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Senior Researcher - Consumer Goods

Company: The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Location: Boston, MA
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Job Description:

Senior Researcher - Consumer Goods (The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. -
Boston, Massachusetts): Conduct comprehensive, high-quality research in
a timely and accurate manner and clearly package, articulate and deliver
findings with a focus on Consumer topics such as Consumer Goods, Retail
and Travel and Tourism. Specific duties include: collect, summarize and
synthesize relevant data and information into appropriate, concise,
timely and highly effective outputs; develop strong credibility based on
the delivery of high-quality data and research output to help meet a
variety of challenging business needs; identify practical, timely and
innovative research approaches as appropriate; clarify request
objectives with internal customers ensuring superior customer service
standards throughout all interactions; evaluate data quality; develop
deep expertise in specialized research tools, databases and sources;
provide quality assurance; coordinate research projects for sub-teams of
researchers including assignment and mentorship to more junior
researchers; contribute to building “best in class research function” by
partnering directly with consultants and Practice Areas to understand
knowledge needs; proactively identify knowledge gaps; suggest
improvements in the research process; help develop the overall service
portfolio; and support more complex research products. Requires a
Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science, Marketing,
Economics, or a related field in the social sciences (willing to accept
foreign education equivalent) and five (5) years of corporate research
experience within a professional services firm. Specific skills/other
requirements (quantitative experience requirement not applicable to this
section) - must possess the following: (i) research and database
capabilities with a focus on specialized industries and topics including
consumer products, retail, and/or travel & tourism; (ii) research
techniques and business information sources/databases; (iii) ability to
coach and train junior team members and transfer knowledge of industry
topics, research approaches and techniques, databases and other
information resources; (iv) problem solving skills and an ability to
clarify and work through ambiguous research projects; and (v) effective
communication and teaming with colleagues of all cohorts and levels to
explore opportunities for collaboration, new business opportunities and
knowledge transfer. Multiple positions available. Must have unrestricted
authorization to work in U.S. M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 45+ hours
per week. Send resume to An Equal Opportunity

Keywords: The Boston Consulting Group, Inc., Boston, Senior Researcher - Consumer Goods, Consulting, Boston, MA, Massachusetts

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