Jan 25, 2022

Foresights Strategist (Quant)

London Office

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About This Role

jump! innovation’s new futures practice helps pioneering leaders invent future markets. For two decades, jump! have worked with some of the world’s leading brands to deliver market-beating innovations. Our new futures practice builds on these foundations, helping our clients to define alternative futures, discover high-value opportunities, and design the business models required to win them. To deliver this promise, we’re building a multi-disciplinary team of poets & quants.

What you’ll be doing in this role:

You will play a key role in shaping this new business. Helping us to further develop our new offerings and work across sectors with global clients.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Data gathering, analysis, synthesis, and communication – defining the questions we need to answer, what data should we use to answer them, how are we going to gather them, how they will be evaluated, how the outputs will be visualised and communicated.
  • Simulation development – developing computation simulations and related quantitative modelling to evaluate scenarios.
  • Knowledge management – developing understanding across a range of subject areas to support both client work and practice development.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Project scoping and definition – supporting definition the problem space and how to operationalisation it.
  • Scenario design – supporting development of the “what ifs” and “what could bes” to help clients frame possible futures.
  • Workshop development & delivery – supporting client workshops, including facilitation and content development.
  • Business model design – support design of new business models (from market evaluation to organisation design) for clients to win tomorrow.

Who you are:

  • Curious and culturally engaged. You’re curious, committed to learning, interested in innovation, and understanding what might come next.
  • You have a university degree and 2-4 years of experience in strategy, data science, business analysis, or similar.
  • You have experience with all stages of quantitative lifecycle including data gathering / sourcing, database design, analysis, interpretation, visualisation, and reporting – and a desire to stay on top of the latest developments.
  • You’ll be comfortable with analytic packages such as python, R, or similar; visualisation packages such as ggplot or Tableau; and ideally have experience with simulation software such as Netlogo / Anylogic (we’re happy to train, if not). We support ongoing development and will support you to keep your skills sharp.

The Package

  • We’re offering a competitive salary and benefits.
  • Professional and Soft Skill training.
  • Opportunity to thrive in a young, expanding organisation delivering excellent national and international strategy and innovation work for great clients.

About jump!

We are a global agency who deliver best-in-class creative ideas with brands who want to Win Tomorrow. We are very proud to have a wonderful array of local and global clients across many sectors. In the past three years we have worked on briefs across 25 markets. We have a strong emphasis on personal growth and learning with projects; coaching and training to help everyone develop existing and new skills. Each team member has a personal as well as a team development budget. We currently have three teams of strategists. We talk innovation and strategy all day; so many people to bounce ideas off! People who are smart; dedicated and great to be around. Together we strive for breakthrough, original solutions for our clients and for jump!. To get a feel for what jump! is like, check us out at: https://jumpinnovates.com/

Apply with, and in, confidence

If you have any questions about the role or would like to apply, please email hello@jumpinnovates.com. We’re really looking forward to hearing from you.

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