Organizational Research and Analytics Specialist

09/15/2017 3:20 PM | Anonymous

Marriott International 

Location: Bethesda, MD

Want to apply your research and analytics skills in a fast-paced global environment? This position may be for you. 

Marriott International is a Fortune 500 company with locations in over 122 countries and over 400,000 managed associates worldwide. We are looking to expand our capability to understand the key factors that drive performance. The areas of interest are broad and the data sets are huge - there’s a lot to explore and learn. 

The Research and Analytics team within the Talent Management Analytics and Solutions group is looking for someone with a passion for researching a variety of organizational topics and making the case for change based on those findings. As a team of I/O psychologists, we want to understand what drives individual level performance, turnover, career progression, and quality of hire with the ultimate goal of translating what we learn into actionable guidance. We also handle project and program evaluation work with a special emphasis on training evaluation. The ability to understand is key and the skill to explain is critical. If you have advanced research and analytics skills, have a passion for field research, love to learn, and love to solve problems, then please explore our job posting. 

Job Summary

Works with a team of I/O professionals to conduct critical research and analytics projects along with designing and performing project and learning evaluation studies. Provides consulting services to internal clients, working to understand client needs and deliver solutions. Manages several large-scale data sets and databases, designs research studies to address critical business questions, conducts descriptive and inferential analysis to address critical business questions, generates custom reports as requested by the business, and prepares reports and presentations to communicate key findings to non-technical audiences. Works to resolve technical issues, learn new quantitative methods, and solve problems. Performs business as usual (BAU) processing in support of research initiatives by processing large data files and preparing key internal reports. Provides thought leadership in the areas of organizational research design as well as analytics for projects and programs falling under the team’s responsibility. 

The scope of this work crosses all Marriott brands and locations in over 122 countries around the globe. 

Candidate Profile: Education and Experience 

  • PhD degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or closely related field with an emphasis on field research design, data modeling, and analytics. 
  • Balanced interest in quantitative methodology and I/O Psychology. 
  • Skilled with advanced statistical software packages including R or SPSS. Experience with machine learning is a plus. 

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Interested Candidates

Interested persons can go directly to 17001RAW and apply for the position. 

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