Project and Team Management Exposure
Prior experience in project scoping, effort estimate, project work planning, team handling (of 7-8 team members), staffing, providing feedback, etc.
End-to-end project delivery - client interaction, information collection, deliverable preparation, quality check and delivery
Ability to form and express independent opinion on sectorial developments
Engage the stakeholders with intelligent conversation and research that is rich in pertinent content that establishes the sector specialization.
Ability to strategically analyze companies / industries / countries
Strong understanding of finance fundamentals - income statement, balance sheet, cash flows, financial ratios
Adept at strategic frameworks such as SWOT, Porter's Five Forces, PESTLE, etc.
Proficient across databases (such as Investext, Factiva, Capital IQ, MergerMarket, Lexis Nexis, etc.), in identifying surrogates, and triangulating data
Ability to assess technical information to distill key strategic insights and convey these succinctly, clearly and confidently, verbally and in written form
Ability to synthesize and critically analyze large quantities of qualitative and quantitative data quickly and draw meaningful insights
Experience in preparing contextualized reports, briefs, thought leaderships, market sizing, competitive assessments and analysis
-Goal driven - should be focused on helping clients meet their requirements - by developing answers and solutions when client requirement remains unclear / changes, and by providing relevant insights and key questions to fit the client objective
Experience and Qualifications
The candidate must have 6-9 years of research experience on the Financial Service industry (Banking/Insurance/Capital Markets/Investment Management) with a professional services firm / third-party KPO / specialized research houses, or captive/in-house research/strategy/market intelligence divisions of banks/insurers/investment management companies/investment banks; with post-graduate qualification.
Extensive experience of conducting and leading complex research assignments
Experience of handling multiple stakeholders and managing teams