Visiting Associate Data Scientist

Location:

Milan

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics

Industries:

Consumer products, Retail

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

Practice Area Profile

Digital technologies are fundamentally reshaping both consumer demand and competitive dynamics at unprecedented rates within the consumer industry. BCG’s consumer practice helps clients respond to industry disruption by redefining their channel strategies, transforming their organizations, and seizing competitive advantage. The practice serves clients across four main sectors - Consumer Products, Retail, Travel & Tourism, and Fashion & Luxury - and each of the four sectors covers a range of sub-industries and functional topics.

Role Profile

BCG is seeking for fresh graduate willing to join its Consumer Goods and Retail practice area, starting with a focus on Fashion and Apparel projects. The candidate will be part of the team as a junior member, supporting the overall projects effort.

Main duties

·         Support in preparing and executing strategic consulting projects starting with a focus on the Fashion industry by

o   Analysing and modelling data sets;

o   Processing statistical data, comparative analysis and analysis of possible correlations and distortions;

o   Interpreting results of the analysis (i.e. sales, markdowns, …) and represent them;

o   Preparing reports by collecting and analyzing information and statistics;

o   Ensuring that all necessary documents for execution are drawn, ready and delivered;

o   Recommending original solutions to support complex decision-making processes.

Key requirements

  • Recently graduated or enrolled in the last year of a master degree in Statistics, Data Science, Data Analytics or Mathematical, Physics, Mathematical Engineering or Computer Engineering;
  • Fluency in Italian and English, other languages would be considered as a plus;
  • ;
  • Knowledge of Tableau or Alteryx will be considered as a plus.

Your Qualifications

  • Recently graduated or enrolled in the last year of a master degree in Statistics, Data Science, Data Analytics or Mathematical, Physics, Mathematical Engineering or Computer Engineering;
  • Fluency in Italian and English, other languages would be considered as a plus;
  • ;
  • Knowledge of Tableau or Alteryx will be considered as a plus.

Date Posted:

15-Oct-2018

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