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COMPANY DESCRIPTION

The Clearing is a management consulting firm that helps leaders identify underlying causes of organizational obstacles, resolve highly complex challenges, prioritize the fewest, most important initiatives to tackle regardless of conflicting needs, and make informed decisions in the context of an agreed upon mission, vision, and strategy.


We help create peak performance organizations through strategy, organizational development, leadership training, and change management. Our experienced consultants bring a powerful blend of analytic and creative skills from diverse fields, including change management, finance, engineering, communications, education, policy, design, and corporate leadership.


POSITION DESCRIPTION

In this position, data meets consulting. Data Analysts infuse scientific thinking into TC’s change strategy consulting work by viewing things with a data-centric lens.


This position requires a data analyst who has client relations experience with a customer-centric focus. He/she/they executes data projects to put analytics into the hands and brains of one or more clients. The Data Analyst supports client decision-making and improves processes through data insights, accuracy, and integrity.


WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

  • Use data analysis to support change strategies and process improvement, infusing efficiency and automation into many analytical tasks for customers
  • Develop and/or code data-focused presentations and reports, including data visualizations (dashboards, charts, graphs, and plots)
  • Perform advanced development/coding work in Google sheets and/or Microsoft Excel and basic development/coding in Tableau and SQL
  • Run Google Analytics to look for trends
  • Clean datasets to facilitate analyses when needed
  • Ensure data quality by performing extensive peer Quality Assurance (QA) reviews
  • Translate client objectives into clear data-centered change and other strategies, using non-technical language
  • Keep a pulse on where data tools are headed
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Support opportunities to expand project scope and actively share information about emerging customer support needs and trends with team members and management
  • Facilitate and manage client meetings to successfully achieve identified, desired outcomes
  • Work on a full-time project or juggle multiple (2-3) part-time projects
  • Act as support on proposals with a data-centric lens
  • May lead small-sized project teams
  • May develop short-term project plans
  • Deliver work on time, within budget, and to requested specifications; deliver error proof files at the completion of a project


Requirements

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Minimum of 4 years experience, at least 2 of which involve working as a data analyst and/or data scientist, in a consultative capacity, preferably with a background in management consulting, client relations, data analytics, data science, and/or coding
  • Bachelor’s Degree required for the position.
  • Coursework and/or certifications in a highly analytical field are preferred (e.g., STEM or social sciences, data analytics or data science).
  • Curiosity, initiative, and willingness to learn, including an interest in upskilling data analytics capabilities
  • Strong detail-orientation in all data and consulting tasks
  • Analytical and critical thinking abilities, including creative, out of the box thinking
  • Ability to communicate data into digestible, simple ways to non-technical customers
  • Ability to communicate with senior leaders and multiple stakeholders
  • A passionate commitment to quality
  • Ability to work with some autonomy, but partner with and ask questions of project leadership regularly
  • Ability to review the work of peers and provide constructive, detailed feedback
  • Ability to adapt quickly to emerging requirements and prioritize as appropriate
  • Comfort working through times of ambiguity and in an environment of rapid growth
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present data work with supporting reasoning
  • Ability to understand issues quickly and apply problem solving skills to data-centered solutions
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance
  • Willingness and ability to travel to client sites in the surrounding DC and Baltimore metro areas; occasional travel outside of these regions could be expected (5%)


WHAT TOOLS/LANGUAGES YOU HAVE DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE APPLYING:

  • Advanced In
  • Basic In
  • Bonus Points For
  • Excel, Google Sheets
  • Tableau, SQL
  • Statistics
  • Python, R


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing duties of this job, an employee may be required to perform any, or all of the following: Attend meetings in and out of the office, travel (sometimes extensively); Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand; Communicate effectively (both orally and in writing); Ability to effectively use computers and other electronic and standard office equipment; Occasionally exerting up to 10 pounds to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Work is primarily sedentary and involves sitting for several hours at a time. Occasionally walking, climbing stairs, and standing occur in this role. Additionally, this job requires certain mental demands, including the ability to use judgment, withstand moderate amounts of stress, and maintain attention to detail. The Clearing is committed to partnering with all candidates and employees to ensure reasonable accommodations are made to meet these requirements.


EEO

The Clearing is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. In addition to federal legal requirements, The Clearing complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. These protections extend to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring practices, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training and career development programs.

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