Research Analyst

Category: Consultancy Services Industry Job Type: Full Time
Career Level: Entry Level (Less than 2 years of Experience) Total Position: Not Specified
Education: BS degree in Statistics, Mathematics, (Applied) Economics or related field.
Skills: Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, SAS or similar), databases and MS Office. Strong time management skills. Working knowledge of data warehousing, modelling and mining. Excellent Research skills. Excellent Writing skills.
Gender: No Preference Require Travel: No
Minimum Experience: 1 Year + Shift Timing: Flexible
Salary Range: Confidential Apply By: 7/22/2022
Job Location: Lahore

RESEARCH ANALYST

We are looking for a methodical Research Analyst to join our growing research department. The successful researcher will be able to analyze autonomously qualitative & quantitative data, trends, strategies, and competition aiming at increasing competitiveness. In this role, you will have the opportunity to put your analytical abilities to use and help us solve complex problems. If you excel at research and statistics and have an aptitude for sophisticated technology, you will be an exceptional fit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understanding business objectives and designing surveys to discover prospective customers’ preferences.
  • Collect and process market, economic and statistical data using methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis and modeling using modern and traditional methods.
  • Perform accurate and reliable market research SWOT analysis.
  • Provide competitive analysis on various companies’ market offerings, and identify market trends, pricing/business models, sales, and methods of operation.
  • Remain fully informed on market trends, and other parties’ research and implement best practices.
  • Compile, analyze, and report data, applying models and statistical techniques to explain economic phenomena, and forecast trends or patterns that could guide future decisions.
  • Work closely with the management in developing and updating macroeconomic models.
  • Present their own work and research findings, and share and disseminate technical knowledge with internal and external audiences through, for example, technical reports or publication of articles.
  • Provide background material and research that will assist with policy advice to policymakers.
  • Prepare communications including policy briefs, presentations, seminars, and speeches.
  • Lead projects assigned by the Management.

Function-Specific Competencies

The Research Analyst (Market & Economics) should have the following attributes:

  • Ability to effectively apply statistical concepts to analysis.
  • Ability to interpret large amounts of data and to multi-task.
  • Ability to deliver timely, high-quality outputs that meet the specified brief.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to communicate and listen effectively.
  • Ability to organize, interpret and present information in a meaningful way to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of ethical behavior.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel as required.

 

Core Technical Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, or similar), databases and MS Office.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Working knowledge of data warehousing, modeling, and mining.
  • Excellent Research skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • BS degree in Statistics, Mathematics, (Applied) Economics or related field.

 

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