic plans, project timelines, and related materials for the management of deliverables.
Statistical analyses and programming tasks related to data management and analyses
Serves as project team lead and client point of contact, as needed.
Provides guidance on advanced statistical methodologies to team members.
Explores and capitalizes on opportunities to cross-sell and up-sell existing clients.
Supports the sales process by assessing prospective clients’ needs and crafting and presenting proposals that meet those needs.
Additional responsibilities as assigned.
PhD in Finance or Economics with a background in statistics or PhD in Statistics with a background in economics or finance.
Strong programming skills using various statistical packages such as SAS, Strata, R, etc.
Minimum of 3 years of consulting experience in Finance, Economics, and/or Statistics.
Litigation and Testifying experience, preferred.
Minimum 2 years of work experience with at least 1 year of experience in the field of survey research, polling, and/or market research
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent knowledge of various statistical methodologies such as regression analysis (linear and non-linear), cluster analysis, CHAID, factor analysis/principal component analysis, time series, survival models, sampling and testing procedures.
Solid planning, priority setting, and project management skills with experience managing multiple projects and resources concurrently.
Analytic Focus is a data analytics consulting firm.
Our experts use financial, economic, demographic, and statistical techniques to solve complex problems in risk management, litigation, and challenges in business. We are passionate for truth, innovative in thought, committed to integrity, and devoted to excellence.