Research Analyst

Kochi, Kerala Customer Success - Digital Strategy Permanent (Full Time)

Do you enjoy the challenge of digging for details to answer a question? Does absorbing in-depth industry knowledge and/or performing financial analysis sound like your perfect fit job? Valorem Reply is seeking an individual with an understanding of business technology and a passion for searching for and analyzing information that will support a strategic recommendation. The successful candidate will have strong research skills and problem-solving abilities, a passion for finding answers, and a strong desire to learn and grow. The ability to multi-task and think creatively about the different kinds of information that could support a concept will be crucial for success –this may include researching current trends in a specific industry, finding related case studies, or scouring business publications for relevant points of view. Ideally, you will have the ability to craft a financial analysis to support a business case, or at least a desire to tackle this. Additionally, you should be comfortable communicating your analysis to stakeholders on a regular basis, both in writing and verbal. As a Research Analyst, you will provide high quality information, along with sources and relevant documentation to Valorem consultants, to increase depth of delivery of services to our clients. It is your responsibility to create a research approach for each engagement, document best practices in our research function, and continuously improve our research strategies and execution. This position is part of the Valorem Digital Strategy team and reports to a Senior Consultant, Digital Strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Understand the scope and timeline of a consultant’s research request  
  • Collaborate on and own the research approach for each request
  • Manage research requests from origination to completion
  • Search various online sites to address research requests
  • Interview Valorem consultants for company historical knowledge
  • Verify and document research sources
  • Communicate regularly and provide status with the consultant on the request  
  • Write a summary of the information and the analysis that was done
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Valorem solutions and productivity tools
  • Collaborate with and build relationships with different teams at all Valorem offices
  • Identify gaps in research processes and opportunities for improvements
  • Participate in knowledge sharing and project retrospectives regularly
  • Requirements

  • 6+ years of in Technology Research
  • Deep knowledge on technology trends; Disruptive technologies & their use cases, applications, emerging solutions, new business models etc.
  • Market Research
  • Secondary Research
  • Primary Research  (depending on business requirements)
  • Benchmarking Studies
  • On solutions / technology / industry parameters
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Go-To-Market strategy
  • Thought Leadership & Point of View (PoV) Publications
  • Financial Research (Basic knowledge)
  • Kochi, Kerala

    Research Analyst