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Senior Analyst, Executive Search

Egon Zehnder
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: January 23, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are thrilled you found us! We realize the executive search industry might be new to you. That’s ok!  If you’re passionate about qualitative research or project management, curious and motivated, we’ll teach you the ropes!

Don’t hesitate to apply. We’d love to hear from you! The Opportunity The Egon Zehnder Expert Team is seeking a Senior Business Analyst who shares our passion of creating a better world through leadership. You would join a team of about 100 U.S.

Experts to build a talent ecosystem, working with and learning from high-performing industry experts across a range of executive search and talent advisory projects. You will be a talent scout, tapping into various tools and resources to uncover the best leaders in the market and matching them with aligning roles. This role requires you to be creative, analytical, resourceful and possess a passion for extensive market research, competitive intelligence and talent mapping. Further, you will have direct exposure to top executives and business leaders, listening and understanding how hiring top talent is essential to business success and growth.

You’ll also play an essential role in advancing more diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive workplaces.  What You’ll Do Research & Project Management Own and drive executive recruiting projects, providing strategic guidance and advice on the execution, and delivery while advising on real-time industry trends and insights.  Use qualitative information to clearly communicate and present data/details to influence decisions. Analyze and quickly breakdown new industries, market segments, and competitive landscapes in order to better understand the clients’ needs and apply intel to research strategies and decision making. Develop and execute outside-the-box research strategies in multiple disciplines/domains simultaneously while managing high volume of information. Identify qualified executive candidate pipeline, who have played a critical role in the success of top companies and continuously mine the industry/market for additional targets. Strive to remove biases from processes and lead with a DE&I approach through objective review of candidates. Ensure deadlines are met for client deliverables and prepare discussion topics, such as generating market insight and feedback presentations and progress reports. Engage with the external market, as appropriate, to develop market and candidate insights. Create high-quality client documentation (e.g., role specifications, client progress reports, confidential reports, company mappings, etc.). Business Development Support Partner with consultants to develop pitch presentations and business development materials. Monitor and track relevant market developments in a segment, including company updates and people moves. Knowledge Management Contribute to the Firm’s knowledge management activities by finding opportunities to share expertise and best practices, developing a network of people within an industry or functional area and recording pertinent information. Build knowledge in a specific segment or function through proactive market research Requirements What We're Looking For Bachelor’s degree A minimum of 3 years’ professional work experience (post-undergrad). Demonstrated experience in a role of a similar nature (qualitative research, project management, legal research, etc.). Business-mindset: highly articulate, able to translate complexity into simplicity in all forms of communication in a polished and professional manner with an emphasis on executive style and approach to each deliverable and presentation. Organized multi-tasker: able to manage multiple projects with set deadlines as time management, pattern recognition, prioritization, diligent attention to detail and judgment are critical in this role. Natural collaborator: desire to help foster and preserve a company culture where all are welcome, included, and given the opportunity to succeed. Collaborative team player, with a track record of maximizing the team as well as individual performance. Intellectually Curious: a strong desire to learn and including the ability to synthesize data from multiple sources and quickly learn new spaces. Resourceful problem solver: ability to work in ambiguous environments and comfortable with the unknown, as well as work well under pressure, solve problems. Self-starter: highly motivated, excellent work ethic and self-assured, not easily thrown, able to think on your feet. Entrepreneurial mindset: positive, can-do attitude with ability to multi-task and collaborative problem-solving skills in a fast-paced environment. Values-driven: high level of personal accountability, integrity, and authenticity. About Us Egon Zehnder is the world’s preeminent executive search and leadership advisory firm, inspiring leaders to navigate complex questions with human answers. We help organizations get to the heart of their leadership challenges and offer honest feedback and insights to help leaders realize their true being and purpose.

We believe that together we can transform people, organizations and the world through leadership. What It's Like to Work Here We operate as one unified team with expertise across , and geographies. Our organization can be described as high performing and collaborative combined with a caring and respectful culture. We are proud to have made connections and live our values through our Employee Resource Groups and DE&I initiatives: B@EZ - Blacks at Egon Zehnder LGBTQ+ at Egon Zehnder HOLA – Hispanic / LatinX Organization for Leadership Advancement Benefits Hybrid work model, 50% in office / 50% remote* 401k – company match and additional discretionary employer contribution Comprehensive Health Plan – medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability Employee Assistant program (EAP) Paid parental leave Personal Time Off – paid vacation, sick time, volunteer days Paid holidays including week off between Christmas and New Year’s Our Offices Since its founding in a Zurich townhouse in 1964, Egon Zehnder has grown to 67 offices in 37 countries. Our U.S.

offices include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. *At Egon Zehnder, employee safety, well-being, and engagement is a top priority and at the core of our culture. Egon Zehnder United States is operating under a hybrid model which requires all U.S. employees, in all positions, to work in-person at least 50% of available working days each month in the Egon Zehnder office for which they are aligned.

U.S. employees can work remotely during the remaining days of the month. The policy is subject to change by Egon Zehnder at any time. We require proof of vaccination for employees to work in the office.

Vaccination and in-office requirements are subject to applicable law, including any reasonable accommodations required by law. Egon Zehnder is committed to creating and fostering a culturally diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. We recognize the value in a wide range of ideas, perspectives, experiences and skillsets in our workplace. To learn more about Egon Zehnder’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit: (url removed).

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