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The Information Lab • Ireland

Strategy Executive ( Entry Level)

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

Job Description

The Information Lab Ireland

Company Overview


We are a Finance Data Strategy Consulting firm based in Ireland. We work with Global Organisations to help their leadership teams make better decisions. We do this through the delivery of fast, decision-quality insight that turns their data into a competitive advantage.


Our core purpose is to create the next generation of data leaders, who will develop solutions that will benefit people everywhere. We are committed to delivering exceptional results and creating long-term value for our clients. As a small, leading and rapidly scaling Data Analytics Consulting company, we prioritise excellence, collaboration, and a client-centric approach.


Our Vision is to build a challenger brand in design led data analytics, AI, Data Science and Data Engineering consulting in Ireland, the UK and USA.

Role Overview

This is an exciting role for anyone just starting out in their career. You will be supporting the Managing Director and Senior Leadership team on the implementation and success of Strategic Projects and Initiatives


You will play an important role in ensuring that cross functional projects are run well and delivered on time. This will include attending leadership meetings, documenting actions and deliverables, and updating project planning tools.


You will also get the opportunity to develop your technical skills whilst working across the organisation as we provide training in data analytics tools.


What you will learn in the role


You will learn the skills of strategic implementation, understanding which issues are truly important and which are secondary. You will understand how we deal with the challenges we face in the implementation of our strategy and how we overcome these. You will learn how to focus and be effective and efficient in achieving success. This role lends itself to an excellent career path.


Person who is suited for this role:


You are curious by nature and passionate about organisational success. You are an excellent communicator and a great listener. You are an effective person who has experience in gaining insight through finding and concentrating attention on the crux of a challenge. You have had various wins or achievements in your life outside of education and you can speak to these. You are ambitious, hungry for knowledge and information that will drive your career to the next level. You are kind, empathetic and believe in a work-life balance that gives you the time you need for your own pursuits. Whilst being organised with attention to detail and a ability to prioritise workload.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule and attend internal leadership meetings.

  • Accurately document all notes and all actions from the relevant meetings.

  • Update project management tools.

  • Actively manage project task lists and liaise with relevant stakeholders.

  • Excellent reporting to the Senior Management Team.

  • Plan ahead and organise relevant meetings, follow ups and events where relevant.

  • Ensure deadlines are hit.

  • Work with departments to help them achieve their goals.

  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with other consultants, subject matter experts, and stakeholders.

Qualifications

Degree or professional qualification or postgraduate.

Experience

  • You are a Team Player.

  • You are an active listener who is focused on capturing and understanding detail.

  • Excellent Communication. You will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively present ideas and build relationships at all levels of an organisation.

  • You are kind and empathetic.

  • You are technically savvy with a keen interest in AI, Data Analytics tools and technologies. Training will be provided on the tools.

  • Stakeholder Management. You are comfortable with the idea of working across multiple departments and team members of all levels of seniority.

  • Target orientated with an ability to meet and exceed expectations.

  • You are a self starter and organised with the ability to turn things around quickly and accurately with a high attention to detail.

  • Learning and personal development focused.


If you meet the qualifications and are excited about joining a dynamic consulting firm, we invite you to apply for the position of Strategy Executive (Entry Level). We offer competitive compensation, professional development opportunities, and a collaborative work environment.


The Opportunity


A unique opportunity for a recent graduate to gain experience with senior members of the organisation and work across projects in different divisions. Work with a team passionate about data, dedicated to achieving excellent results who love to support each other and grow their careers.


Salary: €36,000 plus Health Insurance, Pension Contribution; 25 days holidays and 12 learning and development days per annum. Excellent work life balance. The role is hybrid, with your time being spent in the office for team meetings and working from home as suits.

The Application and interview process


You are invited to register your interest for the role by sending a cover letter to state your interest and why you believe this is the right role for you.


A screening interview will be scheduled with our Head of People so we can get to know each other and the role better.


Following this, you will be provided with a topic for your research and invited to present to our Head of Operations and Managing Director.


We will then make an offer to the successful candidate. We expect this process to be concluded by March 31st 2024 at the latest.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Work from anywhere scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Co-working space allowance
Teambuilding holidays
Partake in our 'Data Leaders Program' - a 9 session program which all of our team goes through to learn leadership skills
Access to individual coaching
Mental Health and Wellbeing Support (we recently signed up to Total Mental Health from Spectrum Life - so all employees have access to unlimited mental health coaching, access to open-ended therapy and loads of wellbeing resources too
Learning and Development - we give time back to our busy consultants to work on personal development goals - we pay for any certifications they want to take and also give them a certification bonus for achieving them
Location
83%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
81%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
79%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
83%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
79%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
83%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
77%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
81%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
77%
Employees enjoy the working environment
Mission
77%
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Salary
83%
Employees are very happy with their salaries and feel that it is well above the market average

Working at The Information Lab

Company employees

32

Gender diversity (male:female)

56:44

Office locations

Fully Remote

Hiring Countries

France
Germany
Ireland
Netherlands
Spain
United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
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DeepTech, Data & AI

Industry awards 2023
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