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Research Analyst

Aviva Life Insurance Company India Ltd.
Closing date
Apr 20, 2023

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Job Function
Equities Research: Buy Side
Industry Sector
Employment Type
Full Time



The jobholder will have the responsibility of supporting the Investment Team with market research on different sectors, securities, investment options and any macro/ micro event, which is likely to have an impact on the investments of the Company & sectors.


The jobholder will work closely with Fund Managers, & Head of Equity to assist in the preparation of research reports and analysis for equity markets.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assist in carrying out comprehensive research on the companies, industries and groups where the Company intends to invest
  • Assist in generating reports for the perusal of senior management
  • Assist in post - investment monitoring Independent and neutral feedback on the various investment options
  • Ensure effective maintenance of database of different potential securities and entities where the Company can invest Assist in the monitoring of various economic indices


  • To proactively carry out market research in aspects which have an impact on the Company’s investment

Decision making authority:

  • Complete independence in recommendations on investments


  • No direct financial responsibility other than day - to - day compliance on Company specified items



Key Outputs:                              

  • Provide accurate research reports for facilitating equity investments
  • Track the performance of organisations where the Company has made investments



  • Investment team


  • Company’s management and market intermediaries

Key performance indicators:

  • Provide useful and cryptic reports to facilitate investments
  • Ensure timely MIS on the market conditions for the perusal of Senior Management




CA/ CFA and/ or MBA from a reputed institute/ University.

Skills/ knowledge:

  • Keen analytical skills to evaluate investment proposals in Mid cap space.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting concepts, techniques and principles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of the equity market and the dynamic market forces


A minimum of 4-7 years of experience as a research analyst preferably with Mutual Fund/ Research house / Insurance / PMS/ brokerages.




Planning and Innovation

  • Creates new opportunities rather than just seizing the obvious existing ones
  • Willing to think outside of normal business practices and turns “off the wall” proposals into workable propositions
  • Has the courage to promote these where the business case suggests that the potential rewards justify the risks of failure

Making Sound Business Judgments

  • Applies experience and understanding of the business context in approach to problem solving
  • Considers financials, risk and the potential impact of actions on all parts of the business
  • Extrapolates themes and trends in the data where information is incomplete in order to make an informed judgment where there may not be a single answer

Relationship Management

  • Understands how activities in other parts of the business impact on own area and vice versa
  • Builds lasting relationships within and outside the organisation and uses the network for the benefit of all parties
  • Creates opportunities to meet with network regularly on an informal and formal basis
  • Shares knowledge of where to go for help outside the team. Involves the right people and uses organisational politics to positive effect

Result Orientation

  • Links all activities back to personal and organisational objectives and is prepared to question the value of all activities to ensure that they contribute fully/ add value
  • Agrees to both long and short - term priorities and is prepared to say no when activity appears counter to the achievement of these

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