Strategy Consultant Data Science, Economics, Public Policy

Last updated 27 minutes ago
Location:Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

Job Description

AlphaBeta Australia, now officially part of Accenture Strategy, is a leading strategy consultancy with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.

  • We specialise in combining strategy consulting, data science and economics expertise to solve issues that matter – issues like the future of work, social services, economic recovery and climate change. Our projects help reshape industries, government policies and public thinking, and we’re seeking talented and driven problem-solvers to help us grow.

  • The role

  • Consultants lead key portions our projects and have direct contact with senior clients. They are responsible for identifying issues, forming practical hypotheses, planning and conducting interviews, undertaking data analysis, developing conclusions into recommendations and helping to implement change.

  • As a consultant, you will work in close-knit teams with managers and senior managers who will help build your core consulting skills. Our firm is committed to your professional development and to building your core competencies in:

    1. Problem solving: Developing high impact solutions for clients
    2. Knowledge development: Providing deep and relevant insights into economic and public policy issues for clients
    3. Client leadership: Building enduring, trust-based relationships with clients
    4. Entrepreneurship: Looking for new opportunities for client impact
    5. People leadership: Strong teamwork and inspiring others
    6. Values leadership: Demonstrating strong ethics and partnerships
  • AlphaBeta looks for candidates who are intellectually curious and have an outstanding track record. This role would be ideal for candidates who want to work on the most interesting challenges in the private and public sectors.

  • What we look for

    • 3+ years’ experience working within a management consulting or public policy environment
    • Experience in data analysis and applied quantitative work (including knowledge of Python, R and/or other programming languages)
    • Knowledge & experience in public policy, and a genuine interest in this field
    • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively autonomously and within a team-based environment
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • Strong time management and project management discipline
    • Solid client or stakeholder management
  • A relevant degree and/ or MBA, Master's or PhD would also be advantageous.


About Accenture

  • Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 514,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

  • At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

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  • Makkouk, Lama is the Recruiter managing this role. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a fair and timely process.