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Thursday, July 03, 2008

Statistical Analyst (Chicago, IL)


The client is a leading boutique strategy consulting firm that advises their Fortune 100 clients on profitable growth strategies. For over 30 years, the firm has focused their work on helping clients understand customer demand and align their businesses, products, and services to capture it. This is accomplished by combining proprietary understanding of market economics, primary research, and analysis with execution and organizational processes. They call this approach Demand Strategy, and it is what differentiates them from other strategy consultancies.

This Chicago based company serves many of the world’s largest multinational organizations, including 10+ members of the Fortune 50. They work hand-in-hand with senior client management to develop market-driven strategies that lead to profitable growth. The firm has a very entrepreneurial culture and places great value on the individual contributor, and on keeping a sense of work life balance.


The Statistical Analyst will fill a unique role that combines work on several client project teams with responsibility for internal initiatives that extend the firm’s core of intellectual capital. The Statistical
Analyst will be able to rapidly gain exposure to a wide variety of clients and industries and support the work of senior Statisticians and Econometricians at the firm. The successful candidate will have an excellent academic profile, strong analytical skills, and a desire to make an impact.

Core Responsibilities

  • Organize and execute statistical/econometric analyses
    • Work with project team to develop working hypothesis
    • Conduct primary and secondary research
    • Independently structure and execute analysis
    • Synthesize findings and identify key insights from analysis and data
  • Communicate findings to the consulting team and the client verbally and in writing
    • Effectively participate in team and client discussions
    • Create portions of overall documents outlining growth strategy recommendations
  • Work effectively with the project team
    • Complete deliverables on time
    • Take initiative to follow new paths to further the client answer
    • Proactively take on new assignments and responsibilities
    • Guide and assist other Business Analysts as needed
  • Develop a solid understanding of the firm’s intellectual capital and proprietary methodologies
    • Develop new intellectual capital
  • Promote firm development
    • Support additional programs and special projects as determined by the firm’s leadership team
    • Participate in formal and informal training programs and firm-wide initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier institution; economics or mathematics major strongly preferred
  • Prior work/internship experience required
  • Strong analytical skills; including course experience with econometric analysis and statistical testing and a minor in mathematics (or equivalent); some applied econometric experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Personal Characteristics
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task responsibilities/projects
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn new concepts quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Professionalism and discretion in dealing with confidential information
  • Excellent organization and time management skills


Marybeth Haas
Martin Partners L.L.C.

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