Senior Director

Amsterdam, New York

Bain & Company
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Description & Requirements WHAT MAKES US A GREAT PLACE TO WORK We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world's best places to work, a champion of diversity and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked the consulting firm on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor's list for the last 12 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally. We are publicly recognized by external parties such as Fortune, Vault, Mogul, Working Mother, Glassdoor and the Human Rights Campaign for being a great place to work for diversity and inclusion, women, LGBTQ and parents. WHAT YOU'LL DO The Advanced Analytics Group (AAG) is a team of experts organized in five guilds: Cloud & Data Engineering, BI & Visualization, Insights & Research, Data Science & Machine Learning, and Specialty Analytics. As a member of the Specialty Analytics Guild you will support a broad range of case work where Geospatial data and analyses are core to delivering results. The role owner is supposed to provide accurate and transferable know-how that makes a difference to case work in terms of technical depths and latest research on Geospatial Analytics. As such, the role owner is trusted partner known for being on top of the current discussions in academia and be able to digest those for client work. On top, the owner is experienced with the most known software, tools, and analytics approaches on Location Intelligence. Location Intelligence covers all aspects of spatial data, analysis, insights and decision support. Example applications include intelligent geo-marketing, retail site selection, retail footprint expansion, service and sales territory design. Location Intelligent data includes clients and third party data and both structured and unstructured data. Specialty Analytics, Geospatial Leadership ( 50% of role) Lead the specialty area Geospatial Analytics. Support geospatial mapping, analysis and visualization projects across a wide set of applications and industries: from Marketing to Supply Chain capabilities and from Retail to Manufacturing industries. Assess geospatial data and modelling needs based on client situation and recommend best methods and tools. Manage large geospatial data requests and ETL in preparation for modelling. Build and validate geospatial informed prediction and optimization models using heuristics, statistics, data science, and optimization methods. Codify learnings, summarize and communicate insights, transfer knowledge and handover to clients. Stay abreast of new developments in the field, including latest trends in academia. Location Intelligence team lead responsibilities ( 50% of role) Enable other AAG and Bain staff with geospatial capabilities through training, documentation and advice. Work with AAG and Practice leaders to evolve and manage Bain's "location intelligence" platform (geospatial information systems, databases and products). Help coordinate vendors, software, and data source on which the platform is built. Lead development of enhanced "Location Intelligence" capabilities across a wide range of applications. Develop apps for repeatable and faster processes. Support innovative geospatial-informed solutions in intelligent geo-marketing, retail site selection, service territory management, supply chain optimization etc. Stay abreast of new developments in the field, including latest trends in IT and Tech. ABOUT YOU Master's degree or equivalent experience in Geospatial Analytics. Ph.D. is a plus. Experience working with GIS software, e.g. CARTO, QGIS, ArcGIS, Alteryx etc. Experience working with bigdata platforms, e.g. SPARK, BIGQuery etc. Familiarity with or ability to quickly learn the tools and techniques required to support supply chain analytics projects, e.g. supply chain network optimization, sales and operations planning, demand forecasting, inventory optimization, transportation optimization. Experience with Llamasoft or other supply chain supply chain analytic tools are a plus. Advanced computer programming capability (C/C , R, python, etc.) Strong skill with ETL and SQL is required. Extensive database experience a plus. Strong abilities in problem definition and problem-solving skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Ability to work well with all levels within Bain and at client. Must be able to discuss technical issues with a non-technical audience. Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to work independently. Travel required (up to 50%). ABOUT US Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world's most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 65 cities in 40 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition, and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster, and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise, and insight to organizations tackling today's urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development, and the environment. We earned a platinum rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, putting us in the top 1% of all companies. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.
Date Posted: 19 September 2022
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