• Associate Consultant

    Job Locations SG-Singapore
    Category
    Consulting
  • Overview

    Fuel your intellectual curiosity and professional growth. Forrester is an idea company, where smart, motivated, curious people bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions to collaborate on ideas that change the course of business. Most of all, bring a point of view; here, every voice has value. At Forrester, you’ll work with innovative clients at emerging and established brands; these are the business and technology leaders we inspire and who inspire us. The Forrester experience is built on a singular, powerful purpose: to challenge thinking and lead change.

     

    About This Role:

     

    The Associate Consultant is a foundational member of Forrester’s Asia Pacific research and consulting team. The Associate Consultant works with members of the consulting, sales, and research organizations to manage and deliver highly relevant consulting engagements for clients.

     

    The Associate Consultant will quickly ramp up to lead project delivery and will have opportunities to play a key role in supporting a rapidly growing business in Asia Pacific.


    Primary responsibilities for this role will include:

    1. Deliver custom market research-based engagements for technology and other marketing customers seeking impactful knowledge on their key market and data-driven messaging and marketing collateral for that audience.
    2. In addition, the Associate Consultant will be able to collaborate with our team of domain experts to provide research-based consulting services to end user organizations with a focus on enabling digital strategies and digital customer experience strategies.
    3. Project manage custom research and consulting projects and team up with our team of consultants and analysts to deliver high-quality consulting deliverables in budget and on time.

     

    The ideal candidate has a research-based storytelling and content marketing, or management consulting background with project management experience and an affinity to build subject matter expertise in B2B content marketing, strategy consulting, or enterprise technology.

    Responsibilities

    • Act as a project manager and leader for complex, long-term, and multifaceted consulting projects sold to senior-level IT and line-of-business executives at large/global technology vendor or end-user companies. 
    • Execute end-to-end delivery of client consulting projects based on primary research interviews, survey work, financial analysis and Excel modeling.
    • Develop project plans and meeting agendas, set milestones, coordinate internal and external resources and schedules to ensure project delivery, manage project expenses and revenue, and monitor progress against client and internal commitments.
    • Take the lead on research design and execution of custom quantitative and qualitative research and other project methodologies; this includes conducting executive interviews, leading quantitative/survey-based data gathering and analysis, and heavily contributing to final client deliverables. This also includes taking an active role on final project delivery and presentation to clients.
    • Take a lead role and assume accountability in managing client satisfaction and project quality, with a focus on the role of our client and the goals they need meet to be successful. Also includes responsibility for overall polish/editing of all project deliverables.
    • Manage third-party agencies to field custom research for projects (including vendor selection, data quality control, and adherence to project deadlines).
    • Serve the key interface between the client and the project team during the project.
    • Team up with local and global analysts and consultants to provide strategic consulting services.
    • Cooperate with other teams in the Asia Pacific region and globally.

    Qualifications

    Forrester is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring. Our product is our intellectual capital, so we welcome and reward intellectual excellence, curiosity, and sophisticated thinking and look for:

     

    • A bachelor’s degree from an established and well-recognized university; an MBA or master’s degree a plus.
    • Two to four years of experience at a top-tier management consulting or market research company with hands-on research and consulting experience.
    • A proven track record of delivering superior client experience and a strong aptitude/ experience in project quality management.
    • Demonstrated experience or deep interest in a wide range of technology topics.
    • The ability to communicate and present to high-level contacts at our clients’ organizations.
    • Extensive project management skills with the ability to handle several projects at one time, working with and managing distributed teams.
    • A strong aptitude and/or experience in project management, leadership, and responsibility; experience in vendor management is a plus.
    • Demonstrated capabilities in research, including familiarity with statistical methods, and strong Excel skills — working knowledge of research/graphical/statistical software/tools (e.g., SPSS, MarketSight, SurveyMonkey).
    • Experience in having worked in an international environment with work or academic experience abroad a plus.
    • Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
    • A person who is looking for a career path and varied leadership opportunities.

     

     

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    Forrester Research is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment.

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