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01/07 Irfan Sayyed
Senior Recruitment Consultant at Black Turtle

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AVP - Economic Advisory - Modeling Analysis - BFS (8-14 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Noida/Bangalore Job Code: 1119437

The opportunity:

The Economic Advisory team is seeking an experienced Economic sector professional with exceptional modelling analysis to join our team. The individual will support engagements and business development initiatives in the transport, health and power and utilities sectors. A key part of the role will be to maintain strong communication with the practice offices and keep them informed of our evolving service offerings in order to drive growth, and willingness to understand the local policy and market environment of client offices they serve.

Your key responsibilities :

As a senior member of the sector practice at Economic Advisory, the person would:

- Leading and managing engagements related to Economic Advisory

- Plan and scope projects manage stakeholders

- Responsible for demand generation for projects for allocated regions

- Identifying new services within business and working with partners and senior managers on learning and piloting activities from Gloabal.

- Manage/handle multiple requests at a time and guide team members accordingly

- Measure, monitor and improve client service by guiding team members and driving excellence in service delivery

- Building relationships with offices across the globe, demonstrating knowledge of regional practices business and developing open communication channels

At a detailed level, the responsibilities include:

- Responsible for growing/managing a region from a revenue perspective (targets)

- Leading engagement delivery and BD support related engagements for various practice offices

- Be responsible for leading client interactions, maintaining an exceptional quality of deliverables, building relationships and support onshore practices in generating new business within the transport, health and human services (healthcare, urban development, education and tourism) and power & utilities

- Take responsibility for driving improvements in the team's understanding of requirements across key competency and sectors, and translate this into consistently high-quality deliverables

Assist the practice offices with all forms of high-quality deliverables such as:

- Policy Conceptualization and Understanding

- Macro-Economic or micro economic analysis

- Desktop sector research and other adhoc requests

- Assist the practice offices with high quality business development support including:

- Proposal preparation support

- Benchmarking studies across key indicators

- From a modelling perspective (desirable), the candidate should be able to assist the practice offices with all forms of high-quality deliverables such as:

- Cost benefit analysis as part of feasibility studies/Business cases

- Econometric modelling and Machine learning analysis

- Economic Impact estimation using Input-Output models and CGI modelling.

- Familiarity with a broad base of statistical and analytics tools as below and expertise in a few of them :

- Tools like Eviews, SPSS etc

- Analytics Platforms (R, SAS)

- Data Management (Excel, SQL, Alteryx)

- Data Visualization (Tableau, Spotfire)

- Programming or scripting experience (Python,VBA)

- Manage a team of 10-12 people and act as a counsellor for team members by being responsible for their career management discussions

- Maintain strong communications with the clients in practice offices through email, skype, video conferences and any others form of communication

- Measure, monitor and improve client service by closely collaborating with the client and guiding team members and driving excellence in service delivery and ensuing billing

- Manage workflow within the team including work allocation, adherence to timelines and quality reviews

- Identify L&D requirements of counselees

- Travel on assignments abroad, as required

Skills and attributes for success

- Strong academic and professional background in Economics, Business or Industrial Economics and Econometrics

- Good understanding of macro and micro economics and exposure in applying these concepts for analytics and forecasting.

- Ability to guide team on the best way to synthesize relevant information from huge datasets and producing insights that are relevant as per the business needs

- Knowledge and application of core data science and advanced analytics methods, such as statistics, segmentation & clustering, predictive modelling, simulation, and optimization in varied scenarios depending on the project requirements

- Exceptional business writing skills

- Demonstrated experience of working in Economic either transport or power and utilities sectors

- Understanding of policy, regulatory norms in transport/P&U/social Economic

- Possess good project and time management skills with the ability to multiple tasks in parallel

- Coach and mentor team members on writing, technical skills and soft skills

To qualify for the role, you must have

- Minimum of a Post Graduate in Economics. Any Specialization in Finance / Power / Economic Management will be desirable

- Proven experience of 8-12 years + in developing and growing practices to serve new markets or provide new offerings, including ability to hold strategic conversations with stakeholders in senior and decision-making positions

- People management experience of 7+ years, including recruiting, training, performance appraisals and overall team development

- Excellent analytical, communication, organizational, interpersonal and teaming skills

- Willingness and ability to travel, when necessary

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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