RESEARCH ANALYST
BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST
DATA SCIENTIST
BUSINESS CONSULTANT

RESEARCH ANALYST

Monitor financial news, policy changes, and economic markets to then summarize data on companies, industry sectors and potential opportunities. Work with team to synthesize data on market changes, new investment products and other developments that may affect markets and investment opportunities. Use financial modelling and financial analysis to support research reports, including forecasting, cost-benefit and statistical analysis. Maintain databases/spreadsheets of industry and company-specific data. Compile research findings to write summary reports, create visual representations of data and make presentations and recommendations to management and/or clients.

Qualifications

  1.  Degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, accounting, business, or computer science
  2. Excellent financial analysis skills
    1. Excellent Research/Analysis & Statistical Modelling Skills: ability to identify data sources and review, compile, analyze and synthesize market, financial, academic, and other data
  3. Knowledge of investment products (e.g. mutual funds, stocks, securities) and current affairs (e.g. political events, recent mergers, market and sector trends)
  4. Knowledge of regulatory and legislative policy and procedures for the financial sector
  5. Knowledge of financial services business functions and operations
  6. Team collaboration and information-sharing skills
  7. Demonstration of Out-of-the-Box Thinking: creative and innovative decision making

BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

As a Behavioural Scientist you will work closely with our analysts and team to discover the motives and intentions of our clients and their customers. Collect, analyze and synthesize responses through surveys, benchmark studies, and online experiments (e.g. A/B testing). Utilize knowledge of group behaviour dynamics, psychological personality theory as well as cultural and socio-economic factors to help our team make informed decisions. Understand and incorporate complex technical, business, and strategic requirements into research. Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and in-person presentations.

Qualifications

  1. Degree in sociology, psychology, public health, or behavioural sciences
  2. 2-4 years of experience in applied behavioural science
  3. Significant knowledge of behavioural science research methods and data analysis capabilities
  4. Superior communication skills, written and oral
  5. Experience applying behavioural insights and leading complex research projects
  6. Passion for exploration of human behaviour in the context of marketing and identifying how our team could use behavioural insights in a variety of client industries
  7. Knowledge of marketing strategy and business development a plus

DATA SCIENTIST

Data scientists will work closely with our business stakeholders to understand their goals and determine how data can be used to achieve those goals. Will design data modeling processes, create algorithms and predictive models to extract the data the business needs, and help analyze the data and share insights with our team. Asking the right questions, acquiring data, communicating results to the team and helping pitch to final clients will be the typical workflow of a Data Scientist at thinkCOMPASS.

Qualifications

  1. Degree in computer science, data science, engineering, mathematics or statistics
  2. Knowledge of programming languages like R, Python, SQL, C or Java and have strong database design and coding skills
    1. Ability to communicate data findings and results to team and the significance of them
  3. Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  4. Database interrogation and analysis tools like Hadoop, SQL and SAS
  5. Great attention to detail
  6. At least 2 years of experience as a data scientist or analyst

BUSINESS CONSULTANT

The Business Consulting position at thinkCOMPASS will consist of examining and researching a client’s industry and operations. Once research and examination is complete, creation of innovative optimization strategies will take place for areas identified in research. Communication and pitch of ideas and work scope to clients. Work with marketing and business analytic tools to design and measure a proposed business plan over time. Present findings to clients with ongoing improvements and solutions to identified problems. Follow-up and client retention for long-term grown strategies and relationship management.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Accounting or related field
  2. 3+years experience in the consulting field
  3. A firm grasp of current market trends
  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  5. Robust interpersonal capability
  6. Excellent analytical abilities
  7. A drive to work autonomously while still achieving goals

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