consulting

Analyst


Location: London, UK
Salary: £28,000 + discretionary bonus
Start date: 17 August 2020
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020


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Job Description




Successful candidates have the ability to comprehend and synthesise complex information; to manage high levels of ambiguity; to articulate themselves clearly and eloquently verbally and in writing; to conduct themselves with poise and discretion in high-stakes situations, and; have a strong interest in understanding human and organisational behaviour, and how this relates to leadership effectiveness and organisational performance.

As an Analyst, you will support consultants with organisational and private-client projects. As your experience grows, you will have the opportunity to be involved in key decision-making for projects. Examples of challenges we address are:

  • How do you transform mindsets within an organisation?
  • How can you identify and exploit underutilised innovative capabilities in a firm?
  • What capabilities do the leaders of tomorrow need to possess? What is the most efficient and effective way to equip leaders with them?

Analysts report directly to their supervising consultant. Salary base increases, bonuses, and other benefits will be directly tied to the value of the contribution you make.






Key Responsibilities




  • Support consultants with our organisational and private-client projects, including fielding ad hoc client requests and keeping up with developments in client organisations and their industries
  • Conduct research and analysis to support recommendations and solution implementation for our clients
  • Develop an understanding of how key industries work, from a strategic and operational standpoint through to the day-to-day implications for leaders and their teams
  • Develop a core understanding of psychological and behaviour change theories, processes, and practices
  • Develop a core understanding of organisational consulting frameworks and practices
  • Learn to apply, interpret, and utilise psychometric assessments
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and infographics for internal and external use
  • Contribute to our thought leadership work by engaging in active research and drafting thought pieces for our clients and stakeholders
  • Anticipate project implementation challenges and pre-emptively develop and present actionable solutions
  • Track and measure project data to quantify client ROI
  • Develop professional materials for internal and external use
  • Liaise with a variety of stakeholders across industries and seniority levels





Required Skills & Attributes




  • Strong work ethic
  • High-level analytical skills
  • High-level critical reasoning skills
  • High degree of creativity, demonstrated in problem-solving, writing, visual or theatrical arts, or other
  • High intellectual curiosity with a “constant learner” mentality
  • Highly observant with ability to pivot approach/content quickly based on fresh insight
  • Fast learner with respect to new knowledge, technical skills, and business acumen
  • Able to grasp, synthesise, and clearly communicate complex and nuanced information
  • Strong rhetoric in writing and/or speaking, complemented by very articulate use of English (verbal and written)
  • Can work independently and take initiative (intellectually, pragmatically)
  • Can manage multiple projects, responsibilities, and priorities with close attention to respective deadlines
  • Can stay productive, positive, and focused on the overarching goal in periods of high uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Can work well under pressure, maintaining high attention to detail and consistent delivery to a high standard
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, with a healthy level of self-awareness
  • Demonstrable interest in understanding people, their motivations, and their behaviours
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Intermediate or fluent in a second language
  • Preferred: Proficiency in a programming language (R, Python, SQL, CSS, JavaScript, HTML) or design application (Adobe Creative Cloud, Rhino, Other)




Qualifications & Experience




  • EITHER Bachelor’s degree or higher from a globally leading university, graduating in summer 2020 OR pre-2020 graduation from a bachelor’s degree or higher from a globally leading university plus a commensurate number of years’ work experience with evidence of transferrable capabilities
  • EITHER Evidence of having acted in a leadership role (at university or other) OR evidence of having acted in an entrepreneurial capacity with respect to any academic, professional, or personal choices made





How to Apply




To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter to talent@arieliandco.com. Please address the following questions in your cover letter:

  • In an ideal world, what can Arieli & Company provide you with as an employee?
  • We care about supporting leaders who can change the world. In what way does this mission resonate with you?
  • Describe two critical trends that, in your view, impact the world of work today
  • Based on your background, what do you think you would bring to the role that other candidates would not?

Important note

Unfortunately, applications that do not meet the following criteria cannot be progressed to the next stage:

  • All applications must be submitted with a CV and cover letter
  • All cover letters must answer the given questions