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Senior Analyst - Industrials

Noida - India

Role description:

We are looking for senior analysts to work in the Industrials sector with a primary focus on the procurement, marketing and strategy disciplines.

To be successful a candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to understand a research brief and demonstrate a suitable approach to that task by interpreting and analysing information for accuracy, completeness and relevance before presenting this back in a structured way.

The candidate should be familiar with how to locate the relevant and accurate information through both primary and secondary methods.

At The Smart Cube, we expect Senior Analysts to be able to produce high quality, client-ready output with minimal supervision as well identifying any potential risks and escalating these appropriately.

Key competencies:

• Ability to conduct primary and secondary research to extract relevant information drawing upon databases such as DialogPro, Thomson, Factiva and Bloomberg.
• Understanding of industry dynamics and research models such as Porter’s Five Forces as well as strong domain knowledge of their core subjects areas.
• Creative outlook and ability to think of multiple approaches to address a problem
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Strong team player and keen learner with a ‘can do’ attitude
• Proactive and ready to take initiative as well as ready to listen to feedback.
• Graduate in any discipline, MBA preferred

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Senior Analyst - Life Sciences

Noida - India

Role description:

We are looking for senior analysts to work in the Industrials sector with a primary focus on the procurement, marketing and strategy disciplines. Our clients cover the value chain from pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to consulting firms

To be successful a candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to understand a research brief and demonstrate a suitable approach to that task by interpreting and analysing information for accuracy, completeness and relevance before presenting this back in a structured way.

The candidate should be familiar with how to locate the relevant and accurate information through both primary and secondary methods.

At The Smart Cube, we expect Senior Analysts to be able to produce high quality, client-ready output with minimal supervision as well identifying any potential risks and escalating these appropriately.

Key areas:

• Competitive tracking and benchmarking
• Market estimation and assessment
• Market entry strategies
• Clinical trial tracking /benchmarking
• Opportunity assessment
• Epidemiology based forecasting
• KOL identification and profiling
• Conference coverage
• Social media analytics
• Media monitoring/newsletters
• Brand planning
• Literature analysis
• Company profiles, industry reports, cross industry custom ad-hoc requests in a rapid research environment

Key competencies:

• Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices and consumer health industry
• Play an active role in all aspects of an engagement – identification of issues, formulation of hypotheses, planning and conducting analyses; and synthesising conclusions into recommendations
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• 1-4 years of experience in business research and market research role combined with the relevant background in Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical domain
• Masters in Biotechnology/Full-time post-graduate management degree or diploma in Biotechnology or Masters in Pharma Marketing and Management or Pharma Marketing

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Data Scientist

Noida - India

Role description:

We are looking for a data scientist with significant experience in building high-performing algorithms, prototypes, predictive models and proof of concept models.

To support the goals of our clients you will typically be asked to develop data set processes for data modelling, mining and production as well as integrating new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures.

This will be done using a range of various coding languages and tools as well as creating custom software components (e.g., specialised UDFs) and analytics applications where necessary.

Across all of this will we will be looking for you to recommend new ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality as well as collaborating with your fellow data architects, modelers and IT team members on project goals.

Key competencies:

• In-depth knowledge and skill in programing, databases, algorithms and big data platforms as well as being responsible for solution design across a range of new and existing engagements
• A minimum six months experience in programming in Python
• Significant exposure to database architectures with at least six months experience in data base management and ETL job handling.
• Understanding of SQL-based technologies (e.g., PostgreSQL and MySQL)
• Strong knowledge of Predictive modelling, NLP and text analysis
• Exposure to UNIX/Linux/Windows
• Experience in text analytics, machine learning and Big Data tools
• B.Tech/B.E. with minimum 2 years of experience

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Assistant Manager – Spend Analytics

Noida - India

Role description:

We are looking for an assistant manager with 4+ years of experience in Spend Analytics. The ideal candidate is expected to execute spend analysis projects for various clients including large corporations and professional service firms.

