Senior Advisor Advanced Analytics

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Analyst
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Senior Advisor, Advanced Analytics

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Advisor, Advanced Analytics for our client in Ottawa, ON. This Role is a permanent placement and the successful candidate must hold a valid Secret Security Clearance or be eligible for it.


The Senior Advisor, Advanced Analytics will have the following responsibilities:


  • Design and develop mathematical models, including simulation models, to evaluate operational scenarios and provide performance improvement recommendations.
  • Carry-out advanced data and statistical analysis, develop written reports with meaningful business context, and provide recommendations to add insights to operational and strategic goals.
  • Support the management of operational systems and associated data through in-depth analysis and investigations into data discrepancies.
  • Design and coordinate operational quantitative studies, evaluate concepts and conduct operational trials.
  • Drive continuous improvement by identifying gaps and trends in data and reports.
  • Conduct research and maintain awareness of best practices and emerging trends related to analytics and performance measurement methods.
  • Provide on-going service-oriented operations research, analytical and statistical expertise to all divisions within the organization, in particular to the Operations branch by performing statistical analysis, conducting research, communicating findings and responding to requests for assistance.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with industry experts and key stakeholders to gain insight into emerging trends in aviation and air security, share industry knowledge and support business needs.
  • Support operational projects and provide performance measurement recommendations to Operations and other branches through active participation in projects and research initiatives.
  • Liaise with other groups to interpret, assess and articulate business requirements to support the development of functional solutions and enhance existing tools.
  • Support Manager, Advanced Analytics in daily activities and project coordination.
  • Support the procurement of professional services for quantitative studies or the development of mathematical models.
  • Support professional services contracts and oversee activities of contracted resources (professional services).



The Senior Advisor, Advanced Analytics must meet the following mandatory requirements:


  • Ability to influence decision-makers and liaise effectively;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities;
  • Strong technical skills with an emphasis on analytical software;
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills with the ability to understand and apply concepts;
  • Ability to interpret ambiguous information and seek solutions to problems;




  • Deadline and detail-oriented;
  • Ability to work independently and to work well under pressure;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and works well in a team environment;
  • Ability to understand clients’ needs;
  • Strong skills in research, analysis and problem-solving accompanied by an ability to synthesize and interpret complex information and situations;
  • Meticulous, rigorous and thorough;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate concepts and results to non-technical and business audiences.
  • Graduation from a recognized university with a specialization in mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science or another specialty related to the duties of the position;
  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience conducting data analysis and/or developing mathematical models using mathematical/statistical software such as SAS (Statistical Analysis Systems), R or SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences);
  • Demonstrated experience conducting investigations into data discrepancies;
  • Demonstrated experience in an advisory role and providing recommendations to management;
  • Experience writing clear and concise reports and briefing materials with a strong attention to detail;
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations that synthesize findings in a business context;
  • Ability to work overtime as required;
  • Ability to travel as required


Nice to have:

  • Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, economics or business administration field;
  • Knowledge of mathematical and statistical theory and application;
  • Experience with simulation development programs such as Arena or Simio;
  • Experience using the Cognos Business Intelligence suite;
  • Experience managing projects or studied




If you are interested in applying to our Senior Advisor, Advanced Analytics position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.




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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12131314

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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