Associate Director - Statistical Modelling


Bangalore, India


8 Years - 13 Years


Retail / CPG Consulting

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Job Description


  • Lead and Manage a small team of statisticians/modelers/data scientists
  • Set career path, enable growth and manage attrition for the team members
  • Motivate, mentor and steer strategic direction for the team
  • Ensure training and development needs of the team using internal and external options
  • Manage delivery of advanced analytic solutions
  • Oversee delivery as well as contribute individually on projects
  • Methodology development, scoping, effort/time estimation and costing
  • Ensure standards on quality, timelines and scopes are met
  • Make analytical choices and take technical calls on simple and complex client problems
  • Engage with clients to both understand the business problem as well as help them understand the technicalities in a way thatmakes business sense
  • Plan, manage and grow P&L for the solutions team
  • Business Development and Growth
  • Contribute to development of new pitches for existing and new clients involving advanced analytics by collaborating with the pre-sales team
  • Explore and Identify areas of new solution development by engaging the domain experts and client engagement leads
  • Create new solutions and capabilities that can be monetized
  • Advise leadership on identifying and implementing specific capability, practices, tools, and people that the organization would need to develop
  • Show Thought Leadership in the area of solutioning and capability creation utilizing deep technical expertise and nuanced business domain understanding

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

Industry knowledge: CPG/Retail mandatory; Telecom and Manufacturing good to have.

Functional Knowledge: Marketing Science and Analytics, Market Research, Database Marketing.

Qualification/Prior work experience:

  • Masters/PhD in Statistics
  • 8-12 years of experience in the above functional areas and industries
  • Deep expertise in using SAS, R, SQL, Matlab(optional)
  • Deep expertise in techniques like Time Series modeling and Forecasting, SEM, Advanced Linear Regression (HLM/Mixed Models, Multiplicative models etc.), Logistic Regression, Decision Trees, Clustering, Bayesian Approaches, Optimization and Simulation
  • Experience in developing advanced analytic solutions like Market Mix Models, Trade Optimization, Forecasting, Path Models, Discrete Choice Models, Strategic Segmentation and Propensity Models etc.
  • Experience with CPG/Retail data sources like POS, TLOG, Panel, Primary Research etc.
Soft skills:

  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment with multiple stakeholders and conflicting demands
  • Excellent executive communication skills
  • Unstructured problem solving skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Ability to influence and drive business and strategic decisions
  • Ability to become a Trusted Advisor to both clients and colleagues


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