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Khyati Patel

Work History

January 2019Present

Benchmarking Consultant

Tribal Group

• Work with other senior consultants/consultants to deliver and manage caseload of benchmarking
projects, including the following tasks:
o Collection, analysis and validation of data
o Onsite (throughout the APAC region) data verification including face to face meetings with
client staff to ensure consistent application of Tribal benchmarking methodology
o Prepare and deliver (supported by Senior Consultants) onsite feedback presentations to
client senior managers
o Write reports.
• Support the maintenance and development of the benchmarking application through:
o Data-cleansing of client source data
o Reviewing and updating of outputs and metrics to ensure market relevance
o Product development work through liaison with software developers

Job and Person Description
Consultant, APAC Benchmarking, QAS, Benchmarking

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• Contribute to business development and sales by identifying opportunities for further business
from existing clients and passing those opportunities to Senior Consultant or Managing Consultant.
• Maintain accurate records, using internal management systems (e.g. AX2012), of project costs via
timesheets and expenses (according to Tribal expenses policy).

Role Deliverables
• Timely and accurate management and delivery of a number of benchmarking projects
simultaneously
• Responsibility for own professional development with the aim of improving project delivery;
evidenced through peer review, reporting of training needs etc.
• Achieving an exceptional level of rapport with clients as evident through the client’s engagement
through, and response to, feedback presentations
• A high level of repeat business gained from existing clients
• Consistently willing to “go the extra mile” for clients, evident through client satisfaction and / or
client satisfaction survey scores
• Consistent contribution to product development in conjunction with the consultancy team and
the software development team
• Careful management of project delivery costs, evident though consistent application of the Tribal
expenses policy, and accurate weekly timesheet submissions.

August 2018December 2018

Analyst

State Services Commission
  • extract and analyse organisational performance data and communicate the finding and implications to support strategic and operational decisions
  • provide analytics where required for ad-hoc reporting and Official Information Act (OIA) requests

Evaluation:

         - continue to evaluate  LDC products and services, including                    developing new tools to improve the evaluation insight

         - measure, consolidate and provide customer-focused reporting             of evaluation data

         - assist with projects to evaluate development interventions                     across  the system

  • produced agency and system level reports for LSP 360 assessments
  • respond to research requests from members agencies, applying a critical lens to the veracity and relevance of different sources of information
  • work with the communications team to deliver digital communication including social media, Leadership Studio and Google Analytics
  • identify opportunities to build new initiatives that drive awareness and uptake of LDC products and services
Feb 2018July 2018

Research Analyst

Leadership Development Centre (LDC), State Services Commission
  • undertake robust and professional standards of research for various research requests and draft papers.
  • work with LDC colleagues to collect and interpret information at a system, sector and agency level, and present as relevant articles, papers and toolkits.
  • programme online software to carry out assessments and evaluations (e.g. Qualtrics).
  • design and programme reporting mechanisms to generate automated reporting and results
  • Used JASP (opened source analytical software) to perform a factor analysis of assessment questions to check for reliability of the data. I taught myself exponential factor analysis using YouTube and Google.  
Mar 2016Feb 2018

Business Analyst

Leadership Development Centre (LDC), State Services Commission

reporting and analytics

  • managed LDC’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM 
  • reviewed and customised processes to support continuous improvement, including recommendations for shifting from desktop computers to hot-desking with surface pros
  • support the development and implementation of business systems and processes that align with the delivery of LDC priorities
  • Designed and managed the process of management reporting against the business plan to meet the needs of LDC leadership and SSC reporting requirements. 
  • produced agency level reports with the research team for LSP360 assessments 
  • tracked, produced and analysed website traffic reports using Google Analytics

 customer focus and relationship management - working with communications manager to deliver the following

  • worked with customers across the system to deliver digital communications, including social media and Leadership Studio (including filming, editing and publishing)

 business innovation and development

  • evaluations

         -  evaluation of LDC’s products and services

         - feeding back evaluation findings into business decisions

         - biggest achievement in this space was redesigning the                           evaluation framework to streamline questions and gather                       benchmark data

Nov 2015Jan 2017

Camera Base Volunteer

Wellington City Council and NZ Police
  • monitor the Wellington Safe City cameras
  • reporting and recording any incidents that occurs
Mar 2014Feb 2016

Marketing and Internship Coordinator

Intern NZ and Intern OZ

Education

20092013

Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and International Business Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

Victoria University of Wellington
  • 2013 Excellence Award in International Business for Level 300 

Professional Courses and seminars

2017-18 

Introduction to Agile - Boost New Media, Wellington

Delivering data-driven insights for communication and decision-making  - Victoria University of Wellington

Using data: Discovery, analysis. visualisation and decision-making  - Victoria University of Wellington

Resilience: mastering your own wellbeing with Dr Sven Hansen, Founder of The Resilience Institute

Using data isn't a technical problem, it's a cultural one with Lilian Grace, CEO Figure NZ

References

Available upon request.