Location: Singapore
Salary: Open
Industry: Financial Services
Sub-industry: Investment Banking
Function: Consulting

Job Description

Our Client:

Our client was founded on the belief that human insights drive intelligent investment decisions. They require access to the most relevant experts and their insights - they enable this through private consultations and exclusive content drawn from expert interviews.

They consist of some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds, and management consulting firms, who are serviced by a team of over 1200 employees located across seven global offices.

They operate in a global, multi-billion-dollar market with double digit annual growth and has consistently received accolades for Great Places to Work and the top 100 fastest growing companies.

The Responsibilities:

* This person provides access to industry specialists who can offer unique insights into companies and markets. To an investor who is looking for information to steer a deal-making decision, there is nothing more powerful than the knowledge that is locked up inside people's heads

* This person target, source, and screen relevant industry specialists, who our clients could speak with to help them make better informed business decisions. As a client focused company, our client's needs drive our work and as an Associate, you can expect to work on multiple requests that span a wide range of industries and geographies on any given day

Development

* Our comprehensive onboarding program includes both classroom-based and on-the-job learning that will teach you the fundamentals of our business, how our clients think, and how to explore a multitude of industry sectors in order to uncover key drivers and interesting research angles for our clients. You will learn how to use public research tools to identify industry specialists and hone your communication skills to engage with industry specialists/senior professionals over the phone

* After our dedicated Associate Program, you will progress to take the next step in your career. It's important to know that your progression is owned by you and is linked to your individual performance. If you want to over deliver on our expectations then we'll reward you with quicker progression, more responsibility and increased bonus

The next step in your career is based on your performance could be:

* Client Engagement - take the lead on client engagement, driving relationships and being responsible for project execution. You will manage requests as they are received and ensure deadlines and quality standards are met.

* Senior Associate - take a senior position in the team with higher level client engagement responsibilities and the opportunity to mentor Associates.

* Manager - take responsibility for the success of your team - driving commercial results and managing the performance of your associates

* Our flexible career and development path is built to help our team build essential, transferable skills and explore areas of business that align to longer term career goals

As an Associate, you will sharpen your skills in...

* Business Acumen: navigate corporate structures, sector value chains, and key stakeholders. Identify key drivers and dynamics to understand your client's knowledge gaps and engage with industry experts. Gain an introduction to the world of institutional investments and how decision makers in this field think

* Persuasion and Negotiation: pitch to senior industry executives, persuade them to engage with clients and negotiate terms

* Relationship Building: build relationships with industry experts by delivering a high-end customer experience throughout

* Time Management: execute on multiple projects at a given time, manage competing priorities and changing client requests. Prioritisation and context switching are key in order to handle the fast-paced environment we operate in

* Stakeholder Management: sharpen your interpersonal skills as you collaborate with others to share knowledge and develop sourcing strategies when executing on client requests

The Requirements:

* Individuals who will thrive in a hands-on, high performing role with a focus on results

* Strong academic credentials and/or experience in a customer focused role

* Maintain a high level of attention to detail, even under pressure to adhere to our compliance framework and high-quality standards

* The ability and drive to go above and beyond for our clients to exceed their expectations

* With a culture centred around feedback and open communication, we look for people who are open to continuous professional development

Disclaimer: The Company complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of their age, race, religion, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities. A more detailed discussion of the TGFEP is available on the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) website at https://www.tal.sg/tafep.

Job reference: JO-220812-290010

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