Bersin & Associates, the leading provider of research and advisory consulting in enterprise learning and talent management, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our research team for the position of Research Analyst.
About the Company
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic and fast-growing company in the enterprise learning and HR markets. Bersin & Associates clients include global companies in financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, energy, high technology and all other major industries.
We are seeking a research analyst to lead our human resources practice, conduct business research and manage our relationships with industry vendors. Research areas will cover all aspects of human resources including service delivery models, outsourcing, measurement and analytics, employee engagement, workforce management and compensation and rewards.
We are looking for people who can learn our business, help us grow, and take advantage of opportunities to develop with the company.
Key Responsibilities of this Role Include
Establish research priorities and define audiences and communities.
Conduct quantitative and qualitative research and develop industry surveys.
Write industry studies, research reports and case studies covering a variety of HR topics, including
HR Organization and Governance
Service Delivery Models
Outsourcing and Shared Services
HR Measurement and Analytics
Compensation and Rewards
Define best practice tools, models and frameworks.
Deliver webcast and industry conference presentations and facilitate workshops.
Work directly with clients to answer research-based questions and help solve business challenges.
Understand the industry landscape of solution providers to advise members.
Conduct regular product strategy and management briefings with key providers of business solutions, including HR Outsourcers, Consulting and Technology.
Communicate our unique value proposition to clients and providers and define how they engage with us to help them and us increase market exposure and generate revenue.
Work with the marketing and sales teams to help position products and solutions to prospects.
Work with the consulting team to scope and deliver on consulting engagements when needed.
Company Values and Culture
Bersin & Associates is a premium provider of research and advisory consulting to corporations and government organizations. We are a fast-growing company with a performance and teamwork-oriented culture, seeking people who can grow and develop with the organization. We hire high quality individuals who want to contribute, learn, and grow in their careers.
The ideal candidate has experience in the corporate market and wants to be part of a high quality, successful advisory organization. The individual should be able to align with and work to our five company principles:
1. Unparalleled client service
2. Error-free quality
3. Research integrity and depth
4. Very high customer value
Key Attributes, Skills and Competencies
Core Job Competencies
Advanced Research Techniques –Has the ability to design research surveys, analyze data, identify trends, assess market positioning, develop models and provide valuable insights.
Advanced Writing Skills – Is proficient in a variety of writing styles, and uses the appropriate style that suits the message and the audience. Produces well structured and dynamic pieces of writing.
Advanced Analytical Skills – Seeks out and pieces together fragments of information; extrapolates, builds and applies conceptual models; recognizes patterns; and, draws conclusions from partial data.
Speaking and Presentation Skills – Is comfortable delivering presentations to individual organizations and large audiences during client visits, conference settings, and webinars.
Self-Directed - a strong candidate will have the discipline to meet deadlines and fulfill commitments to associates and clients on-time.
Time Management - Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.
Project Management – Has the discipline of planning, organizing, an
Minimum Bachelors, Preferred advanced degree (in the field of Human Resources, Organizational Psychology/Behavior, Education, or Communication.)
Based on Experience. Our process will include a request for 2-3 sample writing pieces. Apply directly at: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA1/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BERSIN&cws=1&rid=87