Education / Experience and Skill Requirement
Master’s degree / MBA in Strategy, Finance, Operations or Economics
3-4 years of experience in strategy research and analysis, preferably across industries
Conversant with standard frameworks, such as, Porter's five forces analysis, GE-McKinsey matrix, 4Cs, PESTLE, SWOT etc.
Excellent at using MS PowerPoint; command over MS Excel to process varied data sets in spreadsheets (Pivots, charting etc.) is highly desirable
At least 1-2 years of experience in directly communicating with clients. Experience in managing client communications solo will be considered an added advantage
Experience in handling projects independently
Strong problem solving abilities and analytical thinking skills, as evidenced by extensive experience in utilizing those skills in research and consulting environment.
Adept at synthesizing information to generate insights
Strong communication skills
Project Management :
Understand client requirement, scope projects, manage end-to-end execution and delivery (work allocation, research, analysis, quality control, delivery)
Translate client objectives into clear deliverables with associated priorities and constraints
Experienced in all types of secondary research (databases, statistics and ministry / industry / association websites), as well as, general research (company websites, SEC Filings, research reports, news articles etc.
and primary research involving discussions with industry players / stakeholders
Handle multiple work streams, as required
Take complete ownership of all quality related aspects
Client Management :
Manage and maintain client relationships would include regular interaction with client(s) to strengthen the relationship and identify opportunities to act as a solutions provider