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Thought Leadership Research Associate Manager

Job Location: New Delhi

Job Number: 551565


- Job description

Be the engine that powers Accenture, a $31 billion company that provides consulting 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 our more than 373,000 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.
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• The Thought Leadership Associate Manager 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. The Associate Manager 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.
• We are looking for someone who is equipped with the following core skill sets:
o Insightful and analytical thinking: we are keen to have an individual capable of identifying, developing and driving differentiated data-driven management insights.
o Business-writing proficiency: the candidate must be skilled at penning points of view and research reports that bring insights to life for a C-suite audience.
o 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.
o Digital acumen: the candidate must have business (and not detailed technical) knowledge on digital technologies and their applications to driving value across various industries.
o 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.
• We are looking for someone, who is passionate about driving differentiated management insights into the market; deeply interested in thinking out-of-the-box; is capable of sharing thoughts in an executive friendly language; possesses strong analytical and issue-based problem solving skills; is well-versed with quantitative and qualitative research tools; has business acumen; and a client service mindset. Of paramount importance are tenacity, personal drive and an eagerness to learn and apply new skills and knowledge.
• M.B.A (Finance/Marketing); M.A./M.Sc. (Economics); M.Sc. (Statistics); M.A./M.Sc. (Econometrics).
Doctoral (PhD) candidates in management and economics welcome

• 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).

If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.

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

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