Team Lead - Research

KPMGIndia (Gurgaon, HR, India) 3 hours ago


Job description
KPMG Global Services KPMG Global Services (KGS) was set up in India in 2008. It is a strategic global delivery organization, which works with more than 50 KPMG member firms to provide a progressive, scalable and customized approach to business requirements The KGS journey has been one of consistent growth, with a current employee count of nearly 10,000 operating from four locations in India — Bengaluru, Gurugram, Kochi and Pune, providing a range of Advisory and Tax-related services to member firms within the KPMG network. As part of KPMG in India, we were ranked among the top companies to work for in the country for four years in a row by LinkedIn, and recognized as one of the top three employers in the region for women, as well as for policies on Inclusion & Diversity by ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India). Furthermore, as KPMG in India, we were recognized as one of the ‘Best Companies for Millennials’ at The Millennial Max Conference 2019 presented by The LNOD Roundtable as well as ‘the Great Indian Workplace’ at the Culture Summit and Great Indian Workplace Awards 2019. Team Overview The position in discussion is with Capability Hubs (CH) Research team at KPMG Global Services(KGS), which is an integral part of the firm’s strategy to enhance innovation, build scalability, and improve profitability. Roles and Responsibilities Designation
Team Lead Reporting to
Manager Role type
Project management and execution Employment type
Full-time
2
We are recruiting for a Team Leader in the Research and Benchmarking Team. Working as a Team Leader, your responsibilities will include: — Connect with research and benchmarking users (advisory practitioners from KPMG member firms) to understand project objectives, scope, and deliverables, particularly in the Financial Services (FS) or BFSI sectors— Effectively manage the request intake process including participating in project scoping calls to clarify understanding and prepare a detailed project scope document capability — Conceive, design and execute secondary research on: Deals confidently with challenges by responding with a rationale to support their argument
-PoVs and Thought Leaderships on sub-sectors and themes and other bespoke research projects within the FS and other sectors-Company: business model, segments, revenue model, strategy, issues / challenges, M&A history, competitive positioning, organization structure, key management, recent developments, SWOT, etc-Market: industry value chain, size and growth outlook, trends and drivers, growth inhibitors and challenges, competitive landscape, Porter’s / PESTLE analysis, etc-Benchmarking: basic understanding of the role of support functions, operational KPI benchmarking, and vendor assessment from a business perspective-Financials: broad analysis of income statement, balance sheet, cash flows, ratios, segment performance, etc-Competitors: comparative performance of companies on financial and operational KPIs, relative strengths and weaknesses, etc
— Guide Senior Analysts (SA) and Business Associates (BA) across each stage of projects – from communicating client requirements, scoping and work allocation, to continuous supervision and review across secondary research, data analysis and discussions, storyboarding, and preparing deliverables
— Articulate findings through visually appealing / appropriate frameworks and in a clear, concise, and grammatically correct business English (both written and verbal)
— Ensure effective presentation of client deliverables – prepare client ready presentations that are well structured, logical and clear to understand
— Independently handle multiple projects, with minimal supervision from Manager/Assistant Manager
— Upskill your team members to add stronger value by providing training and coaching on different projects / activities and reviewing the work performed by the team
— Showcase a greater degree of flexibility, steer well through complexity/ambiguity and cater to everchanging requirements from the Leadership
Job Requirements
Mandatory Skills
— Total Experience: The candidate must have 4–7 years of relevant experience in a similar role, particularly in a professional services firm / third-party KPO / specialized research houses, or research divisions of investment banks; with and MBA qualification from a Tier I/II college
— Skillset:
— Strong project management and independent in managing multiple projects/priorities; prior experience in project scoping, effort estimate, project work planning, team handling, staffing, providing feedback, etc.
