With the Caliper’s Advisor Competency Report for Analyst, you will gain a clear, accurate picture of an individual’s strengths, limitations and overall potential.

This product features:

  • A comprehensive report that supports selection and development
  • A detailed analysis of the individual’s strengths and opportunities for development
  • Descriptions of potential competencies and representative behaviours in practical, intuitive terms
  • A phone consultation to help you understand the report and its implications
  • Behavioural-based interview questions tailored to assessment results in recruitment reports
  • Managing for Success suggestions, which include coaching recommendations and tips for working with the individual
  • A Function-Fit index and/or Caliper Consultant’s recommendation can be included.

Analysts collect, synthesize, and examine data from multiple sources in order to come to logical conclusions and make recommendations. The data may be from a wide variety of sources; what Analysts do with the data defines this job function more than the context or content of the data itself. They are good at seeking out information, and they display a high level of detail orientation. Analysts document key results from the information gathered, report them to management, and use them to make decisions.

Examples of Analyst Positions are:
Financial Analyst, Research Analyst, Marketing Analyst, Accountant, Managerial Accountant, Underwriting Analyst, Underwriter, Actuary, Statistician, Data Scientist.


Deliberative Decision Making – Analysts gather, consider, and evaluate all relevant information to make logical conclusions before being moved to action. They are able to put aside personal biases and take an objective approach to making decisions based on data or other pertinent facts.

Analytical Thinking – They have the capability and the inclination to identify and synthesize information from diverse sources by looking for patterns in data, making connections between seemingly unrelated events, and understanding how different parts of a system are interdependent.

Learning Agility – They are able to discern patterns in data, recognise relationships between concepts, and rapidly apply learning from one context to solve analogous problems in different contexts.

Scientific Acumen – They consistently and appropriately implement best practices in scientific inquiry and empirical reasoning to identify trends in data. They conduct all research, analyses, and interpretations in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the appropriate scientific community.

Information Seeking – They have an underlying curiosity and desire to know more about things, people, or issues. They go beyond routine questions and dig for exact information to resolve discrepancies.

Quality Focus – They are able to manage the efficiency, accuracy, completeness, and integrity of the work that they produce. They also recommend improvements in procedures to continually improve the quality of work produced.

Time Management – They are able to manage multiple responsibilities by being organised and keeping on top of important time-sensitive tasks.

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