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Senior Researcher

New Delhi, India | Boston Consulting Group

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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The ideal candidate should be able to successfully deliver on variety of requests through the day. The environment is fast paced and may need the senior researcher to connect with the customers from the case/knowledge teams to refine/understand the scope, devise an appropriate approach; package and deliver to the satisfaction of the customer. The senior researcher will be a strong problem solver and will work well independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. S/he will mentor and coach more junior staff to foster an environment of apprenticeship and knowledge sharing. This professional will welcome the opportunity to grow and learn in an apprenticeship culture where they can quickly build and expand their research knowledge base to the next level. 


Contributes to building "best in class research function" by partnering directly with consultants and Practice Areas to understand knowledge needs; proactively identifies knowledge gaps; suggests improvements in the research process; helps develop the overall DRS service portfolio

Lead regional research delivery team and help in designing the strategy for Public sector business, stakeholder and client management, performance management of team

Work closely and build strong relationship with Public Sector stakeholders in Asia pacific and Middle East region and develop partnership with other DRS center’s public sector leads

Develops deep expertise in specialized research tools, databases and sources; may focus on specific data classes (e.g., demographics, microeconomics, commodities, etc.)

Supports more complex research products (e.g., Client Pitch decks, Industry primers, POVs etc.)

Coaches, mentors and guides the junior team members

Collaborate and work closely with the researchers from other teams including that of the external knowledge partners

Clarifies request objectives with internal customers to ensure correct understanding of the brief for a high quality output.


University degree (MBA preferred) with demonstrated high academic record

6 to 8 years of business research experience (Public Sector, education, macroeconomics, economic development, public policies). Sound understanding of public sector organizations is important

Proven research and commercial database searching capabilities (e.g. World bank, OECD, IMF, Eurostat and government statistical authorities)

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