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Company: Cognizant
Location: San Jose, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics


 The Pitch Analyst works with the Pod Leader, a seasoned senior analyst and Client Sales Team to provide research & analysis on (amongst other things):

  • Understand the client brief, and generate insightful reports through research and analysis
  • Analyze industry trends and market developments and present meaningful insights
  • Create in-depth, relevant research reports on potential targets
  • Develop deep-rooted knowledge of and expertise in the vertical and cloud solutions
  • Assist in research in other verticals as needed
  • Mentoring new analysts with research requests, established process to bring them to scale.

Professional Qualifications:

  • A graduate or a MBA (preferred)  with 1-2  years' experience in a research role, preferably in a financial, market research or management consulting firm (mandatory)
  • Hands-on experience in the chosen research vertical (BFS, Telecom, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology etc.)
  • Analytical and inquisitive mindset, with enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Should be able to work under general supervision, with limited review of work needed
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and presentation capabilities
  • Excellent presentation skills – PowerPoint and gSuite experience
  • Experience creating pitch decks for cloud services across multiple industry verticals is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of cloud products is highly desired.
Competencies Required:  

Problem Analysis: Ability to demonstrate some of the following behaviors in the context of the deliverables outlined as the Key Tasks for the Role.

  • Assimilates information quickly to get to the key facts
  • Recognizes clear trends within data
  • Applies lessons learnt from previous experiences
  • Applies a logical approach to the analysis of information and data
  • Understands the information needed and finds ways of obtaining it
  • Maintains confidentiality of information used and exchanged during research

Communication & Impact:

  • Builds trust with other analysts  through open and honest dialogue even in difficult situations
  • Speaks clearly and succinctly
  • Writes accurately, clearly and effectively
  • Structures his / her communications
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm 
  • Keeps necessary people informed of activities and developments
  • Volunteers to assist co-workers and covers work for others

Planning & Organizing:

  • Determines best use of time and assigns activities appropriately
  • Establishes priorities and plans for own work
  • Ensures urgent and important tasks are completed first
  • Identifies resources needed for own assignments: Uses simple tools and systems to structure personal activities (e.g. .to do. Lists, follow up procedures)
  • Escalates issues quickly if they can't be managed or resolved within agreed time-scales
  • Quickly and accurately reports on the status of work
  • Meets deadlines by managing time effectively
Drive & Commitment:
  • Goes above and beyond the basic job to ensure success
  • Demonstrates a positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Demonstrates commitment to his / her own and the team's goals
  • Sees tasks through to completion to achieve the desired results
  • Responsive, quick to act on inputs / feedback
  • Prepares for meetings, reads assigned material and completes agreed work requirements
  • Believes he/she can make a difference
  • Does what is necessary to meet deadlines
  • Volunteers for projects.

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Sep 10 2020

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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