Vice President of Research - Financial Services
ORC International - New York, NY

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ORC International
  • has an exciting opportunity to join their New York City office as a Research Vice President on the Financial Services Team. In this position you will have the opportunity to direct and supervise all aspects of client account management and associated research projects with clients in the financial services industry. Our Financial Services practice covers retail and investment banks, card payment providers, insurers and private equity, among other industry sub-verticals.

    Primary Position Responsibilities:
    Lead and manage multiple teams of Directors and Analysts who are responsible for fulfilling client work and engagements;
    • Identify new revenue opportunities in partnership with the Managing Director and Sales Directors; conduct scoping calls and write business proposals, as required;
    • Fully understand clients’ needs and builds lasting relationships with clients; anticipate and proactively address client concerns with the best ORC International service;
    • Oversee assigned client engagements, including setting project scope, project analysis, writing and communication;
    • Effectively lead interim meetings and deliver presentations to clients; present interim and final report findings;
    • As appropriate, apprise clients on project progress and ensure projects are delivered on time and budget;
    • Regularly contribute to mentoring and developing staff, including hiring and retaining staff;
    • Provide oversight and feedback on work done by all team members, including final deliverables, to ensure ORC International delivers high-quality work and meets client expectations;
    • Help drive sales and marketing activities for practice.
    • Assist in decisions regarding the future strategic direction of the Financial Services practice
    Key Qualifications:
    Experience leading a dynamic and diverse research team
    • Ability to direct and supervise all aspects of client account management and associated research projects
    • Strong team orientation/ability to work cooperatively with other individuals at all levels at ORC and client organizations, including senior executives
    • Capable of handling difficult client situations in a tactful and professional manner.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to understand client’s business issues and utilize research to directly address these issues
    • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
    • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    Education, Experience, and Certification:
    BA/BS from a 4 year college or university. Minimum GPA 3.0.
    • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in a professional services environment and a background in consulting, research or project management.
    • An entrepreneurial spirit is must
    ORC International offers an attractive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits. At ORC International, our employees are directly responsible for our success. We strongly believe in rewarding employees for their initiative, teamwork and leadership. Every day, we expect our employees to ask questions, demand better solutions and challenge one another to succeed. We are constantly looking for candidates who are not only qualified and knowledgeable, but also have the drive to grow professionally.
    We hope you make the decision to join us by sending your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to us at careers@orcinternational.com . You must indicate VP, Financial Services in the subject line to ensure proper delivery.

    ORC International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/D/V.
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