Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an advanced degree (PhD, DPhil) in Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Psychology, Management, or a related field
1-3 years of experience in survey methodology, research, consulting, or analytics experience preferred
Excellent research skills, experience with primary and secondary research methods, literature review experience, information management
Solid understanding of HR / Talent, Organizational Design, Organizational Culture, Change Management, and general business concepts and terminology
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, quantitative, and written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytics skills and knowledge of advanced statistical tools (R, SPSS, and Python is a plus)
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and with people at all levels in an organization
Ability to balance multiple competing and shifting priorities as well as different project and service roles
Stress tolerance and ability to stay calm under time pressure
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Who You'll Work With
You'll work in one of our offices in North America, as part of our global Research and Knowledge team with the Organization Practice.
As part of our global knowledge network, you'll join more than 1,800 knowledge professionals who work alongside our consultants and clients to generate distinctive insights and proprietary knowledge. You will work with our global Research & Insights and Organization Science teams to help develop cutting-edge knowledge on organizational topics and manage existing expertise on topics such as Organizational Culture, Change Management, Talent Management, Inclusion & Diversity, Organizational Structure, Decision Making, Leadership Development, etc.
Our team is fun and social with an emphasis on development and innovation. We are given the freedom to generate new ideas and prioritize mentorship within our team. As a result, our team is an opportunity to learn and grow.
What You'll Do
In teams of 3-5 colleagues, you will leverage a solid understanding of trends, issues, and concepts to efficiently respond to complex research questions by delivering synthesized, actionable facts and insights to consulting teams and clients.
You will have the opportunity to work alongside Practice Leaders on high-priority organizational knowledge development projects designed to shape and drive management strategy. Additionally, utilizing your knowledge base of the research methodology and the organizational field, you will help project teams solve research problems and develop new tools to help counsel clients on a variety of organizational challenges.
You will serve as a core team member in multiple asset creation (e.g., products/services) and innovation projects by providing foundational research, cutting edge techniques and approaches, model and framework building, and measurement/evaluation capabilities. You will contribute to original research projects using a variety of data sources (e.g., existing databases, external data, case studies) to drive thought leadership in new or critical areas for the firm, validate and support existing service lines and solutions, and drive client development. Some of your day-to-day tasks may include helping structure a client question, determining the sources of insight, conducting literature reviews, analyzing data, and communicating findings. You will perform a variety of analyses such as trend identification, psychometrics, cluster analysis, model estimation, etc. You will also be given the opportunity to use advanced analytics tools to prepare and analyze large datasets to distill insights.
The Organization Practice Fellowship Program offers an excellent springboard for successful candidates to progress within the firm into expert consulting, solution delivery, Research Science career paths, and more.
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