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Employer: The Decision Lab

Expires: 06/30/2021

We are looking for a candidate with professional experience in management consulting, behavioral science or psychology, or an MSc. or MA in a related field. Key attributes of the ideal candidate include:Experience: 2+ years experience in a top management consulting firm or in a boutique firm at the intersection between strategy, psychology and consulting and have demonstrated repeated successes in connecting these worlds; familiarity with behavioral economics concepts (biases, heuristics, frameworks) is a plusAnalytic Rigor: You have an obsession with data and are keen on using rigorous testing to decide what the right course of action is rather than relying on intuition; good grasp of qualitative and quantitative methods, experimental design and statistics is a plusDesign Thinking Mindset: You are able to move your ego aside and understand that the most successful solutions are not based on ideology but on a combination of empathy, pragmatism and evidence-based iterationBusiness Sense: You are a holistic, strategic thinker who constantly connects the dots between ideas, problems, organizations, and how ethical & sustained impact can be achieved; strong verbal & written skills are a mustCulture: You are an independent thinker comfortable working in an often ambiguous and dynamic environmentUncovering and challenging client assumptions, intuitions and prior knowledgePerforming desk research, data analysis and stakeholder interviews to understand and document the project contextFinding and synthesizing relevant research across behavioral science-related fieldsLeveraging established frameworks to better understand the precursors of the targeted behaviorAdapting proprietary and third-party data gathering instruments to uncover barriers associated with these precursorsConducting randomly controlled trials in both laboratory and field settingsGenerating hypotheses and validating them through targeted fieldworkAnalyzing and synthesizing qualitative and quantitative findings to answer core questionsPrioritizing findings and distilling key insights by collaborating with other consultants and directors to produce client-facing deliverablesPresenting findings to internal and client stakeholder groupsProducing reports that highlight key insights in user-friendly waysParticipating in project pitches, guiding Associates and others in performing the necessary researchCollaborating with the content team to support publication efforts