Win the race for data talent!
Strategy Lead$90k – $130k • 0.0% – 0.15%
AI is poised to be the biggest economic force in history. In 2019, companies all over the world are rapidly transforming their operations to become more data-driven. However, most companies struggle to adapt because they don’t have employees with advanced data science and analytics skills.
At Correlation One, we build technology to help companies win the race for data talent. Across every industry, companies are in a gold-rush for data talent. We’re selling the shovels.
Here are some facts:
According to Glassdoor, Data Scientist is the #1 job to have in America
Demand for employees with data skills exceeds supply by more than 50%
90% of all data in existence was generated in the last 2 years
At Correlation One, we build technology solutions to help clients navigate the data talent market. Our solutions include an industry-leading skills assessment platform, a case-based skills training platform, and live data science competitions which have gone viral on university campuses. Our clients include the biggest hedge funds, fintech firms, and technology companies in the world.
About this role:
The Strategy Lead will play a key role in helping Correlation One run business operations in Latin America, particularly Colombia. This person will work closely with senior company leadership and will be responsible for managing and overseeing our activities and client relationship in Latin American countries. The ideal candidate will be an excellent project manager with superior communication skills both in Spanish and English, with a good sense for big-picture strategic opportunities. They will have strong interest to immerse themselves in the data science talent landscape and a substantial knowledge of the tech ecosystem in Latin America.
This is a unique opportunity for an intellectually curious and dynamic native Spanish speaker to leverage their analytical expertise and business experience to bring various products to the Latin American market. The role involves high-level communication with blue-chip clients and prominent public officers in Latin America. It requires strategic thinking, attention-to-detail, and creative vision for a novel product to be launched in Colombia.
About the team:
We are a small group of engineers and data scientists who are accomplished thinkers and doers. Our team includes traders & portfolio managers at multibillion-dollar hedge funds, a Forbes 30 Under 30 winner, a top-20 competitor at the Putnam Math Competition, and published authors in computer science & math.
Our team values a healthy mix of high-level thinking + get-it-done attitude. Everyone checks their ego at the door, where no task is too big or too small. We have a dedicated meritocratic culture where the best ideas win, whether they come from our CEO or our newest team member!
-- Collaborate with the product and business operations team to plan and oversee our business operations in Latin America.
-- Build and maintain close relationships with clients and partners for our projects in Latin America.
-- Manage implementation of Correlation One’s products and services with Tier-1 enterprises and organizations in Latin America.
-- Manage communications between the company management and our partners in foreign markets.
-- Conduct both client and competition research to better understand the product landscape and identify potential expansion opportunities.
-- Perform anecdotal & statistical analysis on our collected data to uncover actionable insights across different distribution channels, geographies, and client segments.
-- Provide analytical and qualitative insights to problem solving and provide effective solutions through continuous improvement
Some skills we consider critical to the role:
-- Minimum 4-year college degree or equivalent experience.
-- Professional experience ideally in management consulting, technology/operations strategy, or in a management role at a venture-backed startup is strongly preferred.
-- Experience and good knowledge of tech ecosystem in Latin American countries.
-- Experience managing cross-functional, high-impact projects with multiple stakeholders.
-- Outstanding, executive-ready written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish.
-- Native Spanish is a must, knowledge of Colombian Spanish is a plus.
Proficiency with conducting rigorous data analyses as well as designing surveys and experiments, and mitigating bias throughout.
-- Familiarity with enterprise software tools like Salesforce, ConstantContact, Asana, Google Suite, and MS Office Suite.
-- Knowledge of Python and SQL is a plus, but not required.
-- Personable, approachable, and a good sense of humor.
-- Passionate about AI, data science, technology education, and business strategy is essential.
-- MBA is strongly preferred.
The Hiring Process
Our goal is to move very quickly in hiring this role. The entire process will require four stages: a resume submission, an introductory phone interview, a short skills assessment, and a final office visit. After each phase, we will inform you within a day or two if you proceed to the next round.
Correlation One at a glance
Correlation One focuses on Training, Skill Assessment, Talent Analytics, and Talent, Technology. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Correlation One has raised $5.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on April 2018.