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Analyst - K&I Business Research

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Job Title

Analyst – K&I (Business Research)

Business Area

Knowledge & Information (K&I) - Business Research under Business & Research Solutions Group (BRS)

Career Band




Days/Hours of Work

5 days /40 hrs per week


Line/ Functional: Deputy Manager – Business & Research Solutions Group (BRS)




Clifford Chance Business Services is a subsidiary of Clifford Chance LLP and specialises in providing a range of IT enabled services to overseas organisations. We add value to our customer's operations by offering high quality, skilled and dedicated people to support business processes in a consistent and customer-focused way.

The Business Research team is part of the Knowledge & Information (K&I) stream within the GSSC Business & Research Solutions Group (BRS). The team combines information selected from third-party sources with internal Clifford Chance data to provide research in response to specific requests. Business research includes Taxi Briefings, Market and Industry overviews, Competitive Analysis, geographic and executive research.


The candidate should be comfortable working in the following shifts: Afternoon (A) - 13:30 to 22:00 (Apr – Oct) | 14:30 – 23:00 (Nov – Mar)


Key Accountabilities

·     Create value added content by utilizing internal & external public research sources such as government & regulatory documents, stock exchanges, industry journals, analyst reports as well as information databases and our research tools to collect, summarize, and synthesize relevant financial, industry-specific market, and business information pertaining to:

o   Global Public and Private companies

o   Critical Business Information

o   Financial News

o   Transactions such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Placements, and Public Offering Transactions

o   Key Executives and Directors

·     Work closely with colleagues within as well as external to the practice, and SMEs to collect relevant information.

·     Support the practice while working on client engagements, developing syndicated reports as well as internal business development efforts.

·     Liaise with clients in a professional and helpful manner and be responsible for front line client interaction.

·     Ensure full understanding of the job requirements using planning and negotiating skills to agree achievable deadlines.

·     Determine appropriate research approach.

·     Support various business improvement initiatives in progress/ planned. Become the agent of positive change to your team and an expertise in your line of work.

·     Keep yourself updated on methods and technologies that can help make you and your team more efficient.


Education and Experience

We are seeking a high calibre individual to maintain our exceptional standards. This person should have:

·     Bachelor’s degree; MBA strongly preferred

·     History of excellence in academics, personal and vocational achievements

·     1.5 – 3.0 years' work experience in a professional services environment (Management Consulting/ Business Research)

·     Domain Knowledge: Familiarity with the global Business environment, Databases (CapitalIQ, Mergermarket, Nexis, OneSource, Orbis) international/ global Research sources and Content.

·     An inquisitive and investigative nature.


Skills and Activities

·     Very strong oral and written communication skills, including attention to detail.

·     Good working knowledge of MS PowerPoint.

·     Comfortable with MS Excel and Word.

·     Strong problem-solving skills and analytical capability.

·     Ability to work in fast paced environment on multiple tasks simultaneously and also as part of team but still be able to function independently.

·     Ability to work under pressure and successfully manage deadlines.

·     Self-motivated and able to prioritize and work independently.

·     Ability to interact and effectively work with others in a team environment.

·     Strong organization skills.

·     Motivated to excel in business.

·     Intellectual curiosity.


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