Our client is the world’s leading source of business information and insights. They currently have an opening for Research Associate.
Job Location This position will be based in Lagos, Nigeria and may involve travelling across the regions covered by the company. Key Responsibilities
Conducting extensive research on companies, and industries.
Gathering the right intelligent information from different credible sources.
Connecting with the companies to conduct interviews to gather information.
Research of data in a timely and accurate manner while aligning with the relevant research guidelines.
Preparing in-depth & comprehensive reports and documents containing company profiles.
Doing risk assessment and financial analysis of the Companies.
Assigning company ratings as per the guidelines.
Proactively providing support for internal initiatives and different departments as and when required.
Taking complete ownership of the work assigned
Efficiently organizing, storing and analyzing data with attention to security and confidentiality.
Required Skills & Personal Attributes
Possess excellent inter-personal and well-developed communication skills, in particular questioning and listening skill.
Good analytic and research skills.
Paying attention to detail and delivering activities on time.
High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, MS Project, Visio etc.).
Ability to work with teams in a time-line driven high pressure environment.
Sound time management skills
Self-driven with a high level of motivation and energy; a strong can do’ attitude; ability and willingness to work in a dynamic set-up with maturity and flexibility.
Ability to pro-actively identify ways to contribute to firms goals & mission.
Applying critical thinking to analyze issues.
Leading multiple tasks and activities at a time.
Able to work effectively independently as well as in a team.
2 - 3 years of work experience in documents processing, research.
Experience in research / consultancy / financial services.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Finance / Accountancy / Economics / Banking /
Business Studies from a top-tier university or from reputed institutes.