May 18, 2011

Opening at Venture Intelligence: Head – Research Services

We are looking to hire a suitable candidate for the following position:

Designation: Head – Research Services

Location: Chennai

Reporting to: MD & CEO



Roles and Responsibilities

o High quality of research that enrich the Venture Intelligence product offerings
- Provide hands-on leadership for a team of analysts to create and update financial transaction and valuation information in user-friendly format.
o Assigns daily workload to analysts and follows through on all tasks assigned to the team. Contributes to production as needed.
o Ensures deliveries are on-time and conform to quality standards.
o Accountable for performance of the team and effectiveness of production processes. Responsible for intra-team policies, procedure, and workflow.
o Assist in recruiting new team members by evaluating candidates
o Implements training for new hires and existing team members as necessary
o Develop new features/products for existing customer segments
- Should be able to interface with programming (internal/outsourced) to develop new features, products, etc
o Develop new target segments (by working with the BizDev team)

Qualifications
Ideal candidate would have 10-12 years experience in the financial services/research domain with at least 3 years in a start-up environment.

Must Haves
• Keenness for an Entrepreneurial leadership role
o Excellent coordination, organization and multi-tasking skills
o Strong problem solving capabilities with hands-on approach
o Self motivated & ability to work in an unstructured environment
o Act independently to manage projects from start to finish
o Ability to communicate with people at different levels of the organization
o Exceptional oral and written communications skills.
o High familiarity with corporate finance instruments ; PE/VC deal terms and M&A structures
o Understanding of Indian market place
o Interest in hiring and grooming a research team

Desirable
o CA / MBA Degree
o Hired & managed a team of research analysts before
o Familiarity with international database products
o Quantitative Modelling & Familiarity with Alternative Investments Analysis
o Exposure to Indian market place – offerings / pricing/ sales strategy
o Technology savvy – ability to create specs and work with programmers for new feature/product creation

Interested candidates can email their resumes to arun@ventureintelligence.in