Resonance Asia


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  • Mission
    Our mission is to help our clients adopt to the new normal and requirements of leadership & culture with a purpose. We are problem solvers for our clients and not just transactional brokers. We want to create and unearth value.
  • Team Culture
    • We are dynamic, non hierarchical, curious team, we love what we do.
    • We love to deliver great service to our clients and go the extra mile for them and each other.
    • We look out for each other and have a good team spirit.
    • We are authentic and nimble, driven and client oriented.
  • Why Work With Us?
    • You will be involved and help the team in various areas which will give you the opportunity to learn
    • We work on high level executive search roles and with highly prestigious multi national clients in financial services.
    • We go out together, to have drinks and dinners every month to celebrate and share success.
    • We are looking either for an intern and could be also open to hiring a graduate as full time.
  • What We Do?
    A Research Associate/Research Consultant is a key member of our research & execution team. He/she is an integral member of the search team and will be involved in a wide variety of activities across the entire value chain of search from assisting Consultants in the identification of business development opportunities through the executive search process to the closure of an assignment. Consultant activities such as interviewing candidates and writing candidate reports do not form responsibilities of this role unless as part of the Associate in Training program (AIT). The key responsibilities of the Research Consultant can be summarized as follows:
    • Search Process
    • Be capable of formulating a compelling search strategy independently and contribute to its execution
    • Participate actively in the search process, in partnership with Consultants, balancing multiple projects within agreed-upon time frames, and effectively adjusting priorities and strategies as necessary
    • Produce comprehensive reports, which detail the relevant target companies, possible market sources and candidates for an assignment, and prioritize approaches appropriately
    • Consistently identify and develop “best in class”, high quality, diverse candidate slates (both obvious and non-obvious) by:
      • Demonstrating consistent judgement and accuracy in assessing prospects against required experience, competencies and culture fit
      • Utilizing extensive on-line and proprietary database searches to identify qualified candidates
      • Ensuring candidates are market-validated and capturing and sharing market insights gathered during the course of a project with internal and external clients
      • Approaching and sourcing key industry players, where appropriate, to develop a comprehensive market overview to help inform our clients
      • Assisting Consultants in managing candidates throughout the search process
    • Liaise with colleagues in other offices to fully leverage our network by sharing ideas and best practices
    • Collaborate with administrative support in the creation of content-rich, insight-driven client status reports
    • Maintain the highest quality information on the database, including the timely and rigorous capture of insight gathered during the course of search work
    • Business Development
    • Closely monitor specific markets, using both research tools and business contacts, and highlight potential opportunities to support Consultants in the development of new relationships and broadening existing ones
    • Conduct background research to create supporting material for pitches and client presentations, including value added market and client knowledge, alongside Knowledge teams
    • Where appropriate, attend pitches and client meetings
    • Knowledge Management and Sector/Practice Activities
    • Work closely with Knowledge team to capture both search and non-search related information in our proprietary database
    • Demonstrate real domain knowledge, insight and an informed view to support Consultants and enhance our standing in the market.
    • Contribute actively to the development and propagation of best practices initiative
    Your background Education
    • Bachelor’s degree from a respected institution
    • Experience
    • A minimum of 4 years’ business experience, post degree, in a commercial or business related role, to have included a data gathering and analysis element, OR in the research function of a related practice of a top tier executive search firm
    Required skills
    • Excellent listening skills
    • Ability to filter large amounts of information, quickly identify the salient points and provide relevant insights
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills, particularly the ability to interact credibly with individuals from all levels of an organization
    • Excellent writing skills and ability to produce quality, well-structured documentation for clients
    • Highly organized – outstanding time management and ability to prioritize.
    • Strong proficient in MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint
    Personal Qualities
    • Bright, smart, intuitive
    • Intellectually curious and a quick thinker
    • Able to develop and defend a point of view
    • Drive and tenacity with the desire to excel
    • Self-starter, who is able to meet deadlines while multi-tasking
    • Attention to detail
    • Resilient
    • Results focused
    • Strong team orientation and collaborative instincts
    • Sound judgement
    • Culturally aware
    • Be a decent human being!

Company Description

Resonance Asia is a retained boutique leadership advisory & executive search firm with offices in Hong Kong & Tokyo.

We help our clients to transform and adapt to the new rules of the game by introducing leaders that are able to vitalize and energize employees, culture and have positive impact on the overall businesses

Marc Baloch is the founder of Resonance Asia.

After over 20 years’ experience in executive search. Marc has huge passion for the industry of customer centric financial services, including insurance and its transformation.

He launched Resonance Asia to address the gap between generic “Global Firms” and transactional boutique search firms.

In his over 20 years’ experience, Marc has worked retained as a trusted advisor on many C-suite roles, consistently attracting the best talent from within and outside the insurance industry (Retail & Consumer Banking, Payments & Cards, Fintech, Technology, FMCG) to propel clients’ transformation journey towards ‘Customer Centricity’, digital technology and partnership ecosystem play.

He has worked for leading firms such as Spencer Stuart & Associates, where he served as Regional Head of Insurance.
At Marlin Hawk, Marc successfully led the international venture into the Asian Markets.

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