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19/03 Shiva Shivangi
Recruitment at KPMG Global Services

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KPMG - Team Leader - Research - Healthcare Domain (4-6 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 810280

KPMG - Team Leader - Research - Healthcare


- We are recruiting for a Team Leader in the Research and Benchmarking Team.

- Working as a Team Leader, your responsibilities will include:

- Connect with research and benchmarking users (advisors from KPMG member firms across the world) to understand project objectives, scope, and deliverables.

- Manage available staff resources and secure additional resource as required

- Effectively manage the request intake process including participating in project scoping calls to clarify understanding and prepare a detailed project scope document capability

- Deals confidently with challenges by responding with a rationale to support their argument

- Conceive, design and execute secondary research on: Deals confidently with challenges by responding with a rationale to support their argument

Company : business model, segments, revenue model, strategy, issues / challenges, M&A history, competitive positioning, organization structure, key management, recent developments, SWOT, etc

Market : industry value chain, size and growth outlook, trends and drivers, growth inhibitors and challenges, competitive landscape, Porter's / PESTLE analysis, etc

Benchmarking : basic understanding of the role of support functions, salary benchmarking, cost benchmarking, and vendor assessment from a business perspective

Financials : broad analysis of income statement, balance sheet, cash flows, ratios, segment performance, etc

Competitors : comparative performance of companies on financial and operational KPIs, relative strengths and weaknesses, etc

Location Assessment : understanding of the demographic, socio-political and workforce enablers

- Drive the analysis of the above to draw key insights; map a company's strategy and pain points to KPMG's services, in order to advise the practitioners on possible business development opportunities /scope; deliver insights on client engagements; etc.

- Articulate findings through visually appealing / appropriate frameworks and in a clear, concise, and grammatically correct business English (both written and verbal)

- Ensure effective presentation of client deliverables - prepare client ready presentations that are well structured, logical and clear to understand

- Guide Senior Analysts (SA) and Business Associates (BA) across each stage of projects - from communicating client requirements, scoping and work allocation, to continuous supervision and review across secondary research, data analysis and discussions, story-boarding, and preparing deliverables

- Ensure highest quality (for self and team members output) and on-time delivery for all the projects.

- Independently handle multiple projects, with minimal supervision from Manager/Assistant Manager

- Provide on-the-job and other classroom-based training (technical/databases) to SAs and BAs, and implement regular feedback mechanism

- Work collaboratively with onshore KPMG teams in the development of and delivery of presentations and key findings

- Drive the team's operations (staffing, MI, etc.) and key initiatives (such as training, team get together, BD collaterals, etc.)

- Contribute to BU level initiatives / assist in executing tasks (e.g. training)

Essential skills required :

Education / professional qualifications :

- Post Graduate (MBA / CFA / CA / M.Com. / PG in Economics)

- Ideally, the candidate should be a graduate/ post-graduate in medical sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology or related healthcare fields Prior Experience:

- The candidate must have 4 to 6 years of relevant experience in a similar role, particularly in a professional services firm / third-party KPO / specialized research houses, or research divisions of investment banks; with Graduate qualification

- Prior experience in team management (of 2-4 juniors for 2-3 years) - ability to identify team members- strengths, development areas and training needs, effectively allocating work, providing feedback, etc.

- Experience of conducting secondary research in Life Science and Healthcare sector is a must

Project and Team management exposure :

- Prior experience in project scoping, effort estimate, project work planning, team handling, staffing, providing feedback, etc.

- Credible record of operating as an independent contributor and also working as part of a team during larger projects

- Handle a portfolio of various level of complexity - manage multiple project team members

Technical skills :

- Ability to form and express independent opinion on sectorial developments

- Should have worked for consulting firms or research teams in KPOs, focusing on Life-Sciences / Healthcare sector. Should understand nuances of these sectors.

- Ability to strategically analyze companies / markets / countries, especially the ones related to Life-Sciences / Healthcare sector

- Proficient across databases (such as Investext, Capital IQ, MergerMarket, SDC Platinum, Lexis Nexis, etc.), in identifying surrogates, and triangulating data points

- Proficiency in MS-Office - Intermediate/Advanced MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint and MS-Word

- Highly articulate with excellent communication and presentation skills (especially PowerPoint)

- Experience in preparing reports, thought leaderships, media articles, industry landscapes, company analysis and regulatory updates

- Ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data quickly and draw meaningful insights

- Strong numerical, analytical and strategic thinking skills, and sound business / commercial acumen

- Adept at strategic frameworks such as SWOT, Porter's Five Forces, PESTLE, etc.

- A pragmatic approach to analysis and problem solving; ability to drive through to an outcome in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity

- Ability to assess technical information to distill key strategic insights and convey these succinctly, clearly and confidently, verbally and in written form

Behavioral / team skills :

- Personal drive and positive work ethic to deliver results within tight deadlines and in demanding situations

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Attention to detail

- Prioritization and effective time management skills

- Effective team player

- Ability to handle client communication

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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