Should Understand the spend data based on client type and accordingly follow a work approach, interpret and analyse information for accuracy, exhaustiveness and applicability.

Key competencies:

• Ability to perform end-to-end spend analysis including data extraction, consolidation, cleansing (including supplier normalisation), classification (taxonomy creation), and reporting
• Identify gaps and actionable opportunities in the spend data by performing suitable analytics. Present the analysis in a structured report using dashboards like Tableau, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Ability to extract relevant information from various databases such as DialogPro, Thomson, Factiva and Bloomberg
• Understanding of spend terms like invoice details, material group, purchase group, & GL description
• Ability to understand various taxonomies such as UNSPSC, eclass, SIC and building client-specific taxonomy and with strong review skills
• Experience of direct interaction with clients, both through emails and conference calls, and leading client discussions independently
• Knowledge of various technical tools such as SAP, Ariba, Emptoris, and Zycus
• Knowledge of working across data file types like CSV, Text, MS Excel, and RDBMS (Access and SQL files)
• In-depth knowledge of certain indirect categories
• Manage a team of analysts in terms of work delegation, performance management, career counselling, etc and lead client discussions and establish a trusted relationship, and handle various client situations independently.
• Working knowledge of Excel, Access, Tableau, PPT and comfort with technology in general
• MBA with 6-10 years of experience in executing and managing spend analysis projects, including both direct and indirect, and tail spend analysis

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Manager - Marketing Analytics

Noida - India

Role description:

We are looking for a manager with 6+ years of experience who can independently manage multiple projects of varying complexities, ensuring top quality and timeline adherence.

The candidate would be required to help various project teams organise, manage, and analyse client data and carry out logical, accuracy and consistency checks on data and identify the right approach, methodology and techniques to answer various client questions, using spreadsheets, statistical software and RDBMS packages like SAS, SQL Server, MS Access, MS Excel, etc.

The ideal candidate should identify trends and evaluate insights in terms of logic and reasoning, guide junior project leads and team members on understanding client objectives and translate these business questions into an analytical plan with associated priorities and constraints.

Help and guide team members on how to use and implement basic and advanced statistical techniques such as linear/non-linear Regression, decision trees, segmentation, SEM, forecasting etc. on various projects
Act as client lead and maintain the client relationship; make independent decisions related to client management.

Key competencies:

• Expertise in one or more statistical tools such as SAS, R
• In-depth hands-on knowledge in using MS Access/ SQL; VBA, Excel, PPT
• Experience in Machine learning, NLP, and knowledge about Hadoop, Map Reduce will be an added advantage.
• Knowledge of basic statistical tools and techniques like cross-tabulations, correlation, regression, etc.
• Knowledge of working across multiple data types and files like flat files, RDBMS files, Excel datasheets, etc.
• Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques like Decision trees, CART, SEM, Forecasting techniques.
• Experience in managing, cleaning and analysis of large datasets using statistical packages like SAS, R
• Superior problem solving abilities and strong analytical thinking
• A positive, enthusiastic, self-driven person with excellent communication skills
• Mature seasoned individual comfortable with challenging the status quo
• MBA with 6-8 years of relevant experience in Advanced Analytics across a variety of projects starting from basic reporting, dashboard development, EDA, segmentation, forecasting, predictive modelling, optimisation

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Principal Analyst – Financial Services

Noida - India

Role description:

We are looking for Principal Analyst with 7+ years of experience in the equity investment research space with core expertise in more than 1 sector (i.e. mining, healthcare, consumer, retail etc.). The principal analyst will be expected to take ownership of end-to-end financial models for coverage companies and contribute to various reports for coverage sector–earnings notes, investment teasers, initiating coverage notes, sector notes, thematic notes.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to work and multi-task in a dynamic environment and possess excellent communication (both written and oral) as well as being able to effectively communicate their research in writing and verbally to clients.

