Senior Research Analyst, IDC Germany

DE-Frankfurt
ID
2017-2296
# of Openings
1

Overview

IDC Germany is looking for a Senior Analyst based in Frankfurt for German speaking region research team providing clients in the ICT-industry as well as consulting firms and end user organizations with market intelligence, advisory services, and events.

More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide.

 

Responsibilities

As a Senior Analyst at IDC Germany you will be a part of a research team dedicated to work with our clients in Germany and Switzerland.

Being based in Frankfurt, the job will have special focus on the ICT-industry in Germany and our existing client base in Germany and Switzerland as well a new business in the largest Western European market.  Deep knowledge of German business life and the ICT-industry are requirements for the candidate as well as fluency in German language both spoken and written.

 

You will work closely with the German Research Team on producing research like our market studies. Also, you will be part of designing and analyzing surveys covering different ICT-market aspects in the German region both as a part of IDC's standard research and as customer research projects.

 

As a local analyst, you will spend a lot of time presenting and discussing findings and consequences of findings with clients. Therefore, the candidate needs the ability to communicate, simplify and synthetize complex messaging and ideas, identify trends and anticipate industry movements. Interactions with local industry and business press might also be required to comment on industry and market trends.

 

Being a part of IDC means the possibility of working with renown industry analysts both in the European region and globally. Customer research projects often require cooperation with IDC-colleagues in different countries both on technology data and market data. IDC products are data driven and fact based, and we take pride in our data models and taxonomies used by all IDC analysts. That is also why we can create internal cross markets and industry practices as well as working-groups to share insights among analysts and develop new methods for research and products -  a benefit for the quality of deliveries to our clients as well as your personal development as an analyst.

Qualifications

The job requires:

  • 4+ years of experiences in a similar analyst role, comparable ICT-company or ICT-organization, media or industry organization to ensure:
    • General knowledge about the ICT-industry in Germany.
    • Specific knowledge about the ICT-industry in Germany as well as a good knowledge of German business life in general.
    • Comprehensive understanding of current technology trends, their impact on business strategies and their implications for senior management in creating and sustaining competitive advantage and transforming business.
  • An extrovert professional who enjoys working alone as much as collaborate with colleagues and clients.
  • An agile and open professional mind to process all kinds of data and knowledge and extract the important findings.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Service orientation and strong interpersonal skills enabling you to work on executive level.
  • Native language skills in German.
  • Fluency in English both spoken and written.
  • Some travelling.

We offer

A position in a highly professional and respected firm, where initiative leading to results are rewarded.  IDC is a global knowledge company with a broad range of career challenges and opportunities and you will become part of a dynamic, international trained network with a driven and collaborative culture.

 

Our remuneration packages are competitive and individual. We encourage all nationalities and both genders to apply for the position.

 

Should you find this opportunity particularly appealing and at the same time realistic for you to succeed in we encourage you to apply by forwarding your CV and a cover letter in which you state your interest and relevance.

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