Analyst

Company Overview

YSC Consulting is the world’s premier independent provider of leadership strategy services. Leadership strategy is the intentional design of the individual leadership styles, the team dynamics and interactions, and the workplace culture that are most likely to enable successful achievement of an organization’s desired future state. We help organizations understand if they have the leadership they need for success, and we work with them to get there.

  • YSC is an eclectic group of professionals grounded in the rigor of the behavioral sciences and practical realities of commercial and organizational demands. Our consultants help organizations connect the dots between business strategy and leadership. We create a consistent experience for individuals and organizations globally, but with careful attention to the needs of the local markets and cultures where they operate.
  • We are more than 225 employees in 20 offices across 15 countries around the world. Our consultants have varied professional backgrounds and hold advanced degrees and industry credentials in psychology, organizational behavior, management, adult learning and leadership, and related fields.

Profile Summary

The Analyst role works with client-focused consulting teams where they are responsible for leading on data consulting in a variety of client projects. They also support the teams with analysis and reporting more generally. The role is supported by the Innovation team who provide best practice guidance on our approach to analytical work.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Partnering with client teams to solve organisations’ talent and business issues using data and analytics e.g. do our leaders have what it takes to deliver our business strategy? Is our organisation truly diverse and inclusive? What can we do to accelerate the development of high potential people? Which factors are driving performance in our organisation?
  • Guiding clients on how best to capture, quality control and structure their own data around talent while linking it to data collected by YSC to deliver powerful insight.
  • Demonstrating and quantifying ROI for every engagement, including challenging colleagues and clients appropriately to ensure projects are set up for success from a data analytics perspective.
  • Bringing data to life and telling the story behind the analysis.
  • Gathering data on organisations and industry trends to assist with new business development.
  • Contributing to proposal writing and project design for new work.
  • Partnering with the IP team to keep client teams up to date with the latest thinking, products and services.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrable applied analytical background in a commercial setting. Additional academic background is ideal but not critical if you can demonstrate detailed and practical knowledge of data and analytic techniques, alongside research project experience and knowledge of research methodologies.
  • Ability to tell a story with data, translating complex analytical outputs into clear, compelling and practical recommendations for action, within a commercial setting.
  • An interest and working knowledge in occupational psychology, talent management and / or assessment.
  • Advanced Excel skills (vlookup, nested functions, pivot tables). Familiarity with SPSS (or similar) including syntax writing.
  • Highly motivated by understanding how to enable business success through people.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven track record of building productive and influential working relationships. Credible and persuasive in front of clients.
  • Able to take the initiative and make practical decisions at pace.
  • Comfort working in a dynamic and ambiguous environment.
  • Understanding of HR Tech industry, HRIS, ATS etc. is desirable.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Comprehensive health and development benefits
  • Flexible working
  • Performance related bonus

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The YSC Team

Our best in class consultants are highly characterful, representing a range of backgrounds in the behavioral sciences and business, coming from different markets around the world and representing a wide range of social identities.

About Us

YSC Consulting partners with organizations around the world to identify and develop the leadership styles, interpersonal and team dynamics, and total cultures that are most likely to enable successful, sustained delivery of commercial and organizational performance.