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07/09 Praxis Team
HR at Praxis Global Alliance

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Praxis Global Alliance - Research Manager - PGA Labs (8-15 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 975429

- As the Research Manager, you assume a great deal of responsibility to lead large business research teams in PGA Labs across verticals / offices, and to guide the entire research process and create demonstrate deep intelligence through data-backed insights. You will typically lead three to five projects end-to-end in parallel, have full ownership of the deliverables and assume leadership roles on your team - as such, your team's successes also enhance your own personal results story.

- Exposed to direct client interactions, a Research Manager plays a significant role in influencing senior level thinking and moving clients to action. You not only provide answers to questions and give a pulse of the ground, but you are also encouraged to support our culture of integrity by motivating your colleagues and the firm at large to apply their capabilities to create intellectually honest and impactful decisions for our clients.

- As a ResearchManager, you will also be engaging in moderate business development activities and client relationship management along with overseeing high quality delivery of engagements up to and above client expectations.

Roles and responsibilities:

- End to end ownership of research delivery leading high impact teams

- Driving though leadership in projects and coming up with compelling approaches, frameworks, and solutions to client problems

- Understanding the client requirements and then customizing the project scope as per their needs

- Leading and delivering high quality client presentations in projects

- Managing entire project life cycle: scoping alignment, problem structuring / hypotheses definition, research analysis, presentation storyboarding, delivery communication, project closure, knowledge management along with end to end client process management

- Lead business research and manage PGAL research teams to drive customer wow/delight for lasting impact through our engagement at clients

- Maintaining relationships with existing clients

- Play active part in recruitment and build research delivery teams in your department

Competencies and skills:

- Proven experience in Business Research and Intelligence, minimum 5 years leading and managing the team in research or consulting domain

- Be updated with the current trends in the research field

- Ownership of analysis on excel/data-book and be comfortable with handling data to derive meaningful insights

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills

- Strong ability to research, analyse and communicate key commercial value drivers

- Excellent communication and client management skills

- Ability to understand client's needs and developing trusted relationships

- Demonstrated ability to execute/project manage large-scale research projects from beginning to completion

- Understanding of the consulting and research market types of offerings

- Expertise in primary, secondary and digital research methodologies and experienced in developing market-based research

- Ability to create impactful proposals for specific projects with a tailored approach

- Ability to workplan, define scope and approach for assignments

- Ability to guide and monitor research delivery teams, existing relationships in the domain of interest with senior client prospects

- Ability to influence and lead pitches

Educational qualification and Certifications:

- Consistent track record of academic excellence

- Demonstration of leadership in educational and professional career

- Very high drive and energy

- Degree with strong academic performance

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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