Research Analyst - HW markets (Systems and Infrastructure Solutions group)

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Due to ongoing expansion in the Middle East & Africa region, we are looking for a Research Analyst for HW markets (Systems and Infrastructure Solutions group) to be based in our Nairobi office. The position will serve operations in Kenya as well as support the regional goals and business strategy in the Middle East and Africa region. Reporting to the Regional Program Manager, this role supports IDC’s rapidly growing business in all areas of IT.


  • conduct primary and secondary research and data collection in HW area of ICT markets covering four syndicated trackers PC, Tablets, Servers and Storage;
  • analyze business and market trends;
  • work with quantitative market sizing and forecasting analytical tools;
  • prepare thorough and well-organized reports;
  • work with large data cuts and databases;
  • build and maintain a network of Vendors, Channel Partners and other technology industry players in the country;
  • contribute to consulting engagements and play a support role in business development.


  • understanding or interest in the ICT industry in general;
  • experience in similar analytical position;
  • relevant work experience in research;
  • excellent written and spoken English;
  • ability to work independently and collaboratively;
  • excellent writing and presentation skills;
  • solid phone interview skills;
  • proficiency with Excel and other MS Office software packages.


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