— A pragmatic approach to analysis and problem solving; ability to drive through to an outcome in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity
— Ability to assess technical information to distill key strategic insights and convey these succinctly, clearly and confidently, verbally and in written form
— Proficient in business research, especially adhoc/bespoke projects that require scoping
— Excellent business communication (structuring, writing, speaking and articulation)
— Excellent interpersonal skills
3
Preferred Skills — 1-2 years of exposure to research projects in the financial services or BFSI sector— Exposure to working on research engagements with stakeholders in AsiaPacific— Personal drive and positive work ethic to deliver results within tight deadlines and in demandingsituations without compromising on quality, and ethical standards and values — Team player — Self-driven — Ability to work independently and motivate team members Technical skills — Proficiency in MS-Office - Intermediate/Advanced MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint and MS-Word — Experience in preparing Information Memorandum analysis, M&A studies, target screening,
private equity reports, industry landscapes, company analysis and thought leaderships— Proficiency in using specialized databases and free sources — Adept at strategic frameworks such as SWOT, Porter’s Five Forces, PESTLE, etc. — Working knowledge of R, PowerBI and Alteryx would be an added advantage
4
Other Information Number of interview rounds
4 Mode of interview
Telephonic/F2F/Virtual Job location
Gurgaon or Bangalore Clean room policy (specific to business)
Yes
Culture
— Corporate Social Responsibility programs
— Maternity and paternity leave
— Opportunities to network and connect
— Discounts on products and services
Note: Benefits/Perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with KPMG and the country where you work.
KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
© 2020 KPMG Global Services Private Limited, a company incorporated under the laws of India and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved. The KPMG name and logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of KPMG International.
The term “KGS” refers to the KGS Platform of Indian delivery entities, which consist of KPMG Global Services Private Limited (“KGSPL”), KPMG Global Services Management Private Limited (“KGSMPL”), KPMG Global Delivery Center Private Limited (“GDCPL”) and KPMG Resource Centre Private Limited (“KRCPL”), unless the specific private limited entity is specifically noted.
Use in these materials of the term “Our”, or “Us” means KGSPL, KGSMPL, GDCPL and/or KRCPL as the case may be and all four such legal entities are referred to collectively as “KGS”.
Note that Audit services for the clients of the US and Canadian firms are delivered from the GDCPL and for UK (and other firms except US and Canada) Audit services are delivered from KRCPL.




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Job description
KPMG Global Services KPMG Global Services (KGS) was set up in India in 2008. It is a strategic global delivery organization, which works with more than 50 KPMG member firms to provide a progressive, scalable and customized approach to business requirements The KGS journey has been one of consistent growth, with a current employee count of nearly 10,000 operating from four locations in India — Bengaluru, Gurugram, Kochi and Pune, providing a range of Advisory and Tax-related services to member firms within the KPMG network. As part of KPMG in India, we were ranked among the top companies to work for in the country for four years in a row by LinkedIn, and recognized as one of the top three employers in the region for women, as well as for policies on Inclusion & Diversity by ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India). Furthermore, as KPMG in India, we were recognized as one of the ‘Best Companies for Millennials’ at The Millennial Max Conference 2019 presented by The LNOD Roundtable as well as ‘the Great Indian Workplace’ at the Culture Summit and Great Indian Workplace Awards 2019. Team Overview The position in discussion is with Capability Hubs (CH) Research team at KPMG Global Services(KGS), which is an integral part of the firm’s strategy to enhance innovation, build scalability, and improve profitability. Roles and Responsibilities Designation
Team Lead Reporting to
Manager Role type
Project management and execution Employment type
Full-time
2
We are recruiting for a Team Leader in the Research and Benchmarking Team. Working as a Team Leader, your responsibilities will include: — Connect with research and benchmarking users (advisory practitioners from KPMG member firms) to understand project objectives, scope, and deliverables, particularly in the Financial Services (FS) or BFSI sectors— Effectively manage the request intake process including participating in project scoping calls to clarify understanding and prepare a detailed project scope document capability — Conceive, design and execute secondary research on: Deals confidently with challenges by responding with a rationale to support their argument
