Senior Industry Analyst/Industry Analyst – Research & Consulting in Payments Strategy
(KL or Iskandar Johor, Malaysia)
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Our ICT (Information & Communication Technologies) practice provides global industry analysis, growth consulting, market forecasts, and insights into emerging technologies that are designed to help your company address current trends & challenges, identify new technologies, and take advantage of opportunities for growth. We continuously monitor enterprise communications, communication services, conferencing & collaboration, mobile & wireless, space & communications, IT applications & services, network security markets.
This exciting role seeks smart, intelligent individuals to fit industry research roles. The position involves in-depth understanding of the industry which the individual would leverage to not only develop content internally but also showcase our company’s expertise and opinions at external forums like client briefings, conferences and media events.
•The candidate must be able to analyze business strategies, market trends and provide critical market insights to help clients build strong business strategies.
•The candidate must be conversant with business issues faced by key corporate decision makers and alternative strategies available to them. It is required that the candidate is conversant with both incumbent and emerging players, disrupters, and opportunities/challenges posed by the new and future services.
•This position requires 4-6 years of industry experience within payment operators with ability to work with senior managers and senior executives within the client base to develop business analysis of key players, future of the industry, new business models, compelling scenarios and recommendations.
•The candidate will be expected to take ownership and lead the research in specific areas within Payments Strategy. The candidate must be very familiar with Asia-Pacific Payments Technology within Banks, Payments companies or FinTech players as well as the global business issues faced by the Payments industry in general.
•Responsibilities include writing research reports, periodic thought leadership articles, speaking at events in addition to supporting consulting within research areas etc. Client contact will be a combination of face to face, email and on the phone.
•Exceptional time management skills are required. There are quality measurements to the position focused on timely client service and research deliverables, client interest in research content, collaboration as well as productivity targets.
•Strong analytical skills are required for this position. The candidate must be a strategic thinker, able to efficiently multitask and to deliver high quality research on time through a variety of media. The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work in a self motivated manner but within a collaborative team environment.
•The candidate should be able to build admirable relationships with influential leaders, stakeholders including the key stakeholders to effectively represent the company and enhance collaborative work relationships. Current visibility at senior level executives across the region in payments companies or within banks would be a plus.
•The successful candidate must be presentable and able to carry himself/herself at the highest level during engagement visits with all internal and external stakeholders of the company.
•A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management, Research, Engineering.
•Minimum of 4-6 years of working experience with relevant experience in corporate strategy, digital services strategy, marketing strategy, market research and strategy consultancy.
•The candidates must have basic researching skills, analytical skills, good clear writing skills, interviewing skills, presentation skills, client interfacing skills are all essential and strong skills in Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint).
•The candidate's previous experience could be within a consulting firm, another research firm, a payments company or a bank. But it matters that his views are broad enough in term of geography and expertise (not a narrow technical understanding, but strategic). Product/Sales focused role will not be suitable for this role.
•Experienced corporate strategists or market/business intelligence analysts within payments companies or banks are highly encouraged to apply.
•Competitive base salary plus bonus opportunity
•Attractive group medical and dental benefits
•Regional and global travel opportunities
•"Best in class" global team that strives for excellence
How Frost & Sullivan can contribute to your career enhancement
•An encouraging environment to help develop your intellectual curiosity and opportunities to collaborate across all levels of the company across the globe
•A definitive career trajectory with numerous growth opportunities and career paths
•Skills enhancement through high impact growth strategy consulting for emerging business and for the global 1000
Due to overwhelming responses, only short-listed candidates will be notified.