Primary Responsibilities :
Managers would typically work with the Project Director. They are expected to manage projects from the first contact to final delivery and ensure adherence to scope, timelines, budgets, quality standards, and risk management to ensure customer delight.
Demonstrate in-depth understanding of the relevant practice area; provide thought leadership internally as well as to clients, including overall guidance, mentoring & supervision to the team.
Coach team to conduct effective primary and / or secondary research and validate findings of team members.
Review project plans as well recommendations by the teams. Ensure the teams are :
Validating the data obtained and analyzing it to extract insights and identify patterns (qualitative as well as qualitative).
Developing proxies and triangulations for difficult-to-get data points
Identifying trends, patterns, and insights and applying them to arrive at solutions / recommendations.
Over-manage client communication process including understanding requirements, expectation management, and delivering client presentations.
Finalize partners (vendors / subject matter experts) for project execution as well as development partner relationships as required for project delivery.
Deepen relationships with existing clients and Business Development for acquiring new clients.
Support in closing deals by participating in client calls and pitching solutions.
Design solutions based on client’s requirements; define engagement structure including resource requirements, project travel, effort estimates, and proposal pricing strategies.
Practice and Organizational Development
Work with Senior Management Teams to achieve the companys vision and mission.
Assist in the development and building of the team.
Collaborate with senior management in the development and enhancement of knowledge nuggets and thought pieces, methodologies, and frameworks, website content development, etc.
Also, build sales collaterals such as whitepapers and capability decks.
Lead and motivate all resources in the team, help them by coaching and skill-set building, including training and development initiatives.
Be the career manager for junior team members; manage team members from career growth, learning, as well as administrative perspective.
Candidate Background :
Bachelor’s degree (Engineering / Commerce / Economics) from a top-tier university; with an MBA / other professional qualifications (CA / CFA) from reputed institutes.
Good command of English.
Research and Advisory Service