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BEworks

Associate

Practice – New York City, New York
Department Practice
Employment Type Full-Time

BEworks is the first management consulting firm dedicated to the practice of applying behavioural science to strategy, marketing, operations, and policy challenges. Founded in Toronto in 2010, we are now expanding our physical footprint into the US; New York City to be more precise.   In NYC, we are starting with a team who will be focused on leveraging their behavioural science knowledge to teach business / policy leaders how to use behavioural science and the scientific method to think differently about how to solve their business and policy challenges.  Associates will be required to travel within the US and Canada and some may be transitioned to our Toronto office in the future to join our core consulting team.

When you join BEworks, you are joining a firm that will challenge you and invest in your professional development. This position offers candidates the chance to work with a passionate and accomplished team. As a BEworks Associate, your analytical, inter-personal, creative thinking, business management, and leadership skills will be called upon from day one.  

FACILITATE THOROUGH CLIENT DISCOVERY by…

  • Evaluating data
  • Uncovering client assumptions
  • Understanding a client’s knowledge, intuition, and priors
  • Auditing their experimental capability

CONDUCT VIGOROUS SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH by…

  • Gathering, analyzing, and synthesizing information and existing scientific research, including insights drawn from BEworks’ proprietary IP database

PLAN & IMPLEMENT EXPERIMENTATION by…

  • Supporting the design and building of both large and small scale randomized control experiments of rigorous quality and exceptionally high standards (peer review and academic advisors provide guidance to ensure robustness of designs and analyses)
  • Conducting analysis in R, Python, SPSS or similar
  • Managing, organizing, and analyzing large, complex data sets (multiple variables, multiple time periods)

 EXCEED OUR CLIENTS' EXPECTATIONS by…

  • Ensuring that clients receive a high level of service through the co-development of client reports
  • Participating in/delivering presentations
  • Teaching/explaining scientific research to clients
  • Overall project management (our timelines are very aggressive compared to standard academic practice).

 HELP BEWORKS GROW by…

  • Preparing proposals (requires scientific expertise because our solutions rely on academic research and experimental design)
  • Hiring (candidates are evaluated and elected by peers through a back-end grading system)
  • Writing for academic journals, industry journals, internally-published white papers
  • Providing ongoing internal peer review through a rigorous, but collaborative academic approach

Qualifications:

  • A PhD is required, preferably in one of the following areas: psychology (preferably social, cognitive, or consumer), marketing (consumer behavior), economics (empirical or micro), or judgment and decision making
  • Post-doc experience and/or commercial/consulting experience would be an asset
  • A passion for empirical behavioral research
  • Strong research methods capabilities for leading the design of complex, multi-staged multivariate randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and strong statistical knowledge are essential
  • High energy, self-starter who possesses a strong commitment to excellence
  • Ability and desire to work in a highly collaborative (and frankly, sometimes noisy) team
  • A voracious appetite for learning
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • A solid team player who is also an independent thinker
  • Deadline driven, organized, and able to multi-task
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills are important
  • Must be willing to travel

To apply, you must complete the Associate Application Survey: https://beworks.typeform.com/to/v1d6dc

We welcome and encourage you to apply even if you do not think you might meet all the specified qualifications above. We function as a highly collaborative team, and so we work with each other’s strengths and weaknesses

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  • Location
    New York City, New York
  • Department
    Practice
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
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