Associate – Client Development (Location: Chandigarh/NCR)

The Associate – Client Development will approach potential customers with the aim of winning new business, as well as maintaining good relationships with clients. They will also be responsible for making repeat sales to their employer’s existing customers.

Position: Associate – Client Development

Experience: 0-3 years

Educational Requirement: Any graduate or Postgraduate (MBA/PGDM – Any Specialization; Sales Management preferred)

Position type: Permanent

Location: Chandigarh & NCR, India

Compensation: Best in the industry

Job Requirements: Key responsibilities of the Associate – Client Development shall include:

  • Research prospective clients through internet research, trade show lists, referrals, yellow pages, various professional directories and personal investigation.
  • Create and maintain accurate client data.
  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale.
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails.
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.
  • Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries.
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets.
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales.
  • Gathering market and customer information.
  • Challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy.
  • Creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer.
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets.
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers’ businesses and requirements.
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations.
  • Promote Citius Minds services among decision makers in US Law Firms and International Corporations.
  • Consistently follow up with clients to ensure their satisfaction with delivery, quality and customer service.
  • attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent written (email) and verbal English communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours.
  • Minimum 1 year international sales, or US based customer interface experience.
  • Previous working experience in selling knowledge based services like business research, IP research, data analytics, etc. to technology companies is a plus.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Effective time management.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to dynamic office environment.

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Any graduate or Postgraduate (MBA/PGDM – Any Specialization; Sales Management preferred)
  •  Working with MS Office Suite is essential.
  •  Should have knowledge / interest in KPO industry.
  •  Should have experience in sales, business development / client development, client management and client acquisition.
  • Freshers with excellent communication skills are also welcome.

Senior Associate – Client Development (Location: Chicago/Chandigarh/NCR)

The Senior Associate – Client Development will approach potential customers with the aim of winning new business, as well as maintaining good relationships with clients. They will also be responsible for making repeat sales to their employer’s existing customers.

Position: Senior Associate – Client Development

Experience: 2-5 years

Educational Requirement: Any graduate or Postgraduate (MBA/PGDM – Any Specialization; Sales Management preferred)

Position type: Permanent

Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA and Chandigarh and NCR, India

Compensation: Best in the industry

Job Requirements: Key responsibilities of the Senior Associate – Client Development shall include:

  • Research prospective clients through internet research, trade show lists, referrals, yellow pages, various professional directories and personal investigation.
  • Create and maintain accurate client data.
  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale.
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails.
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.
  • Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries.
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets.
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales.
  • Gathering market and customer information.
  • Challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy.
  • Creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer.
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets.
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers’ businesses and requirements.
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations.
  • Promote Citius Minds services among decision makers in US Law Firms and International Corporations.
  • Consistently follow up with clients to ensure their satisfaction with delivery, quality and customer service.
  • attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent written (email) and verbal English communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours.
  • Minimum 1 year international sales, or US based customer interface experience.
  • Previous working experience in selling knowledge based services like business research, IP research, data analytics, etc. to technology companies is a plus.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Effective time management.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to dynamic office environment.

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Any graduate or Postgraduate (MBA/PGDM – Any Specialization; Sales Management preferred)
  •  Working with MS Office Suite is essential.
  •  Should have knowledge / interest in KPO industry.
  •  Should have experience in sales, business development / client development, client management and client acquisition.

Senior Associate – Talent Acquisition (Location: Chicago/Chandigarh)

The Senior Associate – Talent Acquisition will be responsible for filling up the job openings at Citius Minds. They will work on different job portals and use different sources to get access to the suitable candidates for different job openings. The Senior Associate – Talent Acquisition job will include sourcing and screening the resumes, reviewing candidate’s job experiences, negotiating salaries, closing the positions within the TAT and placing candidates in agreeable employment positions.

Position: Senior Associate – Talent Acquisition

Experience: 2-5 years

Educational Requirement: Any Graduate

Position type: Permanent

Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA and Chandigarh, India

Compensation: Best in the industry

Job Requirements: Key responsibilities of the Senior Associate-Talent Acquisition:

  • Establishing recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives.
  • Working with hiring managers on recruitment planning meetings.
  • Creating job description and do the job postings on portals and different networking sites.
  • Developing and Executing Recruiting Plans.
  • Networking through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups and employees.
  • Coordinating and implementing college recruiting initiatives and maintaining rapport.
  • Leading the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position.
  • Efficiently and effectively fill open positions within the TAT.
  • Arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranges travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews; arranging community tours.
  • Conducting regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
  • Developing a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need.
  • Researching and recommending new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
  • Building networks to find qualified passive candidates.
  • Improving the company website recruiting page to assist in recruiting.
  • Researching new ways of using the Internet for recruitment.
  • Using social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates.
  • Determining applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.
  • Attracting applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting placement agencies, using newsgroups and job sites.
  • Aiding public relations in establishing a recognizable “employer of choice” reputation for the company, both internally and externally.
  • Creating contacts within Industry.
  • Maintaining regular contact with possible future candidates.
  • Taking care of the campus recruitments, coordinating with the placement cells.
  • Attending career fairs for recruiting and company recognition.
  • Developing working relationships within colleges to aid in recruiting.
  • Giving presentations at colleges, attend student group meetings, and increase college awareness of the company before and after career fairs.
  • Conduct prescreening interviews.
  • Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS).
  • Performing reference and background checks for potential employees.
  • Writing and forwarding rejection letters.
  • Interviewing and selecting employees onsite.
  • Preparing and sending offer packages.
  • Preparing and sending new employee orientation schedule.
  • Managing new employee relocation by determining new employee requirements; negotiating with movers; arranging temporary housing; providing community introductions.
  • Managing intern program by conducting orientations; scheduling rotations and assignments; monitoring intern job contributions; coaching interns; advising managers on training and coaching.
  • Accomplishing human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed. 

