Research Analyst

Job Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
• ITES/BPO • IT/Computers - Software
Kuala Lumpur, Other - Malaysia
Years of Experience
1 - 5 years
• IT • Sales/Business Development • Marketing & Communications
Posted On
3rd Apr 2020
Research Analyst, Mandarin, Indonesian, Cantonese, Content Writer

Job Description:

Job Description:

Primary Skills: Research Analyst proficient with any one of language like Mandarin, Indonesian, Cantonese 
Exp: 1-6 years
Work 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:

A graduate or an MBA (preferred) with 1-2 years’ experience in a research role, preferably in a financial, market research or management consulting firm (mandatory)
  • Hands-on experience in the chosen research vertical (BFS, Telecom, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology etc.)
  • The individual is expected to demonstrate:
  • 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 Google Slides (gSuite) experience
  • Experience creating pitch decks for cloud services across multiple industry verticals is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of cloud products is highly desired

Personal Attributes:
  • Demonstrate the highest level of ethics
  • Be a self-starter, with initiative, energy, commitment, and show he/she is keen to learn.
  • Enthusiastic to contribute ideas, and open to ideas from others.
  • Be flexible, and adaptable to different working styles
  • Be able to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Be able to work independently and in a team
  • Cooperate with others in the team
  • Have the confidence to discuss instructions and deliverables with research analysts and supervisor to ensure clear understanding.
  • Be able to very quickly assimilate information and understand the context of each specific research deliverable
  • Feel comfortable working in a global environment.
  • Have strong leadership skills and be able to command respect
Competencies Required in role:
  • Problem Analysis: Ability to demonstrate some of the following behaviours 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

  • 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


About Us:

Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.