-PoVs and Thought Leaderships on sub-sectors and themes and other bespoke research projects within the FS and other sectors-Company: business model, segments, revenue model, strategy, issues / challenges, M&A history, competitive positioning, organization structure, key management, recent developments, SWOT, etc-Market: industry value chain, size and growth outlook, trends and drivers, growth inhibitors and challenges, competitive landscape, Porter’s / PESTLE analysis, etc-Benchmarking: basic understanding of the role of support functions, operational KPI benchmarking, and vendor assessment from a business perspective-Financials: broad analysis of income statement, balance sheet, cash flows, ratios, segment performance, etc-Competitors: comparative performance of companies on financial and operational KPIs, relative strengths and weaknesses, etc
— Guide Senior Analysts (SA) and Business Associates (BA) across each stage of projects – from communicating client requirements, scoping and work allocation, to continuous supervision and review across secondary research, data analysis and discussions, storyboarding, and preparing deliverables
— Articulate findings through visually appealing / appropriate frameworks and in a clear, concise, and grammatically correct business English (both written and verbal)
— Ensure effective presentation of client deliverables – prepare client ready presentations that are well structured, logical and clear to understand
— Independently handle multiple projects, with minimal supervision from Manager/Assistant Manager
— Upskill your team members to add stronger value by providing training and coaching on different projects / activities and reviewing the work performed by the team
— Showcase a greater degree of flexibility, steer well through complexity/ambiguity and cater to everchanging requirements from the Leadership
Job Requirements
Mandatory Skills
— Total Experience: The candidate must have 4–7 years of relevant experience in a similar role, particularly in a professional services firm / third-party KPO / specialized research houses, or research divisions of investment banks; with and MBA qualification from a Tier I/II college
— Skillset:
— Strong project management and independent in managing multiple projects/priorities; prior experience in project scoping, effort estimate, project work planning, team handling, staffing, providing feedback, etc.
— A pragmatic approach to analysis and problem solving; ability to drive through to an outcome in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity
— Ability to assess technical information to distill key strategic insights and convey these succinctly, clearly and confidently, verbally and in written form
— Proficient in business research, especially adhoc/bespoke projects that require scoping
— Excellent business communication (structuring, writing, speaking and articulation)
— Excellent interpersonal skills
3
Preferred Skills — 1-2 years of exposure to research projects in the financial services or BFSI sector— Exposure to working on research engagements with stakeholders in AsiaPacific— Personal drive and positive work ethic to deliver results within tight deadlines and in demandingsituations without compromising on quality, and ethical standards and values — Team player — Self-driven — Ability to work independently and motivate team members Technical skills — Proficiency in MS-Office - Intermediate/Advanced MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint and MS-Word — Experience in preparing Information Memorandum analysis, M&A studies, target screening,
private equity reports, industry landscapes, company analysis and thought leaderships— Proficiency in using specialized databases and free sources — Adept at strategic frameworks such as SWOT, Porter’s Five Forces, PESTLE, etc. — Working knowledge of R, PowerBI and Alteryx would be an added advantage
4
Other Information Number of interview rounds
4 Mode of interview
Telephonic/F2F/Virtual Job location
Gurgaon or Bangalore Clean room policy (specific to business)
Yes
Culture
— Corporate Social Responsibility programs
— Maternity and paternity leave
— Opportunities to network and connect
— Discounts on products and services
Note: Benefits/Perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with KPMG and the country where you work.
KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
© 2020 KPMG Global Services Private Limited, a company incorporated under the laws of India and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved. The KPMG name and logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of KPMG International.
The term “KGS” refers to the KGS Platform of Indian delivery entities, which consist of KPMG Global Services Private Limited (“KGSPL”), KPMG Global Services Management Private Limited (“KGSMPL”), KPMG Global Delivery Center Private Limited (“GDCPL”) and KPMG Resource Centre Private Limited (“KRCPL”), unless the specific private limited entity is specifically noted.
Use in these materials of the term “Our”, or “Us” means KGSPL, KGSMPL, GDCPL and/or KRCPL as the case may be and all four such legal entities are referred to collectively as “KGS”.
Note that Audit services for the clients of the US and Canadian firms are delivered from the GDCPL and for UK (and other firms except US and Canada) Audit services are delivered from KRCPL.



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