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Strategy Analyst in Boston, MA at Eastern

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Eastern Labs Strategy Analyst is responsible for keeping a finger of the pulse of emerging trends impacting Financial Services / Banking and creating robust, data driven analysis and content (e.g. whitepapers, infographics, decks, etc.) for both internal and external audiences. This role will provide analytical and project support for the Chief Digital Strategist, gathering and synthesizing data to help define digital strategy and drive execution of Labs related projects.
 
Major responsibilities include:
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis (e.g., industry, market, competitive, customer) and distill conclusions into actionable recommendations for both business and technology leaders
  • Build relationships and collaborate cross-functionally with business unit sponsors/contacts to explore potential applications of emerging technologies
  • Lead and support project management activities across the Labs project portfolio, driving towards execution
  • Create content for internal/external use (e.g., presentations, process flows, whitepapers) and host educational briefings to bring awareness and educate audiences on relevant topics
  • Become a subject matter expert in all things “FinTech” (e.g., technologies, trends, business models, products, start-ups etc.) through research and prototyping activities, ensuring that Eastern has a solid knowledge base
  • Act as a brand ambassador for Eastern Banks/Labs at external events whether as an attendee or a participant (e.g., panelist), creating connections with potential partners or other industry experts.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or military experience or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 2-4+ years of work experience in an analytical / consulting role
  • Experience working in top tier Financial Services and/or, Consulting firm
  • Demonstrable expertise in extracting insights from qualitative & quantitative research
  • Experience leading and executing projects
  • Knowledge of core business strategy frameworks and financial / competitive / customer analysis
  • Strong abilities in analytical thinking, problem solving, research, project management, time management
  • Strong communication skills and executive presence – the ability to lead meetings and present data / results with key stakeholders
  • Highly collaborative and capable of building strong relationships - able to work across business and technology teams to drive execution
  • Intellectually curious, creative, self-starter, with a strong work ethic, and a high energy “can do” attitude
  • Ability to work well independently and to manage own projects
  • Technical in nature: interested in learning more!
  • Advanced skills in powerpoint, excel a must