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Strategy and Research Analyst

Kershaw Leonard

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Ref: KP792-775

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Responsible for providing research and analytical support to business units within the organisation and to RAK-wide stakeholders, as required. He/she conducts necessary research and analysis for RAK, including Market and Economic surveys against best practice organisations to help make informed business decisions about innovation and growth

Research, Analytics, and Product Management
• Perform research and analysis, including market and economic research, as well as benchmarking against best practice organisations.
• Conduct research on investor requirements and emerging market trends to seek commercial and product development opportunities, identifying new growth areas from a geographical, sector and product perspective.
• Develop case studies and specific business cases, around key sectors, industries, and their value chains, to support investment attraction initiatives.
• Provide strategic and financial analysis on company initiatives and RAK government projects, as required, to assist in the decision making process.
• Conduct feasibility studies to support development of strategy plans, including corporate strategy and pricing strategy.
• Assist with the development of corporate and pricing strategies.
• Manage, execute and periodically update competitor benchmarking of key products to ensure pricing and related value propositions are in line with market trends and update pricing periodically to respond effectively and timely to market fluctuations.
• Assist in developing new products and their pricing model and improve existing ones.
• Assist with financial evaluations to assess pricing strategy effectiveness and assess financial impact of changes in pricing strategy based on overall pricing history and profitability.

Departmental Support
• Support the Business Development and Marketing departments with industry and economic research.
• Support all divisions with the Corporate Business Planning alignment and implementation.
• Cooperate with all departments in order to identify factors interfering with the feasibility of business and assisting with action plans and mitigate these risks.

Analysis and Reporting
• Manage the process of periodic management reporting on market research conducted, including competitive analysis, industry trends, and strategy implementation updates


Educational Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, or in similar fields.

Years of Experience
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in research, business analysis, strategy or similar field.

Other requirements
• Fluent in written and spoken English (Arabic is preferred).
• Proficient English writing skills.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving ability.
• Strategy development and research experience.
• Financial analysis skills.
• Excellent risk and quantitative analysis skills.
• Financial modelling skills.
• Strong data handling skills.
• Good communication skills.
• Excellent knowledge of MS package, specifically PowerPoint and Excel

About the Company


Who we are:

Founded in September 1999 The Kershaw Leonard Group was based upon professional recruitment practices laid down by the UK Institute of Employment Consultants whose values are still at the core of our success today.

Inherently we believe that recruitment is a people business not a CV processing business and as such we take time and care to make sure we understand the needs of both our Clients and our Candidates.

Such attention to the care side of our business together with the sheer length of time we have been established has given us a unique position. We regularly attract top class candidates who only want to work with Kershaw Leonard as they trust our confidentiality and professionalism. Similarly, more than 75% of the clients we work with come back for more when they have a new position to fill.

What we do:

Kershaw Leonard Group places exceptional talent on a Global scale. Our winning strategy is to partner very closely with a small number of clients so we can really understand their objectives, needs and aspirations in a way that allows us to intuitively know the kind of cultural fit they are looking for when the time comes for them to recruit new talent. Then once that talent is on board and part of the client’s team, to assist wherever is needed to improve performance and leadership skills

Why Us:

The Kershaw Leonard Group is more than just a recruitment agency. In addition to KL Recruitment, KL Consulting offers a vast spectrum of skills from our experienced behavioural psychologist and consultants with almost two decades of HR Director level experience in the region.

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