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EY Government Senior Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY Knowledge helps EY to win in the market by providing the right insights at the right time through an agile, client-first organization. In support of this vision, this senior analyst position will see you use your understanding of data and trend analytics to provide deep insights and perspectives on topics relevant to government to senior EY partners, identifying opportunities for EY products and services and mentoring more junior analysts to develop their commercial and analytic skills.

The opportunity

The Government Senior Analyst is responsible for providing impactful analysis and insight to EY's Government focused leaders and practitioners to support their growth and market strategy, business development, service delivery and external market positioning efforts.

In this role, you will combine strong data analytical skills and a strategic mindset with real-world perspectives driven by an understanding of client issues, cross-sector trends, and broader marketplace drivers. We would highly score any experience you have around data modelling, data analytics, and predictive analytics. Knowledge of the US government, Federal and State, would be a plus.

You will have a key role to play in supporting EY’s Government leaders, connecting and collaborating across other industries and across all service lines to further strengthen the quality of your insights.

Your key responsibilities include

  • Providing deep analytical insight and understanding of the outward trends and signals shaping business, the economy and markets, and society with responsibility for the execution of strategic and complex initiatives in accordance with the annually created knowledge plan.

  • Engaging with and challenging a wide range of EY stakeholders to provide commercial and provocative perspectives on the issues, challenges and opportunities facing the market.

  • Developing and co-creating insights beyond publicly available information, interacting with Knowledge colleagues, account teams, service line colleagues, clients and external networks to incorporate proprietary knowledge and, where possible, developing proprietary data sets to evidence a differentiated point of view.

  • Applying strategic thinking and analytical skills to drive market strategy, investment decisions, shape go-to-market activities, competitive intelligence, and develop leading insights from the Government leadership down to the account level.

  • Developing a credible internal brand to become recognized within EY as a subject matter expert to the business. Able to participate in client meetings, roundtables and other external events/conferences to strengthen EY’s presence and reputation in the market

Skills and attributes for success

You’ll be a seasoned analyst who has a deep understanding and experience of the issues, trends and drivers in across a variety of government issues and topics, with emphasis on topics like workforce development and upskilling, infrastructure, social services and issues, defence, sustainability, among other government related topics. You will have a commercial outlook and enjoy collaborating with colleagues across the globe in a multicultural and virtual environment. You will also have some understanding and experience with data modelling, data analytics, and predictive analytics.

You will be known for your big picture thinking and ability to explain complex concepts in a crisp, clear, concise, and graphic-rich style, using appropriate analytics and visualization tools.

To qualify for the role, you must:

  • Have 10+ years’ experience working in the government sector.

  • Have deep analytic capabilities leveraging data.

  • Have led (design to deployment) of large research projects using primary and secondary data.

  • Have strong commercial acumen, connecting marketplace opportunities to EY’s products and services.

  • Have experience in interacting with senior business leaders, leading conversations, and offering differentiating perspectives.

  • Have succinct and structured oral and written communications skills with proven ability to explain complex concepts in a crisp, clear, concise and graphic-rich style, using appropriate analytics and data visualization tools (Power BI / Spotfire / Tableau).

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Fluency in digital disruption and transformation along with an understanding of the outward trends shaping the market

  • Understanding of, or experience with topics like upskilling, workforce of the future, improving the lives of citizens through digital and innovation

What we look for

A leader who will thrive on partnering with our government leaders to create distinctive insights and perspectives for senior practitioners to take to clients. A trusted business advisor willing to work collaboratively in helping frame the strategy and go-to-market approach within the government sector.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

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