Analytics Specialist

Athelstan Search Ltd
Up to £110,000
19 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Tier-one strategy consultancy with 14 offices around the world. Working for senior executives, providing solutions to some of the most exciting strategic problems in consulting today. Working across all industries, but the London office specialises in Retail, Media, Consumer, B2B & B2C services, Technology and Private Equity.


The primary role of an Analytics Specialist is to support the delivery of strategic advice to senior client management through analytics and data know-how; deliver and lead the analytic modules assigned which involves data gathering, data cleaning and analysis, modelling and interpretation of the results.

They will work directly with consulting and client teams in conducting advanced analyses across a multitude of data sources, and will play a significant role in team problem solving and delivering insights from the analyses.


- 4 - 8 years of working experience in analytics services relevant to the industries aforementioned.
- Analytics expertise in: - Collection and preparation for modelling: data extraction, cleaning, merging and profiling.
- Statistical analyses and modelling and ability to describe the analytics processes in their area of expertise, including when and why they favour specific approaches.
- Applying supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms to problems related to customer segmentation, behaviour prediction, response modelling, recommendations, optimisations and/or similar.
- Programming experience with R and/or Python or SAS

- Exceptional academic achievement at first class academic institutions. A first degree in a quantitive subject and likely a further degree to masters or even PhD level.