Associate, Strategy & Competitive Analysis

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Business Strategy

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Job Description

Proactively develop and maintain perspective on strategic implications of key developments in the competitive landscape and industry trends

Help develop and execute on the firm-wide annual competitive research agenda, which requires strong cross-enterprise consensus-building, stakeholder management, and prioritization skills

Regularly publish, present, and communicate insights and findings to a broad audience on both a proactive and reactive basis

Synthesize large quantities of information to generate insights through both quantitative and qualitative analysis

Develop strong relationships across the firm and cultivate the team’s linkages with our client-facing groups, product and client segment groups, corporate development, investor relations, and the broader strategy community at PSS



Skills and experience:


3-5 years of work experience in consulting, investment banking, or private equity

Bachelor’s degree; MBA (if applicable) – we are seeking both pre-MBA and post-MBA candidates

Superior analytical skills, creativity in problem solving, and attention to detail

Strong financial modeling skills and knowledge of financial/valuation concepts

Comfort dealing with ambiguity in a dynamic and fast-moving work environment

Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, with ability to develop materials and effectively present to a wide range of audiences

Personally and professionally aligned with PSS’s vision and values, and a strong interest in financial services


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