The Pitch Analyst works with the Pod Leader, a seasoned senior analyst and Client Sales Team to provide research & analysis on (amongst other things):
Understand the client brief, and generate insightful reports through research and analysis
Analyze industry trends and market developments and present meaningful insights
Create in-depth, relevant research reports on potential targets
Develop deep-rooted knowledge of and expertise in the vertical and cloud solutions
Assist in research in other verticals as needed
Mentoring new analysts with research requests, established process to bring them to scale.
A graduate or a MBA (preferred) with 1-2 years’ experience in a research role, preferably in a financial, market research or management consulting firm (mandatory)
Hands-on experience in the chosen research vertical (BFS, Telecom, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology etc.)
Analytical and inquisitive mindset, with enthusiasm and willingness to learn
Should be able to work under general supervision, with limited review of work needed
Strong written and oral communication skills and presentation capabilities
Excellent presentation skills – PowerPoint and gSuite experience
Experience creating pitch decks for cloud services across multiple industry verticals is highly desirable
Knowledge of cloud products is highly desired. Competencies Required:
Problem Analysis: Ability to demonstrate some of the following behaviors in the context of the deliverables outlined as the Key Tasks for the Role.
Assimilates information quickly to get to the key facts
Recognizes clear trends within data
Applies lessons learnt from previous experiences
Applies a logical approach to the analysis of information and data
Understands the information needed and finds ways of obtaining it
Maintains confidentiality of information used and exchanged during research
Communication & Impact:
Builds trust with other analysts through open and honest dialogue even in difficult situations
Speaks clearly and succinctly
Writes accurately, clearly and effectively
Structures his / her communications
Demonstrates enthusiasm Teamwork:
Keeps necessary people informed of activities and developments
Volunteers to assist co-workers and covers work for others
Planning & Organizing:
Determines best use of time and assigns activities appropriately
Establishes priorities and plans for own work
Ensures urgent and important tasks are completed first
Identifies resources needed for own assignments: Uses simple tools and systems to structure personal activities (e.g. .to do. Lists, follow up procedures)
Escalates issues quickly if they can’t be managed or resolved within agreed time-scales
Quickly and accurately reports on the status of work
Meets deadlines by managing time effectively Drive & Commitment:
Goes above and beyond the basic job to ensure success
Demonstrates a positive, “can-do” attitude
Demonstrates commitment to his / her own and the team’s goals
Sees tasks through to completion to achieve the desired results
Responsive, quick to act on inputs / feedback
Prepares for meetings, reads assigned material and completes agreed work requirements
Believes he/she can make a difference
Does what is necessary to meet deadlines
Volunteers for projects.
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Sep 12 2020
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