Senior Research Associate - Consumer Goods and Services

Recruiter
Unspecified
Location
Charing Cross Station
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Senior Research Associate will
work in our CGS (Consumer goods and services) area which is part of our public
equity team. The main role of the Senior Research Associate will be to support
senior colleagues with their client’s customized research projects and work
directly with our Council Members.


The Senior Research Associate
program involves a fast-paced progression through our global market-making
operation. Senior Research Associates gain exposure to a wide array of cutting-edge
business topics, thought leaders, and decision-makers. The program places an
imperative on developing strong business acumen, time-management skills, and
practical communication skills. Senior Research Associates make an immediate
impact by liaising with key opinion leaders and senior level industry
executives.


Key
Responsibilities:

Supporting the client facing team. The Senior Research
Associate will provide project support to the client facing team who
manage multiple projects on a day-to-day basis.Facilitating educational interactions between our
Council Members and our clients, enable our clients to make more informed
and confident investment decisions. The Senior Research Associate is
tasked with fulfilling time-sensitive research requests by analyzing
client requests, and building and qualifying primary populations of topic
experts. Most of our client/expert interactions consist of telephone
consultations but also may consist of surveys, research travel programs,
and in-depth engagements.Assisting in the programming of live meetings. The
Senior Associate is responsible for supporting the client facing team organize
and host small group conversations between our Council Members and our
clients.Enhancing our Councils. Developing relationships with our
most respected thought leaders across sectors, as well as recruiting new
senior executives and leading consultants into our Councils through
research, networking, and direct outreach.Working towards growing our client relationships. The
Senior Research Associate will be working towards gaining responsibility
of developing relationships with our clients, who are primarily leading
investment professionals across EMEA. This relationship development will
stem from in-person client meetings, project execution, and telephone
interactions.Team-wide collaboration. The Senior Research Associate
is expected to work closely with our Sales and Business Development team
and other research professionals to develop customized products for our
clients. Required Skills:
We attract employees from the most distinctive professional and academic backgrounds. Across all of our positions, we insist upon excellence, integrity, creativity, and professionalism. - Interest in financial industry - Bachelor’s degree, or above - 2+ years of work experiences as client-facing or Analyst roles in relevant industries such as banking, business services, market research, consultancies and financial services, etc., plus significant ongoing curiosity about trends and personalities in the project-related sector. - Demonstrated performance and business judgment, in some or all of the following areas: - Sales, negotiation, or networking with high-end professionals; and/or - Business development, corporate development, product development, - Product management. - Excellent communication skills and fluent in English • Ability to identify best match/solution of requests/questions and to handle increasing responsibility over time • Successful track record working in a team environment • Ability to multi-task and prioritize activities effectively, while ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail 3-4years Advertised through Zoek a00b3b5454f742d6b83df03196fa93822