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Telecommunications Industry Research Specialist

Job Location: Bengaluru

Job Number: 551577

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JOB SUMMARY
CMT (Telecommunication) Industry Research Specialist (CL9) / Associate Manager (CL8) role is part of the CMT Research team of ~25 researchers worldwide within the 250 member strong Accenture Research (part of Growth & Strategy Corporate Function) and who will work directly with other members of the team to support the needs of our clients and client teams. We are looking for someone with strong analytical and issue-based problem solving skills, quantitative skills/ comfort with numbers, business acumen, a client service mindset and interest in Communications industry (i.e., Wireline, Wireless, Cable/Broadcasting, etc.). This role is in our Bangalore-based Accenture Research India team, which is a team of 60+ researchers covering all our industries and business lines globally.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsibilities will include carrying out research projects and actively contributing to more complex projects led by others.
• Research requests will be a mix of global and local projects, both for internal Accenture objectives and directly for Accenture clients. Of paramount importance are tenacity, personal drive and an eagerness to learn and apply new skills and knowledge.
• Building an effective working relationship with the executives who lead the Communications practice in Accenture and with the marketing leads.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• A bachelor’s degree from a good college/university.
• A Chartered Account OR a full-time post-graduate degree in business administration (MBA/PGDM/PGDBM) with specialization in Finance - (mandatory qualification)
• Need to be fluent in business English (spoken and written)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• A full-time post-graduate degree/qualification MBA/PGDM is a must.
• Minimum of 6+ (max 9 years)
• Experience preferably in strategy consulting environment, or equity research / investment banking. We will also consider third-party research or KPO, Communications industry or demonstrated equivalent skill.
• Awareness in specific industry segments in Communications (i.e., Wireline, Wireless, Cable/Broadcasting, etc.)
• Understanding of business and economics issues at large;
• Working experience in a team of research professionals.
• Exposure to deep financial analysis or financial modelling or equity research will be an added advantage
• Experience with alternative modes of research delivery/data visualization tools also a plus (e.g., Tableau etc.)


OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
• 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).


CALL TO ACTION:
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.





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