IBM Strategy Analytics Consultant in London, United Kingdom

In this highly numerate role, you will be joining a company that has more mathematical scientists than the top 10 global universities combined. But we don’t just recruit mathematicians; you need to be highly numerate and, equally importantly, be passionate about solving client’s business problems by using analytics. Utilising your consulting skills, you will work with IBM colleagues and the client’s own staff, from diverse backgrounds, to deliver a great analytical solution for the client.No two assignments will be the same – but you will mainly work at the client’s site. You may be communicating with the client to understand their problem; collecting data and analysing it; specifying, building, using or implementing a model or presenting your analysis and recommendations to the client. As you progress within Business Dynamics you will be more involved in selling and managing the work. But all of us, whatever level within Business Dynamics, spend our time with client’s using analytics to make a real difference to client’s business challenges.Your scope? In a word, vast. We work across all Industries in the UK. You will enjoy applying your analytical and consulting skills to tough business issues, providing specialist support to clients by:

  • Making operational processes more efficient through by exploiting the data available and embedding analytics into operational processes - Operational Analytics

  • Using data more effectively to detect and investigate fraudulent behaviours - Fraud Analytics

  • Getting timely value out of data when it’s fast-flowing, varied in structure and huge in volume - Big Data Analytics

  • Identifying customer behaviour patterns and recommending strategies to appeal to customers - Customer Analytics

  • Defining what pricing level will be most profitable or aligns with client's strategy - Pricing Analytics and Strategy

  • Assessing the tangible and intangible impact of an investment to create an accurate assessment of the opportunity and enable informed strategic investment decisions - Complex Investment Evaluation

  • Ensuring that the benefits used to justify investment are realistic and the necessary actions are taken to turn those benefits into reality - Benefits Realisation

  • Understand how the departments are performing and what actions need to be taken to maximise performance - Strategic Performance Management

Your logical thinking, data analysis skills, and modelling expertise in tools from Excel, VBA and Access to using the range of analytical software recently purchased by IBM, as part of its large investment in BA, including SPSS (Statistics), iLOG (Mathematical Programming) and UNICA (Campaign Management) will be applied to an array of complex business problems and will see you provide astute insights into how clients’ businesses can work. Tailored training will be provided as required for each assignment.As part of the wider team, you’ll have the ability to harness advances in information technology, data management and analytical techniques to improve business performance. You’ll help clients to maximise this competitive advantage through the implementation of analytics to support key business processes.You’ll need to be independent, influential and inspirational with people – both clients and colleagues.You will already be working in an analytical role (e.g. in an external or internal Consulting team or in a Strategy, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations, Sales, Marketing or Operational Research Department). We are particularly interested if you have proven experience of delivering high-quality customer analytics, working within a marketing, product, analytics or strategy group gained within a commercial environment such as in Financial Services, Energy & Utilities, Retail, Telco etc..* We ask that you provide a covering letter with your application detailing what you can bring to this role and your motivation for applying *GBSUKISD4321SD4321BA1423

  • Proven relevant experience in an Analytical Role

  • E.g External / Internal Consulting role or in a Strategy, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations, Sales, Marketing or Operation Research department

  • Minimum 2:1 Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research, Science, Engineering or Economics

  • Maths A Level at A* or A Grade (or equivalent)

  • Please provide a covering letter with your application detailing what you can bring to this role and your motivation for applying.

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