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For over 27 years, IBS Intelligence (www.ibsintelligence.com) has been the definitive source for independent news and analysis of the financial technology market. It provides a comprehensive range of industry news and 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. IBS Intelligence has a very active website with over 80,000 sessions per month with a world-class e-commerce offering.

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 outside the US.

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:

Research Analyst

Mumbai | Competitive Package | IBS Intelligence

We are looking for to recruit young and energetic analysts to closely work with its research teams and assist on its FinTech research efforts. The role involves primary and secondary research, data analysis, creation and updation of research reports, proprietary databases, thought papers, supplier profiles, amongst others covering a wide range of topics. Each analyst will work with a guide, who will train, monitor and mentor them.

Your Profile

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a leading / reputed institute. The ideal candidate must have a keen interest in grasping the working knowledge of the banking industry. Any prior experience in banking would be an added advantage. Strong verbal & written, analytical and research skills are imperative.

Experience / skills required:

  • A genuine interest and knowledge/experience in financial services and fintech is important.
  • Ability to comfortably work on Microsoft office (including PowerPoint, excel, word) is a must.
  • Candidate should have advanced excel skills such as running pivots, vlookup etc. and should be able to produce client ready PowerPoint decks.
  • Hands on experience in working with databases such as Factiva, Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Ovum, etc. would be an added advantage
  • Ideal candidate would have 0.5 – 2 years’ experience in business research / secondary research or as Business Analyst for a technology company.

Job Type: Full Time

Recruiting timeline: Immediate

Apply Now | careers@ibsintelligence.com


Senior Regional Correspondent

London | Competitive Package | IBS Intelligence

We are looking for a looking for a Senior Regional Correspondent for our London office in Mayfair covering UK and European Markets. You will be working on a monthly journal and its associated news website. Day to day you will be reporting on what is happening in the world of FinTech companies and the technology that powers banks, financial institutions and the world’s financial centres. The job focus is being ahead of the curve in identifying and writing exciting and insights news stories for the website, conducting phone and in-person interviews with industry leaders, writing in-depth and insightful articles/case studies for the IBS Journal, and attending regional tech conferences for editorial coverage. The opportunity includes audio and video content creation.

Your Profile
The ideal candidate must have a keen interest in and a working knowledge of the banking industry. You must have experience and knowledge of banking technology and the fintech ecosystem.
You will have a degree from a leading university ideally in journalism or economics or a closely related subject. Candidates with relevant experience will also be considered. You will have hands-on editorial and reporting experience of writing news to daily deadlines. You must also be able to write long-form articles and features for the monthly IBS Journal.

Key duties:

  • Source and write on-diary and off-diary online news stories
  • Contribute and commission features for monthly print magazine and supplements
  • Creating audio and video content
  • Edit colleagues’ work when required
  • Represent brand at international events, conducting interviews with senior CEOs, CMOs and CTOs. Reporting on international conferences
  • Co-manage social media platforms and maintain website, uploading online content

Experience / skills required:

  • Experience reporting on banking, finance and technology
  • Ability to create high quality audio and video content
  • The ability to turn over accurate news stories as well as writing insightful features to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisation and time-management
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • A proactive and confident individual brimming with ideas and initiative
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Hard working and an ability to work with international team members across multiple time-zones.

Job Type: Full Time

Recruiting timeline: Immediate

Apply Now | careers@ibsintelligence.com


Junior Reporter – FinTech

Mumbai | Competitive Package | IBS Intelligence

We are looking for a Junior Reporter for its Mumbai office, to produce well-researched, accurate, timely, informative and engaging content covering a wide range of banking technology topics for our website and also for our magazine (IBS Journal). The primary role would be to review press releases and other sources of secondary information on the US market and start expanding the US new content on our website. He/she should have the ability 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 with exposure in business journalism
  • Strong writing skills, a high level of proficiency in 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

Job Type: Full Time

Recruiting timeline: Immediate

 Apply Now | careers@ibsintelligence.com


Senior Web/Wordpress Developer

Mumbai | Competitive Package | IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence is seeking to recruit a senior website/wordpress developer to effectively manage and maintain its active website. The senior developer would be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining current and new features and functionality in line with the firm’s website strategy to engage with clients but more importantly turn its website into the worlds #1 FinTech e-commerce site. Candidate must also be able to maintain the website in line with global best practices and standard. A self-starter with a strong initiative and an ability to work independently. Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with global teams.

Candidate must have around 5-7 years of web development experience. Candidate must possess good understanding of front-end and back end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery. Experience in responsive/adaptive web development, custom post-types & fields, taxonomies, excerpts, custom plugin / theme development and WooCommerce within WordPress is a must. Candidate must also have the knowledge of interacting with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) and have experience of using analytics tool including Google Analytics. Basic graphic editing skills, SEO and knowledge of CRM tools would be a plus.

Job Type: Full Time

Recruiting timeline: Immediate

Apply Now | careers@ibsintelligence.com

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