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Hay Group


Jersey City, NJ, United States

Education Level


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0-1 Year



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Industry, Gov., Consulting

Associate Consultant - Advanced Research Services

About the Organization

Hay Group is a global management consulting firm that works with leaders to transform strategy into reality. We develop talent, organize people to be more effective and motivate them to perform at their best. Our focus is on making change happen and helping people and organizations realize their potential. 

We have over 2,600 employees working in 85 offices in 48 countries. Our clients come from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, across every major industry and represent diverse business challenges. For over 60 years, we have been renowned for the quality of our research and the intellectual rigor of our work. We transform research into actionable insights. We give our clients breakthrough perspectives on their organization and we do it in the most efficient way to achieve the desired results.

  • We make change happen. No other consulting firm can match our breadth and depth of know-how. This enables companies to be confident that our recommendations will work.
  • We created and own the most widely used job evaluation methodology in the world, used in over 8,000 organizations worldwide.
  • We've helped clients to assess, select and develop hundreds of thousands of managers and executives through the breakthrough insights and services of our McClelland Center for Research and Innovation.
  • We've built the richest and most comprehensive database of organizational management information in the world, enabling our clients to benchmark themselves against the best performers in their industries.

About the Job

We currently have a need for an Associate Consultant-Advanced Research Services in our Jersey City office.

Hay Group Insight's Advanced Research Services team works with Hay Group Insight project teams to provide clients with real and meaningful insight into the relationships that exist in their organizations between employee opinions, customer satisfaction and important business outcomes. The team also conducts original research to advance Hay Group Insight's thought leadership on workplace issues, leveraging Hay Group Insight's extensive employee opinion databases.

The primary responsibility of the Associate Consultant position is to provide analytical, conceptual and research design support to clients and Hay Group Insight project teams. The incumbent will also assist in the growth of Hay Group Insight's practice by contributing to research projects focused on topical issues and supporting the development and implementation of Hay Group Insight's marketing strategy. Candidates must be proficient in common and advanced quantitative analysis techniques, particularly those commonly employed in large-scale survey research.

Principal accountabilities include:

-Conduct project-specific analyses, write and prepare client reports and presentations and assist clients in interpreting results.
-Provide research support for Insight business development activities including literature reviews and validation of theoretical models.
-Manage projects with minimal oversight or supervision

Job Requirements


-Requires post-graduate certification (e.g. PhD preferred), preferably in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Sociology or Policy.
-Three or more years of survey research experience, preferably in consulting with demonstrated experience in multiple regression, factor analysis, path analysis and structural equation modeling.
-Experience analyzing and interpreting large-scale survey data.
-Business acumen and experience with business analytics (linking organizational databases, financial systems, HR metrics)"-Experience with workforce analytics/metrics, researching ROI for common HR programs, scorecards/dashboards
-Experience programming statistics packages such as SPSS/AMOS or SAS (experience with HLM also desirable).
-Knowledge of organization and industrial psychology.
-Strong research, analysis and project management skills; excellent communication ability (both written and verbal); interpersonal and presentation styles that inspire trust and client intimacy.

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