IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and Event Company.
About the position
IDC is looking for an analyst with significant experience in Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) to help drive the continued development and success of its EMEA Enterprise Communications and Collaboration program. Based in the UK, the role will have three key aspects:
(1) shape and create content for the Enterprise Communications and Collaboration stream in this program;
(2) deliver consulting projects and speaking engagements;
(3) ensure that IDC continues to be a thought leader in this space.
This role will require a deep understanding of UCC and how it is transforming, segmentations across the different markets covered, and opportunities in relation to key market developments.The successful candidate will have excellent customer relationship skills and will be eager to contribute to the continuing expansion of our client base and business across the region.
We are looking for a self-motivated person who can work independently, while working in a cooperative environment with other team members, both in Europe and as part of our global research groups.
The successful candidate will ideally have at least a bachelor’s degree in business management, international business, information technology, economics or science, and a minimum of 8 years of industry experience. He/she will possess excellent analytical and communication skills and be eager to support and directly contribute to IDC's portfolio and business.
As such, the candidate will have:
Based in London, the role may involve some foreign travel, primarily in Europe or in the U.S. The role will report to the head of IDC's enterprise group in the EMEA Telecoms and Networking team.
This is a full time, highly visible position that will suit an ambitious, dedicated, and internationally-minded professional who is seeking an exciting career development opportunity in a global firm and within the dynamic and continuously expanding information technology market.