Early career opportunity for an individual with a passion for people and public health

Updated: Jan 6

Contract Research Analyst

Who we are Simply Strategy is a strategy consulting firm that delivers research-based solutions to its clients. Our talented team guides clients with objective consulting and facilitation through inquiry, insight, ideation, and implementation to support non-profits, Fortune 500s, and private foundations develop stronger strategies, smarter plans and new programs. Our insight coupled with our program management give our clients the confidence in their decisions and direction.

Our team is small, nimble and personally passionate about our clients’ products, services and programs which often focus on health and well-being – including in the maternal and child health, investment, managed care, and public health fields.

Simply Strategy is seeking a Contract Research Analyst to assist Sr. Analysts on several immediate projects. This is a temporary position which has the potential to grow.

The Research Analyst will be actively involved in data collection and analysis efforts in many forms of qualitative and quantitative research including consumer experience, traditional market studies, and program evaluation. Key responsibilities include survey design and analysis, writing, and data presentation. Keen critical thinking and analysis ability coupled with strong interpersonal skills are required to be successful on our team.

Candidates should be comfortable working both on teams and independently. The Research Analyst may work on multiple projects simultaneously. This job is different every day, and requires someone who can quickly adapt to change (and accepts a little bit of entrepreneurial chaos). Must provide enthusiasm and creativity in problem solving along with flexibility and a desire to learn. At all times in client and team interactions this individual operates professionally and represents themselves as a member of our team appropriately.

Required Experience:

  • A background in research and statistical analysis is needed. Professional experience using Qualtrics, SSPS or other statistical software; academic coursework alone is not adequate

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and to work successfully with all employee levels, regardless of background and perspective

This position is a temporary contract position. Hours will vary based on project load, however a commitment of at least 10 hours a week, up to 25 hours at times, is needed through fall 2022. Compensation is commensurate with experience and between $30-50 per hour.

Interested applicants may send confidential inquiry and resume to Dorothy Carlin, dcarlin@simplystrategy.net.