(Senior) Consultant | Data Science and Market Research | Strategic Communications

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About the Role

We provide our clients with a comprehensive view of strategic communications that leverages our integrated suite of services, including financial communications, corporate reputation, transaction communications and public affairs in all the major markets around the world.

The Strategic Communications practice of FTI Consulting is one of the world's most highly regarded communications consultancies. We offer a broad base of disciplines across a variety of specialist sectors including financial services, retail and consumer, natural resources, energy, public affairs, real estate, professional services, technology media telecoms (TMT), healthcare and life sciences. We serve as trusted advisors to management teams and Boards of Directors seeking to seize opportunities, manage crises, navigate market disruptions, articulate their brand, stake a competitive position, and preserve their permission to operate.

Our data science and analytics group is seeking an intellectually curious and creative (Senior) Consultant, Data Science & Market Research. The (Senior) Consultant, Data Science & Market Research will be supporting our growing analytics and research teams across the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region. The successful candidate will help to design, develop, deploy data science and market research approaches. They will also work in unison with consultants and other subject matter experts to create holistic solutions for clients.

What You'll Do
  • Support projects in the areas of audience & influencer insights, conversation & media analysis, campaign & message performance, event assessment and more
  • Use existing platforms and tools to collect and analyse data
  • Contribute to designing and analysing primary research from different sources
  • Use statistics and machine learning techniques to solve complex challenges for our clients, especially regarding their communication and reputation efforts
  • Detect hidden patterns, identify trends, reveal drivers, predict developments, visualise similarities and differences, and otherwise leverage data to deliver actionable insights
  • Collaborate with other experts on the research, planning and development of data-driven projects
  • Support new business efforts by delivering data-driven insights to inform our approach
  • Assist in the development of presentations, client decks and pitches
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and asks the necessary questions to manage firm and client data responsibly.
  • Understands FTI's values, Code of Ethics and the Strategic Communications Rules of Practice and demonstrates a strong commitment to applying these concepts in daily interactions with colleagues and clients. (Additional information about FTI's values, Code of Ethics and the Strategic Communications Rules of Practice can be accessed here .)

How You'll Grow

FTI Consulting can offers excellent training (internal and external) and career development opportunities, a supportive and friendly environment and the opportunity to achieve your potential.

Qualifications and Experience

Basic Qualifications
  • Intellectual curiosity and critical thinking
  • Passion for tackling challenging problems
  • 1-4 years of experience in data science and/or empirical research
  • Quantitative degree in statistics/computer science/economics/etc. or degree in social sciences/empirical research
  • Programming skills in Python
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms, preferably AWS and/or Azure
  • Experience with big data frameworks, preferably Apache Spark and Databricks
  • Expertise with data visualisation tools (preferably Tableau, Gephi)
  • Experience in quantitative research methods (especially surveys and experiments)
  • Appetite for learning
  • Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team
  • Capability to work with other subject matter experts on joint solutions
  • Strong sense of data and artificial intelligence ethics
  • Excellent English

Desirable Qualifications
  • Work experience in consulting
  • Programming skills in R
  • A willingness to venture into data engineering where needed
  • Experience with media and conversation analysis
  • Proficiency with digital listening tools (e.g. Brandwatch/Talkwalker)
  • Expertise in natural language processing
  • Expertise in journalism, media, communications, or marketing
  • Additional language skills

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London



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