Director & Research, New York

Project status
Project posted
4th June 2015
Project duration (approx.)
391.0 Days
Budget (approx.)
$700 / day
Industry
Management Consulting
Area of expertise
Executive / C-Suite , Marketing & PR , Sales / Business Development , Strategy
Required market experience
United States (Essential)
Consultant location
On-site
Location
United States

Background & Objectives

Our client is a strategy
consulting firm. They specialise in conducting market research such as
benchmarking and identification of best practices, evaluating new markets,
analyzing the launch of new products and due diligence support. They also provide
ongoing strategic operational support for

They have worked in
over 110 countries and 35 languages.

They are searching to
fill this important client-facing role in the Northeast.

 

This person will:

 

·        
Work closely with other team members on the East
Coast – including the SVP Research based in Boston – to lead the development of
the client base by identifying and developing accounts

·        
Own client relationships from inception (initial
contact), development, through contracting, project delivery and ongoing client
reviews. The goal is to develop and grow long-term relationships.

·        
Work in conjunction with delivery leadership to
oversee multiple ongoing projects at once (e.g. ensuring work plans, client
communication and quality of work done by the project team is on track and that
the client’s needs are being met by the project delivery teams via frequent
check-ins)

·        
Mentor and guide the professional development of
global project delivery teams

 

Job Requirements

·        
At least 4 years of experience in strategy
consulting, market research or an equivalent amount of experience working for a
large company in a business development, marketing or strategy role. You must
be comfortable working with complex projects and our clients need to identify
you as someone whose judgment they can trust

·        
A high level of comfort with proactively
networking and meeting new people; sales or business development experience is
a plus

·        
Experience developing and managing a pipeline of
business

·        
A proven ability to build trust in long-term
business relationships across functions

·        
Very strong analytical and strategic thinking
skills that enable critical insights from data and research

·        
Very strong account management and communication
skills

·        
Highly driven and a proven self-starter with
excellent project management skills and the ability to work independently in a
lightly-structured environment

·        
Ability to travel

·        
Based out of the New York or Boston offices

·        
Strong familiarity with advanced or emerging
research techniques (primary and secondary) is a plus

·        
Deep industry experience and contacts in one or
more core industry verticals is a plus, particularly high technology, life
sciences, consumer products and financial services

·        
Well-connected relationships with people who
work for targeted companies in relevant roles is a plus

Key deliverables

Consultant requirements

Requirement: Are you based in New York or Boston?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have at lest 4 years of experience in strategy consulting, market research?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have experience as a business development?
Desired response: Yes

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