Assistant Manager - Research

Prudential Process Management India Private Limited
  • Mumbai
  • 10-11 lakh
  • 4-8 years
  • 30 Apr 2015

  • Market Research, Business Analytics

  • Insurance, Financial Services/ Capital Markets
Job Description

Reports to Manager - Research / Deputy Manager - Research

Scope of Role:

GHO, Prudential UK, Prudential Corporation Asia, M&G, JNL

Overall Job Purpose:

* Using secondary research to analyze Market, Competition, Customers, Distribution, Regulation and Products of Insurance industry to highlight findings and recommendation to clients
* The role would also require to recommend on the financial health of companies across various industry
* Providing inputs into regular reports emanating from the research team and the provision of ad hoc reports communicating the outcomes from research and analyses they have conducted


* Access secondary databases & free web to collate & synthesis information based on business requirements
* Analyzing data on market, industry and competitors of the Prudential and ensuring structure, content, timelines etc. are as per stakeholder specifications
* Analyze and interpret financial accounts, especially with respect to the insurance industries
* Analyze and recommend on financial health of current or potential suppliers of Prudential
* Manage projects and reports independently for structure and scope as per stakeholder requirements
* Analyze macro-environment, industry dynamics & track competitors' financial performance
* Develop country reports with focus on market entry strategy
* Providing research, data, ideas and materials for presentations and briefings given (internally and externally)
* Support in developing ideas to improve and streamline all aspects relating to the sourcing, evaluation and the distribution of information by exploiting the use of tools such as the Internet, and existing databases
* Maintain a watching brief over developing/emerging trends to provide early warning of issues or opportunities
* Interact with stakeholders on project deliverables and establish regular communication with them
* Mentoring & managing deliverables of junior team members in terms of quality and timelines
* Handle stakeholder feedback on deliverables and maintain project level interactions
* Maintain proper documentation/ repository of deliverables and stakeholder communication
* To demonstrate a positive risk, compliance and control culture through the identification, assessment, monitoring and management of risks and issues within the business area, alongside ensuring timely and appropriate resolution of control weaknesses, actions and failures that arise.

Competence / Knowledge / Skills required


* Good understanding of the Financial Services industry and Insurance/Asset Management in particular
* Basic knowledge of financial analysis
* Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint


* 4+ years experience in Financial Research/ Business Research/Consulting/ Analysis
* Project Management
* Ability to lead a team to deliver report within timelines and quality parameters
* Stakeholder Management
* Experience of working with research tools and databases
* Highly numerate, being able to work through and deal with complex concepts and data
* Analytical skills in order to interpret and translate large volumes of complex market, product and company information into concise and accurate summaries as required
* Strong communication skills
* Good planning and prioritizing skills
* Good written English and report writing skills.


* Attention to detail
* Self starter

Job location - Powai

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