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Associate Consultant

Job description:

Associate consultants will have the opportunity to leverage a wide variety of skills:

• Process large-scale healthcare datasets using SAS, R, SQL, other database management tools

• Develop advanced statistical models that relate promotion and product sales

• Build simulation models using Excel/VBA to assess the effects of sales and marketing programs

based on different permutation / combinations

• Perform exploratory and predictive analytics (CART, ridge regression, SVM, etc.) to address

complex business problems

• Assist with creation of PowerPoint slides and online visualization (e.g. highcharts, Qlik, etc.) to

communicate findings

• Mentor junior associates and assist with multiple work streams to deliver high quality

deliverables on time

• Advance analytics knowledgebase and assist with new capabilities development

 

Responsibilities:

The position is expected to work at least 40 hours per week, and distribute work as per the tasks

assigned. Here’s an approximate breakout of time spent on different tasks:

• Processing data and building integrated datasets for analysis: 30%

• Building advanced statistical models: 30%

• Preparing presentation materials to communicate results: 15%

• Project and team management and firm contribution : 15%

• Advancing analytics knowledge and training: 10%

Consulting is a fast-paced environment, and the candidate will be open to learning new skills quickly and

deliver work under tight timelines. ACs needs to be flexible working on multiple projects for same or

different clients at one time as needed. The position will be responsible for delivering high quality work

under consultant supervision and guidance from the Principal / Manager.

Qualifications:

159 solutions seeks candidates with strong programming, database management, and statistics and

mathematics background. We welcome candidates with at least a bachelor’s degree in computer

science, business analytics, engineering, or related quantitative disciplines:

• Two+ years of experience in quantitative analysis

• Strong skills in manipulation of large complex data sets

• Ability to quickly learn the basics of healthcare and become proficient in the use of proprietary

data sets

• High motivation, strong work-ethic and positive attitude while working under tight timelines

• Strong attention to detail, and focus on quality

• Team management and Excel/VBA experience would be a plus

• Willingness to mentor associates and dedication to continuous learning

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