Pitch Analyst Pitch Analyst …

Cognizant
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Cognizant
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Pitch Analyst
The Pitch Analyst works with the Pod Leader, a seasoned senior analyst and Client Sales Team to provide research & analysis on (amongst other things):
  • Understand the client brief, and generate insightful reports through research and analysis
  • Analyze industry trends and market developments and present meaningful insights
  • Create in-depth, relevant research reports on potential targets
  • Develop deep-rooted knowledge of and expertise in the vertical and cloud solutions
  • Assist in research in other verticals as needed
  • Mentoring new analysts with research requests, established process to bring them to scale.
Professional Qualifications:
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or MBA(preferred) with 1-2 years' experience in a research role, preferably in a financial, market research or management consulting firm (mandatory)
  • Enterprise sales, Business Development, pre-sales, sales proposal or RFP experience
  • Hands-on experience in the chosen research vertical (BFS, Telecom, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology etc.)
  • Analytical and inquisitive mindset, with enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Should be able to work under general supervision, with limited review of work needed
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and presentation capabilities
  • Excellent presentation skills – PowerPoint and gSuite experience
  • Experience creating pitch decks for cloud services across multiple industry verticals is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of cloud products is highly desired.
Competencies Required:

Problem Analysis: Ability to demonstrate some of the following behaviors in the context of the deliverables outlined as the Key Tasks for the Role.
  • Assimilates information quickly to get to the key facts
  • Recognizes clear trends within data
  • Applies lessons learnt from previous experiences
  • Applies a logical approach to the analysis of information and data
  • Understands the information needed and finds ways of obtaining it
  • Maintains confidentiality of information used and exchanged during research
Communication & Impact:
  • Builds trust with other analysts through open and honest dialogue even in difficult situations
  • Speaks clearly and succinctly
  • Writes accurately, clearly and effectively
  • Structures his / her communications
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm
Teamwork:
  • Keeps necessary people informed of activities and developments
  • Volunteers to assist co-workers and covers work for others
Planning & Organizing:
  • Determines best use of time and assigns activities appropriately
  • Establishes priorities and plans for own work
  • Ensures urgent and important tasks are completed first
  • Identifies resources needed for own assignments: Uses simple tools and systems to structure personal activities (e.g. .to do. Lists, follow up procedures)
  • Escalates issues quickly if they can't be managed or resolved within agreed time-scales
  • Quickly and accurately reports on the status of work
  • Meets deadlines by managing time effectively
Drive & Commitment:
  • Goes above and beyond the basic job to ensure success
  • Demonstrates a positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Demonstrates commitment to his / her own and the team's goals
  • Sees tasks through to completion to achieve the desired results
  • Responsive, quick to act on inputs / feedback
  • Prepares for meetings, reads assigned material and completes agreed work requirements
  • Believes he/she can make a difference
  • Does what is necessary to meet deadlines
  • Volunteers for projects.


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