CAREERS @ NCS
Research & Development Analyst
LOCATION: Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH
ABOUT THE ROLE:
As an analyst, you will use an industry-leading dataset to help CPG marketers optimize media schedules and quantify advertising effectiveness. The NCSolutions R&D team is focused heavily on internal clients and capabilities research to improve existing methodologies and develop new products, as well as to execute custom research for external clients. All of this tends to be within the Marketing ROI and or audience targeting space.
As an R&D Analyst, your objective is to help:
a) drive the company’s constant effort to create new products and improve existing offerings
b) support client value by assisting in the analyses and preparation of highly custom client deliverables.
To do this, you will have a set of powerful analytical tools, thorough job training, a supportive peer network, and an experienced manager to help guide your work. You will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of our data, products, and capabilities, as well as all steps of the analysis process, and make modifications as needed to fulfill internal and/or external client needs.
Contribute internally to the ideation, development, and validation of new, and continuous improvement of existing analytical products and processes
Contribute to custom client deliverables and develop integrated analyses using proprietary tools and processes
Perform due diligence on analysis results for accuracy and relevancy
Provide insights in response to client inquiries and deliver a high level of service
Become a subject matter expert on NCS methodology and capabilities
Participate in cross-functional teams/projects
Participate in knowledge sharing across the organization
- 0-2 years Business analytics experience, or relevant coursework
Applicable bachelor’s degree in STEM, business, or ability to demonstrate equivalent skillset
Strong quantitative skills and statistical knowledge; experience working with statistical software (R, SAS, etc) a plus
Ability to learn and apply new analytical methods and tools
Curiosity, critical mind, and a self-starter; comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty
Ability to work under time pressure