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IBS Intelligence and Cedar Management Consulting are committed to career and personal development of our teams and creating global growth opportunities for everyone employed by us.

Our teams take pride in having worked with over 1000 clients, and hundreds of publications and consulting projects executed globally over the years.

 

The following positions are currently open:

Junior Reporter (London, UK)

London | Competitive Package | IBS Intelligence 

IBS Intelligence is seeking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Reporter to source, research and write global news stories related to banking technology and feature articles for our flagship B2B monthly title, IBS Journal, and its website.

About IBS Intelligence 

For over 20 years, IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in-depth news, research and analysis of the financial technology market. It provides a comprehensive range of industry reports, across a wide spectrum of financial technology domains and also tracks global technology investments and trends in the banking industry, through its flagship publication, the IBS Journal. It has a committed customer base worldwide. Please visit www.ibsintelligence.com

IBS Intelligence has been recently acquired by Cedar, a US award winning global management consulting firm (www.cedar-consulting.com) with a significant practice in the banking technology sector.

The role 

  • The Reporter will produce well-researched, accurate, timely, informative and engaging content covering a wide range of banking technology subjects
  • Interview leading banking technology players and attend and report on industry events
  • In addition to print media, the Reporter will work with various social media platforms to produce multimedia content
  • They will be able to work both in a team and independently, and use their own initiative to generate ideas, to source news stories and to build subject-specific expertise.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Around one/two years’ experience (although consideration will also be given to candidates seeking their first position in magazine journalism)
  • Strong writing skills; a high level of grammar and attention to detail.
  • Thorough research skills and an ability to build expertise quickly.
  • Proven ability to adhere to deadlines, without compromising the quality of produced work.
  • Experience of using a CMS and understanding of SEO.
  • Experience of working for a specialist B2B publication would be an advantage.

Job Type: Full Time

Recruiting timeline: Immediate

Apply Now | Scott.Thompson@ibsintelligence.com



Research Analyst (Mumbai, India)

Mumbai | Competitive Package | IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence is seeking to recruit a team of dynamic and energetic Research Analysts focusing primarily on secondary research, analysis and updating research content for its industry reports. The Research Analyst will be responsible for responding to customer queries pertaining to the reports. Additionally, the Analyst will also be required to liaise with IBS Intelligence’s research clients for consultancy requests.

About IBS Intelligence

For over 20 years, IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in-depth news, research and analysis of the financial technology market. It provides a comprehensive range of industry reports, across a wide spectrum of financial technology domains and also tracks global technology investments and trends in the banking industry, through its flagship publication, the IBS Journal. It has a committed customer base worldwide. Please visit www.ibsintelligence.com

IBS Intelligence has been recently acquired by Cedar, a US award winning global management consulting firm (www.cedar-consulting.com) with a significant practice in the banking technology sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyst to be responsible for 3-4 reports out of the IBS research portfolio. He/she to become a subject matter expert on the 3-4 banking technology reports he/she is managing. This is done by secondary research, attending conferences, or vendor conference calls, and interacting with vendors and their clients.
  • Update reports on a on a quarterly basis, and a major report update on an annual basis; and work with the Editorial team based in London team for doing so
  • Respond to consulting firms, IT vendors and other institutions who are clients of IBS Intelligence and answer their queries about the reports via calls etc
  • Provide consulting advice to clients who buy the research for a set of fixed hours on the back of every report sold, plus additional hours that the client may pay for
  • Gather and relay market and research client feedback to the editorial and account management team for new content / business opportunities
  • To assist the business development team on answering queries that the clients may have on the reports under their control.
  • Analyst to be quoted in the press as a subject matter thought leader for his/her research content contributions

Key Requirements (Skills & Experience)

  • Follow banking technology trends in those respective areas
  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree would be a plus
  • One to two years of proven financial services research experience. Fintech research experience would be a plus
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Energetic self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced team environment
  • Good attention to detail with a professional approach
  • Ability to work independently
  • Outgoing personality and ability to build relationships
  • Good appreciation & understanding of IT & key / relevant software

Why should one consider this opportunity?

  • IBS Intelligence has a history of over 25 years
  • IBS Intelligence is amongst the only few global definitive source of independent news and analysis relating to global financial technology markets.
  • Amongst the only fintech news reporting institution with a comprehensive range of Market Reports, Vendor & System Reports and Case Studies
  • It has an iconic publication IBS Journal (monthly) and other 20 fintech industry reports
  • Marquee clients across global banks, consulting firms, private equity firms and fintech vendors
  • Cedar enhances the value proposition to the IBS Intelligence by bringing deep knowledge and experience in developing and executing banking technology transformation initiatives worldwide
  • IBS Intelligence has had hundreds of journals and reports subscribed to over the last 20+ years.

