Graduate Quantitative Analyst
Esanda Consulting Ltd
Dublin, Ireland
2d ago

Graduate Quantitative Analyst

Salary : €25,000 - €35,000 Location : Ireland

Reference : DCH 12040

Our client, a large online sports betting operator is looking to increase the use of analytics, quantitative analysis and modelling to meet customer and company requirements.

In this new role of Graduate Quantitative Analyst you will work to enhance the analysis capability and infrastructure across key strategic areas of our business.

Working in the Quantitative Analysis Unit, you will operate as an internal consultant across all areas of operations including retail, online, marketing, product development and financial performance.

You will play a key role in research, analysis and communication of results in these areas to senior management.

Main duties & responsibilities :

  • Research and analysis into key business drivers, customer management, special offers, financial performance and new business opportunities;
  • Production of actionable outcomes from quantitative analysis including :
  • Production of incisive reports, informing the business of internal and external issues;
  • Research and analysis on new product opportunities and pricing mechanisms;
  • Development of decision rules for risk management systems;
  • Development of KPIs and operating metrics;
  • Modelling of retrospective and prospective profitability;
  • Adhoc consultancy
  • Provide thought leadership for the business as part of a centre of excellence within :
  • Work collaboratively across groups to secure buy-in and drive issues to resolution and ideas to acceptance;
  • Increase the effectiveness of staff and tools by recognising opportunities for development and following through to create new systems and structures;
  • Data mining databases of sports, specials and customer transactions to drive and support the findings of your work.
  • Other duties as required by Head of Quants

    Requirements :

  • Numerate university degree or equivalent highly desirable;
  • Aptitude and analytical rigour to perform structured analysis of data and synthesise into useful formats bringing actionable insights;
  • Pro-active problem solver attitude with flexibility to work across an open, fast moving entrepreneurial company. Evidence of independent and lateral thinking a big plus;
  • Distinctive research, problem solving and analytical skills, combined with strong business judgment;
  • Distinctive ability in Microsoft Excel and Excel VBA an advantage;
  • Demonstrated statistical ability and experience of using statistical software and techniques (S-Plus, R, SPSS etc) an advantage;
  • Knowledge of SQL and manipulation of large datasets a distinct advantage;
  • Programming languages such as C++ or Java an advantage.
  • The successful candidate will be a recent or impending graduate benefitting from a quantitative or technical degree. You will be required to demonstrate excellent numerical ability and an understanding in areas such as statistics, pricing, modelling, business analysis etc.

    You must have developed the basis of the technical skills which will enable your analysis, including demonstrating the ability to handle large data sets, knowledge of mathematical computation packages, programming in a languages such as VBA / C#, as well as having knowledge of SQL and database structures.

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