Senior Research Analyst

Job Location EG-Cairo
ID
2017-2309
# of Openings
1

Overview

IDC 

Is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.


Senior Analyst role ia data driven role. IDC Senior Research Analysts hold key responsibility for producing the research, analysis and forecasting that prepares them to provide tactical guidance in directing their clients towards informed and strategic business decisions. Sr. Analysts are dynamic individuals who possess the drive, curiosity and intellect to jump into a rapidly growing market and track the pulse of that industry. Core skills include: strong writing and analysis skills, logical approach to problem solving, dedication to client service, public speaking and presentation, strategic planning, and some background in business development. The core activities that a "thought leader" at IDC participate in are: strategizing over program vision, writing research and analysis, market sizing and forecasting, vendor briefing, client partnerships, participating in industry events, product management and consulting activities.

 

Senior Analysts at IDC work both independently and collaboratively across Research Groups in MEA. We seek candidates who value an entrepreneurial spirit, collaboration, creativity and curiousity, and have the ability to be decisive and results oriented.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct primary and secondary research focused in MEA for IT devices and technologies including but not limited to: Mobile Phones and PC Monitors
  • Goal is to be able to perform market sizing/brand share for responsible technologies for the countries/regions assigned to you
  • Role is extremely Data Entry Intensive and we need the person to use their superior Excel and Statistical modeling skills to be able to enter and analyze large sheets of data in most efficient manner
  • Identify and maintain the correct industry contacts and obtain the information needed to perform market sizing and understand market trends
  • Ability to work well under pressure and strictly adhere to deadlines
  • Regularly work with quantitative market sizing and forecast tool
  • Consistently analyze business and market trends from large data sets
  • Regularly write insightful reports (including publications and press releases) with ability to draw meaningful conclusions from dat
  • Contribute to custom research engagements, including with other teams within IDC
  • Contribute to business development by building and maintaining industry relationships
  • Public speaking and periodic public presentations at IDC events and clients
  • Prepare strong qualitative write ups and required documentations each quarter

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • University degree
  • Market research experience, preferably with knowledge of the ICT market
  • Printing and document solutions/Mobile Phones industry knowledge, IT hardware distribution or channel management is preferred

 

Candidate has to be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience with primary and secondary research
  • High proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft Office software packages
  • Ability to discuss and provide a view on market trends
  • Must be a self-starter, with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Good interviewing skills and communication style
  • Ability to develop and maintain industry and channel contacts

 

Regrettably, only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

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