Job Type: Full Time

Recruiting timeline: Immediate

Apply Now | research.analyst@ibsintelligence.com



Web Specialist (Mumbai, India)

Mumbai | Competitive Package | IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence is seeking to recruit a highly energetic and performance oriented Website Designer & Developer for its current WordPress website with content management (.PHP) and digital marketing capabilities.

About IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in-depth news, research and analysis of the financial technology market. It provides a comprehensive range of industry reports, across a wide spectrum of financial technology domains and also tracks global technology investments and trends in the banking industry, through its flagship publication, the IBS Journal. The firm publishes a monthly news journal as well as series of industry reports on a regular basis. It has a committed subscriber base worldwide. Please visit www.ibsintelligence.com

IBS Intelligence has been recently acquired by Cedar, an award winning global management consulting firm (www.cedar-consulting.com) with significant practice in the banking technology sector.

The role

Execute, maintain and manage all web content management for an active WordPress (.php) website. Design and implement new features, content and functionality of existing website. The candidate should have good knowledge of the standard and latest WordPress plugins and its implementation. Work closely & regularly with Research and Marketing teams to update website in an accurate and timely manner. Analyzing and keeping track of website usage and traffic statistics on a regular basis. Responsible for executing digital marketing/ SEO activities including on-page/off-page optimization, link building and keyword management to increase website traffic and rankings. The role also requires the candidate to be creative, effective and efficient.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in actively managing a WordPress based website. Preferably ecommerce website. Knowledge of HTML will be a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of building WordPress CMS websites using the best practice defacto standard plugins.
  • Experience with creating responsive websites.
  • Creation of plugins/widgets written to conform with WordPress coding standards.
  • Ability to understand needs and instructions to order to deliver effectively.
  • Good experience and understanding of digital marketing including SEO, SEM. Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in digital marketing.
  • In-depth experience with website analytics tools (e.g, Google Analytics etc.).

Job Type: Full Time

Recruiting timeline: Immediate

Apply Now | abhijitc@ibsintelligence.com



Account Executive

UK & EU | Competitive Package with commission | IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence is seeking to recruit a dynamic and energetic Account Executive to expand the research client and account base in the UK and EU. The Account Executive will be responsible for nurturing and maintaining existing relationships to generate incremental revenue by selling additional products, particularly with leading banks, consulting firms, and FinTech suppliers. The primary focus will be on selling multi-user subscription deals and selling multiple products from IBS’s portfolio of research.

About IBS Intelligence

For over 20 years, IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in-depth news, research and analysis of the financial technology market. IBS has an integrated offering including a comprehensive research portfolio, and a range of value added services. Its research covers all key areas of banking technology systems, and over 190 suppliers – the largest supplier coverage by any leading research firm. Please visit www.ibsintelligence.com

IBS Intelligence has been recently acquired by Cedar, an award winning global management consulting firm (www.cedar-consulting.com) with a significant practice in the banking technology sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Target and close appropriate accounts from a list of named accounts within the UK and Europe. Sell primarily to senior management (director, VP, C-level) at prospect accounts.
  • Maintain an appropriate sales pipeline to achieve quota and account goals.
  • Maintain accurate pipeline information within IBS Intelligence’s internal systems.
  • Nurture and maintain existing relationships to generate incremental revenue by selling additional products.
  • Produce accurate and timely forecasts.
  • Maintain quality relationships with clients.
  • Develop a complete understanding of IBS Intelligence’s full array of product offerings.
  • Understand the changing business and technology issues and needs that our potential and existing clients face.
  • Develop account strategies that position IBS Intelligence as a strategic resource.
  • Communicate professionally to both internal and external audiences.
  • Gather and relay market feedback in order to provide new content development opportunities to the editorial team
  • Maintain competitive knowledge and focus

Key Requirements (Skills & Experience)

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three years of proven sales success in client management or consultative selling in financial services, or other large corporations.
  • Proven experience in new-business development, managing client relationships, achieving quota goals, and managing personal sales strategies.
  • The ability and willingness to make cold calls.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective organization and time management skills.
  • A team player, a fast learner, and someone who is at ease with technology.
  • A self-starter with strong initiative who can work independently.
  • The ability to work and reside in the UK and EU without restriction