Senior Analyst – Data & Analytics Services

London (Greater)
£49,000 per annum
16 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Job title:                      Senior Analyst - Data & Analytics Services

Location:                     London

Hours:                          Full-time

Wage:                          £49,000 per annum

Work Pattern:               Monday – Friday

Employer:                    The Boston Consulting Group

Duration:                      Permanent

Date advert posted:      16 November 2016

Closing date:                14 December 2016


Job Description – Key responsibilities

The Senior Analyst will join a growing team with a global presence, and will work with both customers and team members worldwide. Successful candidates will possess advanced analytical technical expertise, strong collaborative and execution capabilities, excellent communication skills, a practical and flexible mindset, and high attention to detail and work quality. In particular, the Senior Analyst will undertake the following tasks:

data visualisation:

  • convey meaningful insights via effective display of data analysis outcomes;
  • develop interactive dashboards for exploring data analysis results;
  • leverage existing tools to allow clients to explore data in new ways;
  • research emerging tools for data visualisation and evaluate their suitability to the business;


rapid business requirement gathering and analysis:

  • provides customized (statistical) analyses for client work;
  • work with project stakeholders to identify business needs and gather requirements for data visualisation or deployment of BI tools;
  • collaborates actively with case teams to identify and address client needs;
  • collaborate with project team members to write prioritized business requirements documentation, including scope definition and statement of work;

provide training, assistance, and support to customers:

  • provide quick-response support to case teams on subject matter expertise;
  • deliver highest-quality work product both within team and to case teams / customers;
  • train clients, consultants and team members on the use of data visualisation tools and custom-build apps;


  • perform internal team projects and duties as required;
  • occasional travel – dependent on project requirements.

Required Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have all of the following attributes, education, prior experience and key competencies:

  • undergraduate degree in data engineering, business analytics, applied mathematics, computer science, IT, computer applications, engineering or a related field;
  • a minimum of 4-5 years of relevant industry experience with proven focus on data visualisation and statistics;
  • previous experience working in a global consulting organisation;
  • ability to effectively handle difficult and stressful situations with poise, tact and patience, while demonstrating a sense of urgency;
  • ability to anticipate, identify, and solve critical problems;
  • flexible, self-motivated, and proactive out-of-the-box and critical thinker;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • fluent written and spoken English;
  • ability and willingness to give and receive honest, balanced feedback;
  • excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail, efficient time management, and the ability to prioritize work effectively;
  • ability to independently and proactively communicates issues, priorities, and objectives;
  • ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, demanding environment;
  • strong collaborative skills and ability to adjust approach to effectively interact with customers at all organisational and technical levels;
  • demonstrable experience where candidate showed customer focused, service oriented and results driven attitude;
  • demonstrable competence and character that inspires trust;
  • ability to respect all BCG and client information as personal and confidential;
  • experience in core data visualisation tasks;
  • experience in designing visually compelling reports;
  • experience in building interactive dashboards and data exploration tools;
  • deep expertise with data visualisation and BI tools, e.g. QlikView, MicroStrategy, D3, Birst, Highcharts (experience with Tableau is essential);
  • experience in data modelling (for example, variable transformation & summarisation and algorithm development);
  • experience in statistical methods (for example, regression analysis, factor analysis, and decision trees); and
  • experience in data cleansing.

Additional desirable/preferable skills:

Candidates will be advantaged if they possess the following education, prior experience and key competencies:

  • Master’s degree in data engineering, business analytics, applied mathematics, computer science, IT, computer applications, engineering or a related field;
  • expertise in programming and/or scripting experience such as SQL, Python, C#, Perl, Spark or VBA;
  • ability to communicate in other languages; and
  • expertise with additional data visualisation and BI tools, such as QlikView, MicroStrategy, D3, Birst, Highcharts.

To apply: please upload your CV and a cover letter directly through the portal.

Date posted: 16 November 2016 Closing date: 14 December 2016