Key competencies:

• Issuing timely updates on company events/sector events/trend-changing events and gauging the impact on valuation of stocks
• Building and maintaining sector-specific databases and periodicals
• Replying to queries from equity sales or institutional investors
• Should have the ability to form independent views on stocks and generate research ideas for the client
• Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and valuations, industry analysis, macroeconomic analysis
• Thorough understanding of financial markets and awareness of developments therein
• Knowledge of various databases such as Bloomberg, Thomson One, Capital IQ, DataStream
• Excellent secondary research skills
• Masters or post graduate degree in finance or Chartered Accountant

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Senior Analyst – CPG

Noida - India

Role description:

We are looking for senior analysts to  with a primary focus on the procurement, marketing and strategy disciplines.

To be successful a candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to understand a research brief and demonstrate a suitable approach to that task by interpreting and analysing information for accuracy, completeness and relevance before presenting this back in a structured way.

The candidate should be familiar with how to locate the relevant and accurate information through both primary and secondary methods.

At The Smart Cube, we expect Senior Analysts to be able to produce high quality, client-ready output with minimal supervision as well identifying any potential risks and escalating these appropriately.

Key Competencies:

• Ability to conduct primary and secondary research to extract relevant information drawing upon databases such as DialogPro, Thomson, Factiva and Bloomberg.
• Understanding of industry dynamics and research models such as Porter’s Five Forces as well as strong domain knowledge of their core subjects areas.
• Creative outlook and ability to think of multiple approaches to address a problem
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Strong team player and keen learner with a ‘can do’ attitude
• Proactive and ready to take initiative as well as ready to listen to feedback.
• Graduate in any discipline, MBA preferred

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Analyst

Timisoara - Romania

Role description:

We are looking for analysts to work in our Timisoara office with a focus on procurement, marketing and strategy disciplines.

Research Analysts work under the guidance of a Project Lead to create reports that involve conducting secondary research and interviews with industry experts, interpreting and analysing information.
Specific tasks include the following:

• Analyse size, trend, key success factors, value chain and competitive landscape of various markets
• Use analytical frameworks such as Porter’s 5 forces, BCG Matrix, 2×2 Matrix etc. to evaluate the dynamics of industries
• Identify partners and suppliers for clients and assess their financial stability and fit with our client

Key competencies:

• University degree (preferably Economics, Business, Finance, Management in Production and Transportation)
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Strong analytical skills
• High level of numeracy and of attention to details
• Strong problem solving and logical reasoning capabilities
• Good understanding of how businesses function

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Senior Analyst

Timisoara - Romania

Role description:

We are looking for a senior analyst with a focus on procurement support.

The position involves providing procurement support to our global clients, to effectively run e-sourcing tenders.

At The Smart Cube, we expect Senior Analysts to be able to produce high quality, client-ready output with minimal supervision as well identifying any potential risks and escalating these appropriately.

Responsibilities include:

• Configure tenders on an e-sourcing platform by translating the client strategy and objectives into a live tender
• Challenge and guide category teams to ensure the objectives are effectively met
• Oversee the execution of tender-related activities – planning, configuration, monitoring, and analysis
• Proactively identify and escalate any issues that arise
• Monitor the tender submission process and if required adjust the configuration during the course of the tender
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with sourcing teams and relevant stakeholders to obtain necessary input, feedback, and sign-off on data and documentation
• Ensure that strategic e-sourcing best practices are maintained and shared across the organization
• Occasional travel to client sites abroad may be required

Key competencies:

• University Degree (preferably Economics, Business, Finance, Accounting)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Previous experience in Procurement or Project Management
• Previous exposure to a client-facing role
• Understanding of business and economic concepts
• Excellent logical skills, problem-solving abilities, and detail oriented
• Ability to deal with complex situations professionally and tactfully
• Well organised and structured, ability to prioritise and multitask

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