research analyst/ senior research analyst in chennai

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research analyst/ senior research analyst in chennai

About Frost & Sullivan:

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

Our “Growth Partnership” supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating two key elements driving visionary innovation: The Integrated Value Proposition and The Partnership Infrastructure. For more than 54 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment. For more information, please visit:


BU: Chemicals, Materials and Nutrition (CMN)

Program Area: Nutrition & Wellness

Title: Research Analyst/ Senior Research Analyst

Location: Chennai/Pune


Who are we seeking?

At Frost & Sullivan, we seek people who will do more than just analysis. You will play a significant role understanding client's business issues, challenges and aspirations. We believe that your ability to deliver solutions to clients' problems will depend more on your talent, skills and real life business experience than just your degree.

We are keen to employ people who care enough about a client's business problem, work hard to understand the underlying issues and accord priority to finding solutions to solve the problems. Here, your contributions will be as much important as our thought leadership and experience supporting clients. In solving business problems there are many unknowns. We are seeking people who can see a way though unfamiliarity, make sense out of limited information and draw insights from ambiguity. This quality will be critical to drum up critical support – both internal and external – to push ideas, plans and recommendations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work on research and consulting projects related to food & beverages, agrochemicals and chemicals & materials/additives used in healthcare and personal care industry
  • Author research reports and insights on the industry periodically – ad hoc requests, address client queries
  • Conduct primary and secondary research. Interact with executives from corporates, government & public sector enterprises, and other specialists in the ecosystem to understand and analyze market trends and conduct a minimum of 10-12 successful detailed primary interactions. Willingness to work across different time zones (North America, APAC & Europe)
  • Continuously monitor the market, and provide insightful quantitative and strategic analysis to our clients through research reports by performing estimates on market sizes and forecasting
  • Interact with executives from corporates, government & public sector enterprises, and other specialists in the ecosystem to understand and analyze market trends. To identify and benchmark companies in the industry for their best practices and conduct an in-depth discussion
  • Collate, dissect and analyze data to conduct opportunity analysis, competitive benchmarking and strategic recommendations for business growth
  • Contribute to articles, white papers and webinars/presentations

Strategic Contribution


Create incisive market intelligence documents on companies, markets, and sector that can be leveraged by C-level executives for their short, mid and long-term business planning


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong ability to acquire, analyze and manage information
  • Must possess good database and Internet research capabilities with a flair for secondary research, experience with Bloomberg, D&B, Factiva etc.
  • Ability to analyze annual reports of companies in detail
  • Ability of multi-tasking with a quick grasp of industry knowledge
  • Excel in effective interpretation of data and analysis. Excellent command of Microsoft Excel
  • Inquisitiveness to learn new concepts related to cross-industries and flexibility to work across industries if required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Natural team player
  • Self-starter with strong ability to work independently
  • Good organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Adept at creating compelling Powerpoint Presentations
  • Competent business writing skills

Qualifications and Experience


Experience: 2 – 5 Years

Bachelors: Bachelors in Biotechnology, B.E/B.Tech in Chemical, Biotechnology, Food Technology

Masters preferred: MBA/ Master’s in Biotechnology