Business Development Analyst - Mandarin & English



Our international client, one of the world's foremost leadership advisory consulting firms, is now hiring a Business Development Analyst to join their team in Singapore.
Our client has advised some of the world’s largest industrial organisations, among them the leaders in Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Process Industries, Transportation Logistics and Services and Engineered Products and Solutions. The Industrial Practice operates within a global network, spanning strategic markets worldwide.
The Business Development (BD) analyst is responsible for producing insightful company, industry and/or functional analysis that would differentiate the organisation in business development situations, as well as help deepen the firm’s client relationships. This includes building insight to support client pursuit strategies and deliverables, such as qualification packages, RFPs and Get Smarts. The Analyst is to provide ‘hands on’ business development and content creation support to the Industrial Practice and its members.
Job Profile for Business Development Analyst
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Support the creation of business development content and insights for pitches, relationship building, and strategic account planning
  • Use business research resources and the firm's knowledge to develop "get smart" packages that go beyond "canned" content to provide an insightful understanding of the potential client's organisation and industry. Synthesise information succinctly and clearly so that it is easily incorporated into client-ready documents
  • Surface cross-selling opportunities by researching key trigger points for Leadership Advisory Services. Integrate associated conversation starters into business development materials, where relevant
  • Assist in the creation of qualifications packs for new business development initiatives/pitches. Develop sophisticated and insightful presentation materials, in partnership with consultant teams, the BD Center of Excellence Team Leader and/or Practice Manager
  • Contribute to the long list ideas for calibration in pitches by leveraging internal and external resources to identify potential prospects
  • Conduct analyses to develop insight about clients, competitors, how processes produce better outcomes, what the best candidates/ leaders look like and how the placements perform
  • Share learnings from pitches and business development initiatives across the BDCOE team to ensure the firm is continuously refining and improving their processes, responsiveness and pitch effectiveness
  • Conduct research to support the creation of intellectual capital/value adding thought pieces for use by BDand delivery teams
  • Synthesise internal and external information to generate previously untapped insights/opportunities, giving the firm a competitive edge in the marketplace
Candidate Profile for Business Development Analyst
  • Must be fluent in Mandarin & English, both written and spoken. Additional language skills are a strong plus
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree. Library qualification is a plus
  • 0-3 years of experience working in a consulting environment and/or a role involving significant client service and the management of multiple projects towards tight timelines in an environment where competing demands are the norm
  • Experience in financial services and a broad understanding of the financial services industry across sectors or a strong desire and willingness to learn
  • Strong research skills: experience with collecting and organising information from databases and/or internet resources. Ability to analyse and synthesise data into other formats. Familiar with business reference resources such as Factiva, Hoovers, Capital IQ and OneSource
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office platform (emphasis on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytic and project management skills
What Our Client Offers
  • Health insurance contribution
  • 15 vacation days excluding public holidays
  • Become part of a dynamic team in a highly international working environment
  • Medical benefits, eligible to be reimbursed for clinical, dental, vision and non-hospitalization expenses to a certain amount
Work Hours:

40 hours per week