Global Business Policy Council – Senior Business Analyst

Full-timeAmericasWashington DC

Job Description

Global Business Policy Council – Senior Business Analyst 

About Kearney 

As one of the original firms, we’ve never lost sight of the fact that consulting is a people business. A global partnership in more than 40 countries, our people make us who we are. We’re individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with.   

About Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council 

Established in 1992 by Kearney’s Chairman Emeritus Paul Laudicina, the Global Business Policy Council (GBPC) is a strategic service within Kearney designed to help leaders anticipate and plan for the future.  From its onset, the Council was meant to address critical over-the-horizon issues of particular relevance to business, reflecting Kearney’s enduring commitment to promote world-class strategic foresight and leadership.   


The GBPC carries out its mandate by: 

  • sponsoring world-class meetings of business leaders to assess current and future business conditions; 

  • generating cutting-edge analysis of relevant political, economic, and business issues; and 

  • providing clients with specific strategic advisory services, including global foresight, scenario analysis, strategic planning, risk management, competitiveness assessments, and issue “deep dives.” 


About the role 

The Senior Business Analyst has responsibility for supporting all areas of the Council’s work, including: 

  • Intellectual capital: Conduct research and analysis in support of the GBPC’s many thought leadership products. 

  • Macroeconomic projections and econometric modeling: Support the GBPC’s scenario and other forecasting activity, using projections to reflect anticipated shifts in the operating environment. 

  • GBPC activities and initiatives: Develop Council presentations, videos, qualifications, proposals, client briefings, etc.; conduct research and analysis; support GBPC event design and execution; other ad hoc project work. 

  • Support of Kearney practices:  Provide GBPC support to priority Kearney consulting practices, as assigned. 



The ideal candidate for this position will have the following attributes: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience 

  • Background in international politics and macroeconomics, including bachelor’s and graduate degree in relevant field 

  • Experience in macroeconomic modeling  

  • Broad (and ideally deep) knowledge of global economic/commercial affairs 

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and capacity to integrate diverse inputs 

  • Demonstrated writing ability 

  • Strong inter-personal skills 

  • Strong production capabilities in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel 

  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for taking on a dynamic portfolio of responsibilities 


Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination 

Kearney prides itself on providing a culture that allows employees to bring their best selves to work every day. Our people can feel comfortable, confident, and joyful to do great things for our firm, our colleagues, and our clients. Kearney aims to build diverse capabilities to help our clients solve their most mission critical problems. 

Kearney is committed to building a diverse, unbiased and inclusive workforce. Kearney is an equal opportunity employer; we recruit, hire, train, promote, develop, and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other differences consistent with applicable laws. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for disabilities, or religious beliefs and practices. Members of communities historically underrepresented in consulting are encouraged to apply.

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