Desired Skills:

  • Sourcing, Screening, Shortlisting, Acquiring the right candidate, MIS, HRIS, Resume data bank.
  • Should be able to handle recruitment for entry, middle and senior level positions.
  • Should be Consultative in nature.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Appreciates that projects need to be completed, methodical approach with an ability to work under pressure.
  • Uses own initiative and can work independently.
  • Understanding the business and leadership styles.
  • Strong technical aptitude and understanding.
  • Ability to cultivate and build relationships.
  • Records information accurately.
  • Out of the box thinking for filling the crucial positions.
  • Strong follow-up skills.
  • Makes good use of the opportunities to develop within the role.
  • Builds appropriate professional, friendly and accessible relationships with employees and line managers.
  • Resilient and able to work in an organization that is undergoing change due to development and growth.
  • Appreciates and understands the need with confidentiality in dealing with all HR and training issue.
  • Ability to work independently and with teams.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Any Graduate with Minimum 2 year of experience in Recruitments in KPO/IT/ITES sector.
  • Experienced in Providing HR support and advice to employees and line managers.
  • Working with Microsoft tools is essential.

Senior Patent Specialist in Operations (Location: Chandigarh)

The Senior Patent Specialist will be typically involved in performing various patent related projects, managing teams, interacting with clients and communicating their requirements to the team.

Position: Senior Patent Specialist

Experience: 3-6 years

Educational Requirement: B. Tech / B.E. / M. Tech – All engineering domains

Position type: Permanent

Location: Chandigarh, India

Compensation: Best in the industry

Job Requirements: Key responsibilities of the Senior Patent Specialist shall include:

  • Project management, Client meetings & interactions.
  • Client Relationship Management & Business Development.
  • Recruitment & Training.
  • Mentoring/Evaluation.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of patent portfolios from a legal, technical and business perspective.
  • Working in close collaboration with experts on technology litigations to help them in preparing technical infringement/non-infringement theories.
  • Finding ‘Evidence of Use’ from publically available sources and preparing claim charts for product infringements.
  • Performing patentability (novelty), validity, freedom-to-operate and infringement searches.
  • Conducting patent landscape analysis, competitive intelligence, licensing related research projects.
  • Patent Application Drafting.
  • Performing effective client communication and preparing high quality client-ready reports.

 Desired Skills:

  • Led a team independently on variety of IP research projects
  • Performed patentability (novelty), validity, freedom-to-operate and infringement searches
  • Performed Landscape and portfolio analysis from a legal, technical and business perspective.
  • Good understanding of patent databases and other proprietary technical databases.
  • Performed effective client communication and prepared high quality client-ready reports
  • Performed Evidence-Of-Use studies and prepared product-to-patent mappings
  • Well versed with Quality Check procedures involved in different IP projects
  • Good knowledge of worldwide patent laws and procedures.

 Eligibility Criteria:

  • B.E. / B. Tech/ M. Tech in Computer Science Engineering.
  • Experience of 3-6 years in the patent services industry.
  • Candidate should possess good aptitude and excellent written English.

Patent Specialist in Operations (Location: Chandigarh)

The Patent Specialist will be typically involved in understanding technical documents and publications while working in teams to help the client in finding similar documents or products.

Position: Patent Specialist

Experience: 0-2 years

Educational Requirement: B. Tech / B.E. – All engineering domains

Position type: Permanent

Location: Chandigarh, India

Compensation: Best in the industry

Job Requirements: Key responsibilities of the Patent Specialist shall include:

  • Technical analysis of patent documents.
  • Searching for documents similar to the studied documents.
  • Searching for products that work in a manner similar to that disclosed in the patent document.
  • Working in close collaboration with experts on technology litigations to help them in preparing technical infringement/non-infringement theories.
  • Finding ‘Evidence of Use’ from publically available sources and preparing claim charts for product infringements.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of patent portfolios from a technical and business perspective.
  • Technology evaluations for IP Licensing and Transactions.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong technical understanding.
  • Passion for technology and keen interest in creative, non-obvious problem solving.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Good aptitude and written English.
  • Result oriented.
  • Ability to work independently and with teams. 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • B.E. / B. Tech in any engineering domain or relevant industry experience.