Pitch Analyst

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  • United States, San Jose, CA View on Map
  • Post Date : September 16, 2020
  • Apply Before : October 16, 2020
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Job Description

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.

Professional Qualifications:
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

About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

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