Retained Executive Research Analyst (Intern or also graduate hire is possible)

  • Full time
  • Resonance Asia - Infinitus Plaza, 199 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong View on Map
  • Resonance Asia posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted: November 4, 2021 -Accepting applications

Job Detail

  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 1 Year
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

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.

The key responsibilities of the Research Consultant can be summarized as follows:

Search Process

  • 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 by:
    • Utilizing extensive on-line and proprietary database searches to identify qualified candidates
    • Ensuring candidates are market-validated and capturing and sharing market insights
    • 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
  • 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

Knowledge Management and Sector/Practice Activities

  • Work closely with Knowledge team to capture both search and non-search related information in our proprietary database
  • Grow and develop domain knowledge
  • Contribute actively to the development and propagation of best practices initiative

Your background


  • Bachelor’s degree from a respected institution
  • Experience of ideally 1 year in a commercial environment, ideally with market research, business development or customer interaction

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
  • 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
  • Collaborative and Culturally aware
  • Be a decent human being!

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Required skills