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Senior Business Analyst

Censeo Consulting Group
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Position:

We are looking for eager, driven candidates to help solve our client’s complex problems and guide them towards operational success. As a Senior Business Analyst with Censeo, you will support the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Research, Education, and Economics (REE) Mission Area. The REE is a USDA Mission Area that focuses on creating a safe, sustainable, competitive U.S. food and fiber system, as well as building stronger communities, families, and youth through integrated research, analysis, and education. In this role you will support REE’s Office of the Deputy Administrator with strategic planning, process improvements, organizational assessments, and leadership development. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting all aspects of client engagements from defining the strategy of a project to preparing final deliverables
  • Developing in-depth knowledge of client issues, needs, and contexts
  • Collaborating with teams (typically 3-7 team members per project) to recommend realistic solutions to client problems and encourage innovative, bold thinking
  • Sharing insights, results, and recommendations in a comprehensible manner through both written presentations/reports and interactions with teams/clients
  • Supporting development of a comprehensive strategy from ideation to implementation
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis of data to identify trends, find opportunity areas, and develop meaningful insights related to project management support
  • Working with client stakeholders to develop process maps and identify opportunities for efficiencies and improvement
  • Conducting organizational assessments and evaluating opportunities for improved risk management

The Ideal Candidate:

At Censeo, we are looking for unique candidates whose passion and enthusiasm will help shape Censeo’s client insights and workplace culture. Our staff have a wide range of backgrounds, areas of expertise, personality types, and favorite breakfast foods. Our client and cultural successes are rooted in our team’s innovation, creative problem solving, and collaboration. We believe a successful Senior Business Analyst will have:

  • BA/BS in Management or a similar discipline from an accredited institution
  • 3+ years of progressive federal government project management experience
  • Familiarity with USDA and its mission and operations
  • Experience or demonstrated subject matter expertise with:
    • Strategic planning,
    • Process improvement,
    • Organizational risk assessments, and
    • Leadership development
  • Superior creative problem-solving, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Strong understanding of business intelligence tools, design, and architecture – including spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Qualified in composing outlines, letters and e-mails, basic reports, memoranda, and/or orally communicating technical information
  • Ability to develop or interpret summary statistics for reporting purposes is a plus

The Company:

Censeo Consulting Group is a top Washington D.C. based management consulting firm dedicated to helping public sector and non-profit clients build operational excellence, deliver better outcomes, and lower cost. We take a personalized approach to strategic consulting to solve our clients’ most complex problems and build operational excellence that transforms their organizations, allowing them to better deliver on their public and social missions.

At Censeo, our award-winning culture means you’ll join a tight-knit community of 65 brilliant and passionate colleagues. We are advocates for a better functioning public sector, and we’re also good friends who know the names of each other’s dogs. Our philosophy is horizontal, not hierarchical, and our open-door policy encourages a culture of entrepreneurship at all levels. We share successes, make decisions together, and foster an environment for those with initiative to lead. Our colleagues bring their own unique personalities to work every day and use them to help shape our growing firm in ways that reach far beyond client projects.

The Location:

Censeo Consulting Group is based in Washington D.C., a fantastic city for working professionals. We work in a hybrid setting with flexibility to work from home and work in our office conveniently located in the heart of downtown, just a few blocks away from the White House. And with many of our clients also based in D.C., we have the luxury of leaving for a meeting and being back in the office in time for post-work happy hours, team dinners, and game nights.

The Fine Print:

  • Expected travel 0-10%; may increase based on business needs
  • This is an exempt, full-time position
  • Essential Physical Functions
  • Sitting: Particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Light Carrying: Physically transporting items weighing less than 15 pounds from one location to another

Censeo offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, flexible and remote work opportunities, and tuition and training reimbursement. More information on our benefits and perks can be found at:

Censeo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

Join Our Award-Winning Culture!

Our passion wins awards. But don’t just take it from us…

  • 2020 Vault #21 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
  • 2019 Ivy Exec #7 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
  • 2018 Consulting Magazine Best Small Firms to Work For 
  • 2017 Vault #12 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
  • 2016 Forbes Best Management Consulting Firms in America
  • 2015 Washington Business Journal’s Philanthropy List

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