Roles & Responsibilities:
The Research Associate is responsible for the provisions of research reports and custom consulting projects for fortune 500 companies. The position will provide primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative market research data for analytical support to existing and new marketing and sales strategies.
The person would be responsible to decide upon the market studies/topics to be researched, finalize table of contents/scope/structure of the market research studies to complete the in-depth market assessment for individual MICRO and MACRO markets.
Compiling, analyze and interpret information from both internal and external sources, providing insights and market/industry report writing with a logical structure.
Successfully initiating, executing and delivering research projects involving market assessment & sizing, competitive analysis & benchmarking and industry/sector analysis etc.
Track specific industry and develop yourself as an industry specialist, contribute market insights and analyst briefings and consulting fortune companies for enhancing their profitability.
Develop relationships and conduct interviews with industry experts for the purpose of gathering primary data as well as produce research reports on market dynamics in the relevant industry.
The person should have ability to taking ownership of all the business research assignments entrusted and work closely with the team to produce impeccable quality outputs in timely manner.
The candidate should have excellent secondary research skills to search data for niche markets.
The candidate should have knowledge of market size calculation & forecasting, swot analysis, pest analysis, porters five forces, multivariate analysis, industry risk analysis, product positioning matrix, etc.
Graduates/Post graduates in Business /Engineering /Statistics /Economics /Mathematics /Science etc.
Knowledge databases such as Bloomberg, Factiva, CapitalIQ, OneSource, Hoover's, Thomson etc. would be an advantage.
Knowledge of market size calculation & forecasting, SWOT, PEST, Porter`s Five Forces, BCG / Ansoff``s Matrix, etc. would be an advantage.
Ability to understand financial statements and conduct basic financial analysis.
The person should have expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point).
Data interpretation and analytical skills should be strong.
Good data visualization skills and ability to present data analysis in intuitive graphical and tabular formats.
Familiarity with Tableau or other data visualization tools will be an advantage.
Excellent communication, organizational or project management skills.
Ability to take responsibility of assigned tasks and work with minimum guidance.
Motivated self-starter & able to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
Prior industry experience would be an added advantage.