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Deloitte Lead, People Analytics/Data Science in McLean, Virginia

Lead, People Analytics/Data Science

Works closely with other People Analytics team members to support defined projects that enhance the firm s performance, productivity, and profitability through its people by conceptualizing analytical projects, mining, collecting and analyzing data, and providing actionable recommendations to guide the firm s talent strategy across a wide variety of Talent topics including acquisition & mobility, leader/manager development, engagement, inclusiveness, individual/team performance, development, and exit. Partners with functional, geographic, and/or service lines to support the business and firm strategy.

Work you ll do

  • Assists in the conceptualization of analytical projects to ensure research is rigorous and results provide actionable and comprehensive insights.

  • Develop statistical and ML models across a broad spectrum of topics, including both causal inference and predictive models.

  • Keeps up-to-date and introduces latest trends from technology and data science research (e.g., natural language processing, deep learning, reinforcement learning, etc.)

  • Design rigorous model validation studies and best practices

  • Locates and extract data from new data sources, finds new uses for existing data sources, structures and drives new data collection efforts, and provides recommendations on scaling new methods more broadly.

  • Integrates multiple systems and data sets to build large and complex data sets and make them usable (e.g., transforming and cleaning data, working incomplete data sources, implementing and validating quality procedures).

  • Conducts scalable data research and off and ultimately on the cloud.

  • Implements automated processes for efficiently producing scale models.

  • Liaises and collaborates with other COEs, Business Advisor organizations and Core Talent Services on the whole analytics lifecycle (conceptualization, data collection, analysis, and recommendations) or when subject matter expertise is required

  • Develops compelling, logically structured presentations (including story-telling of research/analytics findings) that will be shared at the Talent and business leadership level

  • Develops and maintains accurate and up-to-date project plans and status reports for all incoming and active projects.

The team

The People Analytics COE is responsible for:

  • Development and execution of the talent analytics and data strategy and roadmap

  • Development of strong partnerships within the business and Talent (Center Of Excellence, Core Talent Services, Business Advisors), to provide leadership, best practices and insight for how analytics can drive more meaningful decisions

  • Governance, execution, and coordination of data-driven strategic projects and analyses for Talent

Category: Human Resources

About Deloitte

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