Job Description :
Thought Leadership and Client Programs team provides stimulating insights on thematic cross sector thought leadership reports. The team works closely with:
1. Global macro-economic program team on projects related to macro-economic trends and foreign direct investment (FDI)
2. Strategic growth markets team on initiatives related to entrepreneurship, innovation, coverage/thematic reports for global events such as G20 Summit, World Economic forum (WEF), etc.
3. Cross functional teams on sector diagnostic survey analysis on issues impacting business growth, sustainability, etc. These surveys are carried out in collaboration with strategic partners such as Harvard, WEF, Oxford Economics, etc.
4. Global trade team on emerging trends and developments in global trade
The candidate will support the assigned community by leading, managing and contributing to complex research and analysis projects, including the design and delivery of products and services in response to customer needs. The candidate will help frame knowledge requests and ensure the quality and delivery of research, analysis, market intelligence and other intellectual capital provided by the team to support the specific stakeholders initiatives. The individual will also network with other parts of Global Markets to support relationship development as well as brand building efforts of the firm.
1. Research and analysis:
a. Predictive analysis: Un-packs events into key drivers and causes to develop multiple hypotheses investigate alternatives and recommend solutions. Draw together information from primary and secondary sources to prove or disprove hypotheses.
b. Macro-economic research, regulatory impact and country risk analysis, business sentiment, and competition and strategy issues for clients from industries, policy making, industry association, financial sector, SME sector. Tracking and analyzing Developed and Emerging economy trends and delivering reports and presentations to senior business leaders
c. Leveraging relevant information sources: Use analytical tools and techniques, specifically those relevant to the domain, and deftly uses them to address analytical issues. Demonstrate expertise in information sources relevant to the domain
d. Linking service offerings: Understand and link solutions to current and expected trends and issues in the domain and the assigned accounts (if applicable), and thereby identify business opportunities for the firm
e. Elicitation: Collect and analyze information from internal and external subject matter experts through various techniques face-to-face interviews, telephonic interviews, electronic surveys, etc
Education & Experience:
Relevant tertiary education (e.g., economics, finance or business studies) or equivalent work experience
Masters degree or postgraduate qualification an advantage
4-5 years of work experience at a leading professional services firm (e.g. international consulting firm, Big 4, global investment bank, leading research house)
Detailed knowledge and proven track record in the relevant domain
Understanding of the domain at global level preferably will be a strong advantage