Business Research - 4 to 7 years

Short Description

Business Research, Market Research, Secondary Research, Competitive Intelligence, Benchmarking

Qualifications

Job Responsibilities

Key responsibilities

• Individually handle complex research projects across industries and regions
• Understand client requirements, design research scope, and build logical structure of research output

• Provide comprehensive project brief to Consultants and work with them to accomplish bigger research projects

• Advise on research methodologies and oversee consultants in secondary research (at times primary research) to solve specific client issues / questions

• Use strategic tools to analyse findings and generate insights

• Build recommendations / conclusions for the project

• Present findings in comprehensive power point, word, or excel formats

• Ensure high quality project deliverables

• Provide constructive feedback to consultants / team members

• Continuously seek feedback from Manager and Clients to further improve on deliverables

 • Assist manager in recruitment, training new recruits and business development initiatives Skills, Experience
 

Skills / Experience required

• Business research / consulting experience (preferably 5-6 years)

• Experience in industry analysis, in-depth company analysis, benchmarking, financial modeling, point  of views, competitive intelligence, strategy formulation etc.

• Education: MBA from a leading Indian / International business school, or similar advanced degree

• Project leadership experience

• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to coach others in a team

• Strong analytical and reasoning skills

Location: Mumbai
Experience: 4 to 7 years

Primary Skills (Must have)

• Business research / consulting experience (preferably 5-6 years)

• Experience in industry analysis, in-depth company analysis, benchmarking, financial modelling, point of views, competitive intelligence, strategy formulation etc.

• Education: MBA from a leading Indian / International business school, or similar advanced degree

• Project leadership experience

• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to coach others in a team

• Strong analytical and reasoning skills

• Ability and willingness to work on short deadlines and handle multiple projects at a time

• Ability to present information in a clear and concise format • Good authoring and proof-reading ability

• Excellent English (written and verbal)

• Strong MS Office skills, particularly PowerPoint, Excel and Word

• Acquainted with databases like Factiva, Bloomberg, Onesource , Thomson, et al Desirable:

• Sector agnostic and flexibility to work across sectors - Retail, Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing, Energy, Chemicals, Telecom, IT/ITeS, Pharmaceutical etc)

• Management principles and their use

• Excellent awareness of cross-cultural working relationships Key Performance Indicators

• Client satisfaction and feedback

• Meeting project deadlines

• Ensure high quality output

• Relevance to client issues / questions

• New insights generation