Associate Director - Analytics - Financial Services/Insurance (Consulting)

Fractal Analytics
  • Mumbai, Gurgaon
  • Confidential
  • 8-10 years
  • 05 May 2015

  • Business Analytics

  • KPO/ Analytics
Job Description

Position Expectations

The Associate Director, Financial Services and Insurance will play a vital role in leading and managing consulting and analytics engagements and teams.
He/She will maintain and develop client relationships as required. He/She will manage managers as well as analysts to prioritize objectives in order to achieve the highest levels of client satisfaction and targeted financial results.

Our clients drive - the integration of consumer, shopper, and market understanding to catalyze business growth across all of our brands. They work closely with the Fractal in leverage insights and drive guide portfolio strategies and optimize initiatives for their leading brands.

Delivering Insight, Impact, Innovation Solutioning:

Leading CXOs to deliver on analytics mandate across Financial Services functions. Building analytical solutions in Financial Services leveraging deep business understanding and analytical expertise

Program management and prioritization: Make sure that all project deliverables are completed on schedule and in accordance with client's needs and expectations. Lead client engagements and assignments to ensure appropriate resource utilization, resource utilization, and quality assurance.
Analytics Sophistication: Generate insights and present findings and deliverable to client that meets business requirements. Associate Director will be asked to provide SME support on multiple projects/initiatives in the advanced analytics space for FSI clients.

People management: Manage large teams, be responsible for their performance appraisals and career progression.

Governance: Define standard metrics and KPIs for clients and establish processes to measure them. You will be responsible for the quality of delivery for the engagements as measured by relationship specific measure as well as Net Promoter Score (NPS). This would include, among other things, design & review of the solution, scaling and institutionalizing analytics in the client organization, high level of program management, and meeting all other engagement goals.
With the team, you will honor people principles, provide inspirational leadership and mentorship, drive rigorous project management, and conduct regular status meetings and one on ones to make sure quality work is being done on time.

Qualification & Experience

This person must have displayed Analytics delivery excellence and Solutioning expertise to Financial services or insurance clients with increasing span of influence over their careers. This is an opportunity to grow with a growing team within an existing client of Fractal Analytics.

Some Of The Other Critical Factors Are As Follows

Ability to independently manage research engagements from start to finish, delivering actionable insight within established timelines and budget
Knowledge of variety and advanced analytics and market research approaches, including but not limited to marketing mix models, price/promotion models, SEM, segmentation and forecasting
Experience working in a consultative capacity (internal or external) is a strong plus
Strong analytical thinking skills. Ability to creatively solve business problems, innovating new approaches where required.
Experience interfacing with clients or high-level executives
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Must have excellent project management skills and have experience managing multiple work streams and projects at one time
Must have the ability to adapt to changing business priorities in a fast paced business environment
Needs to be a thought leader and question and push boundaries
Must have curiosity and love to ask the question 'why


MBA or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline is required.

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