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Jacobs Research Associate in Gurgaon, India

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

We are looking to hire a Senior Research Analyst with over 6 years of experience for our Sales Operations Global Integrated Delivery Team. The Senior Research Analyst will be responsible for delivering high quality analysis through a process of rigorous primary and secondary research to improve our understanding of clients, competition, opportunities and new focus areas. Research findings will also be required to be presented to senior leadership to support critical decision making.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented, self-motivated and extremely organized individual with excellent problem-solving skills who understands the importance of teamwork and accuracy. Specific requirements will include:

§ The person will be expected to train & motivate the team members – reviewing their work and ensuring high quality report.

§ Assist seniors in setting-up the research team and related processes to improve quality & overall efficiency.

§ Understand Jacobs business & global footprint and provide go-to-market strategy within the research reports by analysing existing information & identifying opportunities for Jacobs.

§ In-depth research on companies, industries, countries and services using internal and external databases

§ Reading and comprehensive monitoring of trending topics relevant to Jacobs business and providing insights within the final research output

§ Creating high-impact, visually appealing reports as per Jacobs branding guidelines (presentations, documents etc).

§ Excellent written & oral communication skills and confidence in dealing with important stakeholders including communicating project expectations via email and getting on video calls with them to understand their requirements.

§ Collaborating with team members and helping with ad hoc research requests involving in-depth secondary research.

§ Conducting internal stakeholder interviews to capture intrinsic knowledge about the client, business environment, or industry.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

§ Over 6 years' of proven working experience in Primary and Secondary Market Research domain with a reputed firm.

§ Should be able to execute and prepare high-quality research reports independently.

§ Experience in working with various research databases.

§ Should be well versed with commonly used research methodologies & frameworks like SWOT analysis, Porter’s 5 forces analysis, PESTLE analysis, market forecast, market sizing, trend analysis etc.

§ Should be well versed with both Qualitative and Quantitative analysis.

§ Ability to understand data and using simple visualization tools to represent it.

§ Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

§ Must have desire to learn and receptiveness to feedback & mentoring

§ Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Good To Have:

§ Experience in extracting relevant information from knowledge databases like Inframation, ReportLinker, Constrack360, Tussell and government websites.

§ Existing experience & knowledge of global construction, infrastructure, ESG & sustainability, power & energy sector is an added advantage.