Research Specialist

Job Location:  Bangalore
Job Description:  SkillSet: research, bloomberg, business research, databases, investment banking.
About Accenture:
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Job description:
It is for a CHEMICALS Research Specialist role (L9).
The candidate should have industry knowledge from a business/market research perspective and will perform secondary research focusing on CHEMICALS AND ENERGY - topics such as industry trends, market sizing and opportunities, competitor intelligence, benchmarking, financial analysis.
Knowledge of market dynamics; key industry players; the critical metrics for evaluating company performance; and the structure of companies operations are all necessary.
Passion for and understanding of the Chemicals-Energy industry: understanding of key industry trends and challenges; the value chain and how product reaches market; company financial value drivers; key players; opportunities in developed and emerging markets; and customer trends.
This role is in our Bangalore-based Accenture Research India team, which is a team of 60+ researchers covering all our industries and business lines globally.
Perform secondary research and assist with supporting CHEMICALS AND ENERGY research needs on key topics as highlighted above.
Manage and perform complex research across CHEMICALS AND ENERGY topics when needed utilizing different sources and advanced secondary research techniques (desk research, interviews of subject matter experts). This includes in-depth research on geographic and/or horizontal segment trends, competitors, industry market trends and issues, and relevant technology topics.
Provide support to consultants and local research team in the use of internal and external resources, information sources and services.
Conduct in-depth reference interviews with customer to identify key questions to be addressed and the nature and purpose of the deliverable.
Develop relationships with Accenture executives and market secondary research services to those executives, both orally and through written communication.
Identify new sources of relevant content and contribute to evaluations of external content for acquisition.
Development of CHEMICALS AND ENERGY topic expertise and knowledge as well as deep understanding of relevant specialty sources.
Actively participate in general cross-team responsibilities e.g. participating in Accenture Research workgroups at local, regional or global level etc.
A bachelor s degree from a good college/university.
A full-time post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM is a must.
Need to be fluent in business English (spoken and written)
A full-time post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM is a must.
Minimum of 1+ years (max 3 years) business research experience years of business and competitor research experience, preferably in a consulting or IT services environment, IT services industry analyst firm, and or demonstrated equivalent skill.
Exposure to specific industry segment(s) in CHEMICALS AND ENERGY.
Work experience collaborating in a team of research professionals.
Understanding of business and economics issues at large.
Working with senior executive customers, who are the high end users of the research output.
Experience of writing reports, and presentation slides for delivery to internal and external audience.
Experience with alternative modes of research delivery/data visualization tools also a plus (e.g., Power BI etc.).,
Functional Area:  Bio Tech / R&D / Scientist
Experience:  1 - 3 years
Qualification:  ("Marketing in Other") OR ("Operations in MBA/PGDM")
Salary:  3.0 Lakh to 7 Lakh INR
Job Ad publication date: 19 Jan 2021  

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