Are you interested in working for a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. that believes in, inspires, and outfits people to have meaningful lives and to make extraordinary contributions to causes that matter? Do you possess a strong work ethic, the ability to collaborate well with a team, work independently with minimal guidance, and remain flexible in a fast-paced, ambiguous, and changing environment? Then come join us! The Clearing has been recognized as one of DC's 'Best Places To Work' and one of the 'Most Engaged Workplaces.'
As an Analyst, you will learn, grow, and be challenged on the job as you work to leave a lasting impact on your clients. We hire for the company, not for specific projects. As such, Analysts will have diverse experiences and opportunities to collaborate with talented team members throughout the company to develop a breadth of experience and expertise. Specific responsibilities may vary and include:
Conduct research and analysis to support the development of client solutions, strategies, approaches, and implementation plans
Assist in planning and conducting client interviews
Support the design and facilitation of external and internal meetings; be responsible for knowledge capture during meetings
Produce quality deliverables that result in a high degree of project leader and client satisfaction
Support business development efforts by assisting with proposal preparation
Develop and maintain general institutional knowledge of clients, their culture, organization, and issues
Provide logistical support (e.g., travel, scheduling)
Other duties as assigned
Examples of projects include:
Strategy development and planning
Culture, Workplace, and IT transformations
HOW YOU’LL DO IT
The list below captures some key competencies that our Analysts are expected to possess and demonstrate. These competencies serve as a foundation for how Analysts at The Clearing interact with, support, and develop themselves, others, our work / projects, the business, and our solution areas.
Active Listening: Use active listening skills to build authentic relationships, understand nuances of client intent, create value, and move clients toward outcomes
Critical Thinking: Practice critical thinking skills to evaluate needs, make initial recommendations, and partner with an experienced team member to refine thinking and approach to clients' challenges
Curiosity: Be observant and ask questions to understand (rather than assuming); apply and adapt tools and learning into personal work practices
Getting It Done / Responsibility: Perform assigned tasks with excellence, on time, and to specifications, creating a strong foundation for the final product
Organization & Logistics: Practice rigorous organizational skills and prioritize tasks effectively, including coordinating meeting logistics to include anticipating needs, scheduling meetings, and preparing session materials, using the team plan in support of outcomes
Research & Analysis: Perform research and analysis, asking thoughtful questions; synthesize and present results clearly and simply
Self Awareness: Understand personal strengths and weaknesses, beliefs, emotions, triggers, and motivators to know how they affect the team and client; regulate emotions, self-manage, and self-motivate
Inclusion and Belonging: Demonstrate sensitivity to teammate and client strengths and weaknesses to create a sense of belonging and to value individual contributions
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
Minimum of one year of professional work experience, preferably in a professional services or client-facing environment
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation creation tools, and internet research tools; familiarity with Google Suite a plus
Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance and/or a positive suitability determination (required for select projects)
Willingness and ability to travel to client sites in the surrounding DC and Baltimore metro areas; occasional travel outside of these regions could be expected (5%)
Desired Skills, Experiences and Certifications: PMP and/orProsci certification, change management, strategic communication, program management, or organizational design experience
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing duties of this job, an employee may be required to perform any, or all of the following: Attend meetings in and out of the office, travel (sometimes extensively); Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand; Communicate effectively (both orally and in writing); Ability to effectively use computers and other electronic and standard office equipment; Occasionally exerting up to 10 pounds to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Work is primarily sedentary and involves sitting for several hours at a time. Occasionally walking, climbing stairs, and standing occur in this role. Additionally, this job requires certain mental demands, including the ability to use judgement, withstand moderate amounts of stress and maintain attention to detail. The Clearing is committed to partnering with all candidates and employees to ensure reasonable accommodations are made to meet these requirements.
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