Accenture Thoughtleadership Research Specialist in Gurugram, India

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JOB SUMMARY

• The role is of a Thoughtleadership Research Specialist (CL9)

• The Research Specialist will work with a team, being led by a Managing Director or Associate Director, driving new-to-market points of view and reports on cross-industry research themes relevant to present and future growth of Accenture.

• She/he will be responsible to shape differentiated research ideas and actively conduct research using relevant research methods and tools in collaboration with research teams within Accenture Research, its various businesses and outside Accenture.

• This role will be based in Gurgaon

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (BULLETS)

• Insightful and analytical thinking: we are keen to have an individual capable of identifying, developing and driving differentiated, data-driven insights.

• Quantitative and qualitative research methods and tools: the researcher must be adept with quantitative and qualitative research methods, including structuring excel models, regression and time-series analysis; case study research; conducting financial analysis of company performance and interpreting quantitative data.

• Business-writing aptitude: the candidate must have a penchant for business writing that bring insights to life for a C-suite audience.

• Digital acumen: the candidate must have business (and not detailed technical) knowledge on digital technologies and their applications to driving value across various industries.

• Collaboration skills: the researcher must be open to collaborating with a diverse multi-cultural and multi-lingual workforce constituting women, LGBT communities and individuals with disabilities, amongst others. Experience of working with remote teams’ will be welcome.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• M.B.A (Finance/Marketing); M.A./M.Sc. (Economics); M.A./M.Sc. (Econometrics)

• Doctoral (PhD) candidates in management and economics are also welcome

• Highest level of English language proficiency (spoken and written)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• A full-time post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM/M.A./M.Sc. is a must.

• Minimum of 5+ years business research experience, preferably in a consulting or IT services environment, or demonstrated equivalent skill.

• Understanding of business and economics issues at large

• Experience of writing reports, and creating presentation on MS PowerPoint

• Experience with alternative modes of research delivery/data visualization tools is a plus (e.g., Tableau etc.)

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:

• You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.

• The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the

Human Resources are at the heart of Accenture, unleashing the power of talent in everything we do. We take pride in making a real impact on the careers and well-being of our people, and ensuring Accenture is one of the most inclusive and diverse organizations in the world. Join us as we pursue our ultimate ambition—to be the best place for the most highly specialized talent on the planet.

Corporate Functions— Be the engine that powers Accenture, a US$35 billion company that provides consulting, technology and outsourcing services to more than 40 industries--including 94 of the FORTUNE 100, and governments around the world. Our Corporate Functions offer the essential expertise that enables more than 442,000 employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference. Build a career at a company that can take you anywhere—join the Accenture Adventure.

JOB SUMMARY • The role is of a Thoughtleadership Research Specialist (CL9) • The Research Specialist will work with a team, being led by a Managing Director or Associate Director, driving new-to-market points of view and reports on cross-industry research themes relevant to present and future growth of Accenture. • She/he will be responsible to shape differentiated research ideas and actively conduct research using relevant research methods and tools in collaboration with research teams within Accenture Research, its various businesses and outside Accenture. • This role will be based in Gurgaon KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (BULLETS) • Insightful and analytical thinking: we are keen to have an individual capable of identifying, developing and driving differentiated, data-driven insights. • Quantitative and qualitative research methods and tools: the researcher must be adept with quantitative and qualitative research methods, including structuring excel models, regression and time-series analysis; case study research; conducting financial analysis of company performance and interpreting quantitative data. • Business-writing aptitude: the candidate must have a penchant for business writing that bring insights to life for a C-suite audience. • Digital acumen: the candidate must have business (and not detailed technical) knowledge on digital technologies and their applications to driving value across various industries. • Collaboration skills: the researcher must be open to collaborating with a diverse multi-cultural and multi-lingual workforce constituting women, LGBT communities and individuals with disabilities, amongst others. Experience of working with remote teams’ will be welcome. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • M.B.A (Finance/Marketing); M.A./M.Sc. (Economics); M.A./M.Sc. (Econometrics) • Doctoral (PhD) candidates in management and economics are also welcome • Highest level of English language proficiency (spoken and written) PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS • A full-time post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM/M.A./M.Sc. is a must. • Minimum of 5+ years business research experience, preferably in a consulting or IT services environment, or demonstrated equivalent skill. • Understanding of business and economics issues at large • Experience of writing reports, and creating presentation on MS PowerPoint • Experience with alternative modes of research delivery/data visualization tools is a plus (e.g., Tableau etc.)

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU: • You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise. • The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends. • You’ll have access to leading-edge technology. • Accenture offers a comprehensive benefits package – learn more here (insert appropriate link specific to country).

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