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Saturday, July 07, 2007

Predictive Modeler (Toronto, Canada)

Our client, Pricing Solutions Ltd. (www.pricingsolutions.com) is a data driven consulting firm which was established in 1995 and specializes in pricing strategy consulting. With a history of 20% annual growth and recent expansion into Europe, the company requires an additional CONSULTANT to be located at the Head Office in Toronto.

Pricing Solutions’ mission is to help its clients establish and manage a process that integrates all perspectives and information necessary to arrive consistently at optimal pricing decisions. It serves a blue chip list of clients in both B2C and B2B environments throughout North America and Europe from offices in Toronto and Paris with four core services: pricing research; pricing management; pricing training; and advisory.

Reporting to the President, the PREDICTIVE MODELER will focus on in-depth analysis of customer transactional data and the development of complex optimization and regression models. The successful candidate will be required to analyze client data, often in excess of several million records and to link to corporate databases. This work will involve developing the analysis plan, reconciling and cleaning the data, creating new analysis variables and indices, developing predictive forecasting/optimization models and summarizing key conclusions and recommendations. The output of this persons work will be predictive models that help clients reduce risk and increase profits.

The candidate will have the opportunity to work across many different industries, such as food service, media, healthcare, financial services and a host of others. The type of person who fits well in this type of environment is someone devoted to life-long learning and who loves to jump into new situations and master the complexities of unfamiliar environments.

The successful candidate will be a university graduate in Statistics, Econometrics or Math; an advanced degree would be a plus. Also required are 5-7 years relevant analytical experience in marketing, marketing analysis, consulting, or finance, preferably with a pricing slant. The candidate will require very strong quantitative skills including demonstrated strength in SAS (or equivalent), MS Excel and MS Access or other database tools, and a track record of successful projects using analytical and statistical methods (GLM, clustering, decision trees, etc.). Additional requirements are strong strong project management skills, good communication and presentation skills and the ability to self manage and juggle multiple priorities.

The company offers an attractive compensation package comprised of salary and full benefits.

If you are committed to excellence, a team player and want to join a dynamic entrepreneurial company, please submit your resume in confidence to:

Linda MacRae
MacRae-Atwood Management

We wish to thank all applicants but will be able to contact only those candidates whose qualifications most closely match Pricing Solutions requirements.

URL: www.datashaping.com/jobs15761x.shtml
Please mention datashaping.com when applying. Thank you.

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