Senior Analyst - Consulting
Westlake Village, CA 
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Job Description

Title: Senior Analyst - Consulting

Location: Anywhere in US - Remote

Reports to: Director of Consulting - Valuation Services

The Role:

As part of the Valuation Services division of J.D. Power, you will work to understand what factors contribute to future values of vehicles. The Sr. Analyst's primary function is to use industry knowledge and data analysis to develop clear and well-informed consulting projects that manufacturers and related companies can use to improve residual values and sales plans. Projects include recommendations with supporting details related to, but not limited to, pricing, volume, incentives and content. The Sr. Analyst will also be able to enhance the team's capabilities by continuously improving deliverables and value to clients.

The Impact:

The Consulting team is well-informed of what the automotive pipeline consists of and uses this knowledge to provide guidance to manufacturers that impacts how vehicles are made and sold.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce actionable and data-driven consulting studies for automotive clients including analyses on sales strategies, product competitiveness and drivers to residual outlook
  • Use automotive knowledge and data analysis to make recommendations for manufacturers to optimize sales strategies and residual values
  • Work with clients to understand current concerns and opportunities and incorporate meaningful analysis into each study, addressing any questions and concerns
  • Present study results to clients in person and/or virtually
  • Actively participate in internal meetings and residual value reviews that contribute to well-informed and robust consulting studies and launch residual values

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of automotive industry experience
  • BS/BA degree required (preferably in the areas of: auto engineering, business administration, applied statistics, business economics)
  • Strong background in automotive space with knowledge of makes, models, segments, performance, lifecycle trends, automotive technology and content is necessary
  • Knowledgeable of the factors that impact residual/resale values and capable of making recommendations to manufacturers to improve values
  • Excellent communication skills with experience presenting to senior members internally and externally
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Ability to travel ~25%

The Career Opportunity:

In this role, you will grow your knowledge and experience in the automotive space. Over time, you will assist in growing capabilities of the team.

The Team / The Business:

The Consulting team members are well-versed in all things automotive and have individual strengths that contribute to a strong and collaborative team.

Our Hiring Manager says:

"If being part of a collaborative, high-performing team who shares an interest in data and cars sounds like a good fit for you, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for"

J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics. A pioneer in the use of big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic modeling capabilities to understand consumer behavior, J.D. Power has been delivering incisive industry intelligence on customer interactions with brands and products for more than 50 years. The world's leading businesses across major industries rely on J.D. Power to guide their customer-facing strategies.

Company Mission

J.D. Power is clear about what we do to ensure our success into the future. We unite industry leading data and insights with world-class technology to solve our clients' toughest challenges.

Our Values

At J.D. Power, we strive to be Truth Finders, Change Makers and Team Driven - the distinct behaviors that, together, define our unique culture.

Truth Finders - At J.D. Power, we are proud of the unbiased data and findings we provide. As individuals, each and every member of our team is dedicated to living this same objectivity and embodying the highest ethical and professional standards - the only 'favorite' we have is the truth.

Change Makers - At J.D. Power, we never stand still. We constantly seek better ways - innovating and evolving in everything we do to support our colleagues and our clients alike - and all in service of delivering data and insights that drive meaningful business impact.

Team Driven - At J.D. Power, we are one team and we are activated. Regardless of individual role, every member of our team is dedicated to supporting their immediate colleagues and our broader J.D. Power family to deliver on our collective purpose and make us greater than the sum of our parts. At J.D. Power, these values are more than words. We bring these values to life throughout our organization through our employee event series - J.D. Power Values Days. Each quarter, we celebrate one of our core values and hold an annual event to celebrate our combined values at the end of the year.

We are dedicated to leveraging comprehensive and equitable practices which contribute to the overall success of the company and its employees. We invite you to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

J.D. Power is an equal opportunity employer and compliant with AODA/ADA legislation. If you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please specify.

To all recruitment agencies: J.D. Power does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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