Research Analyst

Research Associate

Associate Analyst

Minimum Preferably Bachelor?s Degree in any discipline

Certified training for Analyst-Research (programme aligned to SSC/ Q2601 released by IT ITe


Minimum 0-2 years of work experience/internship in research or related areas

The tasks an Analyst-Research is expected to perform include:

Preparing various reports like company profile, financial analysis/valuation, market demand, etc.

Establishing the purpose, objectives, scope, formats and target audience for the research

Identifying primary and secondary data sources

Contacting the primary respondents through relevant media

Collecting the secondary data from reliable sources

Consolidating the responses into standard templates

Validating data accuracy and identifying anomalies

Conducting analysis of the data and drawing justifiable inferences

Presenting and submitting the research findings to the superiors

Publishing documents in agreed formats

Updating the organization?s knowledge base with the documents

Skilled in defining the purpose and scope of work

Exposure to qualitative and quantitative research techniques and methodologies

Awareness of various sources of information and reference materials available

Knowledge of tools like Word, Visio, Power

Point, Excel, etc.

Skilled in obtaining primary and secondary data

Basic knowledge of the different types of media and how to use them to collect data

Proficiency in analysing and drawing inferences from data

Knowledge of the templates and formats used for data presentation

Knowledge of the common errors in data collection and interpretation

Knowledge of how to present primary research in a structured way

Good verbal and written communication skills

Basic understanding of financial concepts and statements

Training in research techniques

Knowledge of tools such as SPSS, Excel, etc.

Hardworking and persistent

Attention to detail Result-oriented

Good communication skills

Strong analytical skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Multinational companies usually work for 5 days a week and 8 to 9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift working may predominantly not be available

Overtime may be required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazard like poor eyesight, obesity, joint pain, etc. if not taken care of

For fresher - INR 18,000 to INR 33,000 per monthFor candidates with experience - INR 25,000 to INR 75,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Prospects in IT/ITES Industry

According to the ?Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the IT and ITES Industry Sector (2022)report, the IT service spending is expected to increase from USD 1.5 to 1.7 trillion till 2022. The global market research and analytics segment is expected to be worth USD 60 billion with an outsourceable component of USD 25 to 30 billion.

Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would employ about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022.

The engineering services and R&D segment is worth over USD 7.3 billion in exports and has witnessed a growth of 25% since 2004. Engineering services and R&D is expected to touch USD 50 billion in revenues by 2020.

The R&D sector has become the focus for almost all industries today. The opportunities are not limited to only the IT sector. The growth of this sector will ensure more job creation for the profile of Analyst-Research.

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